Getting the Most Out of Your Invisalign Treatment

Getting the Most Out of Your Invisalign Treatment

Mar 14, 2019

Your Invisalign treatment at Millennium Smiles is a quality investment for your oral health. Just like any other type of investment, Invisalign requires care and commitment to be as efficient as possible and provide the best results. During the course of your treatment, it is very important to make sure that your teeth and aligners are cleaned well. There are other ways recommended by your Frisco dentist at Millennium Smiles to get the most out of your Invisalign treatment.

Wear Aligners Continuously

Invisalign aligners are effective because they keep pressure on the teeth, moving them to the desired position. However, this will only work if they are worn on a consistent basis. Wear your aligners for at least 22 hours a day, removing them to brush teeth, eat, and drink liquids other than water. Keeping them in the mouth as consistently as possible will allow your teeth to move into the correct place faster and result in a shorter treatment time.

Clean Aligners Weekly

Your aligners need to be clean for Invisalign to function properly. Without cleaning them, you could let bacteria build in the aligner and cause issues with teeth. Brush aligners with your toothbrush and use cleaning tablets to get them fully clean. Cleaning tablets doesn’t damage the plastic of your aligner while they get rid of bacteria and particles that may have been left in the aligner after brushing. Your dentist in 75036 can recommend the right cleaning tablet for you.

Keep a Travel Toothbrush

During treatment, you’ll have to remove your aligners to eat and they must be put back in the mouth when you are done. Before doing this, however, it is recommended that your brush your teeth. Invisalign works best when the teeth and aligners are as clean as possible, making excellent dental hygiene a necessity. When you’re on the go, make sure you can brush your teeth.

Your teeth will look amazing after your Invisalign treatment is complete. If you want more information about getting Invisalign in and around Frisco, TX, book an appointment at Millennium Smiles and ask about Invisalign for you.