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Pros and Cons of Invisalign and Braces

Pros and Cons of Invisalign and Braces

Both braces and Invisalign can effectively me on how to properly align your teeth. Both the outcome is similar, but the treatment process is not the same. Here is a list of pros and cons to keep in mind in regards to getting braces or Invisalign. This will be able to help you better understand what is the right treatment process that will benefit you the most.

Pros of getting braces:

1.) Read advantage that comes with getting braces is the fact that this treatment process has been used for a long period of time. This treatment process has been around longer than Invisalign has been around. All of the outcomes have been positive, and this will help reassure you that everything will go by smoothly.

2.) Another advantage of getting braces is the fact dad the majority of the orthodontist office is off her braces as a treatment option for the majority of their patients. This means that it will become easier for you to find a dental office that provides getting braces, and this will become more convenient for you.

Cons of getting braces:

1.) The downside of getting braces is the fact that the treatment is highly visible and that it will be able to show in any photographs where you are :-). This is definitely a downside because unlike Invisalign, the retainers are not clear and everyone else will be able to see that you have braces.
2.) Another downside of races is that you may not even qualify for this treatment process. There have been many cases where the patients who had pre-existing dental health conditions were not good candidates in order to get braces.

Process of getting Invisalign:

1.) A grade of advantage that comes with getting Invisalign is the fact that this treatment process is less noticeable than getting braces. You will be able to shift your teeth into the right position without many people even noticing. The liners are clear and it will be hard for other people to tell that you have Invisalign.

2.) Another great advantage of getting Invisalign is that it is cheaper than getting braces. The Invisalign treatment process is a lot cheaper than braces because you are able to get your teeth aligned much quicker pace. This is also a positive thing because your teeth will become aligned and straight at a faster pace than getting braces.

Cons of Invisalign:

1.)A disadvantage of getting Invisalign is that not everyone is able to qualify to be a candidate. There have been many cases were patients who have severely crooked teeth were not the right fit for this treatment process. They were not a good fit because the process would take too long, and the teeth will not be able to become fully aligned with one another.

2.) Another downside of getting Invisalign is that if the patients are not wearing there a clear retainer long enough, the treatment process will take a lot longer than expected.

The above list of pros and cons of getting braces or Invisalign will be able to help you decide which treatment process is right for your child or for yourself.