Can others tell that I’m wearing Invisalign?

One of the 'clear' advantages of Invisalign Clear Aligners is that they are made of clear plastic, making it unlikely that others will notice you are wearing them at a glance.

Can people tell if I'm wearing Invisalign?

Invisalign orthodontic treatment uses a series of clear, replaceable aligners that are worn over the teeth as an alternative to conventional metal braces. Your teeth are gradually realigned into the ideal position for your smile with the help of Invisalign's clear, thin, plastic aligners, which are worn over them.

Other people should have a tough time seeing that you are using aligners if you keep them clean and well-maintained.

However, the reality remains that whether or not someone can see your aligners will be determined mostly by their proximity to your mouth.

Someone looking at your mouth from a faraway distance will almost certainly not detect the presence of any dental appliances. However, someone looking at your mouth from a closer distance may be able to tell.

How can I keep my Invisalign Clear Aligners Clean?

A dirty or stained set of Invisalign Clear Aligners are normally much easier to spot when than a clean pair. Thus, it is generally a good idea to try and keep them as clean as possible if you don't want people to know you are wearing them. As a bonus, this also helps keep your breath fresh too. Here are some tips to keep your Invisalign Clear Aligners clean.

Make sure to thoroughly rinse your aligners under running water after removing them from your mouth before replacing them. Avoid using toothpaste on your aligners because it could harm them whenever you clean them (which should be done at least once or twice a day). They should only be cleaned with warm water, clear, antibacterial mild soap, and a soft brush. Your aligners can last longer if you clean them once a week with the special cleaning crystals provided by Invisalign. When the crystals have completely dissolved in the water, you can soak your aligners in this solution.

These measures should be followed throughout your orthodontic treatment to ensure that your aligners are kept clean and clear of the bacteria, plaque, and germs that can build on them.

You should not eat while wearing your aligners. One of the most appealing aspects of Invisalign is the fact that you may remove them whenever you need to. It is critical that you remove them before eating or drinking to avoid accidentally damaging or staining them. Only water may be consumed while wearing your aligners.

Keep your Invisalign Clear Aligners safe and secure in their case when they are not in your mouth; make this a habit. It will save you time and frustration later. Whatever the reason for taking them out, whether it's for a meal or merely to brush your teeth, they must be returned to their case. It is possible that you will damage your aligners or even lose them if you do not adhere to this rule. Make sure you have your case with you at all times!

Do you think you're a good candidate for Invisalign? Contact our Edmonton dentists for a consultation.

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