Smile Studio of Buford
Cosmetic & General Dentists located in Buford, GA
If you're looking to straighten your smile without the confines of traditional braces, simple orthodontic treatments are available at Smile Studio of Buford in Buford, Georgia. Board-certified dentist Oluyemi Workman, DDS, and her experienced team offer Invisalign® clear aligners to give you the straight teeth and beautiful smile of your dreams. Book an appointment by calling the office or requesting one online today.
Are You A Candidate For Invisalign?
For plenty of patients, Invisalign is an ideal orthodontic treatment that straightens their smile, aligns their bite, and gives them an attractive and functionally sound set of teeth. If you want straight teeth, Invisalign is a great solution to get an aligned smile. Now it’s time to consult with your dentist to find out if you actually are an ideal candidate to wear Invisalign.
You Might Be an Invisalign Candidate
Invisalign has forever changed how orthodontics will be viewed. No longer are people destined to wear traditional metal braces when they want straight teeth. Many teens can get an aligned smile without their peers knowing, and even more adults can enjoy the benefit of finally having a straight smile without the embarrassment of “metal mouth” beyond the teen years.
If you’re an adult who wants straight teeth:
Invisalign offers a way for adults to achieve the straight teeth they want without letting all their colleagues and friends know that they’re undergoing orthodontic treatment.
Invisalign does not interrupt an adult’s personal life. Being able to remove Invisalign for meals or special occasions eliminates any awkward moments of, “You have lettuce stuck in your braces.”
Your professional life will not be affected by Invisalign, other than to improve your career. Having straight teeth will encourage you to speak up more and be more confident and secure in your appearance without worrying that others are staring at your crooked teeth. Speeches, presentations, meetings, work dinners – it’s all made easy and possible with Invisalign.
If you’re a teen who wants straight teeth:
According to the makers of Invisalign, teens have proven to be more reliable than adults when it comes to wearing their invisible aligners 20 to 22 hours a day as required.
Of the teens who wear traditional metal braces, 92 percent feel isolated from their peers, per other Invisalign research.
Invisalign Teen was developed to include “wear indicators.” These small blue dots can be found on each aligner and fade over time when the aligner is worn correctly.
Teens who wear Invisalign instead of traditional metal braces take less of a hit to their mental health an self-esteem because of their orthodontic treatment.
What Problems Does Invisalign Solve?
In the majority of cases, Invisalign is able to correct every malocclusion and misalignment that traditional metal braces are able to correct, including:
- Crowded teeth
- Gap teeth
- Open bite
Even if you have been told in the past that orthodontia cannot help your oral health complaints, it’s worth your time to see a preferred Invisalign provider like Dr. Workman or Dr. Lewis at Smile Studio of Buford to find out what really is and isn’t an option.
Improving the alignment of your teeth not only is aesthetically pleasing, but a straight smile is better for your oral health and overall health and well-being. When your teeth are not crooked, your teeth chew food better which aids in digestion. There are also less opportunities for food, bacteria and plaque to get stuck between teeth, minimizing the potential for cavities to develop.
Age Is Not an Invisalign Restriction
Never eliminate yourself from a cosmetic dentistry procedure based on your age. It is up to you and your dentist together to decide what is feasible and what is best for your oral health. Invisalign could absolutely be a possibility for your current lifestyle and age.
When you have gone years wishing for a straight smile, but you feel like you’re past the point where it’s “OK” to wear metal braces, Invisalign makes the dream come true. You can have straight teeth and you can get them without an obvious fix. Perhaps you even wore metal braces in younger years and didn’t keep up with wearing your retainers afterward, and your teeth shifted back out of position. It’s never too late to repair what’s out of alignment.
Don’t continue to be self-conscious about your smile or your teeth. Make your appointment with preferred Invisalign at Smile Studio Of Buford to find out whether you’re a good candidate for Invisalign.
Try us out at no risk by scheduling your FREE first visit!
or contact us today for a free consultation with Dr. Workman or Dr. Lewis at our local Buford Dental Center.
What is Invisalign®?
Invisalign is a series of clear, plastic aligners that fit over your natural teeth to shift them into proper alignment. With Invisalign, you don’t have to worry about bulky brackets and the wires associated with braces. Instead, they are clear, making it so that most people won’t even notice you’re wearing them.
What are the benefits of Invisalign?
Wearing Invisalign aligners can offer the following benefits:
- Straighter teeth
- No brackets or wires
- Less teeth crowding
- Fewer gaps
- Easy brushing and flossing
- No adjustment appointments
- Freedom to eat what you want
- More self-confidence
- Clearer speech
- A better quality of life
You can take the aligners out of your mouth when you eat and brush your teeth. Invisalign is a noninvasive dental procedure that offers dramatic aesthetic results.
Is Invisalign right for me?
To determine if Invisalign is the right orthodontic option for you, your provider reviews your medical and dental history and examines your teeth and gums. They take dental X-rays and discuss your desired outcome. If you have tooth decay or gum disease, the Smile Studio of Buford team can treat oral health problems before beginning your Invisalign treatment.
What happens during Invisalign treatment?
To get fitted for Invisalign aligners, your provider digitally scans your teeth so a dental lab can create a new set of custom aligners for you. When they’re ready, you begin wearing the aligners for 20-22 hours every day. After about a week or two, you switch to the next set of aligners until treatment is complete.
Everybody is different, but the average Invisalign treatment takes about 12-18 months to complete.
How should I take care of aligners?
It’s important to keep your aligners clean to reduce plaque, bacteria, and staining. Use the Invisalign cleaning system or brush your aligners with toothpaste and a toothbrush after every meal. Avoid placing them in hot water to prevent damaging your aligners.
Make sure to properly clean your teeth using good oral health habits. Floss every day and brush at least twice daily with fluoride toothpaste. Attend all routine dental cleanings and exams with Smile Studio of Buford.
Don’t live with imperfect teeth when simple orthodontic treatments are available at Smile Studio of Buford. Book an Invisalign appointment by phone or request one online today.
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