How Long Do You Have To Wear Invisalign?

Open teeth without conventional braces for metal? Invisalign is, as the name suggests, almost invisible rows, which slowly straighten your teeth. Since Invisalign is removable, you will have to wear your aligners consistently with the desire and self-discipline. Each patient is different though Invisalign will tighten teeth up in 12 to 18 months. Continue to read how long Invisalign must be worn, to get your best smile.

Between 20 and 22 hours a day, you should wear your Invisalign braces. You won't move your teeth as scheduled, otherwise. Although you may experience some mild discomfort when you first use Invisalign, wear your teeth in line with the directions of the dentists is important. If not, you won't be able to advance as fast as you want. Invisalign braces are, unlike traditional metal braces, reversible so that during recovery you can continue to eat your favorite foods. And you won't have to stay away from things like chocolate that are tough to chew. Nonetheless, you must brush your teeth after you eat so that you do not stain clear alignments for your Invisalign.

If you don't wear your Invisalign trays every day for less than 20 to 22 hours, your teeth won't be able to take your next set of trays to the right position. It takes time for your teeth to be aligned properly so that you get your alignments to wear for a longer time. But for short periods of time, you can remove the aligner. You can remove the aligners if you like to play a musical instrument or even touch sports, other than for eating, brushing and flossing.Keep a safe case with you so that you can always place your aligners safely somewhere.

The average treatment with Invisalign takes from 12 to 18 months. It is necessary to schedule an appointment with one of our Invisalign dentists, however, for every patient to be different. The length of your treatment depends on many factors, including the way you always wear your teeth and their severity. For instance, if you need to correct a slight overbite, you may need to wear Invisalign braces for longer. No two people have the same treatment requirements because everyone’s teeth are slightly different which impacts treatment time.

Nevertheless, there are limitations for Invisalign to close gaps between teeth. With Invisalign an average gap of 6 mm can be approximately 24 months and a short treatment period is needed for a small gap. If a single gap or multiple gaps in either the top or bottom row are more than 6 mm combined, Invisalign won't be effective in closing the gap. If there is a moderate crowd, Invisalign will take 6-12 months to relieve crowding. The more serious the tooth crowd is, the longer it takes to treat. In severe crowds the best treatment option is perhaps not Invisalign. The orthodont ist may prescribe more procedures for Invisalign or you may not use Invisalign at all. You may have a professional opinion. Compared to children or teens, Invisalign will not necessarily take longer for adults. Everybody is different and the teeth of some people's mouths move easily, while the teeth often take a little longer to move, old age is not a determining factor.

When you finish the treatment with Invisalign, we understand your reluctance to wear another oral appliance. It is important, however, for you to wear your retainer. Otherwise your teeth would move to their original positions gradually.