When it comes to the world of dentistry, the Invisalign treatment is extremely popular these days. Patients with moderate dental crowding, crooked teeth, and cross bite make ideal candidates for Invisalign. The aligners help bring all your teeth in the perfect formation, giving you the perfect Hollywood smile.
However, there are two core elements when going through the Invisalign treatment, namely discipline and commitment. These two elements are the defining factors when it comes to the success of your Invisalign procedure.
The reason why you need discipline and commitment is simple. You can take the aligners off whenever you need to, although this aspect of the treatment is a major plus point, but it can turn into a disadvantage for people with self control issues.
If you are consistently taking your aligners off to eat and drink, you have to clean the aligners each time before placing them back in your mouth. You also have to brush and floss your teeth each time. If you are taking the aligners off five to six times a day, very soon it will become a major inconvenience to brush your teeth six times, and to clean the aligners each time.
Similarly, at first the aligners apply a moderate amount of force to your teeth, and you might even feel a little pain. If you decide not to tough it out, and keep taking your aligners off, the treatment will be affected.
You have to remember that you need to wear the aligners at least 22 hours a day, and you have to keep your mouth and the aligners clean at all times. With a little commitment and discipline, you can breeze through your Invisalign treatment, one tray at a time.
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