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By Elite Smiles
February 09, 2021
Category: Oral Health
Tags: Invisible Braces  

If you're looking to improve your smile but are apprehensive about having to wear unsightly metal braces, as well as the necessary changes to your daily routine that they bring on, then perhaps you should consider the clear alternative. Your Morrisville, NC, dentist can offer you ClearCorrect invisible braces, a better choice for anyone looking for convenience as well as visible improvement. To find out if you're a candidate for the treatment, and for more information, reach out to Dr. Geetha Sripathi of Elite Smiles.

Versus Traditional Braces

Traditional metal braces have been and will continue to be, an excellent tool for correcting problems with your smile. They remain especially helpful with severe cases, but in almost every other aspect invisible aligners prove to be a better alternative.

Just like traditional braces, invisible aligners move your teeth into place through slight pressure over time. But instead of constantly returning to your dentist to have them readjusted, you simply start the next tray in the series. Although you will remain in contact with your doctor to monitor progress.

The greatest advantage to traditional braces is that clear aligners are removable. This means you are not restricted in the food you eat, as you are supposed to take them off to eat or drink.

But just as with braces, it's important to limit the number of sugary foods you consume, as keeping your teeth clean and healthy is crucial as ever, on or off the treatment. With invisible braces, you don't have to make changes to your cleaning habits since you brush and floss without the aligners on like you've always done.

Invisible Braces in Morrisville, NC

Invisible braces are a great tool if you have a problem with crowded or crooked teeth, under or overbite, among other problems. But they require a level of commitment from you as they should be worn 22 hours out of the day to keep your progress on pace.

If you believe you're ready to make the change then schedule an appointment today with Dr. Sripathi of Elite Smiles in Morrisville, NC, by dialing (919) 388-0137.

By Elite Smiles
February 28, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Invisible Braces  

Part of having a complete, well-maintained, healthy smile is having straight, well-aligned teeth. Orthodontics is the division of dentistry that invisible bracesspecifically addresses tooth spacing and position, with options ranging from traditional metal braces to clear aligning trays. ClearCorrect is one orthodontic choice that is offered at Elite Smiles' Morrisville office. Schedule a consultation and find out if ClearCorrect invisible braces will work for you.

Why Do Patients Prefer Invisible Braces?
When it’s an option, most patients prefer invisible or nearly invisible braces over traditional metal ones. Preferred alternative solutions include ceramic braces, which closely match the teeth, lingual braces, which hide behind the teeth, and invisible aligning trays. These trays are often the most desired because they are completely clear and can be taken off at your convenience when you want to eat, carry out a presentation, or go on a date.

What Is ClearCorrect?
ClearCorrect is a propriety method of straightening the teeth discreetly through the use of invisible aligning trays that are custom-fit for your smile. It involves four courses of aligning therapy, with the trays being swapped out every three weeks or so. These are some of the orthodontic problems that your Morrisville dentist can fix with ClearCorrect:

- Tooth crowding (pushing up against each other and overlapping).
- Small spaces in the teeth.
- Bite occlusions (both over and underbite).
- Teeth that protrude or are turned to the side.

An Effective Solution
The length of time required to straighten your teeth with ClearCorrect will vary depending on your specific case and how consistent you are with wearing your trays. Some patients get the results they want in as little as a few months, making ClearCorrect one of the most effective and fastest ways to treat orthodontic problems.

Furthermore. ClearCorrect is beneficial for more than just aesthetic reasons—it can also improve the way you bite down when you eat, and have an overall positive effect on the position of your jawline.

The “Correct and Clear” Way to Straighter Teeth
Talk to your dentist to decide what will be the “clearest” solution for your crooked or gapped smile. Call (919) 388-0137 today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Geetha Sripathi at Elite Smiles in Morrisville, NC.