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Can others tell that I’m wearing Invisalign?

One of the 'clear' advantages of Invisalign Clear Aligners is their clear plastic construction, which makes it unlikely that others will notice you are wearing them at first glance.

Can people tell if I'm wearing Invisalign?

Invisalign orthodontic treatment is a clear, removable alternative to traditional metal braces. It consists of a series of transparent, removable aligners worn over the teeth. Clear, thin plastic aligners called Invisalign are worn over your teeth to gradually realign them into the proper position for your smile.

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.

A person observing your mouth from afar will almost certainly miss the presence of any dental appliances. Someone looking at your mouth from a closer distance, on the other hand, may be able to tell.

How can I keep my Invisalign Clear Aligners Clean?

When compared to a clean pair of Invisalign Clear Aligners, a dirty or stained pair is typically much easier to spot. As a result, it's generally a good idea to keep them as clean as possible if you don't want others to notice you're wearing them. Additionally, this helps keep your breath fresh. Here are some tips for maintaining the cleanliness of your Invisalign Clear Aligners.

When you remove your aligners from your mouth, thoroughly rinse them under running water before reinserting them.

When cleaning your aligners (which should be done at least once or twice a day), avoid using toothpaste as this will almost certainly cause damage. They should be cleaned with only clear, antibacterial mild soap and warm water, and gently brushed. Once a week, cleaning your aligners with Invisalign's specialized crystals can help keep them in good condition. After the crystals have dissolved in the water, you can soak your aligners in this solution.

These precautions should be followed throughout your orthodontic treatment to keep your aligners clean and free of bacteria, plaque, and germs.

While wearing your aligners, you should avoid eating. One of the most alluring features of Invisalign is the ability to remove them whenever necessary. It is critical to remove them before eating or drinking to avoid damaging or staining them accidentally. While wearing your aligners, you may consume only water.

Maintain a habit of keeping your Invisalign Clear Aligners safe and secure in their case when they are not in your mouth. It will save you time and aggravation in the long run. Regardless of the reason for their removal, whether for a meal or simply to brush your teeth, they must be returned to their case. If you do not follow this rule, you risk damaging or even losing your aligners. Maintain constant possession of your case!

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

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