If you have decided to straighten your misaligned teeth and you are considering Invisalign treatment, you might want to look at the various ways that would be useful in speeding up the Invisalign process.
You can speed up the Invisalign treatment process and its efficacy by following your orthodontist’s instructions and some basic guidelines. These basic Invisalign guidelines will considerably help shorten your treatment time. They include:
Using AcceleDent is a great way to speed up your Invisalign treatment. AcceleDent is a system that helps move your teeth efficiently so that you can switch into your next set of aligners faster. Switching to a new set of aligners faster will help increase the pace of your treatment. Without AcceleDent, your teeth will still move, but only with the pressure the aligners put on them but AcceleDent has micro pulses that are distributed into the teeth to stimulate blood flow and increase the speed at which the jawbones remodels. AcceleDent can move the teeth faster up to 50% more than using only your aligners.
Not wearing your aligners for the recommended number of hours every day will slow down Invisalign treatment. Most orthodontists in London recommend that Invisalign users wear their aligners for at least 22 hours every day for the treatment to be effective and completed within the stipulated time. The remaining two hours each day would be for eating, drinking and cleaning the teeth. Due to some unavoidable circumstances, some people are not able to keep to the 22-hour guideline, but if you want your treatment to be fast and completed in no time, you have to wear your aligners for not less than 22 hours each day.
Dirty teeth may not directly slow down your treatment but having dental problems that may need you to have cavities drilled and filled or any other dental work done on your teeth during your Invisalign treatment can slow down the process. A dirty mouth holds saliva that can breakdown your aligners, and if they are not cleaned regularly in the right way, they become more flexible and less capable of moving the teeth effectively. It is important to clean your teeth after eating before putting back your aligners in to prevent this.
It is wrong to think that simply using toothpaste and a toothbrush to clean your aligners like you do your teeth is the right way to clean your aligners. Toothpaste damage aligners by creating tiny little scratches in them which can hold bacteria. Bacteria in your aligners can break them down and make your aligners less effective even before they are changed to a new set.
In the past, Invisalign was only used in the treatment of minor dental misalignments, but the Invisalign treatment system has improved and can now be used to treat a wider range of misalignments. The improved treatment system involves the use of attachments called buttons to help speed up treatment by putting more pressure on a specific tooth or teeth that need faster movement. Using attachments is one of the best systems aside AcceleDent that can straighten the teeth faster.
If your aligners stay in your mouth long enough, you could forget that you even have them there. This is usually the case with most Invisalign patients. People who are committed to wearing their aligners quickly get used to them and forget that they have aligners in their mouths. Although this may lead to forgetting to remove the aligners before eating or drinking anything other than water. This can also damage the aligners and reduce their efficiency.
It is also common for patients who take out their aligners to eat to discover that they are cracked or broken, so it is important to be careful with your aligners whenever you take them out to eat or clean your teeth. If your aligner gets broken or cracked and you have to wait for a replacement, it could slow down your treatment.
If at any point, you are concerned that your Invisalign treatment is not going as quickly as you thought it should, it is essential to talk to your orthodontist to find ways that can speed up the process. The speed-up options listed above may be ideal for you but it is still necessary for your orthodontist to evaluate your case and determine if you are a suitable candidate for AcceleDent or other methods of improvement. Your daily habits may also be deterrent to your Invisalign treatment and your orthodontist may be able to point out these bad habits during your conversation.
You are not alone in wanting to speed up your Invisalign treatment so you can see an orthodontist for discussing various ways to speed up your treatment.
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