During the holiday season, many people face a long list of gifts that need to be bought for a variety of family members and friends.  Often, that list includes a myriad of gifts that are either unnecessary or unwanted and that wind up being re-gifted or thrown in a closet, never to be seen again.  If you have a loved one that has been longing for straighter and more beautiful teeth, helping them realize their dreams through Invisalign may be the greatest gift of all.

Invisalign Orthodontic Treatment Procedure

Sure, paying for a full course of orthodontic treatment for a single person may be more than what’s in your holiday gift-giving budget, but if you know of someone that would love nothing more than having the straighter teeth that they’ve always wished for, then getting together with other family members to chip in to help someone realize their dream may be just what the season of giving is all about.

There are many benefits to choosing Invisalign other types of orthodontic treatment options, especially for adults who are undergoing the treatment at a time when they may be more self-conscious about wearing braces.  One of the biggest benefits is that the clear aligners are virtually undetectable when worn, so there is little reason to be self-conscious about your smile while your teeth are being moved into their proper position.

Another benefit to the treatment is its convenience.  Since the entire series of clear plastic aligners are created based on an initial digital image and a computerized determination of what is needed to move teeth from where they currently are positioned into their proper alignment, a patient is left with a full set of aligners to take them from the beginning of treatment through to the end.  Periodic visits to the dentist or orthodontist are still necessary in order to check that things are progressing as they should and to address any issues, but gone is the need for lengthy orthodontic visits every few weeks during which brackets and wires need to be changed, repositioned or added.

Comfort is another big draw to the orthodontic superstar.  The process of moving teeth into proper alignment relies simply on wearing a set of clear plastic aligners that fit snugly over teeth.  Every two weeks, a new aligner in the series is worn to replace the one that is currently being worn.  This gently shifts teeth without any sharp wires or brackets that can cut into gums or the inside soft tissue of the mouth.  The aligners are also removed when eating, making it comfortable and easy to eat anything you want, without the risk of food getting trapped or potentially breaking wires.

Even if you aren’t considering getting together with a few others to give the gift of Invisalign to someone you love, now is the perfect time to treat yourself to a well-deserved gift if straighter teeth are something you’ve always hoped for.  We all deserve to treat ourselves well, and giving ourselves the gift of straighter teeth is certainly something to smile about!

For more information about Invisalign braces, contact Park Dental Care in Queens at 718-274-1515.

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