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If you are in need of orthodontic treatment, there are a few methods that are typically offered. Traditional braces are quite common. However, having to deal with metal wires and brackets isn’t desirable, and neither is the cost. An increasingly popular orthodontic treatment that is offered is the use of clear aligners, such as Invisalign. While it looks like a mouthguard that an athlete might wear during competition, they are surprisingly effective.

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In this video, you will learn how these clear aligners improve your dental condition.

To begin, your orthodontist will take scans and images of your teeth to properly create the mold for your aligners. Depending on the correction to your teeth that the doctor wants to make, they will adjust the mold accordingly. After your aligners are created, all you have to do is wear them for the vast majority of each day. Doing this over a long period of time, your teeth will begin to shift into the desired position. It is much less invasive and annoying to deal with compared to traditional metal braces.