If you’re an adult and you’re considering orthodontic correction, Invisalign is a great option for you. There are a few reasons why Invisalign in South Philadelphia is such a great option for adult patients who want a straighter smile.
You’ll just need to come into Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates for a quick checkup with a South Philadelphia dentist about every 4-6 weeks. They’ll make sure your teeth are moving properly, give you your next several sets of aligners, and send you home.
For all of these reasons and quite a few more, Invisalign is the preferred method of smile correction in adults. Get more details by scheduling an appointment at Mestichelli Barnes Dental Associates now.
If you’re looking to correct your smile and save money, you may have considered mail-order aligners from a service like Candid, Byte, and SmileDirectClub. These companies claim to offer identical results to in-office Invisalign treatment for much less. But if you are serious about correcting your smile, they’re not a good choice.
There are a few reasons why in-office aligners are superior to mail-order aligners. First, you’ll have peace of mind, knowing that you’re getting high-quality treatment. With mail-order aligners, you won’t be able to contact a dentist or orthodontist throughout your treatment process. In fact, your case may only be reviewed once or twice by a dentist. This could lead to issues with your treatment, especially if your teeth do not move as planned.
In addition, mail-order aligners don’t allow your treatment to be adjusted. With Invisalign, Dr. Barnes and Dr. Mestichelli can adjust your next sets of aligners if your teeth are shifting more slowly (or quickly) than expected. But with mail-order aligners, you receive all of your aligners at once, and there is usually no option to adjust your treatment. This can lead to sub-par results and serious teeth alignment problems.
Finally, you could be putting your teeth at risk with mail-order aligners. Many companies offering this service don’t require you to get a comprehensive oral exam before signing up. If you have pre-existing issues like damage or decayed teeth, gum disease or any other dental complications, they may not be spotted before treatment. This could lead to serious oral health problems.