What’s the Best Way to Fix Teeth without Braces?

Jan 31, 2023 | About Orthodontics

Invisalign correcting overbite

If you want straight teeth but don’t want to live with braces for months and months, we don’t blame you. Orthodontic treatment probably seems uncomfortable, stressful, and even embarrassing.

But while traditional metal braces, clear braces, and other types of braces have come a long way, there are still other options for you to straighten teeth without braces!

That’s what we want to talk about today – so that you can understand your orthodontic treatment options for straightening misaligned or crooked teeth with confidence.

Let’s take a look!

Do You Need Orthodontic Treatment to Fix Crooked Teeth?

The best way to get straight teeth is to wear braces or the super-discreet alternative – clear orthodontic appliances like Invisalign (one type of invisible braces). Without a treatment plan from an orthodontist, you won’t be able to tackle teeth misalignment or bite problems.

However, you can talk to a cosmetic dentist about the best way to hide dental issues like damaged teeth, broken teeth, and gum disease without braces. However, if your beautiful smile requires you to straighten your teeth, you’ll need an orthodontist!

Say Goodbye to Traditional Braces with Invisible Aligners!

Clear aligners offer patients a low-profile, removable, and completely customized solution for mild to moderate orthodontic issues. They let you straighten your teeth without wires or brackets! Plus, they’re perfect for adult teeth straightening, since our older patients want to achieve their dream smile (and fix crooked teeth) without a high-profile appearance.

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Discreet, No-Braces Teeth-Straightening

If you have crooked teeth, misaligned teeth, crowded teeth, gaps in your front teeth, or other problems, Invisalign has you covered.

This dental technology is designed for your individual smile goals at the start of treatment, and totally beats getting braces. Not only do they fit snugly and perfectly over your natural teeth, but they are also practically invisible – so you can enjoy a confident smile and greater self-esteem from day one!

Clear aligner trays are the ideal solution for people who don’t want to give up the best things in life – like their favorite snacks, coffee, gum, and candy. By using a removable retainer to apply gentle pressure to teeth, Invisalign lets you take out your trays for meals, snacks, drinks, and toothbrushing.

Straighter teeth, more great food, and less tooth decay – sounds awesome! Talk to Pura Vida Orthodontics to discover if aligner trays are right for your bite!

Checking Out Clear Braces for Crooked Teeth

Most people can use Invisalign. But if your teeth are more than “slightly crooked,” aligners aren’t on the table for your brighter smile.

However, there’s good news. Clear braces use ceramic brackets and tooth-colored components to help patients get straight teeth. You can still achieve your desired results with a seriously discreet tooth treatment!

Taking an Alternative Path with Cosmetic Dentistry

Sometimes, the problem can’t be solved by orthodontic treatments. Major tooth loss, damage, and decay are something that a dentist can help you take care of.

Cosmetic dentists straighten, adjust, and cover the appearance of teeth using dental bonding, porcelain veneers, dental crowns, and implants.

Dental veneers and implants require special kinds of training. If you’re concerned about how your oral health is affecting the look of your smile, you should talk to your dentist about your options!

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