Of course, most patients know that Invisalign is a nearly invisible treatment that allows you to eat whatever you want, but most patients don’t know about the other exciting benefits that may affect your life. At Collins Dentistry & Aesthetics in Spokane, we want our patients to have the best experience possible which is why we recommend Invisalign treatment. Explore the additional benefits of Invisalign you didn’t think of before.

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Invisalign Doesn’t Interfere with Playing Instruments

If you play a woodwind instrument, wearing metal braces can cause you to experience severe cuts and canker sores on your lips. It can even make you not want to play due to the pain it causes. Never fear, Invisalign is here. With Invisalign, the only thing that rubs against your lips when you play a wind instrument is the smooth plastic aligners. In other words, you will remain pain-free playing your favorite instrument during your Invisalign treatment.

Invisalign Doesn’t Interfere with Playing Sports

If you play contact sports, getting hit in the face or even slightly bumped can cause metal braces to scrape against your lips, tongue, and sides of your mouth. This can cause cuts and sores that feel extremely painful. Just like playing a wind instrument, Invisalign helps you enjoy your favorite sport without the pain.

Invisalign Uses Digital Impressions

One of the worst parts about visiting the dentist is dealing with goopy impressions. Orthodontics, in general, requires a full mouth impression which can make you feel like you have impression goop in the back of your throat. At Collins Dentistry & Aesthetics, we use digital impressions for your Invisalign treatment, no goop involved. We use a small camera that scans your mouth so you don’t have to deal with the hassle of traditional impressions.

You Spend Less Time in the Dentist’s Chair with Invisalign

Another benefit of Invisalign you never thought of is spending less time in the dentist’s chair. When you opt for Invisalign treatment over traditional braces, you only need to visit us every 6 weeks for a quick checkup to ensure proper progress in your treatment. With traditional braces, you have to visit the dentist every 6 weeks and potentially even more often for additional adjustments or in case a bracket or wire breaks. As much as we enjoy seeing you, we hope you enjoy visiting us less often with Invisalign treatment.

Enjoy a Healthier Smile with Invisalign

The last benefit of Invisalign you may have never heard of is enjoying a healthier smile. With traditional braces, it’s difficult to brush and floss your teeth effectively with wires and brackets in the way. Since Invisalign aligners are removable, nothing stands in your way of brushing and flossing effectively. In addition, since you need to brush your teeth after every meal, your smile will become even healthier since food or bacteria never spend much time on your teeth.

If you’re interested in experiencing the benefits of Invisalign for yourself or have any questions about Invisalign, please call our dental office in Spokane at (509) 532-1111 to schedule an appointment with our Invisalign dentists.