Aligners are an alternative for braces. These are removable devices that are easy to clean and fix the same way as fixed devices work but without brackets and wires. They are invisible and can be removed while eating and brushing.
The types of aligners are:
- Clear aligners
1. Invisalign aligner: Invisalign is a transparent set of hard plastic aligner that is fixed on the tooth. This is the most commonly used option to align crooked or damaged teeth. It is mostly preferred by teens and adults as it is clear and invisible. These aligners must be checked and replaced at regular intervals. It is much comfortable to wear. It does not have brackets and wires and is smooth and does not irritate. It is easily removable and It is convenient with low maintenance.
2. Clear aligners:Clear aligners are made up of special material and are transparent which are used to straighten teeth just like braces. They use gentle and constant force to move the teeth in the desired position and is customized as per the patient's requirements. It is invisible and removable for the comfort of the patient. As it is removable, it's easy to maintain routine oral health. it is an ideal treatment for all ages.