Options To Straighten Your Teeth

Crooked teeth are the worst. They sap your confidence in social situations. Many people with them are afraid to smile, instead raising the corners of their mouths to compensate. Does this describe you? Please know that you have two good options on the market to help you cope. Both options are major improvements (in many cases) to braces – especially for adults that are already pre-occupied with families and careers. In either case, you’ll want to consult your dentist before making a decision.

For people with crooked teeth, Invisalign was a major relief when it came on the marked in the late 1990’s. It allowed for people to have their teeth corrected without needing braces. This was a major development. No longer did folks need to compromise their smile with braces in order to have a healthy, beautiful grin.

While Invisalign is still very popular, the ascent of the technology has (predictably) brought new options to the market. Today, ClearCorrect is a strong competitor and a nice secondary option. But which choice is best for you? Let’s find out.

While Invisalign is the embedded option for aligning teeth without braces, ClearCorrect is the newer, more exciting option. That said, both options are:

  1. invisible
  2. made of plastic
  3. offer a custom fit
  4. removable
  5. non-invasive
  6. only helpful if they are worn all day (although you can remove them to eat, drink, brush, or floss)

Also, both cosmetic dentistry springfield mo options require that you adjust treatment as you go. You will need to be fit for a new product every 2-4 weeks.

Now let’s discuss the differences between these two options:

  1. ClearCorrect is less expensive
  2. Invisalign has been around longer (1997) than ClearCorrect (2006)
  3. ClearCorrect is a company located in the U.S., whereas Invisalign is not.

The bottom line …

ClearCorrect and Invisalign are both great options if you wish to straighten your teeth without the invasiveness of braces. But in the end ClearCorrect is more affordable than Invisalign and we feel that it’s a better option overall.