4 Reasons to Opt for Invisalign® Clear Aligner Treatment

4 Reasons to Opt for Invisalign® Clear Aligner Treatment

If you have an overbite, underbite, or issues with teeth spacing or crowding, metal braces and Invisalign® (also known as Clear Aligners) are two common dental tools used to correct alignment problems and other concerns. There are several factors to consider when choosing between these options, including how each looks and how comfortable they are. The following guide outlines a few benefits of Invisalign Clear Aligners and why this treatment might be the more suitable choice for you.

Why Should You Choose Invisalign Clear Aligners Over Braces?

1. Harder to Detect

Invisalign aligners are made of flexible, medical-grade plastic. A dental care professional will take molds of your teeth and use them to make the trays. These snap into place over your teeth, similar to retainers. You'll switch to new aligners every few weeks, which allows the teeth to gradually shift into the correct positions. 

When compared to metal braces with brackets and wires, the clear plastic is relatively unnoticeable. This can help curb any self-consciousness you might have while wearing corrective dental gear. 

2. Don't Come With Food Restrictions

The plastic aligners are quite durable. However, you need to take them out before eating to avoid damaging the trays. The benefit is that you won't have to put restrictions on the food you consume. 

This is not the case with traditional braces, as chewy and sticky foods often get stuck in the brackets or in between the wiring and teeth. This can cause plaque to form more rapidly if leftover food particles aren't removed promptly after snacking. Nuts, popcorn, chips, and other hard, crunchy foods are not allowed with traditional braces as they could damage the brackets and wires.

3. More Comfortable 

Over the course of treatment, it's natural to feel some sensations as your teeth shift. However, Invisalign aligners are less likely to create as much pressure against the teeth compared to metal braces. The plastic trays also follow the natural curvature of your smile. This means there are no sharp edges to cause irritation as often happens with metal braces.

4.  Convience

Invisalign and other Clear Aligners are available at your family dental office. You can get your treatment with the Dentist and dental team that you know and trust. Being in a familiar environment and receiving treatment from the dentist you already count on makes your care more comfortable and convenient.


If you're looking for a discreet, effective way to correct teeth alignment issues, opt for Clear Aligner treatment from Hulse Dental in Onalaska, WI. As a family & cosmetic dental practice, we have over 25 years of experience and are committed to transforming the smiles of patients throughout the Coulee Region. We offer dental implants, crowns, teeth whitening, and other general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry procedures. Our team is dedicated to creating a calm & welcoming environment for patients of all ages. Learn more about their available services online, and call (608) 783-1306 to schedule an appointment.

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