Clear Aligners as an aesthetic alternative to metal braces
Your teeth will move throughout the duration of your life. They’re constantly vying for space in your mouth and shifting around to function better, which is why orthodontics has become such a popular dental field in South Africa. Every day, more and more people weigh out the pros and cons of braces and opt to live with their flawed smiles rather than endure the years of treatment, the bulky metal look of it and the painful tightenings.
What if there was a dental treatment that offered you straighter teeth without the uncomfortable metal wires and brackets? Something that you could slip on and off at will, so you would still look amazing at events and functions? Well, there is! It’s called Clear Aligners.
What are clear aligners?
Clear aligners are a more comfortable alternative to braces and have recently taken South Africa by storm. This orthodontic miracle will straighten your teeth without the use of bulky metal braces. The clear trays slip on and off the teeth (like a retainer) and are made from clear, hard plastic so it looks natural in your mouth. The best part is that you do not need to wear them constantly – you can remove them at will. Understandably, the more you wear them, the faster your treatment will progress so we recommend keeping them in a majority of the time, but this can be discussed during your consultation with Dr Serfontein.
Why choose clear aligners
If you’re looking for a discreet alternative to braces, you should strongly consider clear aligner treatment. This technology uses clear plastic aligner trays to slowly move your teeth into their correct positions. It also shifts teeth to fix gaps, crowding and, in some cases, buck teeth and has been able to fix bite issues and improve jaw function in patients.
If you’re interested in an Orthodontic solution for your misaligned or gapped teeth, Clear Aligners may be the answer. Contact Dr J. J. Serfontein in Cape Town, South Africa, today to schedule your consultation. Don’t let the unsightly appearance of braces put you off fixing your smile – there are alternatives to braces and clear aligner treatment is just one of them. With Dr Serfontein’s help, you could be on your way to a brand-new Hollywood smile without the awkward braces.