How is Invisalign different than traditional braces?

Dr Munira Lokhandwala, Starbrite Dental, Providing invisalign braces

Straightening the smile is one of the best ways teenage and adult patients can dramatically improve their appearance. However, these same patients are often turned off by the idea of traditional braces. Metal brackets and wires over the teeth can lower self-confidence and make patients feel less attractive. This is when dentists such as Dr. Munira Lokhandwala may suggest alternative solutions such as Invisalign braces.

Invisalign braces work differently from traditional braces. Instead of gluing metal brackets onto the teeth and lacing them together with special wires, patients can have impressions of their teeth taken and clear plastic trays made. An entire series of trays are made, and patients wear each tray for two weeks to reposition the teeth into alignment. Invisalign braces are easy to use, simple to wear, comfortable, and discreet, making them the treatment of choice for patients of all ages.

Invisalign braces have several advantages over conventional orthodontia, which include:

  • Comfort
  • Appearance
  • Effectiveness
  • The time necessary for treatment
  • Affordability
  • Ease of use
  • Ability to maintain oral health

Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental is a quality dentist in the San Jose area who is committed to assisting patients in rejuvenating the appearance of their smiles and doing so in an effective yet discreet manner. Using Invisalign braces, patients can quickly adjust their teeth and enjoy a more beautiful smile without the need for unattractive wires and brackets covering their natural teeth for months or years.

If you live in Fremont, CA or any of the surrounding communities and you have considered the advantages of Invisalign braces, contact Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental today to book a consultation appointment and learn more about the ways in which this orthodontic service can dramatically improve the look of your smile and your overall confidence. We welcome new patients who are curious about orthodontic alternatives for oral and dental health improvement.


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