Mail Order Braces Don’t Be Tempted

Mail Order Braces Don’t Be Tempted

Mail Order Braces Don’t Be Tempted

You may be tempted by those mail order braces commercials, but don’t be. Sadly, those clear aligners that you see all over the internet and your social media pages can actually do more harm than good.

Invisalign_dentist_RichmondWhat are Mail Order Braces?

Mail order braces are clear plastic aligners that are made to fit your teeth. Unfortunately, because the process is mail order you will never actually see a dentist. This could cause serious issues, as some people are not suitable for clear braces.

The mail order braces process requires you to send in a couple of pictures and take an impression that is sent directly to your address. Once you have taken the impression and pictures, your packet is sent to the manufacturer. While some clear braces distributors claim a dentist is involved, you’ll never really know for sure and that is where Inspired Smiles comes in.

Invisalign® for a Perfect Fit

Invisalign® is a prescribed tooth straightening system that is custom made to fit your teeth. Unlike online braces, you will have a thorough examination with Dr. Daniel or Dr. Victoria Yeager. Because Inspired Smiles is a licensed and preferred Invisalign® provider, you know you will be getting the right advice for your new smile.

What is Invisalign®?

Invisalign® uses between 11 and 31 sets of clear plastic aligners that are custom made to suit your teeth. Depending on your instructions, you will need to swap out your aligners for a new set every 7 to 14 days. You will wear your aligners 22 hours every day removing when you eat, brush, and floss.

Your clear plastic aligners work by gradually pushing your teeth into the desired position. While some see results in as little as six months, the average treatment time is between 12 and 18 months.

If mail order braces have tempted you, call and schedule a no obligation Invisalign® consultation with Inspired Smiles today.