Invisible vs. Visible:

One of the key distinctions between Invisalign® aligners and traditional braces is their appearance. Invisalign treatment offers nearly invisible aligners, while braces consist of noticeable metal brackets and wires.

Comfort and Convenience:

Invisalign aligners are crafted from smooth plastic, reducing the likelihood of irritation and discomfort often associated with braces. Additionally, Invisalign aligners are removable, allowing for easy eating and maintaining oral hygiene.

Treatment Process:

Braces involve periodic adjustments by an orthodontist to tighten the wires, gradually shifting teeth. In contrast, Invisalign treatment employs a series of custom aligners, each worn for a couple of weeks and designed to guide teeth into alignment.

Dietary Freedom:

With Invisalign treatment, there are no dietary restrictions, as the aligners can be removed during meals. Braces, on the other hand, require caution to avoid damaging the brackets and wires.

Complexity of Cases:

While Invisalign treatment is suitable for many mild to moderate orthodontic issues, complex cases may require the precision of traditional braces for optimal results.

Maintenance and Aesthetics:

Invisalign aligners are easy to clean and maintain, promoting better oral hygiene. Braces may require extra effort to clean around the brackets and wires.

Choosing Your Path to a Confident Smile:

The choice between Invisalign treatment in Spokane, Washington, and traditional braces depends on your preferences, lifestyle and orthodontic needs. Schedule a consultation with our dentist, Dr. Safina LeClair, at Audubon Dental to discuss which option aligns best with your smile goals. Call us today at 509-325-4227.