1. Straightening of teeth takes long time
People who use best invisible braces can get their teeth straightened in less than a year when compared to metal braces which takes almost two years to straighten a patient’s teeth.
2. Visibility of braces
Clear correct invisible braces are so invisible in such a way that it’s hard for other people to notice without giving it a closer look. Since these braces are transparent, people need not worry about them while they laugh. But that’s not the case with metal braces. It could even prevent us from opening our mouth in public.
3 Not suitable for people with crown
There was a time when these invisible braces were suitable only for people with real teeth. But now, due to improvement in technology, people with crowns can also enjoy the benefit of these braces.
4. Not healthy
This is one of the most common myths among many people regarding invisible braces. These braces are easier to remove and fit and it is good for your gums as they lie smoothly over them. In case of metal braces, they can damage both our teeth and gums when care is not taken while removing.
5. Treatment is painful
No, it’s not. Due to the advancement of materials being used, pain tends to be less and in most cases there will be no pain. Patients reported a slight ache in their teeth a day after treatment but it never made them uncomfortable.
6. Speech becomes vulnerable
Wearing them won’t result in any kind of speech impairment and there is no evidence suggesting that there is any kind of speech vulnerability among patients after wearing these braces.
7. Age limitation
These braces are not limited to adults alone. There are special invisible braces available for children which are safe to use.
8. Restriction in diet
ClearCorrect clear aligners are removable and this makes it easier to chew on your favorite foods. Hence there is no diet restriction. But it’s important to brush the teeth after consuming each meal to prevent the food particles from getting trapped.
9. More appointments needed
Invisible aligner trays need to be changed every three weeks. But it’s not necessary to visit the doctor’s office each time to change these trays. It can be done at home on your own, but you are required to purchase the amount of trays needed in advance.
This is why clear aligners have become much popular these days.