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4 Reasons Why Invisalign Is Better Than Braces for Foodies

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One of the best things about Invisalign is that you can remove your aligners whenever you want or need to. This is great if you are something of a foodie. Traditional braces, on the other hand, make it difficult to enjoy your favourite foods. You may even have to stop eating certain foods while wearing braces. But with Invisalign, you won't have this problem.

If eating delicious foods is one of your hobbies then here are four benefits that might convince you to choose Invisalign over traditional braces for orthodontic treatment.

1. You Can Remove Your Aligners at Mealtimes

You can't remove traditional braces. This leads to many problems at mealtimes, and this can make eating out at restaurants uncomfortable and even embarrassing. If you plan to eat out while undergoing a course of Invisalign, however, you can remove your aligners before you start eating.

2. Food Won't Lodge in Invisalign Aligners

One of the biggest problems with traditional braces is that foods can lodge in the wires and brackets. This becomes a big problem when eating sticky foods like pasta and bread. Eating fibrous foods like broccoli is difficult too. This isn't a problem with Invisalign. You simply remove your aligners before mealtime and then replace them afterwards.

3. You Spend Less Time Cleaning Invisalign Aligners

With traditional braces, you need to take your time while cleaning them. This is because food sticks to the metal wires and brackets. If you don't remove that food, bacteria can build up around your brackets and increase the risk of plaque formation and tooth decay. This means you need to be vigilant while cleaning traditional braces.

But as long as you don't leave your Invisalign aligners out for too long per day, you can remove them at mealtime to prevent staining. And while you will need to clean them, you won't have to spend anywhere near the same amount of time as you would cleaning traditional braces.

4. You Can Eat Anything You Want

Because you don't wear your aligners while eating, you can eat whatever you like. But if you enjoy eating foods with lots of colouring, like curries and pastas, remember to rinse your mouth out with water and clean your teeth before you put your aligners back in. This will help to prevent your aligners from becoming stained.

If you enjoy eating out at restaurants and trying new foods, Invisalign is ideal for you. Invisalign aligners allow you to continue to eat whatever you want while you straighten your teeth.