Invisalign® vs. Traditional Braces Showdown

Aventura Invisalign® held by a woman.

When it comes to achieving that perfect smile, the age-old debate between Aventura Invisalign® and traditional braces continues. Each method has its unique set of advantages and drawbacks, catering to diverse needs and preferences.

A sample of Aventura Invisalign®. 

Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

Invisalign: The Clear Contender

Invisalign, the clear aligner system, has gained popularity for its discreet appearance and comfort. Utilizing a series of custom-made, removable aligners, Invisalign gradually shifts teeth into their desired positions.  

One of its standout features is its nearly invisible appearance, making it an attractive option for those seeking a more aesthetically pleasing orthodontic solution. The ability to remove the aligners for eating and oral hygiene is another significant perk. 

However, Invisalign does have its considerations. It may not be suitable for severe orthodontic issues, and compliance is crucial for successful treatment. Patients must commit to wearing the aligners for at least 20-22 hours a day to achieve optimal results. 

Traditional Braces: Tried and True

Traditional braces, the longstanding champions of orthodontics, involve metal or ceramic brackets attached to the teeth connected by wires. This method is highly effective in treating a wide range of dental issues, including complex cases. Traditional braces often require fewer adjustments and are generally more affordable than Invisalign. 

Yet, the conspicuous appearance of metal braces is a notable drawback for many patients. Maintenance can also be challenging due to dietary restrictions and meticulous oral hygiene routines. 

Aventura Invisalign® displayed by a medical professional.

Transform Your Smile with Aventura Invisalign®!

The choice between Invisalign and traditional braces depends on individual preferences, the complexity of the orthodontic issue, and lifestyle considerations. While Invisalign caters to those valuing discretion and flexibility, traditional braces remain a reliable and effective choice for comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Consulting with Biscayne Dental Center will help individuals make an informed decision based on their unique needs and preferences. Call us today! 

*Invisalign®, the Invisalign logo, and iTero®, among others, are trademarks and/ or service marks of Align Technology, Inc. or one of its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and may be registered in the U.S. and/or other countries.