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Taking Care of Your Invisalign or Invisalign Teen Aligners Old Greenwich, CT

Taking Care of Your Invisalign or Invisalign Teen Aligners

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While traditional metal braces require extra care during brushing, flossing, and rinsing, Invisalign’s simple and elegant design eliminates added time spent on your daily oral hygiene regimen. It takes less time to maintain your Invisalign clear aligners than it does with traditional metal braces, so you have more time for your normal activities.

That doesn’t mean you should take some time to care for your Invisalign or Invisalign Teen trays. The good news, though, is that taking care of your Invisalign aligners is quite simple. You can utilize the Invisalign® Cleaning System, which consists of a rinse that leaves your aligners plaque and odor free in only fifteen minutes. You can also use a soft bristled toothbrush, toothpaste, and lukewarm water on your aligners. Be sure not to use mouthwash or a denture solution on your trays, as this can damage them.

There are five simple steps to caring for your Invisalign or Invisalign Teen aligners:

Step One: Remove your Invisalign aligners

Step Two: Wash your hands

Step Three: Handle each aligner separately

Step Four: Clean both sides of each aligner with warm water and toothpaste

Step Five: Utilize the Invisalign Cleaning rinse

To prevent damage from occurring to your Invisalign aligners, be sure to store your aligners in their container when not in use. You should remove your Invisalign aligners when eating or drinking anything other than water, as well. After eating or drinking, give your teeth a quick brushing, and then run your aligners under warm water before snapping them back in to place.

…That’s all there is to it!

This information is not meant as medical advice. It is provided solely for education. Old Greenwich Dental Center would be pleased to discuss your unique circumstances and needs as they relate to these topics. To schedule your free new-patient exam and cleaning with our Old Greenwich, CT, dental office, give us a call at (203) 717-4544 or click here.

Posted on behalf of Old Greenwich Dental

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