A Clear Alternative to Braces-Aligners: A Comprehensive Review
Author(s): Tanvi S Singh*, PrateekshaLakhe and Ranjit Kamble
When compared to fixed orthodontic treatments, clear aligners are becoming more popular among the younger population since they provide better aesthetics as well as better periodontal status during treatment. The amount of pain and discomfort is significantly reduced. When compared to Invisalign, fixed orthodontic treatment has been observed to produce higher periodontal tissue stress. Clear aligners, also are made using 3D computer imaging technology. They are effective in treating cranio mandibular problems. Clear aligner and fixed orthodontic equipment have significant variances. These clear aligners are nothing but thin, transparent and computerized made plastic aligners, which are removable and help to align the teeth in the desired position. So, in this review we will see about what basically clear aligners are, how efficient they are and get a brief idea about how they work.