When deciding which orthodontic treatment is right for your patient, there are several options. Patients today can opt for traditional metal braces, clear braces, Invisalign, and OrthoSnap clear aligners, depending on what your clinic offers. Deciding which option is best for your patient requires considering several factors, including cost, duration of treatment, comfort, and effectiveness.
One feature that sets OrthoSnap apart from other treatments is that our clear aligners work more quickly than other clear aligner systems while maintaining superior comfort over conventional braces. If your patient is considering orthodontic treatments and has questions about OrthoSnap, this overview should help them decide which option will work best.
Benefits of Traditional Braces
Individuals who believe they will have a hard time wearing clear aligners for 20 to 22 hours per day may benefit from traditional braces, which cannot be removed. Patients with particularly large gaps or complex cosmetic needs may benefit from traditional braces, although OrthoSnap is designed to treat complex cases that Invisalign cannot.
Benefits of OrthoSnap Clear Aligners
OrthoSnap clear aligners offer superior comfort compared to traditional metal braces, which require periodic tightening of metal wires. The clear aligners are also far more discrete. Most people will not be able to tell when you are wearing them. OrthoSnap also has the convenience of being removable for short periods of time. Other benefits of OrthoSnap over traditional braces include:
- A shorter treatment timeline
- Superior comfort
- Affordability (OrthoSnap is often less expensive than Invisalign or braces)
- No tightening appointments
- No extractions or IPR
- Ease of cleaning
- Eligibility for certain types of dental insurance
- A virtually invisible treatment
- No dietary restrictions
- Minimal oral discomfort
OrthoSnap clear aligners also have several benefits over other clear aligner brands. Our clear trays are more effective than Invisalign while costing significantly less (30 percent less in many cases). OrthoSnap treatments move individual teeth, meaning there is no need for IPR (interproximal reduction) to remove small amounts of enamel. OrthoSnap is also proven to align teeth in a shorter period of time than other clear aligner brands.
Which Option Is Right For The Patient?
When choosing between OrthoSnap clear aligners and traditional metal braces, ask your patient to consider the following questions.
- Which option fits my budget?
- How long do I want to undergo orthodontic treatments for?
- Which choice will deliver a more comfortable experience?
- How can I achieve the most optimal cosmetic results?
- What is my pain tolerance?
- Which treatment will be more discreet?
Learn How OrthoSnap Can Brighten Your Patient’s Smile
OrthoSnap technology was first patented in 2011 by Dr. Yan Pogorelsky. The trays are designed to improve the accuracy and effectiveness of aligners by eliminating the multi-step 3D/CAD process that can result in compounded inaccuracies that undermine the performance of the aligners and treatment overall. Our trays are manufactured with impression molding. This difference between the two processes can be seen with the naked eye.
To learn more about the benefits of OrthoSnap over traditional braces, contact our office online or call (516) 506-7606.
Do you have adult patients who are embarrassed about their smile and feel that it is too late to consider straightening it? Your patients may wish to reconsider. In the last two decades, more adults are choosing to straighten their teeth. Clear aligners are no longer just for the young; they are for everyone.
Perhaps your adult patients had parents who could not afford traditional braces. Or, maybe your patients simply let time march on, giving very little thought to straightening teeth. Regardless of past issues, it is never too late to straighten teeth and OrthoSnap clear aligners are a viable solution for that perfect smile. Consider sharing with your patients the benefits of wearing clear aligners over the age of 50.
Health Does Not Have a Time Stamp!
As a whole, humans are living longer than ever before. This is one of the many reasons adults over 50 are choosing to straighten their teeth. From mobile apps that help us meditate, to apps that even help us find that “special someone”, older adults are embracing wellness, vitality, and better health. As more and more individuals realize the health and aesthetic benefits of orthodontic treatment, straight teeth are becoming a priority. So, along with a “spiritual makeover”, comes a physical one – and straighter teeth among older adults are now a part of the plan!
Adult Patients Are More Compliant
If we could all take time to speak to our younger selves, chances are, we would impart some wisdom, encouragement, and support to that person. As an older adult, we have lived long enough to realize that dedication to anything produces results. Whether we are embarking upon a new exercise regimen, beginning a business, changing our eating habits, or switching careers, we now realize that in order to have stellar results, time, dedication, and devotion are required in order to see benefit. The same holds true for wearing clear aligners. With age comes wisdom – and now, many adults are ready to put forth the effort to wear those clear aligners to produce a winning smile.
Ease and Comfort
Traditional braces are indeed effective in producing a more aligned smile, but the amount of maintenance can be daunting. Extra brushing after meals is required so that food does not get trapped in the brackets, bands, and wires. Some may even require rubber bands or elastics, which must be taken out before eating and drinking. Wearers of traditional braces also have to have them tightened quite frequently – in most cases, every three to six weeks.
OrthoSnap clear aligners eliminate all of the work that traditional braces require. There are no bands that must be placed around the back teeth, and those dreaded elastics do not even exist.
For older adults, life is about ease and continuity. These are both offered with OrthoSnap clear aligners. Invented by Dr. Yan Pogorelsky, OrthoSnap aligners are manufactured with clear, transparent FDA-approved materials, that gradually and effectively straighten teeth.
We now know that optimal oral health reduces the risk for general health complications as well. Oral bacteria has been directly linked to stroke, dementia, heart disease, and more. OrthoSnap clear aligners promote better health because straighter teeth are much easier to clean. When your patients choose OrthoSnap, they are making an investment in their overall health.
Contact OrthoSnap Today
Connect with OrthoSnap for additional support and tips to offer your patients. With three patents and registration with the FDA, OrthoSnap provides a unique molding system for better-fitting aligners. Learn more about OrthoSnap by scheduling a meeting with our founder, Yan Pogorelsky. You can also call us at 516-606-7606.