SURESMILE® VS INVISALIGN®

 

SURESMILE® VS INVISALIGN® IN ALVARADO, TX 

SureSmile® and Invisalign® are both excellent teeth straightening options available in Alvarado, TX. They are both clear aligners and won’t be noticeable; each is removable. However, there are a few distinctions between both brands. 

SureSmile® can address simple and complex smile issues, while Invisalign® is only for specific concerns. It cannot fix progressed misalignment, large tooth gaps, or severe overbite. Therefore, Invisalign® is limited in what it can do compared to SureSmile®.

Additionally, SureSmile’s® patented software takes digital images to personalize the aligners, meaning that all of your teeth are assessed, which provides a much more customized treatment plan. SureSmile® also uses the leader in dental plastics for their aligners, making them comfortable to wear in your normal day-to-day activities.

To find out more about our high-quality SureSmile® aligners in Alvarado, TX, please schedule an appointment with your dentist about any questions you may have. We will happily assist you!

suresmile vs invisalign clear aligners in alvarado tx

AM I A CANDIDATE FOR SURESMILE®?


SureSmile® offers a less visible way to straighten your teeth which makes it a great option for people who do not want to spend years wearing traditional metal braces. SureSmile® works for people who have mild to complicated teeth issues. Patients need to be committed to wearing them for 20 to 22 hours a day and practice good oral hygiene habits.

Any underlying condition in candidates, such as gum disease or cavities, should be treated before SureSmile® treatment starts. SureSmile® does not work with patients who grind or clench their teeth at night or with those who experience severe bruxism. 

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AM I A CANDIDATE FOR INVISALIGN®?

Just like SureSmile®, Invisalign® is a great teeth straightening tool for those who do not wish to wear traditional braces. However, it does have its limitations compared to SureSmile®.  Good candidates for Invisalign® are patients who do not have serious orthodontic issues which may require more advanced treatment procedures. The treatment also requires dedication to good oral hygiene as well as wearing them for 20 to 22 hours a day. 

SURESMILE® PROS & CONS

SureSmile® aligners are a wonderful alternative to traditional braces, but it’s important to know about their pros and cons. While it is an incredible technology, it does have a few cons, and by knowing these in advance, it’s much easier to decide if this is the correct treatment strategy for you.


Here are the pros of SureSmile®:

  • Customized fit
  • Straightens teeth faster than traditional braces
  • Not painful
  • Treatment planned in advance
  • Fewer dental visits
  • Effective for complex issues
  • Not noticeable

Here are the cons of SureSmile®:

  • Not completely invisible
  • Removal when drinking and eating
  • Costs more than traditional braces
  • Not for all orthodontic cases
  • Accountability for keeping track of clear aligners
  • Aligners must be maintained
 
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INVISALIGN® PROS & CONS

To help you decide whether Invisalign® is the right choice for you, here are the pros and cons.

Here are the pros of Invisalign®:

  • Nearly invisible 
  • Easy to remove
  • Easy to clean teeth
  • Fewer potential dental issues

Here are the cons of Invisalign®:

  • Requires compliance
  • Removal when eating and drinking
  • Food limitations
  • Less effective for complex issues 

WHAT MATERIAL IS SURESMILE® MADE FROM? 

SureSmile® clear aligners are made from medical-grade, transparent plastic and are worn over the teeth like a retainer. Their technologically advanced material makes them one of the most comfortable teeth-straightening options.

WHAT MATERIAL IS INVISALIGN® MADE FROME?

Invisalign® clear aligners are made of flexible plastic, a patented, specific material called SmartTrack created exclusively for Invisalign®.

HOW LONG DOES TREATMENT TAKE WITH SURESMILE®?

SureSmile® treatment times range from six to 18 months depending on your unique situation, while Invisalign® takes 12 to 18 months. If your goal is to have a new smile in a shorter period, SureSmile®  could be a great option. You can expect to visit your dentist once every three months throughout your treatment.

HOW LONG DOES TREATMENT TAKE WITH INVISALIGN®? 

Invisalign® treatment time takes 12 to 18 months and requires that you make appointments every four to six weeks during treatment, which means that Invisalign® requires more visits to your dentist than SureSmile® does.

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DO SURESMILE® CLEAR ALIGNERS HURT?

SureSmile®  is a less painful treatment than traditional braces as you won’t have wires and adjustments associated with traditional braces. You will feel some slight pressure and discomfort as your teeth move into place, but it is not a painful procedure.

 

DOES INVISALIGN® HURT?

Invisalign® is not a painful procedure because there are no adjustments of wires needed like with traditional braces. You will feel some pressure from your teeth moving into the correct position.

 
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WHAT IS THE COST OF SURESMILE®?

SureSmile® is the more affordable option in comparison to Invisalign®. The cost varies depending on your unique situation, but most people will spend between $2,000 and $6,000. Aftercare retainers cost between $100 and $500.

Give our office a call to schedule a consultation and discuss what the cost will be for your unique situation.

WHAT IS THE COST OF INVISALIGN®?

Invisalign® costs between $3,000 and $8,000, depending on your unique situation. Aftercare retainers cost between $100 to $500.

START YOUR SMILE JOURNEY TODAY WITH SURESMILE® IN ALVARADO, TX!

If you want to learn more about our high-quality, affordable SureSmile® aligners, give us a call or schedule a consultation today! Our friendly staff will happily assist you. We look forward to meeting you and starting your smile journey together!

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