How to Clean Your Invisalign Aligners for Optimal Oral Hygiene

Learn how to clean your Invisalign aligners for optimal oral hygiene with these tips from Altemose Orthodontics.

How to Clean Your Invisalign Aligners for Optimal Oral Hygiene

Having a beautiful smile is something that many people strive for, and Invisalign is one of the most popular orthodontic treatments available. Invisalign aligners are made of a transparent material that is designed to be comfortable and discreet. However, it is essential to keep your aligners clean in order to maintain optimal oral hygiene. Here are some tips on how to clean your Invisalign aligners properly.

The first step in cleaning your Invisalign aligners is to brush your teeth twice a day. This will help get rid of any leftover food or residue. In addition to your morning and evening cleaning routines, you should also rinse your aligners every time you take them off. This will prevent plaque and dry saliva from building up.

You can also clean the aligners with a little transparent antibacterial soap and a soft-bristled toothbrush. This will more easily remove adhering particles and keep the aligners clean and transparent. In addition to keeping the Invisalign trays clean throughout the treatment, it's important to maintain good oral hygiene. You should brush your teeth twice a day, floss daily, and use mouthwash regularly. This will help keep your teeth and gums healthy while you are wearing the aligners. You should also clean your Invisalign aligner every day with toothpaste, a denture cleaner, an antibacterial soap, or cleaning crystals designed for Invisalign.

This will help keep the aligners free of bacteria and other debris that can cause bad breath or other oral health issues. When selecting an Invisalign provider, it's important to remember that the appointment of your Invisalign provider is essential. Orthodontists who offer Invisalign treatment to their patients on a daily basis are going to have an advantage over their colleagues, who mostly work with metal braces. Altemose can discuss your orthodontic correction options and determine if you're a good candidate for Invisalign treatment. Now that you know how to clean Invisalign trays, you may be considering using Invisalign to achieve a beautiful smile. Invisalign offers four designations for its providers: Preferred, Premier, Premier Elite and Diamond, depending on the number of patients who have treated with Invisalign.

Since it is necessary to change to new aligners every few weeks, it is necessary to have some foresight and planning during treatment with Invisalign. Cleaning your Invisalign aligners regularly is essential for optimal oral hygiene. By following these tips, you can ensure that your aligners stay clean and transparent throughout your treatment.