It is recommended that you remove your Invisalign aligners while engaging in physical activity. Although they are great for straightening your smile, they don't provide your teeth with the protection needed to keep them safe. Instead, you should place the aligners in their case and wear a custom-made mouth guard when you participate in any sports. Full contact sports such as rugby, hockey, polo and American football can be quite aggressive.
People who play these sports with their Invisalign aligners on can risk having them accidentally removed or even damaged. For even more aggressive sports, such as boxing, wrestling or martial arts, Invisalign should not be used at all. For these events, it's best to eliminate them before the competition or practice. When not in use, aligners should always be stored in a sturdy case.
People who have opted for Invisalign treatment may feel a little uneasy about playing sports. However, there is no need to worry as long as you take the necessary precautions. As a Silver Invisalign provider, Wake Orthodontics will provide excellent care during your child's journey to Invisalign. They will also provide you with all the information you need to know about how to protect your aligners while playing sports. If you are an athlete who has chosen Invisalign treatment, it is important to remember that you should always remove your aligners before participating in any physical activity.
This will help ensure that your teeth remain safe and that your aligners remain intact. Additionally, it is important to wear a custom-made mouth guard when playing sports to protect your teeth from any potential damage. At Wake Orthodontics, we understand that athletes may have questions about how to protect their Invisalign aligners while playing sports. Our team of experienced orthodontists is here to answer any questions you may have and provide you with the information you need to make sure your teeth stay safe while playing sports.