One major advantage of an Invisalign aligner is that it is “invisible”. Hence, it is important to keep your aligners sparkling clean to maintain this appeal and keep it bacteria and odor-free. If your aligner is dirty or discolored, it can be noticed easily by others. Plaque can build up on your aligners just as it can on your teeth, so it is important to clean your aligners every day to prevent build-up. Aligner trays are easy to maintain and simple to keep clean. Here are just a few things to keep in mind:
Dr. Joel Gluck has practiced orthodontics since 1983 when he opened his own office in Nashville. He earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, and his dental degree at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gluck then completed an orthodontic specialty residency at the University of Michigan, one of the top five orthodontic training residencies in the country. He also wrote an original thesis and received a Master of Science degree.