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Eating & Drinking With Invisalign

Eating & Drinking With Invisalign

Published on July 27th, 2017

Are you interested in Invisalign in Cary IL? Invisalign is a teeth aligning system that offers the same result as braces without the burden of having metalwork attached to your smile. Often times, we find that one of the biggest areas for confusion with Invisalign is what to do when it’s meal time. One of the greatest benefits of Invisalign treatment is unlike braces, Invisalign trays can be completely removed for eating and cleaning your teeth.

Foods To Avoid With Invisalign

Since you can remove your Invisalign before eating, there are no restrictions on the types of foods you can eat. This is a major difference from traditional braces where you should not eat popcorn, gum, hard candies, and more. With Invisalign, you can continue to enjoy all the foods you love without worrying about getting food stuck or damaging the brackets and wires.

But CAN You Eat With Invisalign In Your Mouth?

While some dental professionals believe patients may be able to eat soft foods with Invisalign in place, our Invisalign Cary IL dentists do not recommend this. Drinking fluids with Invisalign are possible, but it is essential to remove the aligners for brushing prior to consumption. Liquids will seep between the aligners and the tooth surfaces and can cause decay. If immediate brushing is not an option, remove the aligners and rinse with warm water.

Invisalign Cary IL

At Cary Dental Associates, we offer Invisalign treatments in a calm and comfortable setting. We cater to the residents of Cary IL, Crystal Lake IL, and surrounding suburbs. Our team is highly skilled and will always go the extra mile to ensure the well-being of each of our patients. Call today to discuss Invisalign in Cary IL with our team (847) 516-1100.

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