Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

The decision to straighten your teeth is a great step towards not just a healthier and more functional smile, but more confident one too. However, when it comes to undergoing orthodontic treatment, many patients will find themselves torn between whether Invisalign or traditional braces will provide the best option for them.

At Nuvo Dental Warwick, we understand the importance of making the right decision. Let’s explore the differences between Invisalign and traditional braces, helping you make an informed choice.


Invisalign clear aligners are nearly invisible, making them a discreet option for adults and teenagers alike. The aligners are also completely removable, allowing you to eat, drink, and maintain proper oral hygiene without any restrictions. Simply remove them while eating, then brush and floss as usual.

Invisalign aligners are custom-made to fit your teeth comfortably. They lack the metal brackets and wires of traditional braces, reducing the risk of irritation and mouth sores.

In some cases, Invisalign treatment can also be faster than traditional braces, the exact duration dependent upon your specific orthodontic needs.


Traditional Braces

Traditional braces are highly effective for correcting complex orthodontic issues. They can address severe misalignments and bite problems more comprehensively.

Unlike Invisalign, traditional braces don’t rely on patient compliance, as they’re fixed to the teeth and cannot be removed throughout treatment. However, this can have an impact upon the patient’s ability to maintain proper oral hygiene and enjoy a full and balanced diet, limiting the range of food and drink that they are able to consume.


Traditional braces come in various styles, including metal, ceramic, and lingual (behind-the-teeth) braces. You can choose the option that best suits your preferences and lifestyle.

Traditional braces also provide a more cost-effective option for some patients, depending on the complexity of their orthodontic needs.


The choice between Invisalign and traditional braces depends on your individual preferences, orthodontic requirements, and lifestyle. At Nuvo Dental Warwick, our experienced orthodontists will assess your specific needs and provide expert guidance to help you make an informed decision.

Though both orthodontic options are highly popular, Invisalign is able to provide patients with excellent results, transforming your smile and boosting your confidence, without any impact to your lifestyle. Contact Nuvo Dental Warwick to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards achieving the smile you’ve always wanted with Invisalign in Warwick.