Is The Plastic Used in Invisalign Safe?

These days, patients are more savvy than ever, and people are increasingly concerned about ingesting chemicals or other foreign materials. Because Invisalign® clear plastic aligners are still relatively new, many of our Pittsburgh-area patients express concerns about the materials used in the creation of these aligners. Is this plastic safe?

The answer is an unqualified yes. Invisalign® aligners are completely safe. They’re made from medical grade polyurethane resin and do not contain bisphenol-A, an industrial chemical better known as “BPA.”

Furthermore, Invisalign® has been approved by the FDA since 1998. These aligners are constructed according to the highest possible standards, and test after test after has shown that Invisalign® does not pose a danger to your health or well-being. This is also true for pregnant women – you can wear Invisalign® with complete confidence that the aligners will not put your baby in danger.

Of course, we understand you still have lots of questions about Invisalign®, and we welcome those questions. We want you to be completely comfortable with any procedure you undergo at our office, and that means answering your questions and addressing your concerns.

If you live in or around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and you want to know more about Invisalign®, please call Dentonics, Inc. today at 412-487-6910 for a consultation and examination.

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