If you have crooked or misaligned teeth and are interested in getting them straightened, there are a lot of options available to you, from traditional metal wire braces to clear aligners, which have grown in popularity. Another option is the Propel line of orthodontics. These products shift teeth by stimulating bone remodeling. When used in combination with other orthodontic treatments, such as traditional braces, Propel technology can encourage teeth to move faster and more predictably into the desired position.
The Propel system works with orthodontic systems like Invisalign and traditional braces and creates alveolar perforations to make those systems more efficient. By creating these micro osteo-perforations, bone production is stimulated in the upper and lower jaw through a micro-invasive option. Using these systems in conjunction can cut treatment time in half. In addition, the Propel system can help with speeding up the healing process in the tissues. The system can also be used in patients whose bone growth is still active, namely teens and young adults. Particularly difficult tooth movements that were previously thought to be impossible to treat with Invisalign alone may now be treated with the use of Propel Orthodontics.
Another benefit of Propel technology is that the process itself is quick – it can be completed chairside in minutes. It causes little discomfort, and there is no recovery time needed, meaning that patients can return to the daily routine immediately.
If you are considering a teeth straightening procedure, talk to your dentist about adding Propel Orthodontics as a part of that treatment.