Question: Will Wearing Invisalign Affect My Speech?

How long will I have a lisp with Invisalign?

How Long Will It Last.

Every patient is different, but in general, any lisp due to Invisalign will go away after no more than a few weeks.

Some people even adjust within a few hours.

If a lisp occurs, it will fade and eventually disappear as the tongue get accustomed to the aligners and adjusts accordingly..

Can I drink through a straw with Invisalign?

While some people take their trays out every time they eat or drink anything other than water, we’ve found that sipping carefully through a straw works fine. Just make sure not to drink anything hot as it can warp the plastic trays.

Does Invisalign make your teeth yellow?

Your Invisalign aligners may turn yellow due to: Not brushing your teeth before putting your aligners in your mouth. Drinking coffee, tea, juice, wine, or colored sodas.

How do you get rid of Invisalign Lisp?

If you find that you have a slight lisp or speech impediment while wearing Invisalign, you should try to remember the old saying: practice makes perfect. Practicing the pronunciation and enunciation of words is one of the best ways to overcome a slight lisp, and to adapt to your new dental appliance.

What can Invisalign not fix?

The following are examples of issues that Invisalign is unable to correct: Tooth Shape: Tooth shape such as short, round or pegged teeth can prevent your aligners from having a good grip. Tooth Position: Your tooth can rotate when there is overcrowding in your mouth.

Can Invisalign make gum recession worse?

Orthodontic movement, such as braces or Invisalign, can make you more susceptible to gum recession. The slight movement of the teeth exposes the more fragile parts of your teeth and makes the gums more delicate.

Does Invisalign cause speech problems?

Will Invisalign cause speech impediments? Invisalign aligners are not likely to cause you to have a speech impediment. Invisalign aligners are made from a very thin plastic, which makes any impact they may have on your speech relatively minor.

Do you talk different with Invisalign?

Invisalign trays make you talk funny. Most people don’t have any problem speaking normally with aligners. Some people experience a slight lisp that disappears within a couple of days. The key to success is keeping the aligners in and talking with them in.

Do you lose weight on Invisalign?

Some People Lose Weight Since the aligners need to fit snug on your teeth in order to provide the ultimate straightening benefit, some people find it a hassle to remove them very often. Therefore, they remove them less frequently. The result is as much as a 15-pound loss in weight, according to some.

What are the cons of Invisalign?

Unfortunately, there are also some disadvantages to Invisalign. Here are the cons of the clear plastic aligners: Expensive: One of the biggest cons of Invisalign is that they are expensive. They are not covered by dental insurance, which means you can expect to pay anywhere from $3,500 to $8,000 for them.

Is it OK to use mouthwash with Invisalign?

It is recommended that you use an antimicrobial mouthwash when you are wearing Invisalign because the aligners can increase bacterial activity in the mouth. After you have cleaned your teeth and your Invisalign aligners, you can put them back in your mouth.

Can Invisalign ruin your teeth?

Your Invisalign treatment may not be as invisible as you hoped. The aligner trays are still noticeable from close up, although much less so than traditional braces. While you use the aligners, you can only drink water. Any other liquid can get stuck under the aligner trays and damage your teeth.