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Invisalign vs Zenyum vs Wondersmile: What's the Difference?

If you are considering getting an invisible braces or clear aligners treatment, you've come to the right place. Lately, the number of options for invisible braces and clear aligners have increased, thus making it complicated when it comes to choosing the right one. What are invisible braces? Clear braces are a transparent, plastic alternative to traditional metal braces used to adjust and align teeth. They are removable (unlike metal braces) and work by exerting consistent pressure on your teeth, so they shift and straighten over time. Invisible braces might seem like a modern invention. But in reality, dentists have been using plastic to shift teeth since the end of World War 2. The problem was it wasn’t the most convenient procedure. Given technological constraints, you’d need to visit the dentist every time to get new putty impressions of your teeth. It wasn’t until the advent of 3D-scanning technology, and specialised software that dentists could create accurate digital impress

Zenyum Singapore: Startup 3D Prints Invisible Braces At A Flat Rate Of $2,400

Vulcan Post - Who doesn’t wish to be born with a set of straight pearlies? Unless you are aligned in that department, braces can cost anything between S$3,500 to S$6,000, depending on the orthodontist and patient’s teeth condition. While governmental institutions offer cheaper services, waitlists can be as long as two years. A private clinic could provide faster service with more attention, but it also charges higher prices. This is why Julian ArtopĂ© decided to create invisible braces brand Zenyum , which develops 3D-printed invisible braces that are 70 per cent more affordable than most clear braces treatments. “We identified that most people [in our target age group of 18 to 35] have dental conditions that could be treated simply but are often left aside due to complicated processes, lack of access and high price points,” said Julian, co-founder and CEO of Zenyum in a Vulcan Post interview. Ugly Problems With Metal Braces Growing up, Julian’s childhood was defined by the braces he wo