Invisalign and Gum Don't Mix: Why You Shouldn't Chew Gum with an Invisalign Tray
Humans have been chewing gum for thousands of years, in fact, a few years ago scientists discovered a piece of chewing gum in Finland that is believed to be up to 6,000 years old. Surprised? Then consider this: the act of chewing gum offers many benefits such as improved concentration, faster reaction times and increased saliva production, which helps to keep your teeth healthy and decay free. However, although gum carries with it these and other benefits, chewing gum while wearing Invisalign braces can also cause problems for the wearer-- here's why.