Can You Kiss With Invisalign?



July 3, 2024


Can you kiss with Invisalign?


International Kiss Day is July 6th, 2024, and we are here to tell you that, YES, you can kiss while using Invisalign!


According to National Today (1), we should thank the Romans for the widespread practice of kissing! In Roman society, when, where, and how you kissed someone was an important indicator of social status. Today, International Kiss Day is about bringing people closer in general. The main idea of the International Kiss Day celebration on the 6th of July is that kissing can be an enjoyable experience and an expression of love and intimacy.

When we decide that it is the right time to fix our teeth, we often wonder if it will be comfortable. Will it be painful? Will I look funny? And will I still be able to kiss? A few things must be done to avoid accidents, like cutting lips, gums, and tongues or getting entangled if the other person has traditional orthodontic braces.

With Invisalign, you are worry-free! Yes, you can kiss while wearing Invisalign aligners or remove them if you want to. This is one of the most frequently asked questions about Invisalign!

We have designed this article to answer all of your FAQs.

Kissing With Invisalign

1. Kissing with Invisalign


Yes, you can kiss with Invisalign aligners in your mouth. In fact, many individuals continue to enjoy romantic moments while undergoing Invisalign treatment without any issues. However, here are some considerations to keep in mind:

  • Comfort: Invisalign aligners are designed to be relatively comfortable. They are smooth and sit flush against your teeth, which means that they won’t cause discomfort or interfere with kissing in most cases.
  • Communication: Good communication with your partner is key. Let them know you’re wearing Invisalign, especially if they’re not familiar with them. This can help ensure a smooth and enjoyable kissing experience for both of you.
  • Hygiene: Prioritize good oral hygiene. Clean your teeth and aligners before romantic encounters to ensure freshness and confidence.
  1. Removing Invisalign for Special Moments

While kissing with Invisalign is possible, some individuals prefer to remove their aligners for special occasions, including intimate moments. Invisalign aligners are designed to be removable, making it easy to take them out temporarily.


2. Living with Invisalign

Living with Invisalign is easy, and more than 10 million people adjusted very well to their own personalised treatment, which can take an average of 12 to 18 months for adults. It all depends on the specific needs of each patient.

The Invisalign system (2) uses a series of clear, removable plastic trays (aligners) that fit over the teeth. They are virtually invisible. The aligners are custom-made and changed approximately every two weeks to move teeth into the desired position. From aesthetics and comfort to oral hygiene and treatment time, the Invisalign aligners are an incredible alternative to assist in the correction of your teeth.

The Invisalign treatment works best when the aligners are on for at least 20-22 hours daily. It is also very important to maintain regular Invisalign check-ups every 6-8 weeks. During check-ups, your progress will be monitored, and any adjustments will be made if necessary.


3. Eating with Invisalign

One of the only times you should remove your aligners is when it’s time to eat or drink. Your Starter Kit comes with an Invisalign case to safely store your aligners when not worn.

A few tips to keep your teeth and Invisalign aligners clean:

  • Brush your teeth before going to bed and when waking up.
  • Brush your teeth after every meal or snack throughout the day.
  • No smoking when wearing your aligners.
  • Don’t drink alcohol, juices or fizzy drinks when wearing your aligners.
  • Don’t chew on gum, mints or lollies that can get stuck in your teeth and aligners when worn.
  • Limit the times a day that you remove your Invisalign aligners. Remember that for best results, you should wear your aligners at least 22 hours daily.


Invisalign treatment on the Gold Coast

Coastal Dental Care offers Invisalign treatments at some of our dental clinics located from Redland Bay to Northern NSW. Please check our website