Patient Education

Invisalign is growing in popularity from people of all ages. The Invisalign process utilizes near invisible aligners, which gradually move your teeth in to a straight position. The aligners are subtle, so they will be inconspicuous to everyone but you. Before choosing this process, here is a helpful outline on what to expect before going through the clear aligner treatment.

The Consultation

Because of the clear aligner process, not everyone is a perfect candidate for this discreet way of straightening your teeth. This treatment is usually recommended for individuals with slight crookedness or overcrowding. If you do qualify, your dentist will evaluate your teeth and create a customized treatment plan during your consultation.

Aligners at Home

Once you go through the consultation appointment, you will have impressions of your teeth taken. These impressions will be the foundation for the creation of your aligners. From here, personalized trays will be made for your step by step process, in which you will switch out every two weeks or so. It is recommended that you wear your clear aligners for most of the day. Although they are removable, the best results occur if they are work for at least 22 hours. You will need to see our dentist once every six to eight weeks to get your next set to continue your alignment process. This appointment is also necessary to ensure your teeth are moving as needed.

Length of the Treatment

Most individuals will wear Invisalign for between 12 and 18 months. However, a lot of people begin to see the results within a few weeks. Everyone’s teeth are different, so everyone’s treatment will be different.

These aligners are the most convenient orthodontic treatment available. Invisalign allows you to have your smile be straighter in a comfortable manor. If you are unhappy with your teeth, call your dentist to set up an appointment to see if you can benefit from these subtle braces.

To learn more information, schedule a consultation to be knowledgeable on this treatment process. Your doctor will be able to inform you on pricing and time length depending on your specific teeth. 

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Share on email