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Invisalign

If you have crooked, crowded or misaligned teeth that you’d like to have straightened without braces, you may be a candidate for Invisalign. This advanced dental treatment has become an attractive — and proven — alternative to metal braces for many of our patients.

Invisalign

The Invisalign system works with a series of removable, clear plastic aligners to gradually reposition teeth. You wear each set of aligners 24 hours a day, taking them out only to eat, drink, brush and floss. About every two weeks, you replace the aligners with the next in the series.

With each new aligner, different pressure is applied to the teeth to achieve the calculated movement. Week by week, your teeth move at little at a time until they are straightened into the desired position. Treatment varies depending on your specific needs, but the process typically takes six to 12 months to complete.

Treatment begins with a thorough analysis of your teeth. We examine and evaluate your bite and smile using Invisalign’s patented technology and computer simulation. We then plan your treatment and discuss the desired results with you before we begin. Once your treatment plan is finalized, we send your custom specifications to the Invisalign lab for aligner fabrication out of clear, medical-grade polyurethane.

Our patients have enjoyed the convenience of the Invisalign aligners. They can be removed for easy cleaning and do not limit the types of foods you can eat. They are much less likely to irritate your gums, cheeks or tongue. Best of all, the aligners are invisible; no one can tell you are wearing them. You can smile more during treatment, as well as after.