Posts Categorized: Invisalign

Do I Qualify For Invisalign?

Many adults need orthodontic treatment, but are worried about the appearance of metal braces. Invisalign is a patented system of custom, clear acrylic aligners that gently reposition misaligned teeth. Invisalign aligners are removable, so they can be removed for eating, drinking, and brushing/flossing of the teeth. Invisalign is a great option for people who have mild… Read more »

How Do Clear Aligners Adjust My Teeth?

With Invisalign clear aligners, you can straighten your teeth with an appliance that can actually be removed when you need to eat, or clean your teeth. Your treatment will also have a smaller impact on your appearance – in fact, people may have no idea you are wearing them. In order to bring your smile… Read more »

Using Invisalign Aligners To Adjust Your Smile

How do Invisalign aligners manage to correct crooked smiles? What allows them to make corrections you might only expect from traditional bracket and wire braces? It is worth noting that not every patient will be able to have their orthodontic work provided with Invisalign. However, for those who do, the procedure involves a sequence of… Read more »

How Do I Qualify For Invisalign?

Patients who are worried about the cosmetic impact of orthodontic treatment can be eager to receive help from Invisalign aligners. Rather than use traditional bracket-and-wire braces, a patient would instead have a sequence of clear aligning trays to help correct their smile. Some patients will need traditional braces, as their adjustment needs can be more… Read more »

Could Your Smile Benefit From Invisalign?

Do you associate braces with awkward middle school years, and adolescent smiles? It is true that many cases of tooth misalignment can be caught early and corrected with traditional braces. But did you know that adults need not live with malocclusion (“bad bite”)?  The Invisalign program uses clear aligners to adjust tooth misalignment. Your smile could benefit if… Read more »

What Makes Invisalign Unlike Traditional Braces

Cosmetic orthodontic solutions offer adults and teens a way to have their teeth adjusted with less impact on their looks. Your orthodontist can offer a less conspicuous treatment that still leaves your smile in the correct alignment. For patients who need less significant adjustments, Invisalign can be an ideal pathway to straighter teeth. These clear… Read more »

Helping Correct Milder Dental Alignment Issues

Your orthodontist is able to make dramatic adjustments to a person’s smile. Serious alignment issues can be corrected, which allows a patient to enjoy a better-looking, healthier smile. This type of correction can also reduce a person’s risk for TMJ problems. However, not everyone who wants to realign their teeth needs a significant adjustment. Your… Read more »

Answering Questions About Invisalign Treatment

Invisalign forgoes the use of bracket-and-wire braces, and straightens your teeth with a series of oral trays. Each tray puts an additional degree of gentle pressure to shift your teeth into their ideal position. Because they are made with clear plastic, it can be difficult for people to notice when you are wearing them, making… Read more »

How Do I Qualify For Treatment With Invisalign?

If you have hesitated to undergo an orthodontic treatment because of the cosmetic effect, you may hope to use Invisalign aligners to straighten your teeth. Unfortunately, while Invisalign can correct milder forms of misalignment, your teeth may need too much adjustment to qualify. Using modern imaging technology, your orthodontist can check if you are a… Read more »

Low-Profile Orthodontic Treatments For Teens

Because they are commonly used to correct the teeth of younger children, older children may feel uncomfortable at the thought of wearing braces. If your teenager is self-conscious about the effect orthodontics will have on how they look, less conspicuous treatments are available. There are new techniques for straightening teeth that are less visually obstructive… Read more »