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 you meet the guidelines to be a good candidate for Invisalign. If your smile bothers you, yet you don’t desire traditional braces, call for an appointment to see if Invisalign is the right option for you.
The Invisalign Option May Be For You If:
You Want an Almost Invisible Option. Invisalign tray are made of medical grade, clear polyurethane resins, and are almost unnoticeable as you speak, eat and smile. Each tray is custom designed in a progression that gently moves your teeth into attractive alignment
You Are Willing to Follow the Prescribed Schedule. We will take impressions, X-rays and digital image of your teeth, and your custom-crafted trays will need to be worn about 22 hours a day. You need to adhere to the aligner timetable we provide. Most patients move to the next tray in the sequence about every two weeks.
You are Able to Visit Our Office about Every Six Weeks: We will want to check progress at set intervals. The Invisalign process takes about 9-18 months for most patients.
You Have Good Oral Hygiene Habits. You will be able to remove the trays for brushing and flossing. This allows you to follow a good hygiene checklist in caring for your teeth, and decreases the chance for food to get trapped in your appliance. or on or between teeth.
You are in Your Teenage or Adult Years. Invisalign is a great solution for teenagers and adults. They are not currently an option for younger children.
You Can Keep an Open Mind to Options. Of course, every patient situation is unique. If you are interested in having the best possible smile, and would like to know more about Invisalign, please call our office for a consultation appointment. We look forward to discussing your specific needs, and answering your questions.