If you don't like the appearance of metal wires, Invisalign would be your perfect choice for a confident smile. Made of smooth and virtually invisible plastic, the aligner trays provide you with comfort and convenience. It is recommended you wear the aligners for 20- 22 hours a day. What is convenient about Invisalign is that they are easily removable. So they are not only easy to clean but you can also brush and floss your teeth as usual. You can also remove the aligners while eating, which means you can continue to enjoy your foods without having to worry about restrictions.
Discover the Invisalign® treatment advantage.
|Invisalign Clear Aligners||Traditional Braces||Ceramic Braces||Lingual Braces||Other Clear Aligners|
|Treats simple to complex teen cases|
|Blue indicator dots to monitor compliance|
|No injuries due to broken wires or brackets|
|More comfortable than braces|
|Teens in treatment are 2x more likely to have a boost in self-esteem|
|Easily removable aligners for brushing and flossing, and for better oral health|
|Easier to see results at every stage of treatment|
|Teens can continue to enjoy all the foods, beverages and activity they love|
|Covered by orthodontic insurance|
|Proprietary SmartTrack material for more predictable, controlled tooth movements|
|Comes with Teen Guarantee|
Invisalign Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How much does Invisalign® cost?
A: The cost of Braces and Invisalign is same. If your Insurance covers braces, it shall cover your Invisalign treatment as well. We offer payment plan to patients who do not have insurance coverage for braces.
Q: Are Invisalign aligners visible?
A: Invisalign aligners are almost invisible. It is difficult to notice if you are wearing aligners. You can also remove aligners by yourself for special events.
Q: How often will I need to see the dentist?
A: Appointments are customised for everyone. Usually, you must see the dentist for follow up every 3-6 weeks. All treatment plans are customized for your needs.
Q: Does Invisalign aligners cause any pain?
A: No metal wires, no sharp brackets. Invisalign aligners will put pressure on your teeth for first few days when a new aligner is worn. Comfort is the main advantage of Invisalign.
Q: What is the difference between Invisalign and Braces?
A: Invisalign states that on an average Invisalign needs 5 months less than braces to complete a treatment.
- Invisalign is more comfortable to wear.
- Invisalign aligners are very clear.
- Freedom to enjoy all kind of food and beverages.
- Freedom to remove aligners for special occasions.
Q: For how many hours should I wear Invisalign tray everyday?
A: Wear Invisalign aligner for 22 hours a day. One must remove aligners while eating food and drinking warm or hot beverages. One must remove aligners to wash everyday. One must wear aligners at night. Once Invisalign treatment finishes, you are required to wear retainers for indefinite period.
Q: Can I eat food while wearing aligners?
A: No, one must remove aligners while eating food and while drinking warm or hot beverages.
Q: How can I know if I am a good candidate for Invisalign?
A: Invisalign can treat simple to very complex cases. Invisalign can treat crowded teeth, spacing or gap in teeth, open bite etc. Visit us for a complimentary consultation and we can answer your questions.
Q: What is the process like; what are the steps from start to finish?
A: Read below about what happens at your consultation appointment:-
- First step is to schedule a consultation appointment.
- At consult: You will be greeted by our front-desk staff. You will be asked to fill out a questionnaire about your health and your concerns.
- Our dental assistant will take you to the consultation room.
- Doctor will do the evaluation, share his findings and suggest the treatment plan. You will be encouraged to ask any questions or queries you have.
- At the end of your appointment, front desk staff will help schedule your next appointment.
- You will be provided with a lot of information about Invisalign.
Q: Do I need any preparation before starting Invisalign treatment?
A: Before starting orthodontic treatment, dentists recommend that mouth should be free of any gum disease and free of cavities. Teeth cleaning and restorative treatment (fillings, crowns, etc) may be needed.