Invisalign Treatment: Frequently Asked Questions


Invisalign Treatment

Wondering a discrete yet effective way to straighten your teeth? The Invisalign treatment may be what you’ve been looking for!

But before you consider the Invisalign treatment, it is important that you understand how it works, its benefits, etc. So, please use this article to find answers to the most common questions and then schedule an appointment with an skilled Invisalign provider to obtain more specific details to your personal needs.

What is Invisalign?

Invisaling is a virtually invisible treatment that can help you achieve the dazzling smile you’ve always dreamed of. It is consisted of a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners  – that you change with a certain frequency, and is much more comfortable than regular braces.

At your first appointment, your orthodontist will do your ‘3D treatment plan’ and will explain you the complete treatment like for example, the series of movements your teeth will go trough during the treatment. This will allow you to see in advance what your smile is expected to look like at the end of the treatment.

What are the main benefits of the treatment?

  • Invisalign aligners are basically clear. That means people may even not notice that you’re wearing braces. This  makes Invisalign a seamless fit with your lifestyle.
  • You can remove your Invisalign aligners any time you want. Unlike with regular braces, Invisalign offers you the ability to eat and drink what you want during treatment. All you need to do is simply remove the aligners. In addition, you can also remove the aligners to brush and floss.
  • Traditional braces involve metal brackets or wires that can cause irritation to your mouth. With Invisalign treatment you won’t have this issue plus you’ll likely spend less time in the doctor’s chair once your office visits during treatment won’t  involve metal or wire adjustments,

How do I get started with Invisalign?

To get start with the treatment all you have to do is schedule an appointment with an Invisalign experienced professional for an initial consultation. Many orthodontist offer free initial consultations. To ensure a great experience, make sure to find the “right” orthodontist— one who you feel comfortable with and who has experience treating cases like yours.

Like with any other dental treatment, in case of doubts, look for a second opinion. Also make sure you trust your smile to an experienced professional who uses the latest techniques.

What cases does Invisalign treat?

Orthodontist specialists say the treatment is suitable to most cases where traditional fixed braces is an alternative.

How often I will have to wear the aligners?

You will need to wear your aligners all the time, except when brushing, flossing and eating.

Is the treatment painful?

Some patients have reported to experience some minor and temporary discomfort for a couple of days at the begining of every new stage of treatment. This is because the Invisalign aligners move your teeth to their final position sequentially. However, this is nothing to worry about. Actually, this is a sing that  the treatment is working!

How many patients have trusted Invisalign?

While the number of people choosing the Invisalign treatment  grows everyday, until now, more than 1,000,000 patients worldwide have been treated with Invisalign.

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