By Wensleydale Dental • • Comments Off on Your Questions About Invisalign
In this blog post we answer your most common questions about the hugely popular Invisalign “invisible” teeth straightening system.
Invisalign is the virtually-invisible way to straighten your teeth and achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Using advanced 3D computer-imaging technology, Invisalign creates a complete treatment plan for you that takes you from the initial position of your teeth to their final desired placement. A series of clear aligners are then custom-made for your teeth. Each aligner is worn for about two weeks before being replaced by the next in the series, gradually moving your teeth towards their projected final position.
Invisalign aligners are almost invisible and most people may not even notice that you’re wearing them. This makes Invisalign extremely discreet – fitting in with your lifestyle and daily interactions with others.
Invisalign aligners are also removable. Unlike traditonal metal braces, this gives you the flexibility to simply remove the aligners and eat and drink whatever you like during treatment. And there’s no troublesome cleaning around braces because you’ll be able to remove your aligners to brush and floss as normal.
Also, because there are no metal brackets or wires as with traditional metal braces, less time is typically required when you visit the dentist for adjustments.
Finally, Invisalign allows you to see both your entire treatment plan and your final results in virtual format before you even begin treatment – so you’ll see how your teeth will look once your treatment is complete!
Align Technology first launched Invisalign in 1999 and since then have gone on to improve the technology year-by-year. They developed the unique ClinCheck® software which allows patients to see their treatment plan from beginning-to-end even before treatment even starts. And Invisalign’s advanced 3D computer technology means we can now use Invisalign to treat patients with a wide range of teeth straightening issues. In fact, over 5 million people wordwide have already received Invisalign treatment to-date.
To get started, simply make an appointment with our treatment coordinator. She’ll then book you in for a free consultation to explain the process, answer your questions and show you how the treatment works. You can find our contact information below.
The cost of Invisalign depends on your particular treatment plan – we’ll be able to create for you when you’ve attended your initial consultation with our Invisalign specialist. We do offer a wide range of finance options to suit any budget.
Appointment intervals are pretty much the same as with convenional braces but typically require less time in the chair because there are no wires or brackets to be adjusted. Patients usually visit us every 4-to-6 weeks so we can check everything is proceeding according to plan and to receive their next sets of aligners.
When we’ve seen your teeth during your initial consultation we can give you a better idea of how long the treatment will take in your particular case. The total duration depends on how complex the case is but typically Invisalign treatment lasts between 6 and 18 months – a similar amount of time to that required with traditional braces.
Some people experience slight discomfort when starting with a new aligner but this usually goes away after a few days. This is normal and is often described as a sensation of pressure rather than actual pain. It’s completely normal and shows that the treatment is working and moving your teeth to where they’re meant to be.
We have extensive experience treating patients with Invisalign and are continuously investing in new training and equipment to ensure that we we’re able to deliver the best clinical results possible. We’ll be happy to show you some pictures of our results when you come in for your free consultation. and you can find a number of testimonials and reviews that we’re received from satisfied patients on our website.
To find out more, book a free consultation with us on: 01480 453003 or email: email@example.com
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