Invisalign® Teeth Straightening
Many adults or older teens want to improve their smiles but hate the idea of traditional braces. Invisalign is a more comfortable alternative to metal braces. Unlike traditional braces, patients don’t have to endure painful, ugly metal wires or bands. Virtually invisible, the Invisalign system works through a series of custom aligners. Because Invisalign uses a series of clear trays to shift teeth, patients avoid irritating metal brackets. More than one million people have chosen to straighten their teeth with Invisalign. Benefits include:
- Gradual movement of teeth, just like braces
- A virtually invisible treatment option
- Much more convenience
- Easily removable aligners
- Shorter treatment time
How Invisalign Treatment Works
Invisalign treatment begins with impressions of your teeth that are digitized to allow your Invisalign dentist to create and manipulate a computerized image of your teeth. Invisalign then generates a set of custom clear aligners to fit your teeth. As you change the aligners, they gradually reposition your teeth until you have a straight, beautiful smile.
The Many Benefits of Invisalign
Adults who want to maintain their mature images don’t have to deal with the embarrassment of metal braces. Neither do self-conscious teenagers. Another benefit is that the aligners are removable, so you can take them out to eat, brush and floss normally. For optimal results, patients wear the aligners about 22 hours a day for the duration of their treatment. Although the actual treatment time depends on the individual patient, Invisalign can straighten your smile in six to 18 months, which is often less time than with traditional braces. And you only see your Invisalign-certified dentist once every four to six weeks to monitor your treatment progress.
To learn more about the many benefits of Invisalign teeth straightening, call for a consultation today: 949.551.1443. Or Request an Appointment here. Our Invisalign patients come to us from Lake Forest, Newport Beach, Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Irvine and surrounding locations.