Invisalign® Treatment - Fixing Your Teeth With Clear Aligners
Traditional braces are a good option for fixing various orthodontic problems – they are effective and affordable. However, they have one shortcoming – they are very noticeable and not very attractive. Therefore, they can result in some embarrassing scenarios when you are interacting with other people, which can kill your confidence and smile. Luckily, there are other alternatives to traditional braces. At Dougherty Orthodontics, we offer the latest orthodontic solutions such as Invisalign aligners, which helps to fix your teeth without stealing your smile.
What Are Invisalign Aligners and How Do They Work?
Invisalign aligners are custom dental aligners that treat teeth misalignment problems. The aligners are made of a clear plastic material, which makes them virtually invisible and aesthetically pleasing. The aligners are custom made-to-fit, usually created from a computer-generated teeth impression of the patient. Just like with braces, the aligners shift the teeth to the desired position, thus properly aligning them. The design of the Invisalign aligners also helps to ensure that the teeth do not shift away from the achieved position.
Advantages of Invisalign Aligners
Invisalign aligners have several benefits over other orthodontic appliances used in treating misalignment. Some of these benefits include:
Who is the Perfect Candidate for Invisalign Treatment?
Invisalign aligners are ideal for people suffering from dental problems such as:
They are also ideal if you are looking for something aesthetically pleasing for cosmetic reasons. When considering Invisalign, you should also be prepared to pay a little bit extra compared to dental braces.
Invisalign Treatment Expected Results
The results of the treatment vary from one person to another, and due to some factors: oral health, the severity of the problem, etc. However, the results are faster, and you can achieve the desired outcome in six months to a year.
When undergoing Invisalign treatment, there are some things you can do to increase the effectiveness of the process:
If you are suffering from misalignment problems, Invisalign treatment might be just what you need. The aligners are effective, offer faster results, and are very attractive, hence a beautiful smile. Call us, Dougherty Orthodontics, at (747) 264-5164 for more information about Invisalign.