Common Questions About Invisalign Treatment

Posted on April 16, 2021

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Has your dentist suggested you see an orthodontist about adult braces? You likely have a lot of questions and concerns. You may have heard about Invisalign treatment. Invisalign is an alternative to metal braces that are often preferred by adult braces wearers.

Not all orthodontists offer Invisalign treatment. To learn more about Invisalign aligners you will have to choose an orthodontist that is certified to offer Invisalign braces. You can find answers to many of your questions about Invisalign treatment right here, then you can make an appointment to learn more about Invisalign in Fountain CO, and how it can help you to get a healthy beautiful smile.

First Things First, What Is Invisalign Treatment?

Invisalign is a treatment to correct a wide range of misalignments. A series of custom clear trays are used to gently correct misaligned teeth. The trays are made of clear plastic, so it delivers a “barely there” aesthetic that is hard to detect.

What Can Invisalign Treat?

While your orthodontist is the expert that you want to rely on to gather specific information about your treatment options, Invisalign treatment can treat most orthodontic cases. Your orthodontist will evaluate your specific need and make recommendations for treatments. Together you can decide which treatment will work best for your lifestyle and oral health needs.

How Expensive Is Invisalign Treatment?

A lot of patients make the mistake of thinking that Invisalign is going to be awfully expensive because of the great advantages it has to deliver. The fact is in many cases Invisalign can be less expensive than traditional braces because you may wear them for shorter periods of time.

Your orthodontist may offer payment plan options for Invisalign that will fit perfectly into your budget. During your first appointment, you can ask about payment options.

How Long Will I Have to Wear These Braces?

While every case is different the typical time frame from the first aligner to last is about 1-2 years largely depending on your unique condition. You should wear your aligners for up to 22 hours a day. They can be removed to eat and drink and manage oral hygiene.

Is Invisalign Treatment Right for Me?

The only person that can tell you if Invisalign is right for you is the orthodontist. The orthodontist will evaluate your smile to determine if Invisalign is the right choice for you. Make an appointment today.

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