Invisalign® is the clear way to straighten teeth without braces, using aligners. These aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means you can straighten your teeth without anyone knowing.
Clinical research as well as orthodontic clinics all over America have attested to the effectiveness of Invisalign®.
Aligners are worn for around two weeks. You can remove the aligners to eat, drink and for brushing and flossing your teeth at all other times of day and night they should be worn. As you substitute each aligner for the next one in the treatment your teeth will gradually move, until they have moved to the ultimate alignment that your dentist and you agreed upon at the start of treatment, using the ClinCheck video.
You will need to come in to see us every 6 weeks in order for us to check that your teeth are moving as per the treatment plan. The total length of treatment will vary depending on your case but we will discuss this with you prior to commencement of treatment so you know in advance the commitment needed.
This is the interesting part! Each set of aligners is custom made using sophisticated and highly specialised 3-D computer imaging software and printers!
Previously, when patients come to see us, the dentist would need to take a mould of the mouth in order to properly assess your teeth and suitability for the treatment. Our practice has invested in the latest digital scanning technology – the Invisalign iTero – which provides: