What is Invisalign?

Invisalign Brighton MA

Invisalign offers patients with a revolutionary way to straighten their teeth. In short, Invisalign is a set of clear aligners that gradually shift teeth correctly into place. Many teens and young adults prefer Invisalign over traditional braces due to the clear system. Learn more about Invisalign and contact us today. 

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a modern solution in teeth alignment without the use of the traditional brace wires that have been in use for ages. Typically, Invisalign is clear, colorless, and transparent plastic form orthodontal aligners used in the adjustment of otherwise misaligned teeth. The method and device have given thousands of patients a better option from the standard and regular visible metal braces.

The metal braces had several issues ranging from irritation, dietary limitations, routine maintenance, and the not so beautiful look. Invisalign comes to bridge the gap and offer a better, more stylish, and almost natural way of teeth alignment that is friendly to the patient.

How Invisalign works

Invisalign’s mode of action is simple and straightforward. Patients get to wear a clear, transparent custom-made plastic aligner that aid in the adjustment of teeth that were otherwise not poorly aligned. The method has given a lot of patients hope and an option to get their teeth properly aligned, an opportunity previously freaked upon especially with the use of metal braces.

Generally, the dentist will advise for a two-week renewal of a new set of Invisalign as they work to realign the teeth back into the right positioning.

Invisalign comes with a unique and top of the art 3D imaging Technology software that gives an insight on how the smile will be once the entire process is complete. The technology is valuable, as it provides the patient with a chance to see how useful the process is even before committing to trying it out.

First, the dentist will take a detailed history and a proper dental examination. Next, the dentist will begin by carefully attaching fixtures to the teeth that will serve as a point of attachment to the Invisalign once fixed. Then, the dentist makes an impression of the dental set on whose basis the Invisalign aligners are professionally fabricated every step of the realignment process.

Why Choose Clear Aligners

As mentioned, these clear aligners offer advantages over standard metal braces. Topping the list of benefits is that clear aligners are almost invisible since they are clear and transparent. An observer will hardly notice tthe set, compared to the visible metal braces.

Patients get to wear the Invisalign for 23 hours in a day, only removing them for cleaning and careful storage. The entire successful realignment process can take a maximum of only 20 weeks to complete. In addition, clear aligners have no dietary limitations as compared to the metallic braces. 

Once in place, patients are required to maaintain routine dental visits and promptly inform the dentist of any arising issues. Patients should also practice proper dental care and hygiene for successful treatment.

Learn More

Schedule a consultation to learn more about Invisalign. Chestnut Hill Dental Associates offers a variety of dental treatments including Invisalign. Call (617) 566-0308 or book an appointment online. New patients are always welcome.