Invisalign

Invisalign is used to straighten crooked or crowded teeth, as well as close gaps and adjust overbites. The treatment involves wearing clear plastic trays that are customized for your mouth, making Invisalign a less-noticeable alternative to metal braces.

Upon completion of any active orthodontic treatment, whether braces or Invisalign, it is important to understand that your treatment does not end there. You have now moved on to the retention phase of treatment. Research shows that teeth take abo... Read Full Answer
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The most important thing that you can do to help your dentist during your consultation is to know yourself and what you want to achieve *(your goals)*. Your dentist can provide you with a wide variety of treatment options to help you achieve your... Read Full Answer
Invisalign is a removable form of orthodontic appliance which is especially popular with adults, as many patients feel embarrassed about the "braces look" and think that braces are a thing for youngsters. They are virtually invisible and faci... Read Full Answer
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Tobacco smoking will probably end up staining your aligners, which can be unsightly since you need to keep them in for at least 22 hours a day. The stains can be impossible to remove. If you remove your aligners prior to smoking, you need to ensu... Read Full Answer
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The purported "benefits" of Damon braces include shorter treatment time, less pain and eliminating the need for extractions. Dentists may like Damon brackets because it is less time-consuming to change wires.The purported benefits are mostly mark... Read Full Answer