What is Invisalign?
Invisalign is a way to straighten teeth without the traditional metal brackets and wires. The treatment consists of a series of flexible plastic trays that are changed throughout the course of treatment. It provides a more cosmetic solution for adults who want to straighten their teeth without wearing traditional braces. Invisalign also allows the patient to brush and floss their teeth more easily.
How does invisalign work?
The invisalign trays slowly reposition the teeth during the course of treatment. Each Invisalign tray is worn for a period of 1 week and then changed to the next tray.
Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Invisalign Braces
It is recommended that you wear the invisalign tray 22 hours a day. You are also to sleep with them.
Each situation is unique and will have to evaluated by your dentist.
Typically, a patient has to visit the dentist every 3 weeks.
It depends on how complicated the case is. First, an invisalign workup is completed. This involves taking impressions and photos of the existing conditions of the teeth. After this, a person’s individual case is studied and a projected computer model called a Clincheck will be generated. Together the doctor and patient will review this model to make sure the end results are excellent. The less complex the case is, the more economical the cost. The more complicated the case is, the higher the cost.
Typically no. The dentists at El Barrio Dental Studio can usually fabricate a new one, whether it is a removable retainer, or it is bonded.
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