Clear aligners such as Invisalign, are a discreet and highly effective way to achieve the smile you always wanted. Learn more about these clear aligners and how they work.
The Invisalign Process - A Truly Digital Customized Option
Clear dental aligners are made from a moldable, medical-grade plastic and fit over your teeth. By applying light pressure, the aligners work in the same way as braces to gently guide the teeth into position. You will receive a series of several aligners, each one with a small amount of active movement built-in. Each aligner will guide the teeth further into the correct position.
During your initial consultation, a digital scan will be taken of your teeth and Dr. Rosenberg will create your personalized treatment plan.
Frequently Asked Questions About Invisalign
The answer is almost definitely YES! Large advances in recent years have allowed Dr. Rosenberg to be able to successfully use Invisalign to treat almost any orthodontic needs. As an orthodontist, Dr. Rosenberg spent three additional years after dental school to learn the proper principles of moving teeth. He has further spent an enormous amount of time during his career with continuing education to become an expert in using Invisalign in particular to treat almost any case type.
The answer is Yes! Invisalign and Braces are both methods or tools used by the doctor to move teeth into the correct position. There are even certain orthodontic movements that Invisalign is actually better than braces in achieving, and may, therefore, be quicker than braces.
Every case is different, and Dr. Rosenberg will let you know how long it will take for your desired result and what the best method may be. Some people need Invisalign for as little as four to six months, while more complex treatment may take up to two years.
During your initial consultation, Dr. Rosenberg will have an in-depth conversation with you about all treatment methods and the benefits of each. This will allow him to guide you in deciding what option is best for you.
Although these aligners must be removed before you eat, drink, or brush your teeth, the more you wear them, the more effective they'll be. Invisalign recommends that patients wear their aligners for at least 20 to 22 hours per day to achieve maximum effectiveness.