Get Invisalign Treatment from Your Dentist Office

Crooked teeth can present a whole host of problems for a person, but Invisalign can help. Aside from the teeth looking unpleasant, a person may also experience difficulties with eating and everyday dental hygiene. However, there is hope for those people.

As dentistry has progressed significantly, Invisalign has become one of the best treatment methods for straightening the teeth out. In this article, we will discuss how getting Invisalign treatment from a dentist’s office works and what one can expect during the course. 

About Invisalign

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a clear aligner that is specifically made for each person. While Invisalign does offer the same end result that traditional braces do, it is executed in a different way. Invisalign is similar in shape to that of an orthodontic retainer, as it is one piece. Invisalign can be used for both the top and bottom set of teeth.

How Invisalign works

Because Invisalign is one big piece as opposed to multiple small pieces (like that of braces) the aligner itself will work the teeth altogether instead of individually as traditional braces would through the use of brackets and wires.

With that being said, the course of treatment will depend heavily on how disciplined a person is with their Invisalign. In order for the best results to be produced, the aligners should be worn at all times aside from eating and brushing.

Visiting the dentist’s office for Invisalign

When visiting the dentist for Invisalign treatment, the dentist will likely assess a person’s teeth to ensure that they are able to receive Invisalign. If and when a person’s teeth are compatible for Invisalign, the dentist will take impressions in order for the aligners to be custom-made.

The aligners will be made in a dental lab and then they are ready for a person to begin the treatment process. The dentist will ensure that Invisalign fits securely and comfortably so that a person can get the best results possible.

A person will likely visit their dentist’s office every two weeks or so in order to have the aligners adjusted according to how the teeth are sitting. Treatment can vary anywhere from a few months to over a year. Again this depends on how disciplined the person is with wearing their aligners. Because they are removable, a lot of people are tempted to take them out and not put them back in for hours on end. This can cause a longer treatment plan as well as slower results.

The bottom line

Invisalign is able to correct crooked teeth and provide someone with a more even smile. It’s always important to consult with a dentist in order to get the best results possible from Invisalign.

If you have questions or concerns about Invisalign then reach out to our office today so that we can help you. Our trained professionals can walk you through the treatment plan, give us a call or stop in today!

Request an appointment here: https://www.titandentalcare.com or call Titan Dental Care at (703) 745-3227 for an appointment in our Sterling office.

Check out what others are saying about our Invisalign® services on Yelp: Invisalign.

<

Recent Posts

Why A Dentist Would Recommend Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry involves using medications to induce a state of extreme relaxation while you are having an oral procedure done. It does not make you unconscious, but it does significantly decrease your sensitivity to pain. It can also induce a state of short-term amnesia so that you have little memory of what happened during the…

How To Care For Dentures

For centuries, people have used dentures to replace missing teeth. The fact that they are still in use today speaks to how practical and effective they can be. Dentures are a popular option for those who are missing multiple teeth and do not have the desire or the ability to undergo extensive dental work. Developments…

How Dental Sealants Can Help A Damaged Tooth

Dental sealants are one great defense against tooth decay or cavities. Tooth decay is one of the more common problems that dentists encounter. According to the CDC, around 90% of adults over the age of 20 will experience a cavity in their lifetime, and many adults will experience more than one. Tooth decay often begins…

Why You Should Not Ignore Your Sleep Apnea

If you have sleep apnea, it might at first seem like more of a nuisance for your partner than for you, especially if your primary symptom is snoring. Is it a good idea to find a solution that merely minimizes the effects on your sleeping partner — such as noise-canceling earbuds to mask the sound…

Recent Posts

Why A Dentist Would Recommend Sedation Dentistry

Why A Dentist Would Recommend Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry involves using medications to induce a state of extreme relaxation while you are having an oral procedure done. It does not make you unconscious, but it does significantly decrease your sensitivity to pain. It can also induce a state of short-term amnesia so that you have little memory of what happened during the…

How To Care For Dentures

How To Care For Dentures

For centuries, people have used dentures to replace missing teeth. The fact that they are still in use today speaks to how practical and effective they can be. Dentures are a popular option for those who are missing multiple teeth and do not have the desire or the ability to undergo extensive dental work. Developments…