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What you need to know about Invisalign

Braces for adult

Invisalign is a good option for adult or teenage patients with mild teeth and bite problems. Here are some facts you need to know;
– Invisalign is a newer treatment technique and although most dentists now offer this service, you should see an Invisalign-certified Orthodontist
– Orthodontists have 2-3 years of additional training and specialize in the treatment of teeth and jaw alignment, therefore the most qualified for this treatment choice
– General dentists can offer Invisalign after taking a few hours of training Invisalign
– If Invisalign has or has not worked for your friend, it may not be the same for you
– Every case and patient is different and has to be evaluated thoroughly with proper x-rays and measurements to be evaluated as a candidate for Invisalign
– It is best to have your teeth straightened and aligned before doing veneers, crowns, implants, or bridges in your mouth
– Invisalign only works if you have your clear aligners in your mouth 20-22 hours a day
– You will need to remove your aligners to eat, drink any liquid but water, and smoke

To learn more about Invisalign, schedule a complimentary consultation today!