Invisalign is a virtually invisible aligner that is custom-made to fit your teeth. It’s used to straighten poorly aligned teeth by applying a little pressure to move your teeth gradually into position. Unlike other treatment option, this invisible aligner gives you a combination of comfort, effectiveness, and confidence with each step of straightening your teeth.
Getting straighter teeth using clear aligners is an ultimate solution if you want to improve your smile without broadcasting that you’re undergoing treatment to the world. It helps correct the following dental issues:
Overbite: Occurs as a result of the protrusion of the upper front teeth past the lower ones. It is caused by over development of the front jaw, bad oral habits such as prolonged thumb sucking and bottle feeding, and genetics.
Underbite: It’s when the lower front teeth protrude past the upper teeth, a situation caused by missing upper teeth or underdevelopment of the upper jaw or both.
Open Bite: Results when your upper and lower front teeth are unable to make physical contact or a proper bite. It is caused by abnormal jaw structure and can lead to pain when chewing, speech impairment, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ).
Crossbite: The misalignment of the lower and upper jaws can cause the upper teeth to bite the inside of the lower teeth on one side.
Gapped Teeth: Overgrowth of the jawbone or missing teeth causes the surrounding ones to shift their position. This may lead to gum problems, periodontal pockets, and other diseases.
Overly Crowded Teeth: Lack of enough space within your jaw causes this issue and if left untreated, it can lead to tooth decay, plaque accumulation, and gum disease.
Invisalign treatment is a significant investment, and it’s thus essential to find the right doctor with a high level of expertise, experience, and with whom you’ll feel comfortable. Here is what to expect during the treatment process:
Consultation: During your first visit, your orthodontist will address all your concerns and answer your questions. You will then have images, X-rays, and an impression of your teeth and mouth taken to help in developing your custom treatment plan. Possibly, you’ll be shown a preview of your new smile and how your teeth will gradually move back into position.
Your Invisalign clear aligners: Your dentist will guide you on how to insert your clear aligners correctly. Normally, you’re required to wear them 20-22 hours a day for best result. However, you can remove them before you eat, brush, or floss.
Your progress: As you wear your set of aligners, your teeth will shift into place. You will be required to wear them every two weeks and schedule occasional checkups after every six weeks to monitor the progress and ensure you’re comfortable with the treatment.
Invisalign treatment helps thousands of patients achieve a beautiful smile with little interference in your everyday life. With the help of our medical staff at Sunrise Dentistry, we’ll conduct a thorough check up to see if Invisalign is the right choice for your case and prescribe a treatment plan. In addition, our consultation schedule is very flexible, and we’ll help you process your health insurance claims to settle the costs of the treatment. Moreover, we have qualified staff and use the latest technology to deliver and exceed your expectations.
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