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What is Invisalign®?

Invisalign is a procedure that has become increasingly popular over the past few years. It straightens teeth in a fast and comfortable manner, all without the unsightly appearance of metal braces, so it is easy to see why it has gained such popularity! If you are struggling with feelings of self-consciousness about your smile, Invisalign may be the solution for you.

Invisalign has been research-tested and shown to be effective in treating a wide range of dental issues. It has also been proven to be suitable for a wide range of demographics, ranging from teenagers to adults. At Brook West Family Dentistry, we are committed to providing our patients with the care and support they need. If you are scheduled to have this procedure and have any questions, or if you think Invisalign might be right for you, please contact our staff and they will be happy to answer any and all of your questions. We are proud to provide one-of-a-kind personalized care that is tailored to your unique needs.

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Procedural Expectations

The Invisalign process begins with a consultation, during which your dentist will take images of your teeth, as well as your mouth. These images will be used to determine if Invisalign is the appropriate procedure for you. If your dentist determines that this is the best course of action, they will send these images to a lab, where they will design custom trays.

During your follow up appointment, these trays will be checked to make sure they are properly aligned. Treatment plans will vary, but you may be given additional trays that are replaced every two weeks. You will also have regular appointments with your dentist every few months to monitor and make sure that the alignments are maintaining their integrity. For optimal results, you will need to wear your Invisalign aligners around 20-22 hours a day. Following these steps means you will soon have the straight teeth you’ve always wanted!

If you experience any issues between these appointments, please contact our staff to schedule a consultation to discuss the issue.

Caring for Invisalign®

As is the case with other dental procedures, the closer you adhere to your treatment plan, the better results you will have. To optimize your results, be sure to continue wearing your aligners 20-22 hours a day. It is also very important that your aligners are rinsed and brushed each night to keep them clean.

Beyond that, no dramatic changes to your diet and or eating habits will be necessary to properly maintain your Invisalign. Be sure that you maintain good dental hygienic practices by brushing and flossing at least twice daily and continue scheduling your dentist appointments every six months.

Remember: the better you take care of your teeth, the better your teeth will take care of you!

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Benefits of Invisalign®

There are many benefits to having an Invisalign procedure performed, which include the following:

  • Addresses Multiple Dental Concerns: Invisalign effectively treats a large variety of dental concerns beyond simply straightening crooked teeth. Invisalign is also used to correct overbites, and has been shown to be effective in helping patients with gaps in their teeth bring their teeth closer together. Adults experiencing crowding teeth also benefit from wearing an Invisalign brace, as doing so helps correct the position and alignment of those teeth.
  • Cures Alignment Issues: Invisalign is a wonderful choice for various alignment issues, as well as gaps between teeth, overbites, and crowding.
  • Not as Noticeable: Invisalign braces are clear, making them very difficult to notice, which creates a more pleasing and natural aesthetic appearance.
  • Removeable: In addition to being more comfortable than traditional braces, Invisalign braces are also removeable. This makes keeping your mouth and braces clean considerably easier. Being removable is also beneficial for participating in sporting events or while you are eating.
  • Scientifically Proven: Over four million people have had successful results with Invisalign. Despite it having the reputation of being new technology, Invisalign has been tried, tested, and has proven itself to be a successful alternative to braces. It is no surprise why Invisalign has become the premier choice of dentists.
  • Less Painful Then Traditional Braces: Traditional braces are made of enamel or metal, whereas Invisalign is made of plastic. Because of the material differences, braces are much more likely to injure an individual’s cheeks, which can be very painful.

Associated Costs

As is the case with most dental procedures, what and how much of your procedure will be covered will ultimately be determined by your specific insurance plan. Still, many insurance plans cover Invisalign procedures, although they may not cover the entire cost of the Invisalign. If you are not currently covered by an insurance plan, or if you have any questions about payment options, please contact our staff who will be happy to discuss your options with you.

Care You Can Trust

At Brook West Family Dentistry, we are committed to building positive, long-standing relationships with our patients. The way we achieve this is by using state of the art technologies, compassionate and carefully planned services, high-quality work, and personalized care that always places the needs of the individual client first. If you would like to meet our team, take a tour of our facilities, or discuss your procedure with our knowledgeable staff, please let us know.

Having Invisalign can make a remarkable difference in the lives of those with damaged or unsightly teeth. Scheduling your appointment for Invisalign is your first step towards a confident, healthy smile. To begin your journey towards the perfect smile, please contact us to set up an appointment for Invisalign at (763) 561-2273.

At Brook West Family Dentistry, we are passionate about your smile and committed to providing you with the quality care you need!

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