Metal braces are a thing of the past. Braces are bulky, time consuming, and uncomfortable. They can also make it difficult to practice good oral hygiene. Invisalign is the latest way to achieve that straight, Hollywood smile that everyone is looking for. At Personal Care Dentistry in Roseville, Minnesota, we offer Invisalign to all patients looking to align their smile.
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign is a new alternative to braces that aligns your teeth with clear plastic aligners. The clear aligners are custom made to your mouth and gradually push your teeth into the desired position. Each patient receives a personalized treatment plan to help them feel confident with their smile. Invisalign is a quick, convenient, and discreet way to straighten your smile.
In order for the treatment to be effective, it is important to wear your aligners for at least 22 hours out of the day, only taking them out to eat and brush your teeth. However, because they are removable, Invisalign aligners allow you the freedom to eat and drink anything you’d like. They also allow for better oral hygiene and cleanliness throughout your treatment, as you can brush your teeth normally without any obstructions. If you’re looking for a convenient, discreet way to straighten your smile, Invisalign aligners are for you!
How does Invisalign Work?
If you are interested in starting Invisalign, the dentist will have you in for a consultation. During the consultation, your oral history will be checked to ensure that your teeth are healthy. The doctor will also talk to you about your desired results. The doctor will then take impressions and digital x-rays of your teeth. Using this information, clear aligners will be made to fit your custom treatment needs.
Once the aligners are created, you will return to the dentist to officially begin your Invisalign treatment. The aligners should be worn for 22 hours of the day to ensure the highest effectiveness. You should only remove the aligners for eating and brushing your teeth. Every 3-4 weeks, you will return to the dentist to receive a new set of aligners that will continue to align your teeth. The average treatment plan lasts 10-12 months.
Benefits of Invisalign
- Invisalign is removable. This makes it easy to practice good oral hygiene. It also means that no foods are off limits! You will not have to limit your diet.
- Invisalign not only straightens your teeth, but works to correct any overbite, crossbite, or underbite. The aligners can also be used individually, either on the top or bottom of your smile.
- You can receive Invisalign treatment here in our office. That way, you don’t have to go looking for a new orthodontist to receive treatment.
- You will save so much time! Appointment check ups for Invisalign are quick. You are in and out of the office in less than 20 minutes. With metal braces, you have to plan for wire readjustment, which can take hours.
Here at Personal Care Dentistry, we want each of our patients to receive personalized care. That is why we offer Invisalign. Invisalign is a quick and convenient way to straighten your teeth. If you are interested in Invisalign, give us a call or come into our Roseville, Minnesota office today.