Does Invisalign really work?
Yes. In both clinical research and in orthodontic and dental practices
nationwide, Invisalign has been proven effective at straightening
What are the primary benefits of Invisalign?
There are four primary benefits of Invisalign:
Invisalign is nearly invisible - you can straighten your teeth
without anyone knowing.
Invisalign is removable - you can eat and drink what you want
in treatment; you can also brush and floss normally to maintain
good oral hygiene.
Invisalign is comfortable - there are no metal brackets or wires
to cause mouth irritation; no metal or wires also means you
spend less time in the doctor's chair getting adjustments.
allows you to view your own virtual treatment plan before you
start - so you can see how your straight teeth will look when
your treatment is complete.
How does Invisalign effectively move teeth?
Like brackets and archwires, Invisalign Aligners move teeth through
the appropriate placement of controlled force on the teeth. The
principal difference is that Invisalign not only controls forces,
but also controls the timing of the force application. At each
stage, only certain teeth are allowed to move, and these movements
are determined by the orthodontic treatment plan for that particular
stage. This results in an efficient force delivery system.
Can Invisalign close gaps (space closure)?
Yes. Spaces between teeth are generally easy to close with the
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