If you are suffering from misaligned, gapped or crowded teeth, but you don’t want to wear traditional metal braces, Invisalign may be the ideal option for you. Using a series of custom-made, clear plastic aligners, you may be able to achieve the smile you’ve always dreamed of.
The first step to determine if Invisalign is the right treatment is a consultation with our Invisalign specialists in Germantown. Invisalign works well for patients with a variety of orthodontic issues. If we determine you are a good candidate, we will take digital scans (no goopy impressions!) to create your personalized treatment plan. You'll even get to see an image of your new smile! Once your plan is agreed upon, your custom aligners will be created using Invisalign’s state-of-the-art printing process.
Once your aligners are received, you will find that they fit snugly and comfortably over your teeth and that they are virtually invisible to others. Your aligners must be worn a minimum of 20-22 hours per day. You will only remove them to eat, brush and floss. This means there are no food restrictions, and you can care for your teeth normally. You will change to the next aligner in the series approximately every two weeks or as directed by the dentist. Each aligner works to shift your teeth slightly, moving them as needed. When you start wearing a new set of aligners, you may feel a little extra pressure for a few days. This is totally normal.
Invisalign aligners are made to fit your life, not interrupt it. At every stage, you will see your progress and enjoy your smile as it transforms. To learn more and find out if Invisalign is the right treatment for you, schedule an appointment for an Invisalign consultation in Germantown today. You can reach us at (301)363-4300.