What is Invisalign®?
One of the latest and most exciting advances for patients with malocclusion (bad bite and/or crooked teeth) is Invisalign®. Invisalign® is the brand name for a new kind of braces that are removable and practically invisible.* It is actually a series of clear aligners that you wear like an athlete wears a mouthpiece. As the treatment progresses, your teeth gradually move to fit the aligner, and then you start wearing the next aligner.*
What are the advantages?
There are many advantages to these invisible aligners, including:
- They can treat many orthodontic problems.*
- It is clear and practically invisible – nobody has to know you are straightening your teeth.*
- You can remove it out to brush and floss your teeth as normal.
- You can remove it to eat and drink what you want – just put it back in when you are done.
- It is very comfortable.* There are no wires or brackets and no adjustments.
How does Invisalign® work?
With advanced technology, we can create a digital models of your teeth. Based on predictive models, which will represent the stages of progress as your teeth straighten, we can build your aligners. As you gradually move from one set of aligners to the next, your teeth will adjust discreetly and gently.* Each set of aligners is worn for about two weeks. As you go through your normal routine, these clear braces will constantly work to straighten your teeth into their proper alignment.* You can take your aligners out when you eat, drink, brush and floss. With regular visits at our office, the process can be completed in as little as six months.*
Am I a good candidate for Invisalign®?
Once your permanent teeth are in (usually between the ages of twelve and fourteen), you are a candidate for Invisalign®. While teens love how invisible their orthodontic treatment can be, it is especially popular with adults. Before Invisalign®, some adults thought they were “too old” to have metal braces in their mouth. Now, it is not too late for people to address crooked teeth and bad-bite issues later in life.*
Actual patient before and after photos
Schedule your appointment in Delta, British Columbia
If you feel that braces or Invisalign® are right for you, call to schedule an appointment today at (604) 946-9588. You can also contact Riverside Dental in Delta, BC using the form on our website. Dr. Raj Dhiman and his team are committed to helping you bring out your best smile!* We serve Delta, Ladner, Tsawwassen, Richmond and the surrounding areas in British Columbia.
*Individual results may vary; not a guarantee