Gone are the days when braces were the only solution for a straighter smile—welcome to the world of Invisalign! At 818 Dental, we believe in providing our patients with the most innovative and comfortable orthodontic treatment available. Invisalign offers flexibility, discretion, and a treatment plan that doesn’t interfere with your daily life. Our goal is to help you enjoy the journey to a stunning smile, not just the destination.
Read below to learn more and contact our Durham, NC office if you have any questions!
What Is Invisalign®?
Invisalign is a modern, cutting-edge orthodontic treatment that uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gently and effectively straighten your teeth. These custom-made aligners are virtually invisible, allowing you to maintain your confidence and complete privacy throughout the entire process. Invisalign has revolutionized the world of orthodontics, providing patients with an alternative to traditional metal braces.
The Invisalign® Process
The Invisalign process begins with a thorough consultation with our skilled provider. We will evaluate your teeth, discuss your goals, and determine if Invisalign is the right fit for you. If so, we’ll create a personalized treatment plan using advanced 3D imaging technology.
Next, your custom-made aligners will be created using state-of-the-art materials. You’ll wear each set of aligners for approximately two weeks, gradually shifting your teeth into their desired positions. As you progress through the series of aligners, you’ll notice your smile becoming straighter and more aligned. During this time, you’ll have regular check-ups at our office to monitor your progress and make any necessary adjustments.
The duration of your Invisalign treatment will depend on your specific needs, but most patients complete their journey within six to twelve months. Once you’ve reached the end of your treatment plan, you’ll be provided with a retainer to maintain your beautifully aligned smile.
The Benefits Of Invisalign®
Invisalign offers several advantages over traditional braces, making it an increasingly popular choice for patients seeking orthodontic treatment. Some of the key benefits include:
- Comfort: Invisalign aligners are made of smooth, BPA-free plastic, eliminating the discomfort associated with metal brackets and wires.
- Aesthetics: The clear aligners are virtually invisible, allowing you to maintain your confidence and privacy throughout the treatment process.
- Convenience: Invisalign aligners are removable, making it easy to maintain your oral hygiene, eat your favorite foods, and participate in sports or other activities without worry of a broken appliance.
- Customization: Your treatment plan is tailored to your unique needs, ensuring optimal results.
Am I A Candidate?
Invisalign is suitable for most teens and adults seeking to improve their smiles. It can effectively treat a wide range of orthodontic issues, including overcrowding, gaps, overbites, underbites, and crossbites. However, not everyone is a candidate for Invisalign. During your consultation, our specialists will thoroughly assess your orthodontic needs and dental health to determine if Invisalign is the right solution for you.
At 818 Dental, we want you to enjoy every step of your Invisalign journey. Our specialists are dedicated to making your treatment as comfortable, efficient, and enjoyable as possible. We’ll be there to guide you, answer your questions, and celebrate your milestones. With proven outcomes and stunning results, Invisalign is truly an incredible option for a smile transformation. Let us be your partners on this exciting journey to a more confident and radiant you! Call today to schedule your consultation.