Invisalign® is a corrective orthodontic technique used to treat a wide range of oral conditions. Invisalign treatment uses a series of clear braces to slowly correct the teeth. The process starts with an examination of your condition and a consultation about what your dental goals are. Then, computer imaging and X-rays are used to get a precise image of the current state of your teeth. These images are used to design a series of Invisalign clear braces that you will switch out every 1 to 2 weeks. This process lasts anywhere from 6 to 18 months to complete. The length is dependent on what is being corrected. Let’s explore what conditions Invisalign can help treat so you know if it’s for you.
Not everything goes smoothly as our teeth grow. Teeth can be pushed together and begin to overlap as new teeth come in. However, crowding can also happen from missing teeth. Invisalign can help reverse crowding by applying pressure on the teeth and pushing them back into the desired position.
Crooked teeth can be caused by the crowding of teeth, wisdom teeth not being removed, or teeth coming in at an angle. Invisalign can help reposition teeth and fix crooked teeth. That way, you can proudly flash your straight pearly whites.
A misaligned bite can cause issues with chewing, talking, and sleeping. A misaligned bite can also cause headaches, muscle tension, TMJ disorder, and more. A misaligned bite is commonly called an underbite, overbite, or crossbite, depending on how the bite is misaligned. Invisalign can shift your teeth and help correct your bite. This can not only fix your misaligned bite but improve your appearance as well.
We hope you feel more confident in potentially seeking Invisalign treatment now that you better understand what Invisalign can treat. Our team at Gentle Dental Care, LLC, provides Invisalign treatments and would be happy to walk you through the entire process. Our staff has decades of combined experience and provides our expertise to ensure every treatment is as effective and comfortable as possible. If you’re considering Invisalign, then contact Gentle Dental Care, LLC, at 732-549-5660 today.