Invisalign is a brand that make clear removable aligner that are designed to straighten your teeth. Our practice in Hertfordshire has dentists that have the experience and expertise to fit your Invisalign braces.
Clear aligners are a great alternative to fixed braces as you they can not be seen by the human eye, you can eat what you want and they are easily kept clean.
When wearing aligners they should only be removed to eat, drink and brush your teeth.
Aligners are custom made and bespoke to the individual they are designed to move the teeth gradually and normally are changed every two weeks. Retainers will be provided at the end of the treatment for all Hertfordshire patients.
What is Invisalign treatment?
Invisalign treatment is the process of wearing a series of clear removable aligners that gradually straighten your teeth. They work without bracket and wires, and none of the restrictions that come with metal braces.
What are Invisalign clear aligners made of and what do they look like?
Invisalign clear aligners are made of flexible plastic.
how will invisalign straighten my teeth?
The dentist will create a unique, digital treatment plan that maps out the exact movement of your teeth. Your aligners are then designed to apply the right amount of pressure to the right place at the right time based on your bespoke plan. Your dentist will monitor your progress through out your treatment ensuring your aligners fit correctly.
Will I need to wear a retainer after treatment to prevent my teeth from moving again?
It is recommended that anyone who has completed orthodontic treatment use a retainer to prevent teeth from gradually shifting back towards their initial position. Every case is different so your dentist will discuss with you.
is Invisalign treatment right for me?
Yes! Invisalign can be a great solution for both adults and teens looking for a virtually invisble method to improve their smile. Innovations and technology make it possible to fix nearly all common teeth straightening, and bite issues from simple to complex and without interfering with your life.
What is the treatment process?
Invisalign starts with a consultation with an invisalign trained dentist. The dentist will evaluate your smile and them create a precise digital treatment plan that showcases the step by step transformation of your smile. Once the plan is approved, your bespoke aligned will be created. You will wear each set of aligners for 20-22 hours a day, changing to a new set of aligners as directed by your dentist.
How long will treatment take?
The duration of treatment depends on lots of factors, like how complex your case is and how often you wear your aligners. The dentist will determine exactly how long your treatment will take based on your specific needs. On average, Invisalign treatment takes between 12-18 months, however results can start seeing results in a matter of weeks.
How much does invisalign treatment cost?
In most cases, the cost of invisalign treatment is similar to the cost of braces. The dentist will determine the cost of your treatment based on how complex your case is and how many aligners you need.
are there any restrictions on what I can eat while in treatment?
No None! Invisalign clear aligners are removable, so there are no food restriction at all. With traditional wires and brackets, there is a long list of foods you unfortunately can’t enjoy because they can damage or get stuck in your braces.
Please call the practice to find out more information on 01279 652 400.