Many individuals were not candidates for traditional braces when they were young, however, today they desire to have straighter teeth. Another pool of individuals may actually have had braces at one time but still desire straighter teeth. With advanced technology at DentalWorks - Great Northern at North Olmsted, OH, clear aligner trays, such as Invisalign, can straighten the teeth. Invisalign uses numerous sets of trays to gently and slowly shift the teeth into alignment. These clear fit snugly over the teeth and are worn throughout the day and night. They are usually only taken off for eating, drinking colored liquids, and brushing. Invisalign from our dentists at DentalWorks - Great Northern can rapidly improve the teeth for a beautiful smile.
What to Expect
If the patient decides that Invisalign is the right choice for teeth straightening needs, treatment begins with digital X-rays of the mouth so that the trays can be manufactured. Our dentists and the staff at DentalWorks - Great Northern help each patient to understand how to wear and care for their aligners, and discuss to the patient about the importance of making sure wear the aligners in for 20-22 hours a day. Invisalign are to be worn for two weeks before a new set of aligners are then provided. This is based on the how quickly the teeth become aligned. During each visit at DentalWorks - Great Northern, our dentists will provide the patient a precise timeframe of how much longer they will need to wear Invisalign.
Once the Invisalign treatment is completed, it is important that the patient wear an Invisalign Vivera retainer to continue to keep the results. Most patients need to wear their retainer in place during the night. For continued success, patients should continue to visit our dentists at DentalWorks - Great Northern twice a year and follow a diligent home oral routine.
The total cost of Invisalign will vary based on the complexity pertaining to the patient's teeth, and the number of aligner phases that will be necessary. Dental insurance with orthodontics may cover half or more of the expense. This varies depending on the patient's coverage. The staff at DentalWorks - Great Northern will solidify what the patient's benefits are so that an accurate fee can be provided by our dentists during the patient's initial consultation.
Plan Your Procedure
For adults who have a nice smile, but have a need for straighter teeth, Invisalign from DentalWorks - Great Northern in North Olmsted, OH are a great solution to meet your cosmetic goals. Discreetly hidden orthodontic aligners can be worn easily to provide you the smile you want. Our dentists will discuss all of the options with clear braces today and determine if Invisalign at DentalWorks - Great Northern is the right choice for you.