Would you like to achieve straighter teeth but do not want to put up with the hassles and unsightly nature of traditional metal braces? If so, you are far from alone; many adults and teens dread the idea of getting braces. We invite you to Visit Coastal Dental to talk about Invisalign. This innovative orthodontic treatment delivers outstanding results and will not mar your smile with a bunch of brackets and wires. Keep reading below to find out more about Invisalign.
What Is Invisalign?
Instead of using brackets and wires to straighten the teeth, Invisalign uses a series of custom-made clear aligners to gently shift the teeth. You wear each aligner as much as possible for about two weeks before moving onto the next one. After you work your way through all of the aligners, your teeth should be in their ideal positions.
The Invisalign Process
The process begins with a consultation. Dr. Zicchino, your dentist in Point Pleasant, will examine your mouth and make sure that you are a candidate for Invisalign. If you are, we’ll use advanced technology to scan your teeth. Then, using advanced software, Dr. Zicchino will plot out your course of treatment. Your aligners will be fabricated using unique, comfortable SmartTrack material. Then, you’ll embark on your journey with Invisalign. You’ll visit us periodically throughout your treatment period so we can check on your progress and answer any questions you may have.
Who Is a Candidate for Invisalign?
Invisalign clear aligners are potentially ideal for anyone who requires orthodontic treatment but does not wish to wear traditional metal braces. Both adults and teens are excellent candidates for Invisalign in Point Pleasant, NJ. Invisalign clear aligners use the most advanced technology to design and create treatments that correct a wide range of teeth-straightening issues.
Invisalign for Teens
While Invisalign is a great option for responsible adults, many parents are concerned that the clear aligners won't be as affective for teens who might not be as dedicated to consistent treatment. Unlike other clear aligner options, Invisalign offers some advantages to help teens (and their parents) stay on top of their Invisalign plans. Some of the many benefits of Invisalign clear braces plans for teens at Coastal Dental Group include the following:
- Up to 75% more predictable tooth movement with SmartTrack® material.
- Treats simple to complex cases through technological innovations such as SmartForce® attachments.
- More comfortable than braces.
- Progress is monitored with blue compliance indicator dots that fade over time to make sure the clear aligners are worn as prescribed.
Cost of Invisalign
The cost of Invisalign is in the same ballpark as the cost of traditional braces. The exact price of your treatment will depend on the extent of your alignment issues, whether you will need any attachments to make your treatment succeed, and other factors. When we give you an estimate for Invisalign, we will also help you explore your payment options. In some cases, patients are able to use dental insurance to cover a portion of Invisalign’s price.