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FAQs Invisalign

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is clear braces for teeth…clinically proven to straighten teeth without metal braces.

Wearing a series of removable…clear braces – your teeth will gradually move into the desired position…giving you a confident smile.You can remove Invisalign invisible braces for comfortable eating…easy cleaning… special occasions.

How do Invisalign Invisible braces work?

Your Doctor’s personal diagnosis will determine your customized set of invisible aligners. Each set of your custom made aligners are created in a laboratory using advanced 3D computer imaging technology. Until your teeth are straight, you wear each Invisilign aligner for two weeks before replacing it with your next customized aligner.

Why should I choose Invisalign invisible braces?

Invisalign clear braces are indeed nearly invisible – straighten your teeth without anyone noticing how.

Invisalign clear braces are comfortable – no wires…no metal…no long term mouth soreness…no wires or metal to cause mouth sores. Invisalign clear braces are removable – eat…drink…practice necessary dental hygiene without hinderance. Invisalign clear braces will transform your teeth – you’ll smile with confidence like you have nothing to hide.

Is Invisalign treatment only for adults?

No – Invisalign consistently works well for pre-teens…teenagers…and adults of all ages. The patients we have treated range in age from 11 to 80 years old. Basically, Invisalign will work for almost anyone who is committed to wearing the Invisalign invisible aligners at all times except for eating, brushing and flossing…and Invisalign will transform your teeth into a beautiful smile.

How do I get started with my Invisalign treatment?

After your free initial Invisalign evaluation we will discuss your goals for a confident new smile.

We will take full-face digital x-rays orthodontic photographs and customized impressions of your teeth to create
a digital replica of your mouth.

Your Doctor will apply his experience and advanced computer technology to plan your customized Invisalign treatment. Following 4-5 weeks of computerized design you will return to our office for your first set of customized aligners. Your Doctor will show you a model of the smile you can expect following your Invisalign treatment.

Smile with confidence

Invisalign makes it easier than ever! Unlike conventional, unsightly metal braces that can injure your mouth, trap food, and harbor germs, Invisalign uses a series of clear plastic aligners to gently shift your teeth into the smile you’ve always wanted. Plus, caring for your teeth while they’re being straightened is simple and convenient—just remove the aligners for regular brushing and flossing, and replace them when you’re done.

 

*Dr. Durling is recognized as an Invisalign provider by Align Technology. **Cosmetic dentistry, implantology, implant dentistry, and TMJ therapy are specialty areas not recognized by the ADA and require no specific educational training to advertise this service. ***Dr Durling, Dr Crawford, and Dr Dexter are not specialists in orthodontics. ****Conscious sedation is taught as part of the post graduate residency program approved by the ADA. Dr Durling and Dr Crawford are certified in the State of Missouri for oral conscious sedation.