Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about Invisalign® clear aligners. If you do not find an answer to your specific question, or you would like to learn more, please feel free to contact us today.
How much does Invisalign® cost?
The cost of Invisalign® will be dependent on the extent of your needs, as well as the number of aligners necessary to straighten your teeth.
What financial options are available to cover the cost of Invisalign®?
To finance the cost of Invisalign®, we three several payment options: credit card, CareCredit®, and discounts for treatments paid in full. We also accept various insurance plans.
How does Invisalign® work?
Sets of customized aligners are designed to gently and systematically move your teeth in minor increments until the desired result has been achieved.
What are Invisalign® aligners made of?
Fabricated in a design resembling teeth-whitening trays, Invisalign® aligners are made from clear thermoplastic material.
How long should each Invisalign aligner be worn?
Each aligner should be worn for two weeks, and then discarded and replaced with the next aligner in your customized set.
How long does treatment with Invisalign® take?
The length of your treatment will depend on your specific needs, but the average Invisalign® treatment takes about 9 to 15 months to complete.
How should Invisalign® aligners be cleaned?
To clean your aligners, run them under lukewarm water while gently scrubbing them with a toothbrush.
Can I leave my Invisalign® aligners in while drinking?
The aligners can be left in while drinking most liquids, but you may need to rinse your mouth and the aligners afterwards. We recommend using a straw for any liquid other than water.
How drastically will the Invisalign® aligners affect my speech?
You may experience a slight lisp during the first few days of wearing your aligners, but once you get accustomed to how they feel in your mouth, any lisp you may have formed should dissipate.
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