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What is Invisalign?

Your Invisalign treatment will consist of a series of aligners that you switch out about every two weeks. Each aligner is individually manufactured with exact calculations to gradually shift your teeth into place. And since your Invisalign system is custom-made for your teeth and your teeth only, with a plan devised by you and your dentist or orthodontist, you know you’ll end up with a smile that truly fits.

If you’re ready for a smile that transforms your appearance, Invisalign is your answer. Although there are many choices out there, no other works as effortlessly as the Invisalign system.

Invisalign is the best way to transform your smile without interfering with your day-to-day life.

Invisalign Treatment Process

You may be familiar with how the Invisalign treatment works, but we would like to take you through each step of the treatment process, from consultation to confident smile. Whether you are considering treatment for yourself or someone else, knowing more about the entire process can help you be more confident in your decision to choose Invisalign.

1. FREE Consultation
During the FREE consultation, you and the doctor will discuss your case in detail to determine if you’re a good candidate for Invisalign. Invisalign now addresses many cases, from simple to complex. Your doctor will determine if Invisalign is right for you. This is a good opportunity to ask any questions you have about the treatment: costs, dental/orthodontic insurance, or any other concerns you may have.

2. Getting Started
We will take x-rays, pictures and impressions of your teeth, which Invisalign will use to create a digital 3-D image of them. From these images we will map out a precise treatment plan, including the exact movements of your teeth. Using this same technology, we will even be able to show you a virtual representation of how your teeth will move with each stage of treatment.

3. Getting Your Personal, Custom Aligners
Based on your individual treatment plan, a series of custom-made, clear aligners are created specifically for you. These aligners are made of a smooth, comfortable BPA-free plastic that won’t irritate your cheeks and gums like traditional metal braces often do. Simply wear them throughout the day, and remove them when you eat or to brush and floss your teeth. As you wear each set of aligners, your teeth gently and gradually begin to shift into place. And because they’re virtually invisible, most people won’t even notice you’re wearing them.

4. A Simple Process With Occasional Checkups
Approximately every two weeks, you will begin wearing a new set of aligners, advancing you to the next stage of your treatment. To monitor your progress, you will also have occasional checkups with the doctor, usually only every six weeks or so. At every stage, you will be able to see how much closer you are to having the smile that reflects the real you.

5. Length of Time Until You Reveal Your New Smile
While every case is unique to each patient, treatment typically takes approximately a year for adults. For teens, the length of treatment is comparable to that of braces, but since your teeth won’t be covered by wires and brackets, you’ll be able to see improvement much sooner. For best results and a timely outcome, you should wear your aligners for 20 to 22 hours per day, throughout your entire treatment.

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Here are some of the common conditions currently treated with Invisalign; if there is a specific issue that you do not see addressed here, please contact us for more information and to see if Invisalign is right for you.

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We proudly offer Invisalign Clear Aligners to our patients in Arapahoe County, Centennial, Arvada, Greenwood Village, Denver, Lakewood, Littleton, Columbine, Englewood, Castlepines, Westminster, Golden, and Broomfield.