Have you been thinking about Invisalign for yourself or a family member? It is a great way of getting your teeth to straighten out without big metal brackets on your teeth.
However, it is not ideal for everyone out there.
It is important to know if you would do well with a system of aligners like that before investing in it. Here are a few of the most common FAQs when it comes to getting Invisalign.
Questions Many People Have About Invisalign
What is Invisalign? This is a system of aligners that you wear to shift the position of the teeth you have in your mouth. Each set of aligners is worn approximately two weeks, then a new set is put in.
How many people use Invisalign?
This system is so popular that over 2.5 million people are using this system and loving the results they are getting. Who can use Invisalign? Most teenagers through adults with healthy mouths can use Invisalign. It is typically covered under any dental plan that will cover traditional braces, too!
Do you need to see your dentist often during treatment? Normally, you check in with us every 2-3 sets of aligners, or every 4-6 weeks. This is just to make sure everything is on track, and typically only takes a few minutes per visit.
How long does Invisalign take to work? People who need minimal work done are typically completely finished with treatment in about 9 months. Those with extensive shifting to do are often done at about 18 months.
If you have more questions about Invisalign, call us and come in for a visit. We can help explain to you how we believe Invisalign would help, and even get the process started if you choose that type of treatment.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (408) 669-5400 today.