Lancaster Dental Care Associates
Cosmetic & Family Dentistry located in Lancaster, CA
When it comes to straightening your teeth, bands and brackets are no longer your only options. Invisalign® is an innovative teeth-straightening system that quickly, comfortably, and discreetly improves your smile. At Lancaster Dental Care Associates in Lancaster, California, cosmetic and family dentist Kamran Saidara, DDS, and the team offer Invisalign as an orthodontic treatment. To schedule a consultation, call the office or book an appointment online today.
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign is an advanced teeth-straightening system and a comfortable alternative to traditional braces. Instead of placing bands and brackets on your teeth, Invisalign uses custom-made removable clear aligners that move your teeth into a straighter position.
The Invisalign aligners are made from a special thermoplastic material called SmartTrack®. The thermoplastic adheres to your teeth and applies pressure that gently and efficiently moves your teeth into better alignment.
The aligners are nearly invisible and very comfortable.
Can Invisalign fix my misalignment problem?
When you visit Lancaster Dental Care Associates for an orthodontic consultation, your dentist conducts a thorough evaluation of your misalignment issues to determine if Invisalign is right for you.
Though it may sound too good to be true, Invisalign can fix most misalignment problems, including:
- Open bite
- Teeth crowding
- Gapped teeth
- General misalignment
Lancaster Dental Care Associates offers Invisalign treatments for teens and adults.
How does Invisalign work?
Invisalign is a customized teeth-straightening system. During your initial Invisalign visit, the team at Lancaster Dental Care Associates uses advanced computer technology to create your Invisalign treatment plan.
This plan allows you to see step-by-step how the aligners move your teeth. You can even see what your smile will look like after treatment.
The team uses the computer plan and 3D imaging technology to create your customized set of aligners. You wear each set for two weeks and then switch to the next set.
The team at Lancaster Dental Care Associates recommends you keep your aligners in your mouth for 20-22 hours a day to get the fastest results. They recommend you remove your aligners to eat and clean your teeth.
What can I expect during treatment with Invisalign?
Once you start your Invisalign treatment, the team at Lancaster Dental Care Associates schedules follow-up visits every six weeks to monitor your progress. When you’ve completed your Invisalign treatment, your dentist gives you a retainer to help you maintain your new look.
Though treatment time varies, most Invisalign patients can expect to see their new, straighter smile within 12-18 months.
When it comes to straightening your teeth, traditional braces are no longer your only option. To see if Invisalign is right for you, call Lancaster Dental Care Associates or book an appointment online today.