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Mona Bhaskar, DDS
Clear Aligners Straighten Teeth
Smile VA

Clear Aligners Straighten Teeth

Have you thought about straightening your teeth but were concerned about the appearance of braces on your teeth? Well, now there is Invisalign. By using a series of clear, removable aligners, Invisalign straightens your teeth with results youll notice sooner than you think. This eliminates the need for any metal bands or wires. These are clear and practically invisible; most people will never know youre straightening your teeth – unless you tell them.
The course of treatment involves changing aligners approximately every two weeks, moving your teeth into a straighter position step by step, until you have a more beautiful smile. And unlike braces, these clear aligners are comfortable and can be removed while you eat, brush and floss.
Because the aligners are clear and nearly invisible you can go to school, work, or social events with the aligners in and no one will know you are straightening your teeth. And since they are removable, you can take the clear aligners out for special events or if you speak to groups or conduct meetings.

An average Invisalign course of treatment takes about a year. The total number of clear aligners is specific to you, determined by your dentist for your course of treatment. Youll see your dentist every six to eight weeks for adjustments and to check progress. At regular intervals, youll receive a new set of custom-molded clear aligners to continue the straightening process.
Whether your smile needs minor improvements or more extensive adjustments, Invisalign can certainly help. Its successful in treating overly crowded or widely spaced teeth. It can also relieve more complex issues, including overbites, underbites and even crossbites. When your course of treatment has ended, you can feel more confident with your stunning smile.

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