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A New Smile In the New Year With Invisalign
Michael King DDS (Mira Dental Care)

A New Smile In the New Year With Invisalign

Start your new year with a new healthy smile and gums. Using Invisalign, you can straighten your teeth without interfering with your day-to-day life. Invisalign aligners are clear and invisible and are an alternative to traditional braces. The aligners are easy to maintain and, for most patients, can provide results faster than traditional braces.

The Procedure

The number of appointments you will need to complete the procedure will depend on the spacing and crowding of your teeth. Typically, patients need about six to nine months of treatments to achieve the smile they are looking for.

Before starting Invisalign treatment, you should discuss your expectations with your dentist. In order for you to get a better idea of your treatment, your dentist will take impressions and photos.

Many dentists will also show you a virtual image of your teeth and exactly how Invisalign will move them in order to achieve your desired result. This gives you a chance to discuss the final outcome with your dentist before even getting started.

During the treatment, you will receive a new set of custom-made aligners from your dentist every two weeks. Changing aligners every two weeks keeps your teeth gradually moving to their desired position.

During Invisalign treatments, it is important to take care of your teeth. This includes good oral hygiene and regular dental visits every three months to keep your teeth healthy.

Invisalign is another option, in an addition to traditional braces, for straightening your teeth and improving your smile. For more information about Invisalign treatments, consult with your dentist or orthodontist.

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