Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment option that serves as an alternative to traditional metal braces.
Whereas traditional braces use metal or ceramic brackets fitted to teeth with dental cement, Invisalign treatments use customised clear aligners made of durable dental-safe plastic.
Compared to traditional metal braces, Invisalign correction treatments are less painful, more aesthetically pleasing, and less abrasive on tooth enamel.
While it has limitations, the Invisalign correction system effectively treats common crowding and spacing issues. With tailored treatment, Invisalign can also improve the condition of more complex dental problems.
For example, bite issues can cause speech impediments, difficulty speaking, and bone development problems. Excessive jawbone growth, tooth loss, and periodontal disease sometimes result in widely spaced teeth. These are both examples of conditions that can be treated with Invisalign.
Crossbite, overbite, and underbite are conditions that alter biting position and strength. Invisalign works to correct these issues by moving teeth into the proper positions.
Tooth crowding occurs when there is not enough space in the jaw for all of a patient’s natural teeth. Left unaddressed, crowding causes tooth decay and jaw pain and can lead to gum disease.
Invisalign works to correct this condition by fitting teeth together in a moral natural way, improving bite health and reducing bone loss in the jaw.
Finding tailored orthodontic solutions in your area doesn’t have to be challenging. Reach out to All About Dental today to schedule an Invisalign consultation and see if bracket-free dental correction is right for you.
While traditional metal braces typically take 12 to 24 months to complete tooth repositioning, Invisalign treatment can be completed in as little as 3 to 6 months. Patients should note that treatment duration depends on the severity of conditions being treated, and as a result, Invisalign treatment can take as long as 18 months to complete.
In many cases, dentists offer considerable discounts on initial Invisalign consultations and may offer discounts on the treatment itself.
Overall treatment costs vary for each patient. Schedule a consultation to start the conversation. From here, patients can discuss treatment options with dental professionals, determining the type and duration of treatments needed.
Please call our dental clinic on (02) 9520 9031 to discuss your individual needs and price guide.
Absolutely! Invisalign has proven to be very effective in correcting a variety of spacing and bite placement issues. In many cases, the Invisalign correction system accomplishes what traditional braces can without painful metal brackets, uncomfortable dental cement, and cumbersome wires.
Some dental conditions may respond better to traditional braces. Discuss your specific dental treatment needs with your dentist to determine whether or not Invisalign orthodontic correction is right for you.