Invisalign – The Clear Alternative to Braces
The Invisalign System is a virtually invisible treatment that uses an innovative
approach to effectively straighten teeth. Invisalign treatment uses a series of
custom-made removable aligners with unique Smart Force technology that
gradually moves your teeth to the ideal position.
How does the Invisalign System work?
Initially, your Invisalign-trained doctor will take photos, Xrays if
required. Then a digital scan or impression is taken to create a treatment plan.
these records are used along with the treatment prescribed by your
dentist to create a customised 3D treatment plan just for you. You will be able
to see the final position your teeth are predicted to reach after your
treatment. This plan is used to develop your customised aligners and also
estimate the likely length of your treatment. You can decide to proceed with the
treatment at this stage.
The customised aligners will be manufactured and shipped to your
Your series of custom-made aligners will be given to you(typically 3-4
sets a time) for you to wear everyday n change as told by your doctor.
You will be visiting your doctor 6-8 weeks to monitor the progress and
receive the next series of aligners.
After you have finished with the treatment, you may need to use
retainers to help make sure the new position of your teeth is maintained.
Advantages of Invisalign Treatment
Invisalign clear aligners are removable, making it easier to brush, floss
and maintain your oral health.
Invisalign treatment may give you visible results from as early as the first
month of treatment.
Attend functions and events in confidence as Invisaligns are virtually
invisible, nobody would notice you are having your teeth straightened.
Or you can take them off for a few hours and wear them again post your
With doctor visits only every 6-8weeks, Invisalign clear aligners are ideal
even for a hectic lifestyle.
Craving a snack? Since Invisalign clear aligners are easily removable, you
have the freedom to eat, chew and drink whatever you like.
Gapped Teeth- when there is considerable space between at least two of your
teeth, and can cause gum problems.
Crossbite- When upper and lower jaws are both misaligned and reverse
leading to wear n tear n thus bone loss
Overbite-when upper teeth bite over lower teeth.
Underbite-when lower teeth protrude past the front upper teeth, preventing
Overcrowding-when there is lack of room within jaw for all your teeth to fit
normally, leading to plaque accumulation thereby weakening gums.
Open bite- when upper and lower teeth are unable to make physical contact
when the jaws are closed, making chewing and even talking difficult.