Dr. Williams emphasizes orthodontic treatment utilizing Invisalign® Invisible braces. There are many different types of Orthodontic braces such as metal braces, ceramic braces lingual braces or even gold braces. Invisalign® braces are unique and have many advantages. Below is a brief overview about Invisalign®. For more information about Invisalign®, call our office for a dental consultation.
What is Invisalign®?
Invisalign ® is way to straighten your teeth without braces. Invisalign® is also referred by many as Invisible Braces, Clear Braces, Adult Braces, Adult Orthodontics.
Invisalign ® uses a series of clear removable aligners to straighten your teeth without metal wires or brackets.
Invisalign ® has been proven effective in clinical research and in orthodontic practices nationwide. In fact, over 70% of all U.S. orthodontists are certified to treat patients with Invisalign®.
How Does Invisalign® Work?
You wear each set of aligners for about 2 weeks, removing them only to eat, drink, brush, and floss.
You'll visit the dental practice of Dr. Williams about once every 6 weeks to ensure that your Invisalign® orthodontic treatment is progressing as planned.
Total treatment time averages 9-15 months and the average number of aligners worn during treatment is between 18 and 30, but both will vary from case to case.
How Are Invisalign® Aligners Made?
The aligners are made through a combination of Dr. Williams' expertise and 3-D computer imaging technology.