Invisalign – The “Invisible” Alternative to Braces
Invisalign is a revolutionary treatment option that is finally giving patients an alternative to traditional braces. If you have been avoiding fixing your alignment issues because you dreaded getting ugly and painful braces, don't worry, there is another option.
Rather than using brackets, wires, and rubber bands, this solution utilizes straighteners made of clear, soft plastic. They are just as effective but nearly invisible and a lot less painful to wear. Plus, you don't have to make changes to your diet or lifestyle. It's finally easy to treat alignment issues thanks to these innovations.
Who's It For?
Invisalign is an option for a large number of patients with alignment issues. It's ideal for teens who need braces but don't want to be seen wearing them. It's great for adults who are embarrassed about their crooked teeth but have avoided fixing them due to the stigma of adult braces. And it's the perfect option for anyone who worries that brackets and wires will prove to be too restrictive or too painful.
However, there are some alignment issues that this solution is not designed to correct. And there are some patients, especially young children, who would be better served by another treatment option. The only way to know for sure if your are a candidate is to schedule a consultation with an orthodontist.
Make sure you see one that has extensive experience with this, and perfectly understands how it can help patients with alignment issues.
Such as The Happy Tooth. Find an office near you.
Why Choose It?
The better question might be “why not choose it” because it has so many advantages. First, it effectively corrects a wide range of alignment issues. And since it does so with clear plastic straighteners, the treatment is nearly invisible to other people, just the opposite of braces.
The straighteners do not irritate the gums or cheeks, and they are often less painful than brackets and wires. Plus, the straightener can be removed when eating, brushing, or flossing to give you the complete use of your natural teeth.
It's the treatment option that doesn't require compromises.
Restore Your Smile the Easy Way
Crooked teeth don't have to hold you back, and neither do braces. This clear aligner solution makes it easy to achieve the smile you want without anyone knowing, and without years of pain and inconvenience. It's the alternative that millions have been searching for.
Orthodontics is a long-term relationship that involves very personal interaction. Therefore, it’s important to make sure your orthodontist has a personality and communication style that meshes well with yours. On top of that, he or she needs to have adequate orthodontic experience and training and be well versed in modern technology and procedures.
The Happy Tooth's orthodontic specialists are all members of the American Association of Orthodontists. They have each taken an additional three years of post-graduate work in orthodontics beyond the four years of dental school required to practice general dentistry. You can trust that your smile is in good hands with The Happy Tooth orthodontics.
- Invisalign Teen
Nearly undetectable on your teeth, Invisalign Teen is ideal for the sports driven, active lifestyle of teenagers.
Custom-made, clear aligners can improve your smile without giving up the food you love and the comfort you desire.
Want quick results from your treatment option? Their Express option can have your smile improved in just six months.
A Happier Orthodontic Experience With The Happy Tooth
We know that you have many offices available to you for orthodontic care. Choosing the right orthodontist is a very important decision. At The Happy Tooth, we offer a complimentary new patient consultation to help you make the right decision when seeking an orthodontist for
yourself or a member of your family.
At The Happy Tooth, we care about our patients and treat you like family. During your complimentary new patient consultation, our staff will gladly answer any questions you have about this specific treatment or our other orthodontic options. We want you to feel comfortable with your orthodontic treatment decisions – and happy with your results for years to come.
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Recent Invisalign Patient, Cliff
Thoughts and opinions expressed in these video are that of the patient and do not necessarily represent the views of The Happy Tooth. In rare cases, allergic reactions can occur. Not intended for patients with active periodontal disease. Prescription required. Results may vary.
When Sandra made the decision to get Invisalign clear aligners, her life changed in many ways. Listen to her talk about the differences before and after her treatment.
Even though Vicky had braces as a teenager, she noticed that her teeth were shifting again in her twenties. She made the decision to get clear aligners, and talks about how the clear aligners improved her self-esteem as a professional and as a mother.
Danni has always wanted to have a smile that reflected her best self. These clear aligners gave Danni the opportunity to keep following her dreams without missing a beat.
Follow as Katrina reflects on the end of her treatment and looks forward to the future with a beautiful new smile. Now that Katrina has finished her treatment, she has seen some positive career advancements, celebrated a birthday, and got engaged! Self-confidence is so important, and straightening her teeth with these clear aligners has helped her be a more confident actress.
So excited to be working with Invisalign Teen in bringing you guys this, and along with me on my journey!
What Our Own Patients Say
Browse through these helpful articles to help you learn more about this clear aligner solution and how it can help you restore your smile.
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Looking for Invisalign alternatives? Invisalign is a great way to straighten your teeth and improve your smile. However, some people are scared off by the high price tag and commitment to seeing the orthodontist regularly. This has many people looking for different kinds of teeth aligners. Here we’ll review the four options currently available on the market, along with some ways to make Invisalign treatments less expensive. In short, we feel that Invisalign is the most worthwhile option. But, as in all things, do your research and look at some Invisalign alternatives.
How Long Does Invisalign Take To Straighten Teeth?
Invisalign is a great way to straighten your teeth without the hassle or discomfort of traditional metal braces. People often wonder "How long does Invisalign take to straighten teeth?" A course of treatment with Invisalign takes 12 months for most adults, although actual time will vary from person to person. Many people start seeing a difference in their teeth within two to three months of starting to use the aligners.
How Much Do Braces Cost With Insurance?
To tell you the truth, braces are not cheap. Nor should they be: Applying braces and managing them is a medical procedure, and it pays to have that procedure done correctly by a licensed professional. But wait a sec--if it’s a medical procedure, does insurance cover them? How much do braces cost with insurance? We understand that cost is a big consideration when deciding to get braces for yourself or your child. Here, we’ll try to get a handle on what braces typically cost with insurance, and ways to bring that cost down.
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