Invisalign

Invisalign

Achieve a Straighter Smile with Invisalign® at East Adelaide Dental Studio

What Is Invisalign®?

At East Adelaide Dental Studio, we’re proud to offer patients options when it comes to their oral health. With Invisalign clear aligners, you can achieve straighter teeth without the need for traditional metal braces and brackets. Invisalign consists of wearing a series of custom fit clear aligners to move your teeth into proper position, correcting many of the same issues that traditional metal braces address. A few benefits of Invisalign include:

  • Aesthetically pleasing—no one will be able to tell you’re wearing braces
  • Invisalign is removable—you can remove your retainers for eating and brushing
  • Less time at the dentist—Invisalign usually requires less adjusting time than traditional braces
  • Improved comfort—because Invisalign isn’t fixed to your teeth with cement, there may be less discomfort and no dietary restrictions

What to Expect

At your first appointment, we’ll evaluate your smile and bite to get a better understanding of your issues and whether or not you’re a great candidate for Invisalign. If we deem you a great candidate, we’ll discuss the entire process from start to finish with you so there are no surprises throughout your treatment.

Next, we’ll take impressions of your teeth and complete a 3D analysis of your mouth to determine treatment length as well as your potential outcome. Then, we’ll schedule you for a follow-up visit in which we’ll run by the projected changes to your smile. You’ll also receive a complete quote at this time.

If you have any additional questions, we’re always happy to address them.

Continued Treatment

After beginning your treatment, Invisalign aligners need to be worn at lease 22 hours out of each day. Every one-two weeks (depending on your progress), you’ll change out your old retainer for a new one that is slightly different. Week after week, you’ll begin to notice a straighter, improved smile. Regular maintenance appointments are required so we can track your progress and ensure you experience the best outcome possible.

Invisalign i7 for Minor Problems

Some patients don’t have complex orthodontic issues. In simpler cases such as these, work is only required on the front teeth to achieve a better smile. To help address this concern, Invisalign introduced a system of clear aligners designed to correct minor aesthetic issues for just the front six teeth. This treatment is much faster and discreet than traditional metal braces. Results can be seen in as little as six months.

Find Out If You’re a Candidate

If you’d like to learn more about Invisalign and determine whether or not it’s a viable treatment plan for your needs, we’d be happy to help. Contact our practice today to learn more about your options.

Frequently Asked Questions

Invisalign is a teeth straightening treatment that uses clear aligners to gradually move teeth into proper position, similar to traditional braces. However, Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible, removable, and offer improved comfort during treatment.
Some of the benefits of Invisalign include its aesthetic appeal (the aligners are nearly invisible), removability (you can take them out for eating and brushing), shorter adjustment times, and improved comfort compared to traditional braces.
During your initial appointment, we’ll evaluate your smile and bite to determine if Invisalign is suitable for your needs. If it is, we’ll take impressions and complete a 3D analysis to estimate the treatment length and outcome. You’ll receive a detailed treatment plan and quote.
After starting your Invisalign treatment, you’ll wear the aligners for at least 22 hours a day and change them every one to two weeks based on your progress. Regular maintenance appointments are necessary to monitor your progress and ensure the best outcome.
Yes, Invisalign offers a specific system called Invisalign i7 designed to address minor aesthetic issues, primarily focusing on the front six teeth. This treatment is faster and more discreet than traditional braces, with results often visible in as little as six months.
To determine if Invisalign is right for you and to learn more about your treatment options, contact our practice today. We’ll be happy to evaluate your needs and provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision.

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