At Evans and Vendelis DDS, PA, we strive to offer the best modern dentistry has to offer. Invisalign is a modern orthodontic treatment option that uses a series of clear, plastic aligners to straighten your teeth over time. Unlike traditional braces, permanently attached to your teeth, these removable trays are worn for about two weeks before being switched out for the next set in the series. Each set of aligners is designed to move your teeth slightly closer to their ideal positions. Invisalign is an excellent option for teens and adults who want to improve their smiles without the look of metal braces.
The treatment process begins with an initial consultation at our practice. During this appointment, we will take X-rays and impressions of your mouth to create a treatment plan. Our dentist will map out your treatment plan, including how many sets of aligners you will need to achieve your desired results.
Once your plan is in place, we will order your first series of aligners. You will wear each set for about two weeks before moving on to the next set in the series. You will need to visit our office every few weeks so we can monitor your progress and give you your next set of aligners. Treatment time varies from person to person but typically takes about a year to complete.
What Can Invisalign Fix?
Crowded teeth are a common problem that can cause discomfort when brushing and flossing, leading to tooth decay and gum disease.
Gaps between the teeth can be embarrassing and make people self-conscious about their appearance. Invisalign can help close these gaps and improve the overall appearance of your smile.
An open bite occurs when the top and bottom front teeth do not touch when the mouth is closed. This can lead to speech problems, difficulty chewing, and TMJ disorders.
Crooked teeth can make people feel less confident and embarrassed about their smiles. Invisalign can help straighten your teeth and improve your overall appearance.
The Benefits of Invisalign
- Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible, providing a discreet orthodontic solution. This is particularly beneficial for individuals who wish to straighten their teeth without the noticeable appearance of traditional braces.
- Invisalign aligners are removable, allowing for easy cleaning of the aligners and teeth. This feature promotes better oral hygiene and helps prevent issues like plaque buildup and tooth decay that can occur with traditional braces.
- The aligners are made from smooth, comfortable materials, eliminating the need for wires or brackets that can cause irritation and discomfort. As a result, Invisalign is a more comfortable orthodontic option.
- Unlike traditional braces that come with dietary restrictions to avoid damaging wires or brackets, Invisalign aligners can be removed during meals. This means patients can enjoy their favorite foods without concerns about damaging their orthodontic appliances.
Invisalign offers a revolutionary orthodontic experience, providing virtually invisible aligners tailored to your unique smile. Visit Evans and Vendelis DDS, PA at 9727 Greenside Drive, STE 101, Cockeysville, MD 21030, or call (410) 628-0086 to determine if Invisalign is right for you.