Invisalign in Davis


Invisalign refers to sets of clear aligners that are worn on the
lower and upper teeth to gradually straighten them. Unlike traditional
metal braces, Invisalign does not use wires. In fact, the aligners are
nearly invisible. This allows the patient to straighten teeth
discreetly. This page answers common questions about Invisalign.

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a brand name for thermoplastic invisible aligners for
teeth straightening. Invisalign straightens teeth gradually over a
period of time.

Can I wear any Invisalign aligners?

No, you shouldn’t wear just any aligners. Your Invisalign dentist
will create unique sets for you. These are custom-made to fit you. They
also deliver the required amount of force to move your teeth. Each
patient wears a unique set depending on their problem.

Your Invisalign dentist will give you unique sets at every
appointment and check your progress.

They use computer software to generate images that guide how your
aligner sets are designed.

Who should wear Invisalign?

Invisalign can be worn by children and adults who are looking for
teeth straightening treatments. Invisalign can correct problems with an
underbite, overbite, crossbite, etc.

For how long should I wear Invisalign?

The duration of treatment depends on the current condition of your
teeth. Mild dental problems can be corrected in approximately 6 months,
severe misalignment can be corrected in longer durations of up to 18

Can I eat with aligners on?

No, Invisalign aligners are removable. It is highly recommended to
remove your aligners for all meals. Before putting your aligners back,
you need to brush your teeth.

How do I clean my aligners?

Every time you take your aligners off, clean them before putting them
back in. Brush your aligners and clean them with lukewarm water. You can
also use special cleaning tablets known as Invisalign cleaning

Still have questions about Invisalign? Call our Invisalign
specialists to get answers to your questions.