Invisalign – North Central San Antonio, TX
An Orthodontic Solution You Can See Right Through
Straightening your smile isn’t just for children! Today, a fifth of orthodontic patients are adults. However, many are still reluctant to seek orthodontic care because they don’t want to have to wear braces to work for two to three years. With Invisalign clear braces in North Central San Antonio, Legacy Dental SA can provide an image-friendly and more convenient alternative to traditional braces. Contact our office today to ask if Invisalign is right for you.
How Invisalign Works
You’ll receive a series of clear plastic alignment trays that have been customized for you using impressions of your teeth. Each tray will move the teeth slightly closer to the correct alignment. You will wear each tray for about two weeks, then move on to the next one. As the treatment proceeds, you’ll return to our office every six to eight weeks so that we can make any necessary adjustments.
You do not have to worry about Invisalign interrupting your normal diet or your daily hygiene routine; the aligners can be removed so that you can brush, floss and eat without restriction.
Benefits of Invisalign
One of the most obvious advantages of Invisalign is, of course, cosmetic superiority. You won’t have to worry about people staring at brackets and wires in your mouth whenever your speak or smile; most won’t even notice the trays unless they already know what to look for.
Compared to traditional orthodontics – which may require 24 to 36 months – you can complete an Invisalign treatment in as little as one year; you will also spend much less time at our office, as Invisalign visits are much less frequent. As a whole, the treatment also causes much less discomfort, avoiding the soft tissue irritation that’s usually caused by brackets and wires.
Who Does Invisalign Help?
Teenagers and adults can all benefit from Invisalign if they want to avoid the various inconveniences associated with braces. Invisalign can address the most common orthodontic issues, including:
If there’s not enough space between your teeth, you might not be able to brush or floss correctly. To avoid cavities, you can use Invisalign to create the room your teeth need to line up properly.
Spaces Between Teeth
Teeth that are too far apart create a space for food particles to become trapped, increasing the risk of tooth decay and bad breath. With Invisalign, we can close these unsightly, unhealthy gaps.
If your bite doesn’t line up correctly, the uneven pressure and the possible teeth grinding that follows could wear down your teeth faster than normal. There are a few different kinds of bite alignment problems (such as overbite) that Invisalign can help with.
Making Invisalign Affordable
The price of Invisalign is different for everyone, since the number of aligners needed to correct certain issues will vary from patient to patient; we can help form a more precise estimate during your consultation for the treatment. Don’t forget about dental insurance; if your plan would cover other orthodontic treatments like braces, it will probably also pay for Invisalign. If you don’t have insurance, feel free to ask about the discounts provided by our Premium Dental Wellness plans. Explore your options to find the best way to make your new smile affordable!