Invisalign® is a clear alternative to braces for straightening teeth. The system uses a series of clear plastic aligners to gently shift teeth into place over a period of time.
It’s a fast, effective and comfortable way to straighten your teeth. It can be used to treat a variety of conditions including bite problems, crooked teeth and gaps.
Invisalign® is a series of clear plastic aligners. They’re used to gently shift teeth into place by shifting the underlying bone.
They can be used to treat a number of problems including crooked teeth, gaps between teeth, bite problems, minor jaw misalignment and bite issues that cause discomfort.
They’re often prescribed alongside other treatments such as braces or extractions.
The system can be used to treat a wide range of conditions including:
Invisalign® is usually used to treat mild cases of bite problems. It’s not suitable for people with severe tooth crowding or complex cases.
Your dentist will advise you whether Invisalign® is suitable for you based on your unique case and you’ll receive a series of aligners to use.
The treatment takes about two years to complete.
You might need a couple of extra visits to your dentist during this time.
Some of your teeth might need to be removed and replaced with implants.
You can see the results immediately
Invisalign® can be used for most cases where braces are recommended.
It can be used when you have:
It’s best suited to mild to moderate cases of these problems.