Invisalign Specialist Los Angeles
If you are a candidate for Invisalign, our Los Angeles Invisalign specialist will create a customized treatment plan just for you. Our dentist will take X-rays, pictures, and impressions of your teeth which will be used to make a digital 3-D image of your teeth’s progression through the Invisalign process. At this early stage of the procedure, our Invisalign specialist in Los Angeles will already be able to tell you how long your treatment should last. Every patient is different, but for the most part, adults will have Invisalign for a year while teens will have Invisalign for about the same length of time they would have regular braces.
Once your treatment plan is in place, a set of customized, clear aligners is made that will perfectly fit over your teeth. The aligners are made of smooth, clear plastic, so as opposed to traditional, metal braces that would scrape your cheeks and gums, Invisalign aligners will not cause any discomfort at all. Plus, Invisalign does not cause the same inconvenience as metal braces since you can remove them to eat, brush, and floss. This will not force you to change any habits within your diet, and when you brush your teeth, you can still reach every surface of every tooth. Metal braces may hinder your ability to reach certain areas of the mouth, which could cause bacteria to accumulate and form into plaque. But Invisalign does not cause the same side effect.
Los Angeles Invisalign Specialist
Roughly once every two weeks, you will pay a visit to our Los Angeles Invisalign specialist, who will give you a new set of aligners to advance to the next stage of the treatment. These new sets of aligners will follow your progress, so the aligners move at the same pace as your teeth’s natural progression. And once every six weeks, you will need to have a checkup with your doctor to ensure you are making good progress. In order to get the best outcome out of your treatment, you should wear Invisalign between 20 and 22 hours each day throughout the entire process. And with each checkup, you will see just how much closer you are to a straighter smile.
To see if you are a candidate for Invisalign, contact our Invisalign specialist in Los Angeles today.
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