Invisalign FAQ
invisalign FAQ
What is Invisalign?
  • Invisalign is the clinically proven, nearly invisible way to straighten teeth without metal braces.
  • You wear a series of removable, clear braces which gradually move your teeth into the desired position.
  • Invisalign invisible braces can be removed for eating and cleaning.
What does Invisalign orthodontic treatment cost?
The cost of invisalign differs and is determined based on individual treatment needs. However we have always been able to offer reasonable and affordable fees which include:
  • Complimentary Invisalign consultation*
  • Complimentary tooth whitening
  • All photographs, impressions and records
*if treatment begins on the day of consultation.
Why Should I choose Invisalign?
  • Invisalign clear braces are nearly invisible – straighten your teeth without anyone noticing.
  • Invisalign clear braces are Comfortable – there are no wires or metal to cause mouth abrasions.
  • Invisalign clear braces are Removable – for eating, drinking, dental care or other activities.
  • Invisalign clear braces enable better oral hygiene during treatment – brush and floss normally to maintain healthy gums and teeth.
Is Invisalign treatment only for adults?
  • No, for invisalign treatment you just need to have all your adult / permanent teeth (fully erupted molars).
  • Be committed to wearing your invisalign invisible aligners at all times except for eating, drinking and cleaning.
How Does It Work?
  • Based our Doctors diagnosis, a series of Invisalign invisible aligners are custom made in a laboratory using advanced computer imaging technology.
  • You wear each Invisilign aligner for two weeks before being replaced with the next one, until your teeth are straight.
How Do I get Started?
  • To get started simply contact us to arrange a consultation
  • After your initial Invisalign evaluation with us we will discuss your goals for a new smile.
  • Dr. Z. will plan your full Invisalign treatment, and take your impressions and photographs.
  • With advanced computer technology Dr. Z. can then show you a model of how you could look, before you start your Invisalign treatment.
How long does Invisalign treatment takes?
  • Depending on difficulty, most Invisalign treatments will take 12–18 months
How long do I have to wear invisalign aligners?
  • Invisalign is most effective when aligners are worn for 21 to 23 hours a day for the best results
  • Every 2 weeks you change to a new aligner.
Are Invisalign Aligners really invisable?
  • Invisalign aligners are made from clear plastic, so they are nearly invisible.
  • Even when very close, most people will not notice you are straightening your teeth - unless you tell them!
Can I eat and drink with Invisalign aligners?
  • No. Invisalign aligners are removable so you can still enjoy your favorite food and drinks.
  • You need to avoid tooth decay and /or gum disease by not forcing the food.
Do The aligners hurt?
  • It is normal that you will feel some tightness when you wear Invisalign aligners for the first few days.
  • The smooth aligners are not harmful to the inside of your mouth, but you do feel pressure and this is a good sign that the Invisalign aligners are working.
Are there any side effects using Invisalign?
  • As with conventional treatments, you may feel a slight pressure at first when using Invisalign clear braces.
  • Invisalign aligners may temporarily affect the speech of some people, and you may have a slight lisp for a day or two.
How old is Invisalign technology?
  • Align Technology, Inc., the company that manufactures Invisalign, was founded in 1997.
  • Since then over 480,000 patients have been in treatment with Invisalign clear braces.
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