At Dallas Center for Oral Health & Wellness, Dr. Willison takes a modern approach to straightening teeth with Invisalign®, using a custom-made series of aligners created specifically for you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. Wearing the aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth into their proper place. There are no metal brackets to attach and no wires to tighten. You just pop in a new set of aligners approximately every week to two weeks, until your treatment is complete.
The length of full treatment varies according to your specific needs. Minor alignment could take as little as 3-6 months, however, the more crooked the teeth are the longer the treatment will take. It could take as long as 12-18 months.
You’ll achieve a great smile with little interference in your daily life. The best part about the whole process is that most people won’t even know you’re straightening your teeth.
High Quality Materials
Those patients who have metal allergies or sensitivities don’t have to worry with the high quality, metal-free materials used throughout Invisalign treatment. Invisalign clear plastic aligners are made of smooth, BPA-free plastic that fits comfortably and won’t cause mouth sores and gum irritation the way ordinary bracket and wire braces can. Even better, Invisalign clear braces are removable. You will need to wear your aligners for most of the day, every day. However, you should remove them for meals, brushing and flossing. Of course you can remove them for special occasions.
To straighten your teeth with Invisalign, our team develops a treatment plan based on a 3-D model of your teeth. The Invisalign lab together with the doctor uses this plan to customize a series of clear, plastic alignment trays. You wear each set of aligners for one to two weeks (to be decided by your doctor). You then exchange them for a new set that represents a stage in your smile’s progress slightly closer to the ideal position. As you progress from one set to the next, you’ll see your teeth begin to straighten. Pretty soon you’ll have the straight and beautiful smile you’ve always desired!
Benefits of Invisalign
Your smile looks great from start to finish – most casual observers won’t even notice your aligners
Minimal discomfort – patients report feeling more comfortable throughout treatment compared with traditional braces
No need to change diet – simply remove alignment trays during meals
No need to change oral hygiene routine – simply remove alignment trays and brush and floss as usual
Save time – you will save a significant amount of time overall with fewer, shorter checkups required
Safety – the high-quality, BPA free materials are safer for patients protecting soft tissue and teeth from damage caused by metal wires and brackets affixed to teeth
Predictability – with years of research and experience, Invisalign is able to offer predictable results for a wide-range of orthodontic concerns
Schedule Your Invisalign Consultation
Contact our Dallas, TX, general and cosmetic dentistry office today if you have questions about Invisalign or if you’re ready to schedule an appointment with our team! You deserve to have a beautiful smile, and at Dallas Center for Oral Health & Wellness, your healthy smile is our #1 priority.