Many individuals never wore traditional braces when they were young, however, today they desire to have straighter teeth. Another pool of individuals may actually have had braces at one time but still desire straighter teeth. With advanced technology at Meadows Dental Care at Austin, TX, clear aligner trays, such as Invisalign, can straighten the teeth. Invisalign uses numerous sets of trays to gently and slowly shift the teeth into alignment. These clear fit snugly over the teeth and are worn throughout the day and night. They are usually only taken off for eating, drinking colored liquids, and brushing. Invisalign from our dentists at Meadows Dental Care can effectively improve the teeth for a beautiful smile.
What to Expect
If the patient decides that Invisalign is the right choice for teeth straightening needs, treatment begins with digital X-rays of the mouth so that the trays can be made. Our dentists and the staff at Meadows Dental Care help each patient to understand how to wear and care for their aligners, and discuss to the patient about the importance of making sure wear the aligners in for 20-22 hours a day. Invisalign are to be worn for two weeks before a new set of aligners are then provided. This is based on the progression of the teeth movement. During each visit at Meadows Dental Care, our dentists will provide the patient a precise timeframe of how much longer they will need to wear Invisalign.
Once the Invisalign treatment is completed, it is important that the patient wear an Invisalign Vivera retainer to maintain the results. Most patients need to wear their retainer in place during the night. For continued success, patients should continue to visit our dentists at Meadows Dental Care twice a year and follow a diligent home oral routine.
The total cost of Invisalign will vary based on the complexity pertaining to the patient's teeth, and the number of sets of aligners that will be necessary. Dental insurance with orthodontics may cover some of the expense. This varies depending on the patient's coverage. The staff at Meadows Dental Care will confirm what the patient's benefits are so that an accurate fee can be provided by our dentists during the patient's initial consultation.
Plan Your Procedure
For adults who have a nice smile, but desire straighter teeth, Invisalign from Meadows Dental Care in Austin, TX are a great solution to meet your cosmetic goals. Invisible orthodontic aligners can be worn easily to provide you the smile you want. Our dentists will discuss all of the options with clear braces today and determine if Invisalign at Meadows Dental Care is the right choice for you.