Invisalign Clear Aligners

Invisalign is the most advanced clear aligner system in the world

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Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible aligners, making Invisalign a seamless fit with your lifestyle and day-to-day interactions with others.

Invisalign aligners are removable giving you the flexibility to eat and drink what you want during treatment by simply removing the aligners. And you can also remove the aligners to brush and floss as you normally would for fresh breath and to maintain good oral hygiene.

Unlike traditional fixed braces, there are no metal  or clear brackets or wires. This means that in most cases less time is spent in your dentist’s chair for adjustments.   And finally, Invisalign allows you to view your virtual results and treatment plan before you even begin treatment so you can see how your teeth are expected to look when your treatment is complete

Comfortable, clear and removable – Invisalign transforms your smile without disrupting your life. Something that over 5 million people worldwide have already discovered.

What Can Invisalign Do For You?

Invisalign® treats a range of straightening issues, from minor tooth movements to more complex cases. Whatever the issue, the result is a new, more even smile that you will want everyone to see.

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FAQs

ANSWERS TO SOME COMMON QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

Is this a new way to straighten teeth?

Dentists or orthodontists have, in the past, successfully used removable appliances for years. But with the application of Align Technology’s 3D computer technology and mass-customisation, the Invisalign System can be used to treat a wide range of patients who wants straighter teeth.

We are one of the very few practices in Teeside, Stockton on tees that has invested in the revolutionary 3D iTero scanning technology that has allowed us to completely eliminate the process of taking impression of your teeth with the traditional method of using the goop filled tray that can be unpleasant, time consuming and inaccurate in inexperienced hands. We are proud to offer such amazing technology for you and be at the forefront of digital dentistry era.

The unique  ClinCheck® software allows patients to see their treatment plan from beginning to end even before the start of treatment

What is the minimum age of patient that can be treated with Invisalign?

Our experienced Invisalign dentists can use Invisalign to treat malocclusion  for a majority of adults and adolescents who want a better smile. For  teenagers, come in for a consultation to see if Invisalign Teen may be the right treatment option for your child.

How often will I have to come into the practice when I start treatment?

Appointment intervals are generally the same as with traditional braces but can be much quicker with less time spent in the dentists’ or orthodontists’ chair during appointments as no adjustments need to be made to wires/brackets.

Patients typically visit their Invisalign Provider every 4 to 6 weeks to ensure the treatment is progressing as planned, and to receive their next few sets of Invisalign aligners, but your Invisalign Provider will decide based on your treatment.

How long does Invisalign treatment take?

The total duration of treatment depends on the complexity of the treatment and is generally a lot quicker to that of traditional braces. Typically treatment can last between 6 and 18 months. During your consultation, your Invisalign Provider can give you more detailed information on this.

Is the treatment painful?

Some people may experience temporary, minor discomfort for a few days at the beginning of each new stage of treatment when they insert a new aligner. This is normal and is typically described as a feeling of pressure. It is a sign that the aligners are working – moving your teeth gradually, helping you to achieve the final results. This discomfort typically goes away in a couple of days.

Once treatment is complete, is a retainer necessary?

Wearing a retainer after any orthodontic treatment is an important step, because it keeps teeth stable in their new positions. If you want your teeth to remain in their ideal position, it is best to wear a retainer as directed by an Invisalign Provider.

In many cases your last aligner will be your temporary retainer, until your retention option is determined. Your Invisalign Provider can advise you on longer term retention options.

Are there restrictions on what I can eat and drink while in treatment?

No. Unlike traditional wires and brackets, you can eat whatever you like while in treatment because you remove your aligners to eat and drink. Thus, there is no need to restrict consuming any of your favourite foods and snacks.

What about the Cost?

Invisalign treatments starts from £1895 and we can offer 0% finance starting at £36 per week. We can also offer longer payments periods subject to a small interest amount.

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