Invisalign is a ground-breaking orthodontic system that has revolutionized how teens and adults achieve a properly aligned smile. Forgot those unsightly wires and brackets, the Invisalign system relies on a series of clear plastic trays that gradually shift teeth into proper position.
Once Dr. Dhayni has determined you are a viable candidate for Invisalign, he takes photographs, digital X-rays, and impressions of your teeth. These are sent to Invisalign lab which creates a digital 3-D image. Based on these images, Dr. Dhayni creates a detailed prescription that maps out your treatment plan. Based on his prescription, Invisalign custom fabricates your series of clear aligners that gradually reposition your teeth. While each plan differs, most patients wear between 18-30 sets of aligners during the course of treatment, each worn for approximately two weeks. The duration of treatment can take anywhere from several months to two years.
While major alignment issues may require traditional metal braces, Invisalign can correct a wide range of issues. These include:
Dr. Dhayni has used Invisalign to improve the smiles of countless teens and adults throughout greater San Diego. After a thorough examination of your teeth, he can determine whether you’re a candidate for this revolutionary orthodontic treatment.
The advantages of Invisalign are numerous. Most people appreciate the fact that they are virtually undetectable. They are also removable, which makes cleaning your teeth and eating a lot easier. Plus, there are no dietary restrictions. In addition, they are far more comfortable and require fewer trips to the dentist. Also, completely smooth without hard edges, Invisalign aligners don’t cause cuts or irritation inside your mouth.
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