Some patients never had traditional braces as a child, however, today they wish to have teeth that are in better alignment. Another group of patients may in fact previously wore braces in earlier years but still want straighter teeth. Because of advanced dental technology at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake at Crystal Lake, IL, invisible aligners, such as Invisalign, can align the teeth. Invisalign straightening trays uses various sets of plastic aligner straightening trays to gradually reposition the teeth into a straighter position. These see-through trays fit tightly on top of the teeth and are kept on for the majority of the day. The aligners are generally only removed for drinking coffee or wine, eating, and teeth brushing. Clear tooth aligners, such as Invisalign from our dentists at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake can quickly straighten the teeth and create a more attractive smile.
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What to Expect
If the decision is made that clear aligner trays using Invisalign is the most effective solution for orthodontic needs, the first stage begins with digital imaging of the mouth so that the aligners can be created. Our dentists and the staff at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake give each patient the knowledge so you know how to take care of and wear their trays, and talk to the patient about how important it is to leave the aligners in for the majority of the day. Aligning trays are usually worn for 2-3 weeks before the next round of aligners are then given. This is determined based on the straightening progress of the teeth. When the patient comes in for their appointments at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake, our dentists will give the patient a better estimate of the length of time they will be required to wear Invisalign.
Once the patient's teeth are in proper alignment, it is crucial that the patient use an Invisalign Vivera setting retainer to preserve the results. The majority of individuals need to keep their retainer in place when they sleep at night. For overall great dental health, patients should proactively visit our dentists at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake a couple of times a year and continue a diligent at-home oral plan.
The price for Invisalign will based on the complications pertaining to the individual's needs, and how many sets of trays that will be needed. Orthodontic insurance may cover a portion of the cost. This varies based on the patient's benefits. The staff at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake will calculate what the patient's coverage entails so that a realistic fee can be given by our dentists during the patient's initial visit.
Plan Your Procedure
For men and women who have a pleasant smile, but wish for straighter teeth, clear aligner trays from DentalWorks - Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake, IL are a great quick fix to meet your aesthetic goals. Clear orthodontic aligner trays can be worn without the hassle of metal brackets to give you the gorgeous teeth you want. Our dentists will consult about all of the options with see-through braces today and decide if Invisalign at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake is the appropriate procedure for you.