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The Truth About Invisalign

Oct 18

Just What Is Invisalign? Invisalign® is a brand of clear removable aligners developed by Align Technology in 1998. Clear removable aligners have been used for decades as “retainers” at the end of orthodontic treatment to hold the teeth in their new positions.  Invisalign® provides software and technology that allows a patient’s crooked and misplaced teeth to move in stages.  Each stage is a new set of aligners.  Typically, patients are required to wear their aligners for 22 hours a day and only remove them for meals and tooth brushing. The aligners are changed every 2 weeks with each set gradually moving your teeth into the prescribed place as planned by your Orthodontist. Can Invisalign® Really Move the Teeth as Effectively as Braces?  Yes, absolutely! Since the inception of Align Technology in 1998, more and more orthodontists have been using aligners to treat many different types of cases.   Invisalign®, like…

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