Invisalign is one of the leading solutions for addressing crooked and misaligned teeth. Patients choose Invisalign over other traditional orthodontic treatments due to its discretion and convenience. Dr. Brent Engelberg is an Arlington Heights Invisalign provider. Dr. Engelberg can work with you to determine if Invisalign is the right solution for addressing your orthodontic concerns. In this post, we have compiled a few questions that every patient should ask about Invisalign.
Top Invisalign Questions
We have compiled a list of some of the top questions patients ask about Invisalign.
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign is a clear, removable aligner system that gradually shifts the teeth into proper alignment. Invisalign can be used for adult and teeth patients with mild to moderate orthodontic concerns.
How long is my Invisalign treatment?
The length of your treatment will depend on the type of orthodontic issues and your overall oral health During your consultation, Dr. Engelberg will carefully examine your teeth and create a treatment plan based on your needs.
Can I remove my Invisalign aligners?
Yes. Invisalign aligners are removable. We recommend patients remove their aligners to eat and practice their normal oral hygiene routine. On average, it is expected for patients to wear their aligners for at least 22 hours per day.
What issues can Invisalign address?
Invisalign is considered an alternative to traditional metal braces. In most cases, Invisalign can be used to address some of the same orthodontic concerns as traditional metal braces. Invisalign can address:
- Crooked teeth
- Misaligned teeth
How does the Invisalign process work?
The Invisalign process begins with a one on one consultation with Dr. Engelberg. During your consultation, Dr. Engelberg will examine your teeth to determine if Invisalign is right for you. If Invisalign is right for you, we will take impressions of your teeth and send them to an Invisalign laboratory for fabrication.
Patients will receive their custom-made aligners. Dr. Engelberg will discuss all aspects of your treatment to ensure you fully understand your Invisalign treatment process. Dr. Engelberg will also work with you schedule periodic appointments to check your progress.
Schedule A Consultation
To learn more about Invisalign and determine if it is right for you, visit AH Smiles in Arlington Heights, IL. To schedule a consultation, call 847.230.9703 or request a consultation online.