Westbrook Invisalign experts
For teens and adults who want the same results traditional braces provide, but with more freedom and flexibility, Invisalign could be the answer! Adult & Pediatric Orthodontics is your trusted expert straightening smiles for patients of all ages in Portland, Westbrook, and the surrounding areas.
What is involved in Westbrook treatment?
By using a series of clear, removable aligners, the Invisalign system aligns your teeth and improves your oral health. When used as directed, Invisalign has been proven to be just as effective as traditional braces at treating many of the most common orthodontic problems.
We will use x-rays and digital impressions to create a precise 3D image of the teeth at your initial consultation. We will use this to build an aligner designed just for your smile. The trays are constructed of a smooth, comfortable material that fits firmly over your teeth. These customized trays will be to be switched out every 1-2 weeks to keep up with the teeth as they move into their desired new positions.
What are the benefits of choosing Westbrook Invisalign treatment?
Invisalign has emerged as a near-perfect solution for repositioning wayward and improperly spaced teeth. The merits of Invisalign treatment extend beyond merely producing a gorgeous smile. Invisalign aligners promote optimal oral health, can be removed with ease, and allow you to eat the foods you love. Let’s take a closer look at the numerous benefits of Invisalign treatment.
Another benefit that comes with Invisalign is the absence of pesky wires to poke out and irritate your mouth, and there aren't any adjustment appointments. With Invisalign aligners, there are Invisalign wearers are still expected to attend follow-up visits about every 6-8 weeks so that your teeth are making progress.
How does the Invisalign system work?
The Invisalign system is pretty straightforward. You'll wear each aligner for about two weeks, and should only be removed to eat, drink, brush, or floss. As the aligners are replaced with the next one in the series, your teeth will be moving gradually, until they reach their new and improved positions.
During your visits with Adult & Pediatric Orthodontics, we will check to make sure treatment is progressing as planned. You must change the aligners on time and wear them as you are instructed to do. This is the most important part of the success of your smile with Westbrook Invisalign. Your trays will be custom designed to fit your unique dental needs. They will need to be changed often to keep up with the shifting of the teeth as they begin to straighten. Not changing aligners as scheduled or skipping your appointments can quickly undo any progress that has been made.
To learn more about Westbrook Invisalign, or to find out if you are a good candidate for the Invisalign aligners, please contact our office to schedule a complimentary consultation.