Fixing Misaligned Teeth Can Lead To A Healthier Bite

How concerned should you really be about your bite function? You might not realize it, but the way you bite can affect your rate of dental wear and tear, and it can make you susceptible to painful TMJ problems. Troubles with a person’s bite are often linked to the alignment of their teeth. If you have spacing problems, or teeth that overlap, it can be difficult for you to maintain a proper bite movement. Fortunately, orthodontic work can help you deal with this problem! At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can provide you with the opportunity to fix issues with your alignment through the use of Invisalign clear aligners. (more…)

The Role Digital Technology Can Play In Invisalign Treatment

Invisalign treatment has given patients interested in orthodontic work the opportunity to fix smile gaps and overlaps without wearing a fixed metal appliance. A procedure featuring Invisalign will rely on a series of custom-made appliances, with each one made to bring you a step closer to your ultimate improvements. Digital technology enables our Rochester, MN dentist’s office to carefully plan your procedure, and determine the design of your different aligners. Thanks to the iTero digital scanner, we are able to carefully measure your current bite. The details gathered at this initial appointment are important for devising a personalized treatment plan that can help you see the results you want! (more…)

3 Reasons People Select Invisalign Over Metal Braces

When you straighten your teeth, you can do more than just change the way you look. Fixing problems with spacing and alignment can actually help you improve your bite function. This can reduce wear and tear on certain teeth, and it can help you relax your jaw. You can also improve your oral health by straightening teeth, as you can have an easier time cleaning your smile after fixing overlaps. If you are thinking about orthodontic treatment, you should know that you have more than one choice for appliance. Your Rochester, MN dentist provides Invisalign aligners for patients interested in this treatment. These appliances have become popular with patients because they offer several benefits that traditional metal braces do not share. (more…)

Adjusting To Daily Life Wearing Invisalign Aligners

The idea of having your teeth adjusted can be an exciting one, particularly when you make plans to have your orthodontic work done with Invisalign appliances. Thanks to Invisalign, many people have been able to commit to orthodontic work without having to wear conspicuous metal braces for an extended period of time. The process of fixing your smile can be more discreet, and it can be easier to fit into your current lifestyle because the appliances are removable. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we are excited to provide our patients with a means of fixing gaps, overlaps, and other alignment flaws that can more easily fit into your daily life! (more…)

Find Out If Invisalign Treatment Is A Good Fit For You

Many people have some problems with the alignment of their teeth, which can create both cosmetic and oral health concerns. Because there are multiple appliances available to patients that can help with this issue, you may be unsure of what approach to treatment you should take. While metal braces have long been effective at restoring the way people look, you may have concerns about wearing a permanent appliance. You can also feel unhappy with the way braces might affect your appearance. To help you with this, our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can recommend Invisalign treatment as an alternative. We can talk to you about the effectiveness of Invisalign aligners for fixing gaps and overlaps, and we can talk about the benefits of choosing aligners that are discreet for treatment. (more…)

Can I Close A Smile Gap Without Traditional Metal Braces?

Have you allowed your concerns about metal braces stop you from looking into orthodontic work? People sometimes assume that traditional bracket-and-wire braces are the only appliances that can help them fix that frustrating smile gap that makes them self-conscious. What you might not realize is that your Rochester, MN dentist can provide an exciting alternative treatment. We have helped many people enjoy smile improvements with discreet Invisalign aligners. Invisalign appliances are made from a clear plastic material that makes them hard to notice. They are also removable, so they do not intrude on your daily life. Because we use modern technology to plan and design your appliances, we can make the experience of straightening your teeth surprisingly easy from your first appointment! (more…)

Adjusting To Daily Life While Wearing Invisalign Aligners

While orthodontic work adjusts your teeth, will you have to put up with an adjustment to your daily life? Many people picture orthodontic work with fixed, conspicuous metal braces that can appear intrusive. What you should know is that you can actually enjoy a surprisingly comfortable orthodontic treatment experience with Invisalign aligners. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can make plans to straighten your smile with a series of clear appliances that you can remove on your own. This means you can go about your regular day with aligners that are difficult to see, and that you can easily take out if they are in your way. (more…)

We Can Plan Invisalign Treatment For Your Teenager

Of all the milestones that mark your teenager’s growth, the start of orthodontic work can be less than thrilling for them. With that said, it can be an important step. In addition to giving them a more attractive smile and boosting their confidence, straightened teeth can offer important oral health benefits. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can provide your teen with orthodontic treatment via Invisalign aligners. Our younger patients can be glad to have appliances that do not affect the way they look. Parents can be glad to know that Invisalign can require fewer appointments during an adjustment. (more…)

How Is Invisalign Treatment Planned?

What will it take to fully address the alignment problems that currently affect your smile? For many people concerned about gaps or overlaps between teeth, Invisalign can serve as an effective treatment option. Of course, different patients can have different issues with misalignment, which means one person’s aligners may do little to benefit another. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we use an iTero digital scanner to measure and evaluate your smile. This allows us to record precise information used to craft custom aligners for you. This can produce appliances that are effective at taking care of your individual issues with poorly spaced teeth, and it can be more comfortable than a planning process that requires you to create a manual mold of your bite. (more…)

3 Benefits From Choosing Invisalign Aligners

If you have reached a point where you no longer want to put up with misaligned teeth, or if your teenager is in need of orthodontic work, you may have more than just traditional metal braces available to you. For many people interested in a straighter smile, Invisalign appliances can be beneficial. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can help you enjoy a better orthodontic treatment experience from your first appointment. This is because use an iTero digital scanner to make the process of planning your treatment more comfortable. When you have your aligners, you can start to enjoy the benefits of choosing them over traditional braces. (more…)