Poor Dental Alignment Can Be An Oral Health Problem

If you are self-conscious about your smile because your teeth are not properly aligned, you can see how misalignment is often seen as a cosmetic concern. With that said, you may be overlooking how the spacing and positioning of your teeth might affect your oral health! The way your smile is aligned can interfere with your ability to bite and chew, and it can be difficult to fully clean teeth that overlap, as portions of them can be harder to reach. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is prepared to help you make corrections to your smile alignment with Invisalign(more…)

What Can I Do To Make Orthodontic Treatment Shorter?

If you choose to pursue orthodontic work with Invisalign aligners, you can enjoy benefits to treatment that surprise you. These appliances have obvious cosmetic benefits that metal braces fail to provide, and you can appreciate having aligners that are easy to remove. Of course, even if orthodontic treatment is easier, you can be eager to finish treatment. After all, at the end of your adjustment, you can show off a smile that is more symmetrical, and free of any frustrating gaps or overlaps between teeth. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we understand that a shorter treatment time can be appealing. With Propel Orthodontics, we can safely speed up your adjustment and give you results in less time! (more…)

What Can I Do If My Teeth Shift After Past Orthodontic Work?

Your teeth are meant to be permanently realigned after an orthodontic procedure. For many people, one procedure is enough to effectively make permanent changes to the way their smile is aligned, but others can see some shifting over the years. This can be a particular problem for people who have not been consistent with the recommended use of a retainer. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, patients who are bothered by a change after past orthodontic work can learn how Invisalign treatment can help them. With these convenient clear aligners, you can move teeth back to their proper positions, and regain the confidence that came with your straighter smile! (more…)

Why Do People Choose Invisalign Aligners Over Metal Braces?

If orthodontic treatment has been recommended to you or a family member, you can quickly learn that metal braces are no longer the only appliances available. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we are ready to help you straighten your smile with Invisalign clear braces! Many adults and teens in need of orthodontic work find Invisalign appliances appealing because they are hard to see, so they have little impact on the way you look. With that said, you can also come to appreciate how convenient they are, and how easy it is to remove them when they might feel intrusive. (more…)

We Use Modern Imaging Tools To Design Custom Aligners

Invisalign clear aligners provide you with a modern, patient-friendly means of fixing frustrating smile alignment issues. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we are committed to giving patients better experiences with this important corrective work. Our commitment to providing a better patient experience begins with the planning of your adjustment. With our iTero digital scanner, we can perform advanced measurements of your teeth and oral structures. This makes the planning stage more comfortable, as it removes the need for you to bite down into a plaster mold. It also allows us to capture remarkably detailed information. With the digital information recorded, we can even show you a preview of your smile after your Invisalign adjustment is concluded! (more…)

Invisalign Adjustments Can Lead To Great Smile Improvements

Did you know that the alignment of your teeth can have an impact on the quality of your bite? When a person has issues with teeth that are crooked or improperly spaced, it can create issues with their bite function, and may make it harder to manage their oral health. People who look into orthodontic treatment can be surprised to hear about these benefits. The cosmetic benefits of a smile adjustment can be less surprising – with that said, you can certainly be excited to see the improvements your adjustment delivers! At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we are ready to help you show off a straighter, lovelier smile thanks to treatment with Invisalign aligners. (more…)

3 Reasons To Feel Excited About Invisalign Treatment

How excited should you be when you are planning orthodontic work? While people can be eager to finally have straightened teeth, they can be less than thrilled about the time they might have to spend with metal braces. As effective as they are at helping people fix problems with smile gaps and overlaps, metal braces can be visually unappealing, and they can feel intrusive over time. At our Rochester, MN dental office, we can offer orthodontic improvements with Invisalign aligners! These appliances make orthodontic work easier for patients, so you can appreciate them as an alternative to metal braces. Even if you are excited to begin treatment with clear aligners, you can be understandably eager to finish your adjustment as soon as possible. With this in mind, make sure you ask about Propel Orthodontic technology, which can lead to faster adjustments! (more…)

Teens Can Feel More Comfortable With Invisalign Treatment

If you are starting to think about your teen’s smile, and their need for orthodontic work, you may have already talked with them about metal braces. Like many patients, teens can be less than thrilled about having a fixed, hard to ignore appliance set on the front of their teeth, even if they are excited to correct problems with smile gaps and overlaps. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we can talk with you and your teen about a correction using Invisalign aligners! For patients who qualify to use Invisalign appliances, a teeth straightening procedure can be more comfortable, while also being free from feelings of embarrassment around conspicuous braces. (more…)

Stop Putting Up With Overlaps And Gaps Between Teeth

It can be hard to feel completely confident in the way you look if you continue to leave certain problems with your smile unaddressed. Gaps, overlaps, and other flaws related to poor dental alignment often make people dissatisfied with the way they look, but they hold off on treatment because they worry about having metal braces put on their teeth. What you should know is that traditional orthodontic appliances are not the only means of improving your smile available to you! At our Rochester, MN dental office, we can talk with you about Invisalign treatment, and help you see how these modern aligners can help you dramatically improve your smile, and boost your overall confidence! (more…)

Can You Shorten Your Orthodontic Treatment Time?

By having your teeth straightened with Invisalign aligners, you can enjoy a treatment experience that feels less intrusive, and does not attract unwanted attention. Invisalign patients can find that many of their concerns about orthodontic care can be avoided when they choose these aligners over traditional metal braces, making them more comfortable throughout their smile correction. With that said, you can still be eager to see your results in less time! At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we can use Propel Orthodontics to shorten a person’s adjustment period. With Propel, the movement of supportive periodontal and bone tissues is safely increased, so your teeth can be moved into better positions more quickly. (more…)