In order to correct uneven smiles, we use a series of clear plastic aligners instead of metal orthodontics. To create these custom clear plastic aligners, we employ iTero digital technology. How do we use iTero to design aligners? What can we expect from this process?
Frequently Asked Questions About iTero
Question: How does iTero work?
Answer: Instead of using traditional x-rays and sticky impressions, we replace them with a digital alternative. With digital impressions, we can use laser technology to create detail images of your smile. The images are available almost immediately, no need for a lengthy development time. In addition, the greater detail allows us to create more precise aligners.
Question: What will my aligners be like?
Answer: They will be created from a BPA-free plastic material and will be clear. When worn, they will be almost invisible. In addition, they will fit more comfortably than metal braces. You will need to wear them daily to see optimal results in the time frame the doctor suggests.
Question: Can you show me the potential results of my treatment?
Answer: Yes! One additional benefit of digital impressions is the ability to create an image of what your smile may look like following treatment. For patients, this can help inspire them to wear the aligners as recommended and give them a goal to works toward. We enjoy the ability to show our patients their potential future smile!
Question: Can anyone use Invisalign?
Answer: We’ve offered treatment for adults, teens, and children as young as seven. We will need to examine your smile to see if this is the best choice for you. If you have any questions about Invisalign or the technology we use to create the aligners, then please contact our office today.
Do You Have Any More Questions About iTero?
Our team can use advanced technology to design and create a series of custom aligners. Instead, we can use a series of clear aligners to offer clear and comfortable smile correction. Schedule a consultation by calling Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Rochester, MN, today at (507) 281-3659.