Frequent Questions About Invisalign

While you may be excited to explore alternatives to metal braces, you may hesitate to start treatment because you worry clear aligners are just too good to be true. Is there really a way to fix smile gaps and overlaps with appliances that are both easy to remove and hard to see? For many people, Invisalign can provide a patient-friendly alternative to traditional bracket-and-wire appliances. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is happy to help you take on issues with your smile caused by malocclusion with these appliances. We can address questions and concerns you have about starting your own treatment, or about the possibility of using this treatment to help your teenager when they are ready for orthodontic work.

When Should I Start Invisalign Treatment?

Invisalign treatment makes orthodontic work easier to fit into your life. Because of this, it is easier for you to begin once you confirm that your are a good candidate for treatment! Their clear design can ensure that you have less to worry about when it comes to the way you look. The ability to easily remove them will also help you, as you will not have to wonder how you can maintain your diet or oral hygiene routine as you straighten your teeth.

How Will I Know If Invisalign Aligners Are Right For Me?

We can answer your questions about Invisalign treatment, and about your eligibility for treatment. While more significant issues with malocclusion can require traditional braces, many people with crooked, uneven smiles can qualify for care with clear appliances. Our iTero digital scanner lets us closely evaluate your teeth and oral structures so that we can confirm Invisalign is right for you, and so that we can plan your corrective work.

Are My Kids Eligible For Invisalign Treatment?

While you may have no need for your own orthodontic work, you may have a child who is nearing the age when it is recommended. In addition to helping adults fix embarrassing problems with smile gaps and overlaps, Invisalign treatment can help teenagers affected by uneven teeth spacing. In fact, this can be a preferable alternative to metal braces for them. After all, clear aligners give your teen a chance to straighten their smile without asking them to be dependent on a fixed and conspicuous appliance.

Talk To Your Rochester, MN Dentist About Invisalign Treatment

Through the corrective work provided by Invisalign aligners, we can help you take care of your smile when you have issues with an uneven smile. For many patients, this will be an exciting and effective alternative to conspicuous metal braces. If you have questions about your own eligibility for treatment, or if you want to talk about care for your child, contact your Rochester, MN dentist’s office by calling (507) 281-3659.