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…)

Have Your Teeth Shifted After Previous Orthodontic Work?

The goal during orthodontic treatment is to make permanent corrections for problems with dental alignment. Unfortunately, patients sometimes notice that after a past adjustment, their teeth seem to be moving back to their earlier positions. If you think your teeth have shifted after earlier orthodontic treatment, you can be reluctant to go through an adjustment with braces a second time. Fortunately, you can see meaningful improvements by straightening your teeth with discreet Invisalign appliances. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we can arrange orthodontic treatment for you by providing custom aligners to restore the positioning of teeth. By using Invisalign instead of metal braces, you can enjoy treatment that feels less intrusive, and less conspicuous. (more…)

Wearing Clear Aligners In A Corporate Setting

While many people have orthodontic work as a teenager, or just before the teenage years, others may not have their teeth straightened until they reach adulthood. If you have never had work done to correct poor dental alignment, or if you are someone who has seen their teeth shift after past work, you may feel embarrassed at the thought of wearing braces. This can be a particularly uncomfortable thought for people who work in corporate settings, and feel they must maintain a professional appearance. Fortunately, your Rochester, MN dental office can offer help in the form of discreet orthodontic treatment using Invisalign aligners(more…)

Oral Health Challenges That Poor Dental Alignment Can Cause

If you have problems with the alignment of your teeth, you can struggle to feel comfortable with your smile. Conspicuous spaces and awkward overlaps can be distracting, give you an asymmetrical appearance, and interfere with your overall confidence. Because poor dental alignment can affect the a person’s self-image, patients who look into orthodontic work often focus on its cosmetic value. While you can certainly be impressed with how straighter teeth can help your appearance, you should know that your alignment problems can also create problems for your oral health. Crooked teeth can make it harder for you to bite and chew properly, and keep your teeth safe against cavities and gum disease. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we can offer meaningful improvements to your smile and oral health with Invisalign treatment! (more…)

Are Teens Eligible For Treatment With Invisalign?

If your teen is showing signs of malocclusion, orthodontic work can be appropriate. With treatment, it is possible for their issues to be corrected so that they can show off a better smile, while also correcting potential issues with their oral health. Because metal braces tend to have a distracting effect on the way they look, teens can be reluctant to start orthodontic treatment with these appliances. Our Rochester, MN dental practice can provide an alternative to these appliances with Invisalign. Your teen can be grateful for treatment with Invisalign, which can straighten their teeth without causing the issues that are often associated with metal braces. (more…)

Using Digital Technology To Plan Invisalign Treatment

Before any important project, you should take the time to plan carefully. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we are committed to providing great care during every step of a patient’s smile adjustment with Invisalign appliances. Because of this, we use our iTero digital scanner when planning your adjustment, and designing your clear braces. This technology eliminates the need to create a physical mold of your bite, and it can produce measurements that are remarkably accurate. Once you begin your adjustment, you can appreciate how your Invisalign aligners can correct the positioning of your teeth without drawing unwanted attention. You can also appreciate how these custom-made appliances stay secure throughout each day. (more…)