Invisalign Offers A Discreet Solution For A Smile Gap

Every time you check your smile in the mirror, you have a natural urge to examine a frustrating smile gap. Your gap may be a lifelong companion, or it could be a recent return due to your teeth shifting after earlier orthodontic treatment. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we are aware that a smile gap can be a frustrating problem to have. To help you close it, and gain improved confidence in your smile, we do provide orthodontic work with Invisalign aligners. Choosing Invisalign over traditional metal braces can give you the opportunity to fix the positioning of your teeth without drawing attention to yourself for doing so. These appliances are made with a clear plastic material that makes it easier for you to wear appliances confidently in social and professional situations. (more…)

Orthodontic Work Can Offer Oral Health Improvements

When you start to think about life with straight teeth, you may be excited to think about how your smile can improve thanks to your orthodontic adjustment. If this is what has you most interested in an adjustment, this is certainly understandable! Our Rochester, MN dental practice is excited to help patients feel great about the way they look. With that said, an orthodontic adjustment can do more than just improve how you look – it can also help you improve your bite function, and avoid problems like tooth decay and gum disease. If you want to enjoy the benefits of orthodontic work, while avoiding the concerns people often have with wearing metal braces, we can talk to you about correcting your alignment flaws with Invisalign! (more…)

Asking About Propel Orthodontic Technology

By making orthodontic treatment easier, and more discreet, Invisalign aligners can help people feel less anxious about arranging a smile adjustment. Of course, even if the experience is a better one, you can be eager to see it completed in the shortest time possible. If you want to know how you can start showing off a straightened smile in less time, ask our Rochester, MN dental practice about Propel Orthodontic technology! Propel makes it possible to safely speed up your smile correction, so that you can have your time with Invisalign aligners over in as little as a year, or even less! (more…)

Will My Invisalign Aligners Be Comfortable?

A patient’s Invisalign aligners are designed to be hard to observe when worn, so that they can be worn with confidence. They are also easily removed, which means you can have no problems taking them out when you need to eat, or when you take the time to brush and floss. At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we are excited to provide people with this modern approach to orthodontic work. While you can feel some sensation from the shifting of your teeth, the gradual adjustment process and custom fit of your appliances can make this a surprisingly easy experience. (more…)

Using Digital Technology To Plan Orthodontic Care

Our Rochester, MN dental practice wants to make sure that patients looking to straighten their teeth have a great experience throughout their orthodontic adjustment. Because we offer Invisalign aligners, we can offer you a solution to your alignment woes that will have minimal impact on your appearance. You can also appreciate how convenient it is to have appliances that you can remove on your own. Of course, the benefits to scheduling Invisalign treatment with us start before your actual adjustment. We use iTero digital scanning technology to make the planning stage of your treatment easier and more pleasant. With this technology, we can thoroughly measure your teeth without requiring you to go through the uncomfortable experience of creating a plaster mold of your bite. (more…)

Can Younger Patients Use Invisalign Aligners?

Because orthodontic treatment is something that tends to happen during a person’s childhood, or their teen years, adults are often embarrassed at the thought of wearing braces. Invisalign aligners allow them to do something about gaps and overlaps between their teeth without drawing attention to the fact that they are having an adjustment performed. Because of this, many adult patients will look into Invisalign for their orthodontic needs. What you should know is that this can also be an effective solution for teenagers who have problems with poor dental alignment. You can schedule an appointment at our Rochester, MN dental office if you have questions about Invisalign treatment for you, or a family member. (more…)

Starting Orthodontic Work As An Adult With Invisalign

While people often assume that orthodontic work happens during the teen years, many adults can benefit from an adjustment. In some cases, this is because their teeth have shifted after past work, leading to them becoming self-conscious about their appearance. However, in many cases, it can be due to a lack of orthodontic care earlier in life. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can talk to you about starting your orthodontic work with Invisalign. Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign offers a discreet treatment experience, and one that is easier to work into your daily life. If you want to make sure your adjustment is completed as soon as possible, you can inquire about Propel Orthodontic technology, which can reduce the amount of time needed for your work.

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Are You Ready To Discreetly Straighten Your Teeth?

Are you interested in fixing problems with gaps between your teeth, overlaps, or other alignment concerns? For many people, excitement over a straightened smile is kept in check by anxieties about orthodontic work itself, particularly orthodontic work with metal braces. While you can be eager to enjoy the benefits of better dental alignment, you can be less than thrilled to have a fixed appliance on your teeth that you are not able to hide, or remove on your own. Fortunately, Invisalign aligners have given people the ability to fix problems with malocclusion without metal braces! Your Rochester, MN dentist’s office can talk to you about using Invisalign to make the corrections to your smile that can improve your appearance, and even your oral health! (more…)

How Are Your Custom Invisalign Aligners Created?

To properly fit over your teeth, and make the right corrections to your dental alignment, Invisalign aligners have to be carefully produced. What does it take to make sure that your aligners exhibit the right fit, and to ensure that each one is effectively making your smile straighter? Your Rochester, MN dentist’s office uses advanced measuring tools to gather the information needed to craft your aligners. Our iTero digital scanner can be a more comfortable alternative to traditional physical molds, and it can capture remarkably detailed images that are used to design your custom aligners! (more…)

Using Invisalign To Straighten Teeth That Appear Crowded

When a person has teeth that are too close together, the “crowding” effect can hurt the way they look. This problem can cause unsightly overlaps that make you unhappy with your smile, but you should know that this can be more than just a cosmetic matter. Overlaps can make it harder to fully clean the surfaces of your teeth, so bacteria can have an easier time gathering, and remaining in place. Your Rochester, MN dentist’s office can help you properly space our your teeth with Invisalign aligners. These modern orthodontic appliances offer an appearance-friendly means of straightening a person’s smile! (more…)