Frequently Asked Questions
What is Invisalign?
Does Invisalign really work?
How does Invisalign work?
What are the primary benefits of Invisalign?
What are aligners made of?
What do aligners look like?
Is this a new way to straighten teeth?
How old is the company?
How old is this technology?
How many patients are being treated with Invisalign?
Do doctors need special training in order to use Invisalign?
How does Invisalign effectively move teeth?
Has the FDA cleared Invisalign?
Is Invisalign safe?
How do I get started with Invisalign?
Can I go to any orthodontist or dentist to be treated with Invisalign?
How long is the Invisalign Treatment process?
How many hours a day do I have to wear my aligners?
What is the minimum age of a patient that a doctor can treat with Invisalign?
I am currently wearing braces - can I make the switch to Invisalign?
Does the procedure work on overbites (overjets) and how?
Are there certain dental conditions that automatically exclude you from being an eligible patient?
Are crowns a factor in Invisalign treatment?
Will TMJ affect Invisalign treatment?
Can Invisalign close gaps (space closure)?
Are bridges a factor in Invisalign treatment?
Will the treatment be painful?
Will wearing Invisalign Aligners affect my speech?
Are there restrictions on what I can eat while in treatment?
Will smoking stain the aligners?
Can I chew gum while wearing aligners?
What's the best way to clean my aligners?
How often must I wear my aligners?
Can patients use aligners for bleaching teeth while active tooth movement is occurring?
How often must I see the dentist?
What happens after treatment to prevent my teeth from moving again?