If you want a straight smile but don’t want to wear braces, then our orthodontist may suggest Invisalign®. We are pleased to offer this straightening system at Safari Dental, which uses clear, removable aligners to correct your tooth alignment. Please feel free to contact our office in Bryan, TX to schedule your consultation with our team and to learn more about the benefits of Invisalign.
Invisalign® is a great choice for our patients who are searching for a more discreet orthodontic treatment option. Rather than using metal brackets and wires like traditional braces, the Invisalign system uses a series of custom-made, computer-generated plastic aligners to straighten your smile. Each set of aligners is designed to make small changes to the alignment of the teeth. As you switch sets of aligners about every two weeks, your teeth will be gradually and gently guided to their proper positions. You will also visit our office on a regular basis during treatment to that we can make certain that your smile is progressing as planned.
In general, Invisalign can be used to treat the same orthodontic issues that are normally treated with braces. Our orthodontist may recommend Invisalign to correct:
- Crowded teeth
- Crooked teeth
- Gapped and spaced teeth
- Certain problems with the bite, such as an overbite, open bite, underbite, or crossbite
During your initial visit, we will determine whether you are a good candidate for Invisalign. This treatment is often a good choice for adult patients and others who are interested in a virtually invisible orthodontic treatment. In addition to being discreet, Invisalign aligners are also very comfortable because they are custom-made from smooth, thin plastic. The aligners are removable as well, which allows you to easily take them out of the mouth as needed in order to eat, brush, and floss. We welcome you to call or visit us today to learn more about Invisalign.