Invisalign is an attractive alternative to traditional metal braces. It is a series of clear, custom-fit removable mouth trays that apply a controlled amount of force to the teeth to slowly straighten them. The system provides the same beautiful results as traditional braces but is are virtually invisible. Because Invisalign trays are removable, they can be taken out while eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing.
The Invisalign system begins with molds to design the customized set of clear trays. Patients switch trays every two weeks to gradually shift the teeth. The system requires a visit to the office every six weeks so that treatment can be monitored. Once treatment is complete, a retainer must be used to keep the teeth from shifting back.
The cost of Invisalign varies according to the complexity of the case. Insurance policies generally cover Invisalign to the same extent that they cover traditional braces.
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