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Invisalign: What is it?


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09/17/08
Invisible braces to straighten your teeth ...

If you are looking for a way to straighten your teeth without the embarrassment of a “metal mouth,” a series of clear, removable teeth aligners also known as ‘Invisalign’ braces may be the solution.  With these new invisible braces, no one but you and your dentist will know you are straightening your teeth!

Who Benefits From Invisalign?

Invisalign is for anyone who's interested in straightening his or her teeth. It is a perfect solution to professional adults whose teeth have reverted after traditional metal braces or who never received braces as a child.  Invisalign can fix overcrowded or widely spaced teeth, a crossbite, overbite, or underbite. The results aren't just cosmetic - if some of these issues aren't corrected, dental decay and periodontal disease can occur.

Aside from the invisibility, one of the biggest benefits the system has is that it can be easily removed. The aligner trays are meant to be taken out during meals and while brushing and flossing. With the system, it's easy to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

If you are a patient at Torrey Hills Family Dentistry, and would like more information on Invisalign, please inquire during your next visit or contact us by clicking here.  Dr. Bouzida is experienced in the Invisalign system, and is able to offer Invisalign services to you.  If you are not a patient yet, and your family dentist is unable to offer invisible braces, they should be able to refer you to a dentist who can.  Fill out the form at the bottom of this page for more information.  After seeing the difference the aligner trays can make, you'll wonder why you didn't choose to wear them sooner.