Do you have crooked teeth? Receive a straighter and more balanced smile with Invisalign clear aligners. Invisalign is a cosmetic dental solution that corrects crooked teeth, overcrowded teeth, overbites, underbites, and bite misalignment. Clear Invisalign aligners can also prevent crooked teeth problems, such as overcrowding, tooth decay, and gum disease.
Invisalign straightens teeth into a more uniform and balanced placement. Dr. Ned Greenberg provides Invisalign treatment in Middle River, MD. These clear aligners provide multiple advantages to patients over traditional metal braces. Learn more below:
The Benefits of Invisalign
Invisalign is a more modern alternative to traditional metal braces. Metal braces use adhesives that cause staining. The brackets that cover the front of teeth do not allow patients to brush their teeth fully. Alternatively, Invisalign clear aligners are removable so that you can eat and brush your teeth normally. Patients who undergo Invisalign treatment can straighten their smile without dietary restrictions. Invisalign aligners fit against the teeth and allow patients to speak normally. The clear aligners are made of a soft plastic that does not irritate the gums, unlike metal braces. With Invisalign, patients experience less swelling, bleeding, and gum irritation.
Invisalign gradually shifts teeth into alignment through a series of custom-designed aligners. To begin treatment, Dr. Greenberg takes digital images of your teeth and gums. These images are used to map out the position of the aligners. Each set of aligners repositions the teeth. Patients typically wear each set of aligners for two weeks. Your specific treatment times will depend on how crooked or misaligned your teeth are. Dr. Greenberg will outline your treatment guidelines prior to treatment. Wearing the aligners for 22 hours a day will result in more successful treatment.
Am I a candidate for Invisalign?
Invisalign is best for patients with mild to moderate tooth misalignment. Dr. Greenberg will evaluate your smile before Invisalign treatment to outline a personalized treatment plan. If you have severely overcrowded teeth, you may need tooth extraction treatment to make room in your mouth for Invisalign treatment.
How long does Invisalign treatment take?
Patients who follow Dr. Greenberg’s instructions will start to see results within the first month of treatment. The length of your treatment depends on the misalignment of your teeth. Invisalign treatment is typically completed within twelve to eighteen months.
Is Invisalign covered by insurance?
Invisalign is typically not covered by insurance. However, our office will help you maximize your insurance benefits for the best possible care.
Is Invisalign treatment painful?
Invisalign treatment is less painful than traditional metal braces. As your teeth adjust to each new pair of aligners, you may feel discomfort or pressure on your teeth. This can fade as treatment progresses.
Request an Appointment
Do you want to straighten crooked or misaligned teeth with Invisalign treatment? Call Dr. Greenberg’s Middle River, MD dental office at 410.686.4646. You may also schedule a consultation with Dr. Greenberg on our website. Let Dr. Greenberg know if you have any questions about your Invisalign treatment. He will be happy to help.