Have you spent years wishing for a straight smile only to decide you could never have it because you couldn’t deal with braces? You aren’t alone – in fact many of the patients we see at Northwest Dental Group feel the exact same way about their mouths. It’s pretty common to hear “what are my alternatives to braces?” at our Rochester office!
You never have to settle for a crooked smile, especially with the modern dental technology that we have available. We can straighten your smile in less time and without a single piece of metal using Invisalign! This remarkable braces alternative isn’t just faster – it’s completely invisible too. Imagine getting a straight smile without anyone knowing you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment!
What Is Invisalign?
Think about traditional braces: metal brackets, cement, and wires that are there for years! Invisalign aligners are pretty much the exact opposite of traditional braces – they’re made of plastic, they’re removable, and for many patients treatment can be complete in about a year.
During an Invisalign treatment sequence you’ll wear a different aligner every two weeks. Each aligner is built to match your teeth but with just a little bit of difference in position. After two weeks your teeth will have moved to fit your aligner, so you swap it out for a new one that moves them just a bit more. By the end of treatment the results are a perfect smile!
Your Invisalign aligners are removable, which makes them a great alternative to traditional braces – you don’t ever have to worry about digging for food stuck between teeth! You’re able to take your Invisalign aligners out to eat and brush your teeth so they have practically no impact on your day-to-day life!
Getting Invisalign with Northwest Dental Group
If you’ve been wishing for a straighter smile there’s no better time to start treatment than now. We can start your Invisalign journey today – the sooner you begin the sooner you have the perfect new smile!
Planning your Invisalign treatment at our Rochester dentist office involves using state-of-the-art digital technology to model your teeth as accurately as possible. The Invisalign planning software that we have available then allows us to manipulate each individual tooth in order to get the exact result you want! If you aren’t absolutely thrilled with our predicted results we can simply make changes until you are.
Once we get the exact final look you want we’ll send your digital impressions and our treatment model to our dental lab. They then use more computer simulations to develop each two-week step in between the start and end of your treatment plan. In a few short weeks we’ll have your first few aligners back from the lab and you’ll be ready to start on your journey to a great new smile!
We Also Offer Invisalign Teen!
Invisalign is a great solution for adults who want a new look and now it’s great for teenagers as well! Just like how you don’t have time to deal with braces your teenager doesn’t either. There’s a lot of social pressure to fit in and look good and braces don’t factor into that equation!
Invisalign teen is the same as a traditional Invisalign treatment with a few added benefits especially for teens. Successful treatment means wearing the aligners exactly as prescribed. As we all know, however, teens can be a bit unreliable – they might tell you they’re wearing them while completely ignoring their treatment needs! That’s why Invisalign teen comes with a special color stripe that fades over two weeks of consistent wear. If your teen is wearing their aligners you’ll know it!
A full treatment sequence for Invisalign teen also includes a few spare aligners. We know that teenagers can be forgetful or misplace things in their hectic young lives so we won’t penalize you when one goes missing!
A Straight Smile, Less Hassle: Invisalign
Whether you want to straighten your smile without sacrificing your social life or you’re looking for an alternative treatment for the younger members of your family Invisalign has you covered! We’d love to show you all the other advantages that Invisalign has to offer so call Northwest Dental Group today at 507-315-2932!
You can also request an appointment for you or any other member of your family by filling out our online form. We look forward to seeing you soon!