What Is Invisalign?

//What Is Invisalign?

What Is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a unique and innovative alternative to braces. Very often, people – especially adults – are put off of getting braces due to the fact they are incredibly visible and are considered unsightly. While the benefits of braces outweigh the negatives, our team can understand why people have been put off of them previously.

Invisalign is an invisible alternative. They are made out of moulded plastic that is shaped to your teeth. As they sit so close to the teeth, people can hardly notice they’re there. They work to sort out a wide variety of issues including underbites, overbites, crossbites, overcrowding and even gapped teeth.


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How Does Invisalign Work?

These invisible braces work uniquely. Instead of being permanently fitted, they are removable — they only need to be removed when eating and drinking. Invisalign needs to be worn 22 hours a day to be effective.

They start to realign your teeth through a series of invisible braces. Each is slightly adjusted to start to slowly move your teeth, getting them into the perfect position with each pair. You can easily change them at home. On average, you should be switching to the next set of invisible braces every 1 to 2 weeks.

This is a painless system that will give you a brighter and better smile in a matter of weeks. If you would like to find out more information, please get in touch with us or take a look at our main Invisalign page.

Is Invisalign Available For Adults?

Much like traditional metal braces, Invisalign is very much so available for adults. These invisible braces will keep you smiling throughout the teeth straightening process. Invisalign is available for both adults and teenagers; anyone who would like to benefit from a wider smile. There is no age limit on these transparent braces.


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What Is The Process To Getting Invisalign?

First, we will have to take you through a case assessment. This is just a simple set of photos to see if Invisalign is the best solution for your teeth. If we have determined that you will benefit from a set of invisible braces, we will move on to the next step.

Next, we will take more photos, as well as X-rays and other digital scans. Our team will then take a dental impression of your teeth so we can craft the perfect invisible braces around that. Using all these scans and images, we can craft a unique digital treatment plan that is tailored to you. This is to show you the potential outcome of your Invisalign usage with a 3D video.

The next step is your tailored set of aligners. These are to be worn every day. Our invisible braces should be changed to the next set of aligners every 1 to 2 weeks (or as directed by your dentist). These can be comfortably worn for the majority of the day. The recommended daily wear is 22 hours. These need to be removed when eating and in keeping your daily oral hygiene routine.

The final steps will be check-ups around every 4- 6 weeks. This is to monitor your teeth’s movement as well as giving you the next set of aligners. At the very end of your treatment, you will have to wear retainers while you sleep to maintain your new and brighter smile.

Benefits Of Invisalign

By getting Invisalign, you will be transforming your way of life. This is because you will have a more confident smile and feel more ready to take on the world. Because these are fitted to your teeth, they are invisible in comparison to traditional metal braces. You will also benefit from better dental health as it is widely known that straighter teeth are far easier to clean than overcrowded mouths or crooked teeth. Enhance your way of life and feel more at ease with a wide and open smile. Say no to crooked teeth and take on the world with our invisible braces.


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Invisalign Prices, New Forest

We offer Invisalign to patients throughout Dibden Purlieu, Hythe, including locations throughout the New Forest such as Brockenhurst, Calshot, Christchurch, Highcliffe, Lymington, Lyndhurst, Milford-on-Sea, New Milton, Ringwood, Sway, Totton, Eling and the surrounding Hampshire and Dorset towns.

If you are looking for invisible braces such as Invisalign, look no further than Forestside Dental Practice. Contact us by filling out our online contact form, and we will be able to get back to you with everything you need to know about our invisible braces.

Alternatively, you can book an appointment with us to see if you are an ideal candidate for our invisible braces.

We hope to hear from you very soon!

By | 2019-09-03T11:46:42+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Invisalign|0 Comments

About the Author:

Dr Joanna McKenzie and her husband James are now the new owners of Forestside Dental Practice based in Dibden Purlieu near Southampton situated in the heart of the New Forest since the beginning of August 2017. I qualified from Gdansk Medical University in Poland with a Masters Degree in 1989 and have been practicing ever since for the last 29 years. My experience has developed since owning and working in my own practice in Poland combined being employed for the last 12 years in one Dental practice in Kent in the UK. Throughout my career, I have continued to develop my skills by attending various specialist fields of dentistry both abroad and within the UK, like Diploma of Implantology Cambrige or the latest being awarded a Master class Implantology Certificate at Cezanne Dental Centre in Berlin November2017 and many others. My specific interests are completing implantology requirements, all types of restorative dentistry, prosthodontic treatments and cosmetic dentistry including Invisalign. In my spare time I love to spend my time with my family, travel to experience different cultures and above all I find skiing extremely exhilarating.

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