Invisalign Treatment in Boynton Beach, FL
Invisalign®: The Clear Alternative to Metal Braces
Crooked teeth can affect your oral health while metal braces can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. Fortunately, Invisalign® clear aligners from Dr. Franklin Landers are a discreet and comfortable way to straighten your smile in less time compared to traditional orthodontic treatments.
Our Boynton Beach, FL, dentist can custom-make your aligners to fit perfectly in your mouth for a seamless solution to your specific orthodontic issue. We’ve helped countless patients in Boca Raton, Highland Beach, and Greenacres transform their teeth function and appearance with revolutionary Invisalign orthodontics.
What Is Invisalign?
Invisalign is a state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment that uses a series of clear, removable trays to straighten teeth. Unlike traditional metal braces, Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible, so you can straighten your smile without anyone noticing. Additionally, our Boynton Beach dentist can create your unique aligners with your individual needs in mind, molding them to the natural ridges of your teeth for a comfortable fit.
The Benefits of Invisalign
Invisalign therapy offers several benefits for Boynton Beach, FL patients looking for a convenient solution to straighten their teeth, such as:
- Transparent Appearance: With clear aligners, your orthodontic treatment won’t be noticeable, so you can go about your day with complete confidence.
- Comfortable Fit: Invisalign aligners are designed to fit comfortably around your teeth, reducing the risk of irritation and discomfort.
- Easy Removal & Maintenance: You can remove your aligners when eating and brushing your teeth, making it easy to maintain optimal oral hygiene.
- Short Treatment Time: Invisalign treatment is often faster than traditional braces, helping you achieve your dream smile in less time.
- No Metal Brackets or Wires: Invisalign aligners are made with clear plastic that’s durable, so you won’t have to worry about unsightly and irritating metal brackets or wires.
Who Qualifies for Invisalign?
Invisalign aligner therapy is a versatile treatment option that can treat a variety of orthodontic issues, including:
- Overcrowded teeth
- Unevenly spaced teeth
However, not everyone is a candidate for Invisalign. To determine if Invisalign is right for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Landers. During your consultation, our Boynton Beach dentist will evaluate your orthodontic needs and goals, as well as your oral health.
The Invisalign Process
If you’re ready to straighten your teeth and improve your smile with Invisalign, here’s what you can expect from the treatment process:
- Your First Consultation: Your journey to a straighter smile begins with a consultation with Dr. Landers in Boynton Beach, FL. During your visit, Dr. Landers will discuss your orthodontic needs and goals and determine if Invisalign is the best treatment for you.
- Your Customized Plan: Dr. Landers will take impressions of your teeth to design your aligners. He’ll then create a treatment plan that includes the exact movements of your teeth and the projected timeline for a straighter smile.
- Wearing Your Invisalign Aligners: Your custom-made series of aligners will match your natural bite, giving you ultimate comfort. They’re virtually invisible, so most people won’t even realize you’re wearing them. You’ll receive a new set of aligners once every two weeks to ensure your teeth are gradually shifting into place.
- Tracking Your Progress: To get the most out of your Invisalign aligners, you need to wear them for at least 20 to 22 hours daily.
Caring for Your Aligners
Caring for your aligners is crucial to ensure your Invisalign treatment is successful. To properly maintain your clear aligners:
- Brush and rinse aligners before reinserting them
- Store your aligners in their case when not in use
- Avoid exposing aligners to hot temperatures
- Clean aligners with a soft-bristled brush and clear, unscented soap
- Avoid hot water or harsh cleaning products
- Visit your Boynton Beach orthodontist regularly
Frequently Asked Questions
The cost of Invisalign varies depending on your oral health and treatment plan. Dental insurance may cover a portion of the cost, but you should call your provider to learn what’s covered under your plan. You can also ask your Invisalign provider if their office offers financing options.
Invisalign can straighten teeth and improve bite alignment, but the results aren’t permanent. To maintain the results, your dentist will likely recommend you wear a retainer after treatment to ensure that your teeth don’t shift back to their original position.
Yes, Invisalign aligners usually work faster than metal braces. However, this depends on the details of your treatment plan. Your dentist can provide an estimated treatment timeline at your initial consultation. As long as you consistently wear your Invisalign aligners and follow your treatment plan, you can enjoy the benefits of a straight smile sooner.
No, Invisalign isn’t painful at all! It’s normal to experience mild discomfort in the first few weeks of treatment as you adjust to wearing the aligners, but this soreness should fade quickly. However, if you experience excessive discomfort or pain, reach out to your orthodontist as soon as possible.
Boost Your Oral Health and Confidence with Invisalign
Our Palm County dentist wants to help you reach all your smile goals. Invisalign can straighten your teeth without the added hassles of traditional braces. Dr. Landers and our team are ready to help you achieve your dream smile without the hassle of metal wires and brackets.
To schedule an appointment at our Boynton Beach, FL, office, call (561) 736-2122. You can also book a consultation online by filling out our convenient contact form.