Invisalign treatments can seem complicated or daunting when you learn all about them, but the process is fairly simple. Our FAQ is designed to give you quick answers to specific questions. If what you need is not being found here, you can always contact us with questions or to schedule a free consultation today.
Do you have to wear an Invisalign retainer forever?
After completing your Invisalign treatment, you’ll likely transition to night time retainers. Wearing retainers helps maintain your beautiful results, but you won’t be wearing them all day!
How long do you wear Invisalign for?
With Invisalign, the average treatment duration is typically 12–18 months. However, the exact timeframe varies based on individual dental needs. The duration of your treatment is affected by many different factors, such as how much orthodontic work Invisalign needs to do for you.
At Reflections Dental Spa, we gently remind you to embrace your Invisalign journey by wearing your aligners as recommended. This is key to ensuring your treatment is as effective and smooth as your experience with us.
What is the shortest amount of time to wear Invisalign?
Some individuals may see noticeable improvements in their smiles in just a few months. However, the precise duration varies based on the complexity of the case and how much work must be done.
Can you eat with Invisalign?
Absolutely! Invisalign aligners are easily removable, allowing you to enjoy your meals without any restrictions. Remember to remove them before eating, and to maintain good oral hygiene.
Do you eat with Invisalign?
You can eat whatever you want while doing your Invisalign treatment! Simply remove the aligners before meals and snacks. You do not need to remove your retainer for drinking.
Do you sleep in Invisalign?
Yes, you wear your aligners while you sleep. Invisalign works its magic around the clock, making it a convenient and seamless part of your daily routine.
Is it OK to leave Invisalign out for a day?
Consistency is key, but occasional short breaks are acceptable. We do not recommend leaving Invisalign out for a whole day, as the recommended wear time is around twenty-two hours.
Does Invisalign make you talk funny?
Invisalign aligners are customized to your teeth and smile. While you may need a short adjustment period, any speech changes are typically minimal and temporary.
Can you speak properly with Invisalign?
Because Invisalign is custom to your smile, you should not have an issue speaking while wearing Invisalign.
Are braces faster than Invisalign?
The duration of Invisalign treatment varies based on individual cases, just like traditional braces. Both are effective solutions tailored to your unique orthodontic needs.
Is Invisalign painful?
Invisalign is rarely painful but may cause some slight discomfort when you switch aligners or begin your Invisalign journey. Any discomfort should be short-lived.
Is Invisalign more painful than braces?
The discomfort associated with Invisalign is generally milder than with traditional braces because it is a gradual treatment. There is no tightening of your braces, just getting new retainers.
Is Invisalign better than braces?
Both Invisalign and braces are excellent choices, each with its unique benefits. Invisalign offers comfort and discretion. The choice between Invisalign and braces depends on individual orthodontic needs and treatment complexity. Braces may be preferable for certain complex cases. Your dentist can help you decide which option will give you the best smile and oral health. Call to schedule a consultation with Dr. Thomas today to learn more.
What is the success rate of Invisalign?
Invisalign boasts a high success rate, with millions of satisfied users worldwide. Your personalized treatment plan, coupled with regular checkups, aims to give you a stunning new smile.
In what cases does Invisalign not work?
While Invisalign is effective for a wide range of cases, severe orthodontic issues may require alternative treatments. One of our dentists will assess your specific needs to determine the most suitable solution.
Who should not get Invisalign?
Invisalign is not suitable for someone who cannot be consistent with wear and for some complex surgical cases that will need additional procedures. Your dentist will assess your individual case and recommend the most effective treatment for your needs.
What are the disadvantages of Invisalign?
Invisalign is an easy option, but may not work for all if you are not compliant to the rules. Some users may experience mild discomfort or jaw pain during the adjustment period. Additionally, diligence in wearing the aligners is crucial for optimal results.
Who is not a good candidate for Invisalign?
Individuals with inability to comply to the Invisalign requirements or who need complex surgical orthodontic treatment for their issues may not be ideal candidates for Invisalign.
What is the lowest price for Invisalign?
The cost of Invisalign varies based on individual cases and treatment complexity.
Is Invisalign cheaper than braces?
The costs of Invisalign and traditional braces vary based on individual treatment plans. Reflections Dental Spa provides financing options to assist with your orthodontic needs.
Is getting Invisalign worth it?
Absolutely! Beyond the cosmetic benefits, Invisalign can enhance oral health and improve bite alignment. The investment in your smile pays off with increased confidence and long-term dental well-being.
Call Reflections Dental Spa to Start Your New Smile Today!
Invest in a comfortable orthodontic treatment that will revolutionize your life, with Reflections Dental Spa’s Invisalign treatment. Come in today for a free consultation and learn more about Invisalign and its benefits.