Traditionally, braces have been the preferred method for dentists to straighten teeth.
With braces, the brackets and metal wires are attached to the teeth and tightened regularly to correct the teeth.
Because clear aligners like Invisalign, Smilezy and ClearCorrect don’t use wires or brackets to correct the teeth, it is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to braces.
Clear aligners are cutting-edge orthodontic treatment that offers a discreet and convenient way to straighten your teeth without the need for traditional metal braces. These clear aligners, often referred to as "teeth aligners" or "clear aligners," are custom-made to fit your teeth, making them virtually invisible when worn.
Clear aligners are a fantastic option for individuals who want to improve their smile without the aesthetic concerns associated with traditional braces. If you're in Auckland, clear aligners are readily available at Auckland Family Dental.
Clear aligners work by using transparent (almost invisible) aligners that are changed every 1 to 2 weeks for a new set of aligners.
Each clear aligner gradually moves your teeth into your desired position. When you reach your final aligner, your teeth will have moved into the ideal position pre-designed by you and your dentist.
During the design stage, your dentist will use a high-tech digital system to analyze your smile and digitally move your teeth in the desired alignment. By doing this, the patient is able to see and customize the end results to match the patient’s needs.
A patient can have anywhere from 10 to 40 aligners, depending on their case. Clear aligners need to be worn full time (day & night) to achieve best results, but can be removed for eating, brushing and flossing. Because of how discreet the treatment is, it’s no wonder it is a popular choice for many!
Auckland Family Dental offers orthodontic treatment with Invisalign Auckland and other clear aligners like Smilezy and ClearCorrect.
One of the most significant benefits of Invisalign is its discreet appearance. The clear aligners are virtually invisible, allowing you to maintain your confidence and smile without feeling self-conscious about metal braces.
Invisalign aligners are made from smooth, comfortable plastic. Unlike traditional braces, there are no wires or brackets that can cause irritation or discomfort in your mouth.
Invisalign aligners are removable, which means you can take them out for eating, brushing, and flossing. This makes maintaining oral hygiene during treatment much easier.
Invisalign effectively treats a wide range of orthodontic issues, including crowded teeth, gaps, overbites, underbites, and more. It provides consistent, predictable results when worn as instructed.
With Invisalign, you can enjoy your favorite foods without worrying about damage to your aligners. Simply remove them while eating and put them back in afterward.
The Invisalign journey begins with a consultation with an experienced orthodontist. During this appointment, your orthodontist will assess your teeth and discuss your goals. This is a crucial step as it helps create a tailored treatment plan.
Your orthodontist will use advanced 3D imaging technology to create a precise digital model of your teeth. This model serves as the basis for your custom Invisalign aligners.
Based on the treatment plan, your aligners are custom-made to fit your teeth. These aligners will gradually shift your teeth into the desired position over time.
Throughout your treatment, you will have periodic check-ups with your orthodontist to monitor your progress and receive your new sets of aligners.
The Invisalign treatment typically takes around 12 to 18 months, depending on the complexity of your case. Once the treatment is complete, you'll enjoy a beautifully straight smile.
While each and every case is different, dependent on the complexity of the case some cases can take as little as 3 months while some can take more than 2 years.
On average, our treatment plans are about 10-14 months to complete.
Without a thorough assessment, it is hard to estimate a treatment completion date.
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Invisalign is a versatile treatment option suitable for many individuals. However, its effectiveness depends on the complexity of your orthodontic issues. During your consultation at Auckland Family Dental, our orthodontists will determine if Invisalign is the right choice for you.
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