Invisalign – San Ramon, CA
Giving You the Straighter Smile You Deserve!
Maybe you didn’t receive the orthodontic treatment you needed as an adolescent? Perhaps you did have braces, but you forgot to wear your retainer? Whatever the case may be, you are now living with teeth that are crooked and it makes you feel self-conscious. Of course, the thought of wearing metal braces isn’t much better. Did you know there are solutions for busy adults to align their teeth with discretion and efficiency? It’s called Invisalign, and here’s what you should know about this innovative treatment.
How Does Invisalign Work?
Instead of using metal braces to straighten your teeth, Invisalign in San Ramon utilizes clear plastic aligners that apply gentle pressure to gradually move your teeth. Because the aligners fit snug, they are virtually invisible and they don’t interfere with your normal activities or with talking.
You’ll need to wear your aligners for at least 22 hours per day and change them every two weeks in order to achieve your desired results. However, aligners can often be changed at home, which means they require fewer visits to your dentist than traditional braces would.
How Long Does Invisalign Take to Complete?
Most Invisalign cases move quite efficiently and can typically be completed in 12 to 18 months with excellent patient compliance.
What are the Benefits of Choosing Invisalign?
Besides offering patients discretion, Invisalign also offers a number of other benefits for patients including:
- Aligners are comfortable and easy to wear, improving patient compliance
- There are no restrictions to your diet since aligners can easily be removed for eating
- Your home care routine is also simple since you can remove your aligners for brushing and flossing
- Aligners are smooth and don’t cause discomfort or sores like traditional braces tend to do
Who is a Candidate for Invisalign?
While Invisalign works well for many patients, it can’t correct complex jaw or bite issues. Dr. Deol is a certified Invisalign provider and he can determine if Invisalign is right for your needs and tell you exactly how long it will take to complete your treatment.
He will plan your treatment with 3D imaging that will even allow him to show you what your finished smile will look like if you decide to move forward with Invisalign.
How Much Does Invisalign Cost?
The cost of Invisalign varies with each individual case depending on the length and complexity of the treatment. Dr. Deol can let you know exactly how much your treatment will cost during your Invisalign consultation; however, it is typically comparable with traditional orthodontics.
Many dental insurance plans offer an orthodontic benefit that also includes Invisalign. Our insurance coordinator is happy to help you with the details of your benefits.
If you would like to learn more about Invisalign in San Ramon, we encourage you to contact Oak Ridge Dental to schedule your consultation.