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Invisalign – Doylestown, PA

Straighten Your Smile Without the Hassle

 

In the past, fixing orthodontic issues meant needing to have noticeable and uncomfortable metal brackets and wires affixed in your mouth. These downsides have kept many people from receiving the treatment they require to improve their oral health and enhance the appearance of their smile. At Dr. Terry F. Rakowsky Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, our team offers a modern, discreet, and comfortable alternative to metal braces, called Invisalign in Doylestown. Read on to learn more about the treatment and whether you’re a good candidate.

Why Choose Dr. Terry Rakowsky for Invisalign? 

  • Dentist with Over 35 Years of Experience
  • Locally Owned & Operated Dental Practice
  • Comprehensive Dental Care Under 1 Roof

How Does Invisalign Work?

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Instead of utilizing metal brackets and wires, Invisalign treatment uses custom-fitted plastic trays, similar to retainers, to gently and strategically shift your teeth into their ideal positions. Every two weeks, you’ll advance to your next series of aligners in your treatment, until you eventually complete the process and achieve your ideal results. Every six to eight weeks, depending on what we determine is best at your initial consultation, you’ll come in for a quick progress check and to pick up your next series of aligners in your treatment.

Indications for Invisalign

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Many patients are surprised to learn that Invisalign treatment is a great solution for a wide variety of orthodontic issues, including some of the following that we’ve listed below.

Crowded Teeth

Crowded teeth can increase your risk of plaque, tartar, and harmful bacteria accumulation in your mouth. By aligning them with Invisalign trays, you’ll be able to prevent common oral health problems like cavities from occurring.

Gaps Between Teeth

If you’re not a fan of having unevenly spaced teeth, and your orthodontic issue has begun to affect your self-confidence or oral health, Invisalign trays can close the gaps between your teeth, making your smile more symmetrical and even.

Bite Misalignment

Whether you have overbite, crossbite, or underbite, Invisalign trays can act to align your jaws and disperse bite force evenly across your mouth, preventing you from developing other conditions, like TMJ dysfunction and bruxism.

The Benefits of Invisalign

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Invisalign is one of the most popular orthodontic treatments among patients because of the variety of benefits that it offers, as opposed to traditional metal braces. Some of the advantages that you’ll be able to enjoy include:

  • Discreet, clear aligners
  • Better oral health while undergoing treatment
  • Eat all of the foods that you love
  • Easy to clean and maintain the aligners
  • Conveniently removable
  • Shorter average treatment time
  • More comfortable than metal braces

How Much Does Invisalign Cost?   

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The cost of your Invisalign treatment depends on a variety of factors, including the severity of your orthodontic problems, how many aligners you’ll need to achieve your ideal results, and other details that your dentist in Doylestown will determine during your initial consultation. To learn the cost of your unique Invisalign treatment, schedule a consultation with our office today!