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Cedar Mountain Dental

General Dentistry & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Newington, CT

Don’t live with crooked teeth that make you not want to share your smile. At Cedar Mountain Dental in Newington, Connecticut, Zach Korwin, DMD, Gary Toubman, DDS, and their expert team offer noninvasive Invisalign® treatment to give you beautifully straight teeth without bulky brackets. Schedule an appointment with Cedar Mountain Dental by phone or online to get started today.

Invisalign Q & A

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a noninvasive orthodontic treatment used to move your teeth into a desirable position using clear plastic aligners. The average treatment lasts about 12-18 months and you don’t have to worry about metal brackets irritating your mouth.

What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Some of the many benefits Invisalign treatment can offer include:

  • Straighter teeth
  • Better bite
  • Aesthetically pleasing smile
  • Removable aligners
  • Easier teeth cleaning
  • Less teeth shifting
  • Easy, comfortable treatment
  • More self-confidence

Unlike traditional braces, clear aligners aren’t obvious when you smile. Aligners offer a simple treatment that produces dramatic cosmetic and functional results.

Is Invisalign right for me?

To find out if Invisalign is the right orthodontic treatment for you, your Cedar Mountain Dental provider reviews your expected outcome and examines your teeth. They take dental X-rays, too. If you have dental decay or another oral health problem, your dentist offers treatment prior to receiving your aligners.

What happens during Invisalign treatment?

Your dentist can map out Invisalign treatment using digital technology so that you can see your results before you begin treatment. A dental lab makes custom-fit aligners, and when they’re ready, you can start wearing them 20-22 hours daily. You can throw away older aligners every week or two, and then switch to the next set of new aligners in your series.

Take the aligners out of your mouth when you eat and brush your teeth. Then, clean the aligners with toothpaste and lukewarm water. Avoid placing the aligner in hot water, as doing so can warp the plastic. You can also use the Invisalign cleaning system to keep your aligners clean.

What should I expect after treatment?

After Invisalign treatment, your dentist might recommend you wear a retainer. They may suggest wearing it often at first, eventually tapering off to wearing it just at night. Doing so helps you maintain beautifully straight teeth for a lifetime.

Don’t let misaligned teeth prevent you from smiling confidently. Schedule an appointment with Cedar Mountain Dental over the phone or online to learn more about Invisalign and find out if it’s right for you.