Invisalign®

Invisalign® An Overview

Now there is a way to straighten your teeth without the hassle of bulky metal wires and brackets. Invisalign® clear aligners are the clear way to realign crooked teeth. Invisalign removable aligners are comfortable, discreet, and easy to use.

Ideal for teen and adult patients, Invisalign effectively addresses mild to moderate orthodontic concerns. Invisalign can be used to treat a range of cosmetic alignment and spacing issues while helping to improve the patient’s overall oral health.

Invisalign can be used to treat:

  • Gaps between teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • Underbite
  • Overbite
  • Crossbite

What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Invisalign offers patients a range of advantages over metal braces. The removable, clear aligners improve oral hygiene and allow patients to enjoy a varied and healthy diet without restriction. Invisalign aligners are a less invasive treatment options that produce quality and lasting results.

Benefits of Invisalign include:

  • Discreet- barely noticeable to others
  • Removable- patients can brush and floss normally & eat a healthy diet
  • Improve Oral Health- removable aligners reduce tooth discoloration and tooth decay associated with metal braces
  • Efficient & Effective- in about one year you can enjoy straighter, healthier teeth

Dr. Robert Gauthier is a Northborough, MA area Invisalign provider. Using state of the art 3D digital scanning and CAD/CAM technology, Dr. Gautheir will custom design a treatment plan to help align crooked teeth and address malocclusion issues.

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"This is the best dental office experience I have ever had. Everyone was so nice from the receptionist on the phone to the dental assistants to the dentists themselves. I felt that my health was the primary concern and the…Elaine L.
"This was my first appointment and I was very pleased with my entire visit. The staff are pleasant and cordial. Facility is clean and well equipped with what appears to be the latest technologies available. The exam was quite thorough…Lydia T.
"The whole staff was wonderful. They took me right on time, did the cleaning and x-rays very professionally, Dr. Gauthier checked everything personally, and left feeling I was well cared for by a competent group of caring and professional "friends.""John C.
"I left with complete confidence that Dr. Gauthier had performed a thorough assessment of my dental needs and had recommended the best and most cost-effective solutions."Walter B.

Invisalign® What to Expect

 

Your Invisalign treatment will begin with a thorough oral health exam and bite analysis with Dr. Gautheier. Dr. Gauthier will determine if Invisalign treatment is the best option for improving the appearance of your smile and your oral health.

Treatment will begin with a 3D digital scan of your teeth and mouth. These images will be used by an Invisalign lab technician to create your series of Invisalign aligners. Each aligner is carefully and custom designed to gradually and comfortably shift teeth further into proper alignment.

How long does Invisalign treatment take? 

Treatment times for Invisalign will vary depending on the advancement of orthodontic concerns. Treatment typically lasts up to 12 months. Each set of aligners is worn for approximately 2-week intervals.   Dr. Gauthier will discuss your individualized treatment with you during your Invisalign consultation.

Invisalign® FAQs

Is Invisalign right for me?

Do you have crooked teeth? Are you expereincing orthodontic relapse? Would you like to close small gaps between your teeth?

Invisalign may be right for you. To learn more about how effective Invisalign would be in correcting your orthodontic concerns, contact Apex Dental located in Northborough, MA to schedule an Invisalign consultation.

Does Invisalign hurt?

Most patients report feeling little to no discomfort during their Invisalign treatment. Aligners are made from a clear hard -soft plastic that reduces soft tissue irritation and protects your gums from cuts often associated with metal braces.