Dental One Associates of Fairfax
9942 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22031

Invisalign® in Fairfax, VA

If spaces, gaps and crooked teeth cause you to hide your smile, metal wires and brackets are likely to do the same. Fortunately, traditional braces may not be your only opportunity to gain a stunning grin. Today’s dental professionals know how to straighten teeth using the Invisalign® plastic aligner tray system. Because the trays are transparent, no one can tell that you’re wearing them.

Understanding the Invisalign Aligner System

The Invisalign system uses a succession of custom-molded plastic trays that fit neatly over your top and bottom rows of teeth. Each set of trays is worn for about two weeks and is then replaced. Over a period of months, the trays gently move your teeth into their new positions. Our Invisalign dentists can use the transparent braces to resolve your mild to moderate orthodontic problems. With Invisalign clear braces, you can have the smile of your dreams without the metal hardware.

How Much Money Will Invisalign Cost?

In some cases, Invisalign cost is comparable to the cost of metal braces. Your overall Invisalign treatment cost depends on how complicated your orthodontic problems are. Remember that you may have Invisalign insurance coverage through your dental plan provider. If you think that Invisalign braces cost more than your budget can accommodate, don’t despair. We can help you obtain an affordable Invisalign makeover with our flexible financing options. To learn more about how we can help you get Invisalign in Fairfax, contact our office.

What Is the Invisalign Treatment Time Frame?

With Invisalign, length of treatment depends on the complexity of your dental problems and how long it will take the aligners to reposition your teeth. Severely rotated or misplaced teeth will take longer to correct. The average adult’s Invisalign course of treatment takes about a year, although some patients can complete it in 10 months. Treatment times for teenage patients may vary, and complex cases may require up to two years of treatment. After your Invisalign aligners do their job, you can keep your new smile in top shape by wearing Invisalign retainers.

Which Providers Practice Invisalign Dentistry?

A general dentist or licensed orthodontist can become an Invisalign dentist after completing the Invisalign training program. Our talented and experienced Invisalign dentists know how to get optimal results. To find a great dentist who can transform your smile with convenient, invisible aligner trays, contact us today.

Invisalign vs Braces: The Oral Health Factor

If your dentist determines that you’re a good candidate for both types of treatment, there are clear benefits to choosing Invisalign vs braces. Appearance is an obvious consideration, but Invisalign can also help protect your dental health. Because your aligners are completely removed during meals and when you brush your teeth, it’s easier to reach all areas of your mouth; this helps you to keep your teeth and gums healthier and prevent dental disease that leads to tooth loss.

Benefits of Invisalign That All Patients Love

As far as our Invisalign patients are concerned, the benefits of braces that are free from metal hardware are beyond compare. Here are a few Invisalign benefits that they all enjoy.

  • Fewer dental visits and adjustments
  • Unlimited dietary choices
  • No annoying metal wires
  • A natural appearance throughout treatment

Can I Get Invisalign?

Invisalign is a great option for people with a variety of orthodontic problems, but it’s not right for every patient. Severe malocclusion, grossly misaligned teeth and large gaps may respond better to treatment with traditional orthodontic devices. Invisalign dentists usually recommend Invisalign for adults and mature teenagers only. Children have more complicated dental needs and often respond better to metal braces. The only way to determine if you’re a good candidate for Invisalign is to be evaluated by a professional. We can connect you with a skilled provider who can assess your treatment needs.

Is Invisalign Treatment Going to Alter My Lifestyle?

It’s unlikely that aligner trays will make any big changes to your overall lifestyle. You’ll need to wear them consistently and follow your dentist’s recommendations for cleaning. Smoking and chewing gum aren’t recommended; they can damage or stain your trays.

Taking Care of Your New Plastic Aligner Trays

We recommend using the Invisalign cleaning system to keep your aligners clean. If you don’t want to use it, you can also brush and rinse your trays with cool or slightly warm water. Avoid using hot water, as this may warp the plastic. If your aligners are rendered useless through cracking and damage, call us immediately to obtain a replacement.

We want to give you a new reason to smile. Contact us now for more information about Invisalign cost, eligibility, and other details about getting Invisalign in Fairfax.

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Phone: (703) 664-1990
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