Some patients never wore traditional braces as a child, however, today they wish to have teeth that are in better alignment. Another group of patients may in fact previously wore braces in earlier years but still want straighter teeth. Because of advanced dental technology at DentalWorks - Winston Salem at Winston Salem, NC, invisible aligners, such as Invisalign, can align the teeth. Invisalign straightening trays uses various sets of plastic aligner straightening trays to gradually reposition the teeth into a straighter position. These see-through trays fit tightly on top of the teeth and are kept on for the majority of the day. The aligners are generally only removed for drinking coffee or wine, eating, and teeth brushing. Clear tooth aligners, such as Invisalign from our dentists at DentalWorks - Winston Salem can effectively straighten the teeth and create a more attractive smile.
What to Expect
If the decision is made that clear aligner trays using Invisalign is the most effective solution for orthodontic needs, the first stage begins with digital imaging of the mouth so that the aligners can be made. Our dentists and the staff at DentalWorks - Winston Salem give each patient the knowledge so you know how to take care of and wear their trays, and talk to the patient about how important it is to leave the aligners in for the majority of the day. Aligning trays are usually worn for 2-3 weeks before the next round of aligners are then given. This is determined based on the progression of the teeth movement. When the patient comes in for their appointments at DentalWorks - Winston Salem, our dentists will give the patient a better estimate of the length of time they will be required to wear Invisalign.
Once the patient's teeth are in proper alignment, it is crucial that the patient use an Invisalign Vivera setting retainer to maintain the results. The majority of individuals need to keep their retainer in place when they sleep at night. For overall great dental health, patients should proactively visit our dentists at DentalWorks - Winston Salem a couple of times a year and continue a diligent at-home oral plan.
The price for Invisalign will based on the complications pertaining to the individual's needs, and how many sets of aligners that will be needed. Orthodontic insurance may cover some of the cost. This varies based on the patient's benefits. The staff at DentalWorks - Winston Salem will confirm what the patient's coverage entails so that a realistic fee can be given by our dentists during the patient's initial visit.
Plan Your Procedure
For men and women who have a pleasant smile, but desire straighter teeth, clear aligner trays from DentalWorks - Winston Salem in Winston Salem, NC are a great quick fix to meet your aesthetic goals. Invisible orthodontic aligner trays can be worn without the hassle of metal brackets to give you the gorgeous teeth you want. Our dentists will consult about all of the options with see-through braces today and decide if Invisalign at DentalWorks - Winston Salem is the appropriate procedure for you.