Invisalign In Somerville, MA
Al-Aswad Dental is proud to announce that our office and doctors are Invisalign certified. In addition, we offer finance options via a third-party financing company for the patients that qualify. If you're interested in straightening your teeth with Invisalign, call our Somerville, MA dental office today at (617) 625-3636 to schedule an appointment!
Do you want to straighten your smile, but you hate the idea of wearing traditional metal braces? Here at Al-Aswad Dental in Somerville, MA, we understand that as an adult or late teen it isn’t really ideal to sport a mouth full of braces. Despite all the benefits of having a straighter smile, we realize that it's unlikely that someone who is in college or in the working world will want to wear traditional braces.
Fortunately, you can fix dental
malocclusions and get a straighter smile without other people
noticing when you choose Invisalign's removable, clear aligners.
Custom Treatment Plan
Invisalign is made up of a series of clear thermoplastic aligners that are customized to fit over your teeth. These aligners look similar to whitening trays and each aligner is specifically designed to shift certain teeth throughout the course of your treatment.
Once we decide that Invisalign is right for you, our Somerville dentist will map out your treatment plan, which we will then send to an Invisalign lab so they can begin designing your aligners. Through Invisalign’s advanced computer technology we can determine which teeth need to move in order to achieve the proper smile. From there, each aligner is made to promote certain tooth movements. Invisalign treatment can address minor to more severe tooth movements, but can’t handle issues that require complicated or complex jaw or tooth movements.
wear these aligners for about 22 hours out of the day, only removing
them to eat, drink, brush and floss.
Oral Care & Your Invisalign Aligners
Aligners will need to be properly cleaned, but because they can be removed you won’t have to make any drastic changes to your diet or oral care routine (which you would have to do with braces). You won’t have to worry that certain foods will damage brackets or wire. Just remove your aligners prior to mealtime and you’re all set.
same goes for your oral care routine. Just remove your aligners prior
to brushing and flossing. It’s that simple. Now you won’t have to
worry about carefully trying to brush around your traditional braces,
where food and bacteria can easily hide. Flossing can also be a
challenge with traditional braces, but Invisalign makes it easy to
continue caring for your teeth and gums without changing your daily
routine. Invisalign fits seamlessly into your lifestyle.
Are You A Good Candidate For Invisalign?
adults and older teens are great candidates for Invisalign. If you
have crooked teeth, gaps between teeth, crowding, overbites,
underbites, crossbites or an open bite, then Invisalign could be
right for you. On average, most adult’s Invisalign treatment takes
about one year. For teens who choose this
the length of treatment may be comparable to that of traditional