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By Barry H. Danzig, DDS
December 31, 2015
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Invisalign  

Straightening your teeth is a big commitment. Wearing traditional braces for the average 2 years means wearing obvious metal brackets and wires on your teeth. Luckily, you can now straighten your teeth without anyone being the wiser. Just ask your Billerica, MA dentist at Grateful Dentists about Invisalign.Invisalign

How does Invisalign work? 
Invisalign uses rigid, comfortable plastic aligner trays. The trays put pressure on the teeth, causing them to move. Small clear bumps called attachments which are affixed to the teeth may aid in the teeth’s movement. The aligners are switched to the next tray in the series every two weeks until you complete your treatment. Teens and adults can use Invisalign.

Before Invisalign
Before using Invisalign, your teeth should be healthy and free of plaque, tartar and decay. This means your dentist may have to perform some procedures like fillings or cleanings before you can start your Invisalign treatment. A dental laboratory uses a mold of your mouth made by your dentist to create your Invisalign treatment plan. You will see a video showing the exact way your teeth will move while you wear your aligner trays. The video also shows you what your teeth will look like after treatment. When you approve the video, a dental technician creates your aligner trays and delivers them to your dentist’s office.

Your aligner trays are removable and are normally switched for the next tray in the series every two weeks. You should take your aligners out to eat and brush. Cleaning the trays is easy using the Invisalign cleaning kit, or you can simply soak them and rinse them while you brush your teeth. You will need to see your dentist every 4 to 6 weeks for a checkup. You are expected to have the dedication to wear your aligner trays for the required 22 hours a day. Failure to wear your trays has a direct effect on your end results. However, you may remove your trays for special events.

For more information on Invisalign, please contact Dr. Barry H. Danzig, DDS, Dr. Lili Tayari, DDS and Dr. Adam Danzig, DDS at Grateful Dentists in Billerica, MA. Call (978) 667-2741 to schedule your appointment for an Invisalign consultation.

By Dr. Adam Danzig
September 09, 2014
Category: Orthodontics
Are you looking for a way to straighten teeth that doesn’t have coworkers staring? Considering braces but really hate the idea of a mouth full a metal? What if we told you that you could get a straight smile but not have to worry about those annoying brackets and wires? We aren’t joking with you! In fact, we can promise something even better. These braces will be clear. If you haven’t already heard about Invisalign in Billerica, now is the time you did.
So what makes Invisalign so special? Have you heard rumblings about this fantastic product but not quite sure you know what it’s all about. That’s OK! That’s why we are here. Our Billerica dentist is ready and willing to explain this revolutionary treatment every step of the way.

Below are some of the benefits of getting Invisalign:

Invisalign is Removable

Unlike traditional braces, these clear aligners can be removed, making it easy to enjoy meals. Now you don’t have to worry that a thick, juicy steak is going to loosen a wire. Enjoy snacking on anything your heart desires without worrying about your braces. Just be sure to put them back on after your post-meal teeth brushing.

Invisalign ImageInvisalign is Discreet

You didn’t imagine it; we definitely told you Invisalign is clear. This series of aligners are virtually invisible, so you can enjoy a night out on the town with friends or feel confident speaking at a work conference without worrying about your braces. Invisalign is available in the 01821 area to give you the straighter smile without all the unneeded stress of wearing braces. There is no need to feel self-conscious while wearing braces.

Invisalign is Comfortable to Wear

During one of your first visits to our office, we will make impressions of your mouth. This helps us create a set of clear aligners that are perfectly fitted to your mouth. This also means that Invisalign will be comfortable and easy to wear, because it was made just for you. How many other things can you say that about?
Are you ready to get a fabulous new smile without all the hassle? Are you thinking that clear aligners could just be what the doctor ordered? If so, call us at (978) 667-2741 to see if Invisalign is right for you.
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