Longing for a straighter smile without the clunky wire and bands of traditional metal braces? No matter what stage of life you’re in, you deserve a comfortable and convenient way to create a straight, stunning smile. Invisalign®, the virtually undetectable modern approach to teeth straightening, is a great option for teens and adults looking to straighten their teeth with minimal interference to their day-to-day lives.
Invisalign is a particularly impressive example of how dental technology has improved the way cosmetic dentistry is practiced and is a popular service offered at Charlotte Center for Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Broome offers expert consultations, as well as cutting-edge dentistry services, such as digital x-rays and laser dentistry, to ensure an efficient and effective appointment every time. Call or schedule an appointment online today to see if Invisalign and teeth straightening in Charlotte is right for you.
“Wear a smile and have friends; wear a frown and have wrinkles!”
How Invisalign Works
An expert dentist like Dr. Broome in Charlotte makes special impressions and takes digital photos of your teeth, which are sent off to the Align facility. There, a sophisticated virtual model of your teeth is created. Dr. Broome in Charlotte will review the virtual models and, if you are a good candidate, custom design a set of strong, clear aligners to begin the teeth straightening process.
You will wear your custom-made aligners for 20-22 hours a day and receive an updated aligner every two weeks until the treatment is complete.
Benefits for Tooth Alignment
With Invisalign, you can discretely and comfortably straighten your smile! You will be able to brush and floss normally, as well as have little alteration to your daily life.
Patients of Dr. Broome in Charlotte report a positive impact on how they look and feel when using this treatment. The technology encourages people of all ages and stages of life to gain a stunning smile without drawing attention to the fact that they are straightening their teeth!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How often do I need to wear my aligners?
A: It is recommended that you wear your aligners for 20-22 hours per day and only remove them for eating, flossing and brushing.
Q: How are the aligners made?
A: Once you’ve decided to undergo treatment, we will take impressions and photos that will be sent to the Align lab. There, Align technology will scan the impressions into a computer and create a sequence of aligners designed to move your teeth in two week intervals into the desired position.
Q: Does insurance cover Invisalign for teeth straightening?
A: In general, if a patient in Charlotte has orthodontic coverage, Invisalign should be covered to the same extent as conventional braces. Most insurance plans that cover orthodontics will provide up to a specified maximum towards your treatment cost.
Q: Will wearing Invisalign aligners affect my speech?
A: Clear aligners may temporarily affect the speech of some people, and you may have a slight lisp for a day or two. However, as you get used to having aligners in your mouth, any lisp caused by the aligners should disappear.
Q: Do clear aligners really work for teeth straighening?
A: Yes! Over 1.5 million patients with a wide variety of dental challenges have been treated with Invisalign. Invisalign was developed with orthodontists and is used in dental practices worldwide.
For more information on Invisalign for teeth straightening, visit WebMD.com.
Learn More About Treatments for Teeth Straightening
If the idea of Invisalign has you smiling, contact us today to schedule a consultation!
Dr. Broome is one of Charlotte’s most highly educated cosmetic dentists and will ensure you have the finest care and treatment throughout your Invisalign teeth straightening experience. Our office is designed to feel more like a luxurious getaway than a standard dental office. With complimentary paraffin hand treatments, massage chairs, chenille blankets, and individually controlled satellite TVs, you appointment will go by quickly and comfortably. You can call (704) 815-6659 for more information about Invisalign and to schedule an appointment at the Charlotte Center for Cosmetic Dentistry.
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