Chesterbrook Dental Associates is an Invisalign Provider in Berwyn, PA
One of the primary concerns people often have about dental braces is the aesthetic impact of the metalwork on their smile. Especially for adults, the prospect of wearing unattractive metal braces for long periods of time can be very discouraging. At Chesterbrook Dental, our team of doctors uses Invisalign Go® as the best alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign Go® offers an almost invisible aligning system that straightens teeth fast and contains no metal.
Invisalign Go® treatment consists of a series of custom-made aligning trays. Our Berwyn dentists changes the trays every several weeks to fit the new tooth configuration. In addition to the reduced visual impact, Invisalign Go® aligning trays can be temporarily removed for important occasions – meaning that treatment duration is patient-controlled. A great number of our Chesterbrook Dental patients report complete satisfaction with both the Invisalign Go® treatment and the stunning results.
What Kind of Bite Problems can Invisalign Correct? Schedule a Consultation in Our Berwyn Office
Invisalign Go® corrects the same dental problems as traditional metal braces; the only difference is that Invisalign Go® trays are almost invisible to the naked eye, and can be removed at will.
Here are some problems that are commonly corrected with Invisalign Go®:
Overcrowding – This occurs when there is too little space for the teeth to align normally in the mouth. Overcrowding can cause tooth decay and increase the likelihood of gum disease.
Gaps between teeth – This can sometimes occur because teeth are missing or because the jaw continues to grow abnormally.
Crossbite – This common dental problem occurs when one or multiple upper teeth bite inside the lower teeth. As a consequence, uneven wear can lead to bone erosion and gum disease.
Overbite – This problem occurs when the upper teeth project further than, or completely cover, the lower teeth. Eventually, jaw pain and TMJ may occur.
Underbite – This is the inverse of the overbite; the lower teeth project further than, or completely cover, the upper teeth. Eventually, jaw pain and TMJ can occur.
What Advantages does Invisalign Offer Over Traditional Braces? A Consultation at Chesterbrook Dental Associates Will Let You Know
Traditional dental braces and Invisalign Go® aligning trays are two different ways to perfect the alignment of the teeth. There are many different considerations to make when considering which treatment will be best, and each of these options works better in certain situations.
Invisalign Go® differs from traditional braces in that the aligning trays are fully removable. This means that more discipline and commitment is required from the patient. This is not usually a problem since the trays are comfortable and nearly invisible. Almost identical results can be obtained by using either treatment.
What Does Invisalign Treatment Involve? Our Berwyn Dentists use the iTero Scan Assistant to Show You
First, our dentists of Chesterbrook Dental Associates will devise an initial treatment plan before creating the special aligning trays. Three-dimensional digital images are taken of the entire jaw using the iTero Scan Assistance. The iTero Scan Assistant produces images that allow our dentists to move specific teeth on the screen, view the jaw from different angles, and also foresee what the face might look like in years to come. In essence, the iTero Scan Assistant can show how Invisalign Go® trays will change the facial aesthetics.
Once planning is complete, a unique set of aligners is made. The total amount of aligners required varies with each individual case, but treatment may require up to 20 sets per arch is typical.
What are Some Considerations When Wearing Invisalign Trays?
Life with Invisalign Go® aligning trays may take several weeks to get used to. The trays should be worn constantly, except when eating and drinking. It is important to remove the trays when consuming food or drink because food can become trapped between the tray and the teeth, causing tooth decay.
Usually, new trays are necessary every two weeks and progress between appointments can be seen with the naked eye. There is no doubt that Invisalign Go® aligning trays have revolutionized orthodontics. Invisalign Go® is renowned for being both comfortable and effective and is available at Chesterbrook Dental Associates.
If you have questions about Invisalign Go®, please contact our friendly staff to schedule your Invisalign consultation today.