Invisalign® straightens your teeth through a series of clear aligner trays that are custom made specifically for you. The aligners, which are rotated every two weeks, gradually shift your teeth using a gentle pressure. You can temporarily remove your orthodontic appliances to eat and brush, making it easy to keep your teeth clean and cavity-free during the treatment process.

Because the aligners are clear, most people won’t be able to tell you’re wearing them. And once treatment is complete, you’ll have a beautiful smile you’ll want to show off as much as possible.

Every patient is different, with some responding to treatment more quickly than others. In general, treatment times range from one to three years, depending on the complexity of your case. Dr. Savusalo will discuss your individual case and timeline with you before beginning treatment.

You’ve likely seen commercials for mail-order services and clear molded trays, and maybe you’ve even considered giving them a try. Unfortunately, the treatment these services offer isn’t safe and effective for everyone and is typically provided without the ongoing care and supervision of an experienced orthodontist. Moving teeth too quickly and without expert supervision could lead to tooth loss and periodontal disease, making this a treatment option you should avoid.

Instead, visit Dr. Savusalo at Nevins Dental Center. She’ll work with you to create a smile that’s both beautiful and healthy.


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