Invisalign Treatment

Invisalign Treatment

The use and appearance of braces raises questions for many patients. Especially due to aesthetic concerns, patients who avoid brace treatment cause delays in their treatment. As a result the problem becomes a little more advanced. However, there is an orthodontic treatment that patients who do not like the appearance of braces and do not want to use braces can benefit from. This treatment is invisalign treatment (wireless orthodontics).

For more detailed information, you can check out our article "Transparent Plaque F.A.Q"

What is Invisalign Treatment?

Invisalign treatment is a wireless orthodontic treatment method. The aim is to correct your teeth with transparent plaques that are customized to your teeth using digital orthodontic treatment technology. It is preferred because crooked teeth treatment is possible with transparent plaques without using braces.

This treatment, which can be applied in different cases, is personalized for each individual. Therefore, Invisalign transparent plaque prices may vary.

What are the Features of Invisalign Treatment?

The features of wireless orthodontic treatment are as follows:

  • It does not affect daily life.
  • Transparent plaques can be removed when eating or drinking something.
  • It allows the treatment of crooked teeth without using braces.
  • There is no use of metal, bracket and wire.
  • The use of transparent plaque makes them invisible in the mouth.
  • Invisalign treatment can be applied to both young people and adults.
  • It provides preliminary information about the treatment result through intraoral scanners.

How Do Teeth Move Without Braces?

Teeth move without braces as follows:

  • Invisalign plaques are produced in series according to the desired position for the movement of the teeth.
  • Each plaque creates a 0.05 mm movement.
  • Plaques should be worn for 15 days. Then the next plaque should be used to ensure the movement of the teeth.

Can Invisalign Treatment be Applied in Every Orthodontic Problem?

Wireless orthodontic treatment has a different technique from traditional wire treatment, but there is no difference in terms of applicability. Therefore, it can be applied in every orthodontic treatment.

Since the treatment can be used for different dental disorders, the prices of clear aligners may vary as well.

At What Ages Can Invisalign Treatment be Applied?

Invisalign treatment can be applied to both adult and child patients. However, the suitability of the patient should be evaluated first with a doctor's examination.

In children all primary teeth should have fallen out and at least the second molars should have almost erupted. Therefore, it is suitable to start treatment around the age of 13-14.

What are the Advantages of Invisalign Treatment?

The objectives of wireless orthodontic treatment are as follows:

  • You do not feel a painful force in your mouth due to bracket pressures in wire treatment. Therefore, it is more comfortable.
  • It can be removed while eating, drinking or brushing your teeth.
  • It does not disturb your teeth and gums compared to wire treatment.
  • The transparent plaques are not visibly noticeable in your mouth. Thus, it does not create an aesthetically uncomfortable appearance.
  • It can be applied to both adults and young people and children with a doctor's approval.
  • It does not cause any problem in your speech.
  • While shellfish are not recommended to be eaten in wire treatment in invisalign treatment, you can consume these foods by taking out your plaques as long as you pay attention to your oral hygiene.

Invisalign Treatment Price

The procedures that need to be applied during the treatment may vary. Therefore, the prices of transparent aligners may also vary. For accurate information, it is necessary to consult with a dentist.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Invisalign Treatment Painful?

Initially, during the adjustment period you may feel pressure on your teeth. But this is the result of the force that needs to be applied for your teeth to move. It is normal until the adjustment period is over and there will be no severe pressure or pain afterwards. It is a comfortable treatment method.

What is the Control Process in Wireless Orthodontic Treatment?

Transparent plaques should be changed every 15 days. Your appointments are usually scheduled monthly and you will be given 2 new custom-made transparent plaque at each visit.

How Long Should Transparent Plaques be Worn During the Day?

You should wear the transparent plaques for an average of 20 hours a day. You can only remove them when eating or brushing your teeth. In exceptional cases, you can remove them for a maximum of 1-2 hours upon your request without any problem.

How to Take Care of Invisalign?

You can clean your transparent plaques twice a day with a toothbrush in the morning and in the evening. Be careful not to use very cold or very hot water and use lukewarm water instead.