What is Invisalign “no braces”?


Invisalign is an alternative treatment to traditional braces that involves wearing a series of removable, near-invisible aligners to straighten and correct teeth. Each series of aligners are worn everyday for two weeks before being replaced with another series, which gradually move the teeth gently into place.

We take impressions of your teeth onsite using a tray with impression material, and send your information to Invisalign.

We use ClinCheck software to determine how your teeth will move throughout your treatment, provide you with a view of what your smile will look like and then each set of Invisalign aligners are produced to fit your individual teeth.


Invisalign clear aligners provide an effective way to straighten your teeth while remaining virtually invisible. Wearing the customized aligners will gradually shift your teeth into their correct position.  Correcting teeth alignment is imperative, not just cosmetic wise, but for overall health as well. Invisalign offers the best of both worlds: comfortable straightening with an essentially invisible appearance.

The Invisalign Treatment Process

  • Initially, we will have a consultation to discuss if Invisalign is right for you, and address any questions or concerns you have about the treatment, insurance or costs.
  • Once you’re ready to proceed, x-rays and impressions are administered to create an individual treatment plan – including the position of your teeth and how they will align with treatment.
  • Using your treatment plan, clear aligners are created customized to your teeth.  Simply wear them everyday, taking them out to eat, brush and floss.
  • You advance in the treatment by switching out aligners every two weeks for a fresh set.  You will also meet with us every six weeks or so to examine your progress.
  • Full treatment usually lasts around one year for adults on average.  For best results, wear your aligners 20-22 hours a day.  Once the treatment is complete, you will have a confident new smile!

Advantages of Invisalign

  • Clear aligners are virtually invisible as opposed to metal brackets and wires
  • Aligners are customized to fit your teeth, eliminating discomfort and irritation
  • Aligners are conveniently removable for brushing or cleaning
  • No food restrictions
  • Helps in avoiding periodontal disease, which can stem from misaligned teeth
  • Can alleviate issues such as bite problems, mouth sores and speaking/chewing difficulties

To schedule a consultation or ask any questions, please contact our office at your earliest convenience.  Together, we can shape the smile you’ve always dreamed of!