Invisalign FAQ

What is Invisalign?

It is a method of creating transparent aligners, which in the field of adult orthodontics invisible and adolescent, allows you to regain a smile that improves from the first weeks of the treatment until reaching a perfect alignment of dental and customized.

With our sophisticated computer technology, we can scan and model 3D (Invisalign® iTero® intra-oral digital print, teeth digitization, 3SHAPE® processing software, 3D printer Printer Stratasys® world leader in printing 3D), we can visualize all your treatment and the progress of your dental alignment before you even begin.

Our aligners exert forces on the teeth, bringing them progressively from the initial position to the desired ideal position, throughout the successive series produced. Each orthodontic aligner(orthodontic aligner) should be worn about two weeks before proceeding to the next of the series. Each kit of aligners contains three, all having a different rigidity, that is why it is necessary to respect the order indicated on the kit.

Take an appointment for an intra-oral scan and a free evaluation by one of our professionals or your orthodontist (Orthodontist Geneva, Orthodontist price), in order to find the solution best suited to your case.

 

How does Invisalign work?

Invisalign aligners move the teeth by applying controlled forces. Unlike traditional rings, Invisalign controls the movement and also its speed. At each step, only certain teeth can move, allowing for effective and targeted exertion of forces in order to achieve the optimal result.

What is the material used to make this type of Invisalign Transparent product ?

Transparent aligners consist of a biocompatible, polycarbonate-based thermoplastic material developed specifically for the Invisalign system. They are custom-made for you and fit perfectly to your teeth thanks to the thermoforming process

What are the advantages of Invisalign?

The Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible, are hard to notice. That’s why aesthetic orthodontics Invisalign does not interfere in any way with your daily activities and your social life. Your quality of life remains unchanged and your smile improves every day.

The Invisalign aligners are removable, so once you remove them you can eat and drink whatever you want during the treatment and also brush your teeth and use dental floss to maintain optimal oral hygiene and fresh breath.

Invisalign has no metal wire, unlike traditional fixed devices, such as the dental ring. This means you spend less time with your practitioner to make adjustments, thus saving precious time; And you will endure less irritation and aggression from the inside of the mouth, which will make the treatment much more enjoyable and stimulating.

Finally, you will be able to visualize a virtual image of the final result of your treatment before you even begin it, in order to give you a concrete idea of ​​the change before deciding.

Is this a new method for aligning teeth?

It’s been about 18 years that we use this technique of invisible orthodontics using Invisalign aligner. More than 4 million people around the world have trusted Invisalign to achieve the dental alignment of their dreams.

Thanks to our years of experience, we use state-of-the-art software and devices and innovate constantly to guarantee the best result.

Align Technology, the company that manufactures Invisalign, was founded in 1997, but this technology has existed since 1945, thanks to Dr. H.D. Kiesling.

Where Invisalign is available? What other services do we offer?

Invisalign is now available in more than 45 countries using a direct sales model in the US, Canada, Europe, China, Japan and Asia Pacific, and through distributors for some emerging countries in Europe, The Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

In our laboratories, we offer EasySmile4all and SwissAligner, in order to make orthodontics aesthetic accessible to all.

What is the cost of Easysmile4all, SwissAligner and Invisalign?

In order to make this dental device transparent available to everyone, and after an assessment of your case by a specialist, you will be directed to the range of products that best suits your needs.

From 1990.- CHF * with a simple EasySmile-4all aligner, you will soon find a smile.

SwissAligner aligners meet intermediate budgets, depending on the complexity of the dentition recovery, from 4’000.- CHF.

From 4’000.- CHF * you get an invisalign top-of-the-line treatment for the simplest cases, and depending on the severity of the dental malposition, you must count between 4500.- CHF and 11 000.- CHF *.

* All estimates are variable. Price is subject to the feasibility of the treatment, cost expressed after simulation. Take an appointment now for an evaluation and a free scan!

When can I start treatment?

Just contact us or go to your orthodontist or one of our collaborators, to schedule an appointment for a free scan and evaluation. We can begin your personalized treatment.

What dentist or orthodontist should I call to begin treatment with Invisalign aligner?

Special training is required for any dental practitioner to use Invisalign. Today, more than 82,000 dentists and orthodontists around the world are already trained to treat patients with Invisalign and we can also put you in touch with one of our collaborators. You can also contact us directly, we are at your disposal.

What is the minimum age for orthodontic treatment ?

Invisalign offers an Invisalign Teen solution for teenagers.

Regarding invisible adult orthodontics, our technique is able to treat most malocclusions, so that the most beautiful smile is accessible to all.

What is the duration of treatment?

It should not be forgotten that each case is unique and that the progression towards dental alignment (tooth alignment) is variable. Nevertheless, it takes a period of 9 to 18 weeks of treatment

Is Invisalign treatment painful?

As with Easysmile4all and SwissAligner, the Invisaligneres exerts a slight pressure on the teeth to induce movement. It is at this point that patients experience a slight discomfort, but that fades quickly once the teeth are in their optimal position in the aligner.

It should be emphasized that unlike lingual orthodontics or dental ring treatment, our dental aligner is very comfortable to wear and does not contain elements such as wire, which cause injuries inside the Mouth, causing pain and irritation.

Can bridges or crowns prevent Invisalign treatment?
For any dental specificity or possible contraindication, it is essential to consult an orthodontist (Orthodontist Geneva).

Bridges that strongly connect 2 or more teeth could prevent the desired repositioning by the dental aligner.

The crowns could compromise the attachment of resin cleats, necessary to move the tooth on the vertical plane.
Make an appointment now so that we can bring you the best answers specific to your situation.

These conditions of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can compromise the treatment?

Patients with ATM problems may see their situation improve or worsen. This is why during regular consultations during treatment, it will be important to report any modification or discomfort during chewing, to your dentist.

Is it necessary to wear a braces orthodontic device (adult and young orthodontic appliance) after treatment?

Following dental alignment, it is recommended to wear a compression such as Vivera Retainers. Indeed the teeth are never static to 100%, so in order to keep an optimal result as long as possible, we recommend it.

What happens if I have rings or I wear them?

An Invisaligner can be worn at the same time as rings or after a lingual orthodontic treatment. It is in these two important cases that you have to report it to your dentist

Are there any special restrictions during treatment?

No restrictions on feeding as you must remove the even though at the time of chewing (meals, chewing gum, etc.).

It is strongly advised not to smoke when wearing the aligners because it could be damaged.

 

How often should aligners be worn?

It is recommended to wear them 20 hours a day, that is to say that they should be worn continuously except during meals, when you brush your teeth and so on.

This adult and young orthodontic device affects speech?

It depends on the case, usually there is a little adaptation time, after which you will resume speaking as you have always done.

How do I clean my aligner?

It is very easy, just put toothpaste on the toothbrush usually used, brush the aligner inside and out; Then rinse.

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