In the past if you wanted to have straight teeth, you needed to go through the process of having your teeth banded and bracketed so you could wear traditional wire-braces. Improvements in technology, however, have allowed us, in many cases, to move teeth without the need for braces.
The concept behind Invisalign is straightforward – we first determine with you where we want your teeth to be when we are done with your treatment. And in order to reach this goal, you wear a consecutive series of aligners that each serve to carefully move your teeth into the proper position. The only thing you have to ‘wear’ is the small, esthetic, temporary bondings we add to your teeth in order to hold the aligners in place.
Treatment time with Invisalign can vary, but generally speaking, treatment is completed faster with Invisalign vs. treatment with traditional braces. Please recognize, however, that the duration of your Invisalign treatment is ultimately dependent upon your specific treatment needs; moving more teeth with more complex movements will naturally take longer than moving fewer teeth with simple movements.
Invisalign is designed for correcting minor teeth rotations, shifts, spacing problems and crowding. And while there are many, many use cases for it, we can’t use Invisalign in cases where significant and complete movement of all the teeth is indicated.
One of the best features of using Invisalign is that the aligners are clear, so that people won’t know that you are in orthodontic treatment, and when you smile for a picture, you won’t see metal braces!
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My wife and I had our first cleanings with Dallas Dental today and were extremely pleased with the consideration of Dr. McMiller, staff and Niki, who did our cleanings. No discomfort whatsoever and we both have sensitive spots in our mouths. Best cleanings ever. Very caring office.
I've never liked going to the dentist, the idea of needles in my mouth frightened me. My visit today was absolutely amazing, my hygienist (Nikki) made me feel at ease. When the Doctor came in to numb me, I didn't really feel a thing. I will continue to go there and I'm making my daughter an appointment as well.
Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. They were able to get me in on a same day appointment and called to check up a few hours later. I highly recommend using this dentist office. It will not be a dreaded experience.
I do not do well with people dealing with my mouth. I have never met a group so sensitive to my comfort while still doing an amazing job. No, most of the things that must be done at a dental office are not going to be fun, but this group makes it so much easier. I will recommend them to anyone! Thank you so much.