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Invisalign® in West Seneca

In the past, many patients we talked to about orthodontic treatment thought that smile alignment meant adolescents with a mouth full of metal. While we do traditionally recommend orthodontic treatment begin at earlier ages when teeth are easier to adjust, Dr. Barry Winnick and the Applegate Dental team offer Invisalign® orthodontics exclusively for teens and adults.Contact us to schedule an orthodontic consultation to find out more.

 

 

 

Invisalign®

Invisalign® is possibly the most popular cosmetic orthodontic solution. The Invisalign® system utilizes a series of clear plastic alignment trays to gradually shift teeth into their idea position. Each set of aligners represents one step closer to the desired result. Over the course of a few weeks of wear, the aligners gently put pressure on teeth causing them to glide into this new position. After the end of the predetermined wear time, patients simply exchange their current set of aligners for the next set in the series. About every six weeks, patients visit our office where the dentist will review their progress to ensure treatment is proceeding as planned. If not, we can easily adjust the treatment plan to get patients back on track. These comfortable, removable aligners allow patients to maintain their regular diet and oral hygiene routine throughout treatment.

Invisalign® Teen

In most cases, teens opt for the more traditional bracket and wire braces, but there are a number of situations where we may recommend Invisalign® Teen including: