Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten your teeth without wearing conventional metal braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable custom-made aligners to move your teeth. Because you remove your aligners before you eat and drink, there are no food restrictions or problems with flossing or brushing. This technology is also more comfortable, avoiding the mouth abrasions that can be caused by the metal and wires of conventional braces. And this technology is also more convenient, since you are likely to spend less time in our office getting adjustments.
Once Dr. Kim develops a custom prescription for your mouth, Invisalign uses 3-D computer imaging technology to design the complete treatment plan, from the initial teeth positioning to the desired final positioning.
This 3-D imaging allows you to preview the final positioning of your teeth before you start treatment. Custom-made aligners are created based on the imaging information. Each of these aligners moves teeth incrementally and is worn for about 2 weeks. Typically, you will visit us once every 6 weeks for progress reports. Not every situation can be treated with Invisalign, so call or e-mail us for a free evaluation to see if you can be helped with this new technology.
We can use Invisalign to treat a vast majority of adults and adolescents who want a better smile. Orthodontics can be combined with implantology, periodontics and cosmetic dentistry to achieve results that go beyond what regular dentistry can provide. We also do standard orthodontics utilizing invisible porcelain braces, epoxy coated wires and clear elastics. By providing a multitude of approaches to your tooth straightening situation we can achieve the most effective efficient results at a price that suits your financial capabilities. We work with your insurance company to maximize the benefits that you are eligible to receive.