Invisalign is one of the most common alternatives to braces. At Brisbane’s Highgate Hill Dental Centre, our professional and experienced team can help patients achieve a confident smile using the Invisalign clear straightening solution.
Invisalign and other clear straightening systems are often considered a great option for many people, including professionals or adults who don’t want to have the aesthetics of fixed braces later in life.
While the aligners are made from clear material, making them less obvious, they are also removable, so patients can still enjoy eating their favourite foods and can continue to floss and clean their teeth well, as per normal.
Invisalign treatments can help a range of people, including those with:
- Gaps between their teeth
- Crooked teeth
- Crowded teeth
- An underbite
- An overbite
Here’s what to expect if you decide to proceed with Invisalign:
Step 1: A consultation appointment with your dentist will help you determine if Invisalign will be a suitable solution for you. We will listen to you about your expectations, as well as answer your questions about what is possible. It is important for us to treat any decay at this early stage and make sure your dental health is stable and your smile is ready.
Step 2: The dentist takes a series of photographs and moulds of a patient’s teeth so they can accurately create a 3D image of the mouth
Step 3: The dentist works with Invisalign to map the changes which need to occur in the patient’s mouth
Step 4: A patient can preview their possible new smile before they have their aligners made
The team at Highgate Hill Dental Centre provide Invisalign consultations and can handle simple to moderate cases. In some instances we find it appropriate to refer our patients to an orthodontist. In these cases we can help recommend someone convenient for you and organise your referral.
Talk to us about your Invisalign treatment today.
Nearly invisible – Invisalign is free of the traditional wires and brackets of metal braces. The clear aligners go virtually unnoticed so that you can smile with confidence.
Removable – any time you wish to dig in to your favourite food you can simply remove your aligner.
Less dentist visits – with the Invisalign system you only have to visit us once every 6-8 weeks.
Maximum comfort – teeth movements are gradual and gentle to minimise discomfort. There is also no stress or irritation caused by brackets and wires.
The duration of Invisalign treatment is dependent on what kind of tooth movements are required. During your consultation, your dentist will be able to chat to you about the predicted treatment time.