Invisalign

Invisalign

Invisalign is a series of clear trays that help realign your teeth to an mproved position. Patients see an esthetic evolution of their smile as well as an improvement in their bite and function. Many patients had orthodontics at a young age and since then their teeth have relapsed and returned to their crowded nature.

Here at Metropolitan Dental Care we will start your consultation by evaluating your smile by taking a digital scan. This scan will create a three dimensional digital replica of your teeth and smile. (In special cases traditional impressions may need to be taken to supplement planning). Together we will then discuss what can be improved with Invisalign. From there the scan is sent to the Invisalign lab with directions based upon your consultation.
During the consultation your entire mouth will be evaluated for gingival inflammation, periodontal disease, cavities, and occlusion. It is important before initiating treatment to start with a strong and stable foundation.

Various concerns patients have are the following: crowded teeth, overbite, underbite, crossbite, gap teeth, open bite, retained primary teeth, missing adult teeth, or they would like realignment. Some cases can be treated in as little as six months, most cases typically take longer. The more patient compliance and the greater time spent wearing the trays, the better the results are for a patient. The trays that each patient wears are customized and personalized to their smile. The trays are clear and thin. They are easily removable for eating and brushing.
After the patient has achieved the smile they desire they will conclude treatment with a nightly retainer. This retainer will be recommended for continued daily night time use to maintain the position of the teeth.

For any questions about Invisalign, call Metropolitan Dental Care at 646-355-0933 for a consultation for Invisalign. If the case is beyond the scope of our practice you will be referred to an orthodontist.

For more information please visit: https://www.invisalign.com/

Author
Dr. Leelah Jaberi, DDS

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