Answers To Common Questions About Lincoln Park Invisalign Orthodontic Treatment

Written by Dr. Szurgot on Jul 5, 2016

Using the latest dental technologies to improve your smile is now easier than ever before. Our Lincoln Park cosmetic dentists offer a wide range of treatments to help patients achieve their dream smiles. One of the most popular treatments we use to achieve aesthetic results is Invisalign orthodontic treatment. Today we are answering commonly asked questions about Invisalign technology.

Q: How do Invisalign aligners stay in the mouth?

A: One of the often cited benefits of Invisalign treatment is that these aligners are completely removable. Consequently, your aligners will not be held in place by any metal brackets or pieces. Rather, your Invisalign aligners will stay in place because they are so precisely designed to fit over your natural teeth. Once you put the aligner in place, it will hug your natural teeth and remain stable.

Q: What will my daily routine be like, living with Invisalign?

A: In many ways, your daily routine and dental hygiene practices will likely stay the same once you begin Invisalign. Keep in mind that Invisalign aligners are removable—they are easy to pop in and out of your smile. So, you will remove your Invisalign aligner to eat and to clean your smile as recommended by your dentist. You won’t be limited in what you can eat/drink or how you can care for your teeth during treatment.

Q: How long do Invisalign aligners hold up?

A: You will actually only be wearing each aligner for two to three weeks, so you don’t need to worry about wearing them out. At the end of treatment our team will likely create dental retainers for you wear at night; with proper care these mouthpieces can last for years before they need to be replaced.

Our Lincoln Park Invisalign dentists are here to provide you with any additional information that you may need about your cosmetic dentistry options. You can always call our office, or use the Contact Us form on our website to speak with our helpful team.