Guelph Family Dentistry - Guelph

Invisalign in Guelph

Crowded or crooked teeth can destroy your confidence and damage your oral health. Straighten your teeth in as little as 6 months with Invisalign.
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Guelph Family Dentistry - Guelph

Fast, Convenient, and Practically Invisible

Crowded or misaligned teeth not only detract from appearance but also pose various oral health risks. While traditional braces have been a longstanding solution, clear aligners are increasingly favoured for achieving an ideal smile. In the realm of clear aligner systems, Invisalign stands out as the most dependable choice.

Invisalign’s advanced system employs a series of custom-made transparent trays to gently correct teeth alignment in as little as six months. These trays are virtually undetectable and conveniently removable for eating, drinking, and photo opportunities.

At Guelph Family Dentistry, we employ precise 3D digital scans of patients’ teeth to model our Invisalign trays. This enables us to craft personalized trays that perfectly conform to the individual shape and contours of each patient’s teeth, effectively guiding them into proper alignment throughout the treatment duration.

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    Straighter Teeth for a Better Smile and Improved Oral Health

    While straighter teeth make for an attractive smile, they’re also crucial for maintaining good oral health.

    Crowded or misaligned teeth contribute to the following dental issues:
    • Chipped front teeth.
    • Tooth loss.
    • Food sticking between teeth.
    • Difficulty flossing and cleaning between teeth.
    • Increased risk of cavities.
    • Gum disease – can increase your risk for several systemic health problems such as Heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Arthritis, and Increased risk of stroke.

    Invisalign corrects these issues by strengthening teeth and shifting them into proper alignment, resulting in a longer-lasting, healthier-looking smile.

    The Best Time to Start Your Invisalign Treatment

    Teeth are constantly shifting. The longer you wait to correct your crowded, crooked, or misaligned teeth, the worse your dental condition will get. That’s why the best time to start your orthodontic treatment is as soon as possible.

    If you’re putting off your Invisalign treatment because of the cost, our staff at Guelph Family Dentistry will gladly discuss payment options and financing with you to find a rate that fits your budget.

    The Invisalign Treatment Process

    Invisalign’s treatment plan is intuitive and easy to manage. Most of the process can be completed from the comfort of your own home, requiring only a few trips to our dental office in Guelph to ensure the treatment is going as planned. In case of emergencies, or concerns, you can always reach Guelph Family Dentistry by phone.

    Your Treatment Plan

    We begin your Invisalign treatment by taking 3D digital scans of your teeth using Invisalign’s advanced imaging software. This digital impression will be used to accurately predict how your teeth will change over time with Invisalign. Once your digital plan is finalized, your custom aligners are made using Invisalign’s state-of-the-art printing process.

    The Aligners

    Special fasteners are sometimes necessary to keep your Invisalign aligners in place. These fasteners are temporarily bonded to your teeth and make it easy to clip your aligners in and take them out again. These fasteners are practically as invisible as the aligners and they come off at the end of your treatment.

    Follow-Up Appointments

    We will provide you with each set of clear aligners to wear for about two weeks. Your teeth will shift into place a little at a time as the aligners are changed for the next in the series until your teeth have been moved into their final, correct position. Visits to the office will be scheduled roughly once every 1-2 months to ensure that the treatment is going as planned.

    Ready for a Better Smile?

    At Guelph Family Dentistry, we’ve improved the smiles of hundreds of patients. Let us help you take back your confidence and improve your dental health for a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. Call or contact us online today to schedule your consultation.

    Cost of Invisalign in Guelph

    With a typical insurance plan, Invisalign treatment in Guelph usually averages between $3000 and $5000+ out-of-pocket. After an oral exam, we would be happy to provide you with an accurate quote so you can find out how much your insurance plan will cover and what your actual out-of-pocket expenses would be. Without insurance, Invisalign treatment typically costs about $4000 to $6000+.

    When considering the cost of orthodontics, there are a few things we consider:
    • The current condition of your overall oral health.
    • How much your teeth need to shift.
    • The length of your treatment.

    Remember– no one can give you an accurate quote estimate online. Every smile is unique. The only way to know for sure if Invisalign is the right orthodontic solution for you is to come into our Guelph dental office for a consultation.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Invisalign is both more comfortable and more discrete than braces. The clear custom-fit trays are hardly noticeable and most people won’t even realize you’re wearing them. Plus, they can be removed for important presentations or dates! The clear trays are also smooth against the inside of your mouth and don’t pinch or scratch like the brackets from braces. If your trays rub on your gums, they can be easily adjusted. Invisalign trays exert a gentler pressure compared to braces and only shift a few teeth at a time. That makes Invisalign orthodontics far more comfortable than conventional methods.

    Invisalign makes changes to your teeth very gradually. Minor changes can be made in a few short weeks with little discomfort, and more complex changes can occur over a longer span of time to ensure you stay as comfortable as possible. There may be some discomfort, but if your Invisalign hurts, let us know.

    On average, it takes anywhere from 6 to 12 months for your teeth to move into the correct position with Invisalign. Most people start noticing some movement, however, within the first 6 weeks after getting their first set of aligner trays. The more changes you would like to see, the longer it will take no matter what orthodontic option you choose.

    Twice a day, remove your tray and clean it and your teeth before putting it back in. If you take your aligner out at any time, always rinse it before you put it back in, and try not to let it sit in open air when you aren’t wearing it. You may soak your aligners in denture cleaner or Invisalign cleaning crystals and carefully rinse them before putting them back in your mouth. Do not eat or drink with your trays in, and do not use toothpaste to clean your trays. We will provide you with detailed home care instructions when you receive your first trays.

    Don’t eat with your aligners in your mouth. If you expose your aligners to the strong chewing forces that your teeth are trained to exert, you can damage or even crack your aligners, plus it’s just messy and not easy to eat with Invisalign in your mouth.

    Yes, even when you sleep. They should be worn all day and night, except when eating and drinking. Your clear aligners won’t work if they’re not constantly shifting your teeth over time, which means you’ve gotta wear them!

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