Dental Arts of Edgewater
Cosmetic Dentistry & General Dentistry located in Edgewater, NJ
Think you have to choose between misaligned, crooked teeth or a mouthful of metal? Think again. General and cosmetic dentist Michael Moawad, DMD, at Dental Arts of Edgewater in Edgewater, New Jersey, provides Invisalign® teeth alignment treatments. Get a perfect smile without the annoyance of braces. Book an appointment on the web or call Dental Arts of Edgewater today.
Invisalign Q & A
What does Invisalign do?
Invisalign is a revolutionary new way to straighten teeth, offering an appealing alternative to traditional orthodontic treatments like braces. This treatment involves wearing clear plastic aligners over your teeth to align them over time gently.
You can easily remove the aligners for teeth cleaning and eating, but you want to wear them for at least 20 hours per day for optimal results. Invisalign should stay in your mouth if you’re not eating or brushing your teeth.
What are the benefits of Invisalign over braces?
More and more young adults are choosing Invisalign thanks to its ease of use and comfortability. Curious about why Invisalign might be better than braces or other traditional orthodontic approaches? Check out these benefits:
- Invisibility, because people want to see your real teeth, not a mouthful of metal
- Comfort, thanks to the smooth plastic, you won’t get the mouth irritation caused by sharp metal braces
- Convenience, because you can remove them quickly whenever you need to brush, floss, or eat
- Timing, since Invisalign has been shown to work up to 50% faster than other orthodontic treatments
Is Invisalign right for me?
Invisalign can effectively fix mild to moderate dental misalignments, such as:
- Crowded teeth
- Spaces between teeth
- Rotated teeth
- Relapse after braces
If you have major orthodontic and alignment issues, Dr. Moawad may recommend a different treatment. The best way to find out if Invisalign is right for you is by scheduling an appointment at Dental Arts of Edgewater.
What should I anticipate from an Invisalign treatment?
First, your teeth need to be examined by Dr. Moawad to see if Invisalign is the ideal choice for you. He may take a physical impression of your teeth or use a digital scanning device to create 3D images. Using these, Dr. Moawad will develop a precise treatment plan.
Then Dr. Moawad customizes clear, plastic aligners that fit your teeth. While you wear them, the aligners gradually push your teeth where they are supposed to go. As your teeth move, new aligners may be made to continue progress. This process continues until your smile is just right.
Want to straighten your teeth and have a perfect smile? Don’t want the pain, discomfort, and inconvenience of braces? Book online or call Dental Arts of Edgewater to talk to Dr. Moawad about Invisalign.