1. Do you offer “invisible” orthodontic treatments ?
Yes, using the Invisalign system. This technique is widely documented on the web.
2. What is Invisalign® ?
Invisalign® is a clinically-proven and virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without the use of metallic braces.
You only need to wear a series of transparent and removable aligners. Those aligners will gradually shift your teeth to the desired position.
3. How much does it cost ?
The complete Invisalign® treatment for the simpler cover including – all photos, impressions and recordings – the aligners and follow-up appointments after the treatment will cost 2500 Euros
4. How does it work ?
Depending on the diagnosis, a series of custom-made aligners will be created especially for you in a laboratory using advanced 3D imaging technology.
You will wear each aligner for two weeks before moving to the next aligner, and so forth, until the final desired result is reached.
5. Why choose Invisalign® ?
First of all, Invisalign® is a comfortable orthodontic system.
No restriction on your favourite food: your eating habits stay the same.
(Aligners are not worn during meals)
* Easier to maintain proper oral hygiene
* No irritation or injury to your mouth
Invisalign® is a virtually invisible, aesthetically appealing system.
No one will notice that you are following an orthodontic treatment.
6. Is Invisalign® right for me ?
Most orthodontic problems treated with traditional braces can also be treated with Invisalign®.
7. Does this treatment target only adults ?
No, the whole range of Invisalign® products can now treat both adults and teenagers.
8. How can I start the treatment ?
Invisalign treatment start with a consultation with an Invisalign-trained doctor. Your doctor will examine your teeth and evaluate your smile. Once he has confirmed that you are eligible for the treatment, he will take photos-xrays and a dental impression of your teeth. These records will be used to create a clincheck 3D (treatment plan). It shows the exact movement of your teeth and how long your treatment will be.
9. How long does the treatment last ?
It depends on the difficulty of the treatment, most treatments last less than 7 months.
10. How long do I have to wear the aligners ?
Aligners should be worn 20 to 22 hours a day. Every two weeks you move to a new aligner and a visit to the office is scheduled every 6 to 8 weeks.
11. Are Aligners Really Invisible ?
The aligners are made of transparent plastic, so they are almost invisible. Even very closely, most people do not realize that you are in treatment, unless you tell them!
12. Can I eat and drink with my aligners in the mouth ?
No. Aligners are removable so you can eat and drink whatever you like. You must wear aligners all the time except to eat, drink and brush your teeth.
13. Do aligners hurt ?
It is normal to feel temporary discomfort during the first days of wear of the aligners. • Aligners, which are smooth, do not damage the inside of your mouth, but you feel pressure that is a positive sign that the aligners are working.
14. Are there any side effects ?
As with conventional treatments, you may feel a slight pressure at first. In the first days after
the beginning of the treatment the first aligners can slightly influence the oral expression.
15. Since when does this technology exist ?
Align Technology, Inc., the company that makes Invisalign®, was founded in 1997. Since then, more than ten million patients have been treated or are currently being treated with Invisalign®.