Invisalign® FAQs

What are Invisalign Invisible Braces?

Invisalign invisible braces are an adult orthodontics system that uses invisible plastic tray aligners that are swapped out every two weeks.

How does Invisalign work?

The Invisalign invisible braces adult orthodontics system uses consistent, gradual adjustments by swapping out the aligner trays every two weeks to straighten teeth.

How do I know if Invisalign invisible braces are right for me?

Dr. Longenecker will give you a thorough examination and then discuss your adult orthodontics options. He is concerned that you get the smile of your dreams as easily as possible. But Invisalign invisible braces aren’t for everyone. If he feels you are not a good candidate, he will be very honest with you. Your good health is his most important concern.

How long does Invisalign take to work?

Though there is no exact way to tell because each case is different, most Invisalign invisible braces adult orthodontics treatments take less time than metal braces systems.

Do Invisalign invisible braces hurt?

Because Invisalign invisible braces have no metal, you won’t experience the cutting and scarring that can occur with traditional metal braces. Because the Invisalign invisible braces adult orthodontics system is a gradual, consistent adjusting, there is no jarring pain that is so often experienced by metal braces wearers. You may feel some discomfort when you first get the trays. But it usually subsides quickly.

Are Invisalign aligner trays hard to take care of?

Dr. Longenecker will discuss care of the aligners, but it isn’t complicated or difficult or particularly time-consuming.

What is the cost of Invisalign?

Dr. Longenecker wants you to have a fabulous smile, so he has worked to make the cost of Invisalign affordable. The cost of Invisalign is often partially covered by many insurance companies. During your consultation with our dentist, we will discuss the cost of Invisalign. Dr. Longenecker is happy to answer any questions you have about the cost of Invisalign adult orthodontics, so give us a call at our Monkton dentist office today.