Invisalign Williamsport PA

Invisalign®An Overview

Crooked teeth or malocclusion can be the underlying cause of common dental concerns and bite problems. From tooth cavities to TMJ related disorders, if your teeth are not making proper contact your long-term oral health is at risk.

If you have mild to moderate orthodontic concerns, Dr. Kim can meet your needs with the convenience of clear braces. Dr. Kim is a Williamsport area Invisalign provider and can help teen and adult patients straighten teeth using this clear aligner system. Invisalign offers some key benefits to patients when compared to traditional metal braces, often making treatment a more pleasant experience.

Benefits of Invisalign

  • Discreet treatment- no one has to know you are wearing the clear aligners
  • Comfortable orthodontic care- the aligners are made of a material that does not irritate the soft tissues or the gums
  • Enjoy your favorite foods- the aligners can be removed for meals, making it easy to enjoy eating without restiction
  • Maintain optimal oral health- removing aligners for daily oral hygiene and routine dental care can minimize the risk of developing tooth decay and tooth stains

Most patients can complete treatment with Invisalign in 12-15 months, depending on the severity of their oral health needs and cosmetic goals.

Invisalign® What to Expect

The Invisalign process will begin with a consultation which will include:

  • Exam and evaluation of your oral health and bite
  • Discussion of your aesthetic goals
  • Presentation of your presonal treatment plan and associated costs for your consideration

The next step is to come in for digital impressions which are used for the design of your unique aligners. Invisalign uses CAD/CAM technology to create a digital blueprint for your treatment plan which is submitted by Dr. Kim to their lab for the fabrication of your clear aligners. The number of aligners you receive will be dependent upon your dental health needs and will help to determine your treatment time.

When your sets of aligners are complete, Dr. Kim and our team will go over how to use them, how often to change them out and when to come in for periodic check ups. We will monitor your progress during treatment and make any adjustments as needed.

Dr. Kim recommends that all Invisalign patients use a retainer after the completion of treatment to maintain their new smile and avoid a relapse of tooth position.

Why choose Loyalsock Dental Associates?