What are the benefits of Invisalign?
With Invisalign, adults who want to maintain their mature images
don't have to deal with the embarrassment of metal braces. Another
obvious advantage of Invisalign is that the aligners are removable,
so patients can take them out to eat, brush, and floss.
Will Invisalign aligners straighten my child's teeth?
Because they still have baby teeth that need room to come out,
dentists don't recommend Invisalign for young children. As well,
most kids don't have the discipline needed to wear, care for, and
keep up with the Invisalign aligners.
How long does treatment last?
Although the actual length of time depends on the individual case,
usually Invisalign will straighten your smile in 6 to 18 months,
often less time than with traditional orthodontic therapy. Your
dentist will see you every four to six weeks to monitor your
Since the aligners are removable, can I take them out whenever I
Most patients love the fact that they can take their aligners out
for eating, brushing, or on special occasions. For optimal results,
you need to wear the aligners about 22 hours a day on a consistent
Smile Shapers Dentist Office for
Family Dentistry and Cosmetic Dental Services is located at the
Forum at Gateways Center, on the Southwest Corner of Mound Road and
Hall Road (M-59) in Sterling Hts., Michigan. Serving Rochester and
Rochester Hills, Troy, Utica, Shelby Twp., Sterling Heights MI., and
all other surrounding Oakland & Macomb County communities in
Metropolitan Detroit's northern suburbs.