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How Does Invisalign Work?

A radiant smile with straight teeth not only boosts confidence but also contributes to overall well-being. Surveys reveal that around 60 percent of individuals associate straight teeth with increased confidence and happiness. 

Invisalign is a treatment designed to correct teeth misalignments and deliver that perfect smile. If you are looking for a new smile, it might just be the best option for you.

Orthodontic Treatments

Currently, over 4 million Canadians and Americans are benefiting from orthodontic services to enhance their oral health and physical appearance. Today, adults make up a significant portion of those seeking corrective treatment, with approximately 1 in 4 brace wearers being over 21.

Modern advancements have played a pivotal role in this trend. Invisalign, in particular, has revolutionized orthodontic treatment by eliminating the embarrassment often associated with traditional braces. And its clear aligners make braces virtually invisible.

Invisalign treatment uses computer-generated molds to realign improperly growing teeth. Commonly called aligners, they provide orthodontic patients with beautifully aligned teeth, instilling confidence in their smiles.

Invisalign: How it Works

Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that aligns teeth using clear aligners created from computer-generated images and mouth impressions. Unlike traditional braces that employ fixed wires, Invisalign guides teeth into their new positions over several months using a series of customized clear trays.

Invisalign vs. Braces: What Sets Them Apart?

Both Invisalign and traditional braces aim to improve teeth alignment for a straighter, healthier smile. However, there are key distinctions between the two options:

Who Can Benefit from Invisalign?

Invisalign is suitable for nearly anyone seeking an improved smile or enhanced teeth alignment.

Learn More About Invisalign at Maine Dentistry

At Maine Dentistry, we know what it’s like to have a less-than-desirable smile. We want you to know there are affordable and highly successful treatment options available to you. With Invisalign or other forms of orthodontic care, we can help you meet your dental health and cosmetic goals. Schedule your appointment today at one of our 3 locations.

Auburn (207) 312-5422
Gray (207) 657-3553
Portland (207) 607-7221

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