No More Hiding Your Smile
Invisalign® braces straighten teeth to give you the confidence of a great smile. Using a series of clear, virtually invisible aligners, Invisalign® gently and gradually moves your teeth based on the treatment plan prescribed by Dr. Parvey or Dr. Arnason.
There are no wires or brackets. In fact, most people won’t even know you’re wearing them. Designed for comfort and convenience, living with Invisalign® is easy. The aligners are removable so you can eat whatever you want and easily brush and floss as you normally would.
You’ll visit Legacy Dental Care in Blaine every 6 to 8 weeks, and on average, treatment takes less than a year.
Our dentists will consult with you on the broad range of teeth-straightening issues Invisalign® works to correct and recommend a personalized treatment plan using custom aligners.
The virtually invisible aligners, which are made of a thermoplastic material uniquely developed for the Invisalign treatment plan, look similar to teeth-whitening trays. A series of Invisalign aligners are custom-made for you, to move your teeth in the sequence determined by your doctor. Each set of aligners is worn for about two weeks before moving onto the next set of aligners in your treatment plan.
How often do I need to wear my aligners?
It is recommended that you wear your aligners for 22 hours per day and only remove them for eating or drinking, brushing and flossing.
Will wearing Invisalign aligners affect my speech?
Invisalign aligners may temporarily affect the speech of some people, and you may have a slight lisp for a day or two. However, as you get used to having aligners in your mouth, any lisp caused by the aligners should disappear.
How much does Invisalign cost?
Cost is always a concern, and only your doctor can the exact price of treatment. In most cases, Invisalign treatment is comparable to the cost of traditional braces. In the U.S., the cost of Invisalign treatment ranges from $3,500 to $8,000, with the national average at about $5,000.
Does insurance cover Invisalign?
Because medical benefits differ from policy to policy, you should review your personal coverage plan and check with your insurance provider. In general, if a patient has orthodontic coverage, Invisalign should be covered to the same extent as conventional braces.
Does Invisalign really work?
Yes. Over 1.5 million patients with a wide variety of dental challenges have been treated with Invisalign. Invisalign was developed with orthodontists and used in dental practices worldwide.