Frequently Asked Questions About Invisalign Treatment

Frequently Asked Questions About Invisalign Treatment

25 February,2022

Frequently Asked Questions About Invisalign Treatment

Do you want to learn more about Invisalign treatment? Here are some of the most common questions that our dentists get asked by patients regarding Invisalign, and the answers to those questions. If you don’t see your question answered below, don’t hesitate to make an appointment with our dentist.

How does Invisalign treatment work?

A series of removable plastic aligners are used to slowly straighten the teeth. As the aligners are made from clear plastic, they are virtually invisible.

How much does Invisalign treatment cost?

This will depend on the specific state and positioning of your teeth and the number of aligners you will need. Our dentist will be able to determine the cost for you.

Will anyone be able to tell that I’m wearing aligners?

Not likely. As they have an almost invisible appearance, they are a discreet way to straighten your teeth.

Is Invisalign treatment painful?

It is common for Invisalign patients to temporarily feel a small amount of discomfort and pressure on their teeth for a few days after starting each new stage of treatment. This shows that the Invisalign aligners are moving the teeth into the desired position.

How often do I have to wear the aligners each day?

You should wear the aligners for at least 22 hours every day to get the results you want from your Invisalign treatment.

Can I take out my aligners whenever I want to?

Yes, you can take out your Invisalign aligners whenever you want to eat and drink or brush and floss your teeth. Some patients also take them out when they attend social or professional events, such as weddings, job interviews or client meetings where they may worry about other people noticing their aligners.

Will wearing the aligners impact my speech?

You may initially notice that it is more difficult to talk when you start wearing aligners. However, after a few days, your tongue will get used to the aligners and any lisp or minor speech problems they cause should go away.

Learn More Today

If you have more questions about Invisalign, or if you would like to find out if Invisalign treatment is right for you, book an appointment at Dental On Clarendon today. Call us on (03) 9690 3285 or contact us online.