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INVISALIGN MELBOURNE

Invisalign is one of the most innovative orthodontic devices developed in recent years. In Australia and among Melbourne dentists, in particular, Invisalign has been steadily growing in popularity for its effectiveness and convenience.
Invisalign is a type of clear aligner – a transparent, plastic alternative orthodontic device to the more common metal braces. The appliance works the same way as braces – gradually straightening teeth over time by applying constant but gentle pressure. Invisalign is the ideal option for people who prefer an inconspicuous corrective treatment for their misaligned teeth. Think of Invisalign as invisible braces. If wearing metal braces is not appealing to you, Invisalign is your best bet.

 

The above 3-minute video illustrates how crooked or misaligned teeth can affect your over-all general health. 

The Invisalign Teeth Straightening Concept

Much like traditional braces, Invisalign works to correct teeth alignment and positioning by putting gentle pressure on the teeth, gradually moving them to their correct position. Every Invisalign appliance is also custom-fitted to each patient – patterned after the patient’s teeth scan. In addition to being transparent, Invisalign is also attached on the inner surface of the teeth, further making the device less conspicuous.
Compared to braces which are made up of brackets, wires, and bands, Invisalign is a made up of a single piece of plastic mold. In order to make the necessary adjustments necessary to gradually push teeth into proper alignment, several Invisalign aligners are provided for each patient. Each device in the set is used in a specific sequence, usually being replaced by the next piece after every two weeks.
The replacement of each appliance can be done by the patient at home, as instructed by their orthodontist. But regular check-ups should also be strictly followed so the orthodontist can keep track of the treatment’s progress and make sure that it is working as designed.
Like all other orthodontic treatments, Invisalign’s benefits are not only cosmetic. It also helps improve overall oral health.

Getting Your Invisalign

The first step is to book an appointment at BlueSpa Dental. One of our orthodontists will perform a thorough examination to find out what type of orthodontic treatment you need. You will be advised on the most suitable treatment options for your condition, and these usually include the use of Invisalign. In most cases, patients who require braces can also be treated with Invisalign.
The next step involves taking a complete scan of your mouth and teeth using the latest in imaging and scanning technology to get an accurate impression of your teeth’s alignment and positioning. The orthodontist will then examine the results and prepare a treatment plan for your specific needs; this will include a description of the stages of treatment and the progress and results you can expect in each stage.
The set of Invisalign devices will be made based on your scan and treatment plan. A 3D proto of your appliances will first be examined by the orthodontist; once they are approved, the lab will proceed with the production of the complete set.
When your Invisalign devices are ready, the orthodontist will discuss with you once again how your treatment plan works and give you instructions on the proper use of your aligners.

Periodical Assessment

Patients using the Invisalign treatment are required to return to the clinic for a periodical assessment once every two to three months. During each assessment, the orthodontist will evaluate your treatment progress and ensure that it is going as well as expected.

Invisalign Improves Your Health

In addition to its cosmetic benefits, orthodontic treatment with Invisalign improves the function of your teeth, your level of comfort, and overall oral health. Like other forms of braces, using Invisalign gradually corrects teeth misalignment, malocclusions, chewing and swallowing difficulties, and teeth grinding, among others. Treating these conditions will help prevent other dental problems, such as loose teeth, pain, cavities, and gum disease.

Get the Most Out of Your Invisalign in Melbourne

As an orthodontic treatment option, choosing Invisalign will afford you the following benefits:
  • It is designed to be virtually invisible.
  • It is removable, so you’ll be able to eat, drink, brush, and floss the same as you would normally to maintain optimum hygiene.
  • It is comfortable; with no brackets, metal, bands, or wires the experience is virtually pain-free.
  • Less time on the dentist chair.
BlueSpa Dental is an authorised Invisalign provider in Melbourne. Our dentists are knowledgeable, experienced, and skilled in the use of this orthodontic innovation, and are always happy to discuss a patient’s suitability for the treatment whenever teeth straightening is required.

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