Invisalign® treatment: What is it? How does it work?

It is an orthodontic treatment method that uses clear aligners instead of metal braces to straighten your teeth. These are removable and virtually invisible aligners that move your teeth into the desired position gradually. They are custom-made which makes them more comfortable compared to traditional braces.

Our curated system for Invisalign patients involves a 30 minute consultation with Brittany, our Invisalign Concierge, she will take diagnostic photos, a digital scan and discuss what your goals are. Dr. Mumtaz will then evaluate your case and answer any questions you may have.

You will also be introduced to Sue, our office manager who will look into insurance coverage you may have and discuss financing options. Most patients choose our Inhouse, no interest financing option. This table illustrates the payment options available with our Inhouse program:
Invisalign cost*
Down payment **
Insurance
Monthly payment
$3799
$1000
$0
$235
$3799
$1000
$1000
$150
$3799
$1000
$1500
$110
$3799
$1000
$2000
$70
* Amount includes initial consultation, scans, xrays, retainers and whitening.
** Taken at start of payment.
*** We also offer financing through our partner Care-Credit with payments as low as $43/month.
You will then be scheduled for your Invisalign start appointment in 4-6 weeks. This appointment is 60 minutes, the Invisalign aligners are tried in, any attachments placed and any questions you have are answered.

Evaluation Appointments are then scheduled every 3 months , these appointments are 15 mins and allow the Invisalign team to assess your progress and give you any feedback.

Treatment usually takes between 6-12 months, most patients complete treatment in 10 months. Once treatment is complete a 45 min appointment is scheduled for removal of attachments, and digital scan for retainers. Before you know it, you have the beautiful smile you always wanted!!

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Invisalign® treatment: FAQs

What is Invisalign® treatment?

It is the process of wearing a series of clear, removable aligners that gradually straighten your teeth. There are no brackets, wires, or restrictions that come with metal braces.

How much does Invisalign® treatment cost?

We offer Invisalign® treatment for as little as $43 a month. There are lots of ways to make Invisalign® treatment affordable for you. You may be able to pay with tax free dollars from your FSA or HSA. You can also arrange a monthly payment plan using a third-party financing option in our office.

What are the Invisalign® clear aligners made of?

Invisalign® clear aligners are made win a parented nexiole plastic material called SmartTrack created exclusively for Invisalign® treatment. Invisalign® clear aligners are FDA-approved and contain no BPA, PBS, latex, or gluten.

How long is the treatment?

The length of treatment depends on multiple factors, including how complex your case is and how often you wear your aligners. Your doctor will determine exactly how long your treatment will take based on specific needs.

Are there restrictions on what I can eat while in treatment?

Invisalign® clear aligners are removable, so there are no food restrictions. With traditional wires and brackets, there's a long list of foods you unfortunately cannot enjoy because they can damage or get stuck in your braces.

How often do I wear the aligners?

Wear your Invisalign® aligners 20 to 22 hours a day to achieve the best result. Invisalign® clear aligners fit your life. You can remove your aligners for eating, drinking, brushing, flossing, special occasions, and playing your favorite sport or instrument.

Who can use Invisalign® clear aligners?

Invisalign® treatment can be a great solution for both adults and teens looking for a virtually invisible method to improve their smile. Invisalign® clear aligners make it possible to correct common teeth-straightening and bite issues, from simple to complex - all without interrupting your busy life.

What is the process?

Invisalign® treatment starts with a free consultation by Invisalign-trained doctor. Your doctor will evaluate your smile and then map out a precise, customized digital treatment plan that showcases the step-by-step transformation of your smile.

What are the benefits of Invisalign® treatment?

Invisalign® treatment is much more than a pretty smile. Crowded teeth are more difficult to clean. causing build-up of plaque that causes gingivitis and may lead to bone loss and periodontal disease. Invisalign® clear aligners align teeth, improve periodontal hygiene, and are non-invasive, resulting in easier teeth cleaning.