Is a virtually invisible way of straightening your smile using a series of custom moulded, clear “Aligners” which have been designed and manufactured in stages to gradually shift crooked teeth into place. They are discreet, comfortable and made of clear plastic.

Questions and answers for invisalign

How long will treatment take?

The length of your treatment will depend on your specific needs and will be determined by your Invisalign-trained dentist. The average treatment for an adult is about 12 to 18 months and for teenagers, treatment length may vary depending on each individual case and will need to be determined by the dentist.

Do I need to wear my aligners all day?

You should wear each aligner for 20 to 22 hours a day during your treatment for best results and a timely outcome.

How often do I need to see my dentist during Invisalign treatment?

You will visit your Invisalign-trained dentist for a check-up approximately every 6-8 weeks to see how your treatment is progressing. During your check-ups, your Invisalign-trained dentist will check that the aligners are fitting well and make any adjustments if necessary.

Can I get all my aligners at once?

You'll be provided with enough aligners to last between visits to your dentist (usually 3-4 sets at a time). Your dentist will review your progress every 6-8 weeks and new aligners will be given to you at these appointments. It's best to speak to your dentist about how many aligners you will be provided with between visits.

How do I store my Invisalign aligners when I'm not wearing them?

In most cases, one aligner case is included in your patient starter kit.

How often should I change my aligners?

You will usually change your aligners every 2 weeks. However, please follow your Invisalign-trained dentist's specific instructions regarding when you need to change your aligners as this may vary between patients.

How long before I can start seeing results?

Results with the Invisalign System usually start showing a few months after starting treatment.

Questions and answers for invisalign