Teeth that need straightening or a bite that needs correction?
The clear solution is Invisalign!
By Dr. Michael Costa
Knoxville Smiles atMalone & Costa Dentistry is ready to give you a straighter smile and great oral health without letting everyone see your braces.Talk to us about Invisalign.
What is Invisalign, and how does it work?
Clear, plastic trays worn over the teeth to gradually move them into their optimal position by putting gentle pressure on them. Treatment time depends on the level of movement needed and the hours per day the aligners are worn.
Benefits of Invisalign
Smooth surfaces that don’t irritate soft oral tissues
Can be removed when eating, drinking, and cleaning teeth
Comfortable, effective, and relatively affordable
can usually be completed within 9-24 months
Taking digital images of the teeth
Fabricating a series of custom trays (aligners):Each set will be worn for about two weeks before moving on to the next in the series.
Is specially designed to help teens learn to take responsibility for their therapy. Each tray has blue dots, which will appear when it’s time to switch to a new tray. Up to six replacements are provided for missing aligners.
Want to learn about the discreet method of teeth straightening?