Invisalign®: What you need to know
A "clearly" effective alternative to traditional metal braces!
Have you ever wished for a straighter, healthier smile, but not looked forward to all the metal wires and bands that often go along with braces? At Genualdi Orthodontics we can make your dream of having a new smile come to life, and without any metal! Not only are doctors certified Invisalign® orthodontists, the regularly take courses to keep them on top of the latest advances. The result of this gives their patients a "clearly" effective and incredibly comfortable way to wear braces!
If you’re interested in learning more about Invisalign® nearly invisible braces contact Genualdi Orthodontics at
908-273-7450 and schedule your complimentary orthodontic consultation.
What is Invisalign®?
Invisalign® uses a series of customized, clear aligners to straighten teeth in a quicker amount of time and with fewer office visits than traditional braces. Thousands of orth
odontists in the United States and Canada use Invisalign® braces to accurately and effectively treat their patients. Invisalign® aligners are:
Completely clear – Invisalign® aligners cannot be seen while you are wearing them! Friends, family members and co-workers may never even know you are wearing braces, unless of course you tell them!
Comfortable to wear – The aligners are made from a special plastic that has smooth, rounded edges so they won’t irritate your mouth and tissues like traditional braces often can.
Removable – Unlike traditional metal braces, you can remove your aligners to eat, drink, brush your teeth, floss and for special occasions. There’s no need to change your lifestyle with Invisalign®!
Effective – You will begin to notice a significant difference even before your treatment is complete! Most treatments are complete within one year; however this can vary from patient to patient.
Why you should consider an Invisalign® treatment:
People everywhere are beginning to experience the benefits of Invisalign® treatment. Here’s why people just like you are choosing Invisalign® over traditional braces:
With Invisalign® you can have a straighter, healthier smile without all the noticeable wires and brackets of traditional braces. Invisalign® helps improve your overall oral health by making it easier to brush and floss, while also maintaining the proper tooth structure.
Invisalign® aligners are removable making it easy for you to enjoy the foods you love without worrying about breaking your appliance. You can also remove your Invisalign® aligners to brush and floss regularly.
You don’t need to change anything about your current lifestyle! With Invisalign®you can continue participating in day-to-day activities without changing a thing. Invisalign® is great for professionals, athletes, brides, and parents.
Office visits and checkups are easy, quick, and painless. You will also need to schedule fewer appointments throughout your entire treatment.
How will the plastic Invisalign® aligners straighten my teeth?
How long will this treatment take?:
With traditional braces, treatment times can take between 18 and 30 months; but with an Invisalign® treatment, it may only take between nine to 15 months. That’s almost half the time of traditional braces!
When you begin your Invisalign® treatment you will receive several sets of custom fit aligners. Each set of aligners is worn for only two weeks. After two weeks you can switch your aligners with the next set and continue straightening your teeth. Over time you will notice changes in the alignment of your teeth, and in just a few months you will have a straighter, healthier smile!
How Much Will It Cost?
Most individuals are pleasantly surprised to discover that the cost of Invisalign® treatment is usually comparable to the cost of traditional braces. Many dental insurance plans cover Invisalign® just as they would other orthodontic treatments like traditional braces and your insurance carrier can help you to determine the exact coverage for your treatment. If your insurance does not cover all of your treatment costs or if cost is a concern for you, talk to our office manager about payment options.
The exact cost of Invisalign® Treatment varies and is based on the specifics needs of the individual patient. These factors can include the complexity of your treatment plan, how long your treatment will take and your orthodontic insurance coverage. During your initial examination, The doctors will provide you with a thorough examination to determine the cost for your Invisalign® Treatment.
Schedule an initial consultation today with Genualdi Orthodontic to learn how Invisalign® can straighten your teeth.
Is Invisalign® right for my teen?
Teen aligners Invisalign® are a perfect fit for your lifestyle because aligners are:
• Clear • Removable • Super comfortable • Customized just for you
Pizza, Popcorn… no Problem!
You have probably heard from friends that with braces you will not be able to eat anything...
But with Invisalign® Teen you can eat whatever you want! Unlike traditional metal braces, Invisalign® Teen aligners are removable. This means you can go ahead and eat all the things you love without worrying about breaking a bracket or losing a rubber band.
Invisalign® aligners are comfortable and durable. They fit in with any of your extracurricular activities. So whether you're swimming, out on the field throwing the baseball, or playing the horn with the school's band, you do not have to worry about your braces getting in the way!