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Comfortable, Discreet Treatment

If you’re in or around Rocklin area and want a treatment option that prioritizes comfort, control, and a low profile, Invisalign from Braces by Dr. Elenberger might be the solution for you.

What Is Invisalign?

Created in 1999 as a response to the growing number of adults opting for orthodontic procedures, Invisalign clear aligners were originally designed to treat mild cosmetic dental corrections. Now, that is no longer the case. Invisalign can be used to correct many of the other most common issues that require for orthodontic work, including:

Gapped teeth

Invisalign® is made with their own patented material called SmartTrack®.
FDA-approved and made of BPA, BPS, gluten, and latex-free thermoplastic, SmartTrack® was developed after 8 years of research and testing nearly 300 different materials to find the most effective one.
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How Does Invisalign Work?

Invisalign offers a variety of treatment plans. Invisalign Full is the most common and focuses on treating the entire mouth. Invisalign Lite is a shorter treatment option that is best suited for mild malocclusion cases. Invisalign Express 10 is designed for less complicated treatments. Lastly, Invisalign Express 5 and Invisalign i7 are meant for minor crowding and spacing issues. We will examine your orthodontic needs and decide on the best option for you.
Invisalign® is not right for everyone, and at Braces By Dr. Ruth, we’ll always work closely with you to find your perfect treatment.

Invisalign FAQs

Can I eat and drink normally with Invisalign?
Absolutely! Invisalign aligners are removable, so you can take them out to eat and drink anything you want. Just be sure to brush your teeth and put your aligners back in afterwards to keep your treatment on track.

How often do I need to switch my Invisalign aligners?
Your dentist will determine the ideal schedule for you, but typically, you'll switch to a new set of aligners every one to two weeks. These new aligners will gradually shift your teeth into their desired positions.

Does Invisalign hurt?
Invisalign shouldn't cause significant pain. You might feel some slight discomfort when you switch to a new aligner set, as your teeth begin to move. This discomfort usually only lasts for a day or two.

How long does Invisalign treatment take?
The treatment time varies depending on your individual needs. On average, Invisalign treatment takes 12-18 months, but it could be shorter or longer.

Is Invisalign as effective as metal braces?
Invisalign can be very effective for many cases of misaligned teeth. Invisalign is most successful for mild to moderate crowding, spacing, and bite issues. Talk to your orthodontist about whether Invisalign is right for your specific needs.

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