Invisalign

Six Month Smiles vs. Invisalign

Do you want a better smile? In today's dental world a 'smile makeover' is a reality. I call these two techniques "Secret Braces." Both Six Month Smiles and Invisalign are orthodontic in nature, they move the teeth. Each will close spaces, reduce crowding, widen the arch, lengthen teeth. Invisalign is a clear aligner technique in

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Invisalign and Six Month Smiles

Invisalign and Six Month Smiles have gotten a great deal of attention recently.  Why?  Because they can straighten your teeth and improve your smile within a relatively short period of time.  They are the 'secret braces' that can transform your smile.  Are your teeth crowded and difficult to floss?  Are there big spaces that you

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Invisalign, Cosmetic Dentistry and The Cost of Care

I like Invisalign for tooth movement.  It is physiological, meaning it moves the teeth with just the right amount of force.  It doesn't hurt, always a plus.  When done properly and the aligners are worn for the prescribed amount of time, Invisalign gets excellent results.  The Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible.  The aligners are comfortable. 

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Invisalign – How much does it cost?

According to Invisalign, the company, the average cost of treatment across the United States is $5,000.  Invisalign also states the costs will vary depending on "the kind of treatment you need, how extensive the issues are that you want corrected, how long your treatment plan will last, where you live, and other factors determined by

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Invisalign’s Clinicheck

Invisalign, the company, is so high tech it really is amazing to watch how they operate.  They very rarely get it wrong.  Their requirements for each case are photos, upper and lower impressions and a bite registration.  In return, Invisalign, the company, returns with a CliniCheck, which is a computerized movie of the way they

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My invisalign

Last night I was going out to dinner.  Pulling out of the driveway and .....BAM.  I lost my Invislign!!!  ME!!!!  And I am a dentist!!! And I mean LOST!!!! Can't even blame the dogs!!! Or maybe I can!  haha  Okay...So what to do.  I was close to needing my next set of aligners, so I put

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My Invisalign retainers

I am loving my Invisalign.  All my patients have not noticed; I've had to point it out.  When patients hear I'm wearing Invisalign retainers I get this: ******* Why do you have Invisalign? Your teeth are perfect I had a slight amount of crowding in my lower front teeth; not quite perfect. The technology behind

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Sedation, Invisalign & Technology

I'm looking to change the technology of software in my office to Dentrix G4.  This is the most up to date software in the dental office.  Distributed by Henry Schein, this software is a great adjunct for my staff to be more productive.  Computers are basically information in/information out.....The real issue is getting that information

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Sedation Dentistry, Invisalign, Technology

Today was an interesting day at the office.  We had a number of calls from new patients interested in: 1) Invisalign 2) Sedation Dentistry 3) Digital Xrays What makes this interesting is that I can understand a patient being interested in the first two, but surprised that a patient would be inquiring about our digital

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