Invisalign® Treatment

The Modern Way To Straighten Your Smile

Zeifman Orthodontics is pleased to offer Invisalign® treatment! This system of clear aligners uses removable, comfortable, medical-grade plastic trays to gradually shift your teeth over time. Aligners can correct a variety of orthodontic issues, including crowding, space between teeth and bite misalignment.

What Is Invisalign®?

Invisalign® consists of a series of clear, removable aligners that gradually correct and straighten your teeth over time. They are made with SmartTrack®, a patented, medical-grade thermoplastic material. This proprietary material is designed to predictably move teeth by optimally delivering the desired force to create your perfect smile. Invisalign® is one of the most popular aligner systems in the world and has successfully improved over 15 million smiles. As a board certified orthodontist, Dr. Zeifman is an expert in using this technology to craft your beautiful, natural-looking smile.

What To Expect From Customized Invisalign® Treatment at Zeifman Orthodontics

Invisalign® treatment starts with a consultation with Dr. Zeifman and her team. You will have a digital scan to evaluate your smile and map out a precise, customized digital treatment plan. This step-by-step customized treatment plan is the beginning of the transformation of your smile. Once your plan is approved, a series of unique sets of aligners will be created. You will wear each set 20 to 22 hours a day and change them every 1 to 2 weeks as directed by Dr. Zeifman. Most patients typically use 18 to 20 sets over the duration of their treatment.

Length Of Invisalign® Treatment

Depending on the complexity of your case, treatment can be completed in as little as 9 to 15 months. However, you can start seeing results in a matter of weeks as the aligners gently and gradually shift your teeth into place. Dr. Zeifman can share your step-by-step individualized plan with exactly your path to your new transformed smile.

Benefits Of Invisalign®

Like other clear aligner brands, there are many benefits to choosing Invisalign® to straighten your smile. Benefits include:

  • Nearly invisible: Made from clear, medical-grade plastic, aligners are less noticeable than other orthodontic treatment options, such as braces.

  • Comfortable: Traditional braces use metal wires and brackets that can irritate the inside of the cheeks and tongue. In contrast, these clear aligners are made with smooth plastic, resulting in less irritation.

  • Removable: Patients who wear traditional braces need to be mindful of their diet, as certain foods can damage their appliances. Furthermore, patients with braces must maintain excellent oral hygiene, removing food particles from their brackets and wires. In contrast, trays can be removed to eat, drink and brush your teeth. This allows patients to continue to eeat their favorite foods and have an easier time maintaining excellent oral hygiene

Invisalign® FAQ’s

You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers! See some of our frequently asked questions about Invisalign® below:

This treatment option works by using a series of aligners that are designed to be worn in a specific order. Each aligner is slightly different from the previous one, applying gentle pressure to move the teeth gradually over time. Patients typically switch to a new set of aligners every one to two weeks.

The duration of treatment varies depending on the complexity of the case and individual patient needs. On average, treatment can take anywhere from 6 months to 18 months. Dr. Zeifman will provide a personalized treatment plan with an estimated timeline.

No, this treatment option is suitable for both teenagers and adults. Zeifman Orthodontics offers Invisalign® for teens, which is specifically designed for the unique needs of younger patients.

No, you should remove your aligners before eating or drinking anything other than water. Eating or drinking with the aligners in place can damage them and may lead to staining. It’s important to remove them before meals and brush your teeth before putting them back on.

For optimal results, it is recommended to wear your aligners for 20 to 22 hours a day. They should only be removed for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing.

While some patients may experience temporary discomfort or mild pressure during the initial days of wearing a new set of aligners, aligners are generally considered less painful than traditional braces. Any discomfort typically subsides as your mouth adjusts to the aligners.

Is Invisalign® Right For Me?

Invisalign® treatment takes a modern approach to straightening teeth. You can expect a straighter, healthier smile without having to put your life on hold—and most people won’t even know you are undergoing orthodontic treatment! Dr. Zeifman has extensive experience in treating patients with this treatment option, and she is happy to offer it as an option to her patients. To request a complimentary consultation in-office or virtually, fill out our online form.

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Total Smile Care

For The Whole Family

At Zeifman Orthodontics, we believe that people of all ages deserve the best and most comprehensive orthodontic care. We are dedicated to helping each patient achieve their dream smile in a way that fits their budget and lifestyle.