Why Invisalign® Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate

More than a century ago, braces didn't exist. You just lived with the teeth you had (or didn’t have), no matter how bad your smile looked. Fast-forward to the 1970s, when the traditional wire-and-bracket braces took off. For the first time in history, people realized they could move their teeth and improve their smiles. 

We've come a long way since then, and now we have Invisalign® clear aligners. These aligners have radically reinvented orthodontic treatments and made it possible to create a beautiful smile without the hassle or discomfort of fixed braces.

Invisalign® has improved millions of smiles. At Aquila Dental in Chandler, Arizona, we see a high satisfaction rate with Invisalign® among our patients. Here are a few reasons why.  

Personalized technology

Invisalign® is a groundbreaking orthodontic treatment. It uses a series of almost two dozen clear, custom-made aligners to straighten teeth and address a wide range of issues. Aligners can correct crooked, crowded, and protruding teeth to moderate gaps and bite problems.  

Invisalign® uses specialized software and 3D computer imaging. Dr. Richard Higgs will use these advancements to diagnose your orthodontic needs with a high degree of precision. This allows him to create a digital roadmap that will ensure your desired outcome. 

Each custom-made aligner makes specific changes to the position of your teeth, changing their alignment and transforming your smile one step at a time. 

How it works

Much like traditional wire-and-bracket braces, Invisalign® aligners apply precise, controlled force to incrementally change your tooth position and bite alignment until it’s just right. 

But while old-school braces have to be painstakingly adjusted by hand to keep your treatment progressing as planned, Invisalign® offers built-in efficiency in the form of better timing, control, and advancement. 

You should plan to wear each Invisalign® aligner for one or two weeks before moving on to the next aligner. Because we provide your entire series of aligners at the start of your plan, there’s no need for frequent office visits. Our team simply checks your progress at regular intervals to make sure your teeth are moving to their ideal positions. Invisalign® allows you to transform your smile without disrupting your life. 

What you can’t see

While most patients are genuinely happy that Invisalign® can straighten their teeth and realign their bite in less time than conventional braces, what they usually love best is what they can’t see.  

If you’re like most people, you want to be noticed for your smile, not your orthodontic treatment. Invisalign® aligners are constructed from crystal clear, ultra-thin SmartTrack® material that fit your teeth so they’re virtually invisible. Most people probably won’t even notice you’re wearing aligners unless you point them out.   

Comfort and convenience

Invisalign® aligners aren’t just discreet, they’re also very comfortable. They're trimmed in the lab to fit your teeth and follow your gum line perfectly. They also have smooth contours so they won’t scrape your gums or damage your tooth enamel. Plus, you can take them out anytime you want. 

We recommend you wear your Invisalign® aligners for 20-22 hours each day to keep your treatment progressing. With that said, you can conveniently take them out for sports practice, a job interview, or a first date. You should also remove your aligners before you eat, so they can stay clean. 

The Invisalign® system is based on years of clinical research, hundreds of patents, and six million satisfied patients. Do you want to fall in love with your smile? Visit our website here and schedule an appointment with Dr. Higgs. You won’t believe how much your life will change with your new smile!

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