Invisalign® An Overview
Dr. Benjamin Stevens provides Invisalign for teens and adults in his Greenwood dentist office.
Invisible braces provide a discreet, convenient option for teen and adult patients with mild to moderate orthodontic concerns. Dr. Stevens is an Indianapolis, IN Invisalign® provider, offering treatment with clear aligners.
Invisalign is the leading clear aligner system. It’s a great choice for adults who want to straighten their teeth but don’t want metal braces. Orthodontists and dentists use Invisalign worldwide to straighten teeth, and they’re often an alternative to metal braces.
Invisalign trays are virtually invisible when worn. The clear aligners are made of a smooth, comfortable plastic that you can take out and clean whenever you want. Address issues such as:
- Crooked teeth
- Gaps between teeth
Invisalign® vs. Metal Braces
Misaligned or crooked teeth not only look unsightly, but they can also negatively affect your oral health. Cleaning your teeth properly is imperative to avoiding gum disease that may lead to missing teeth or bone loss.
Straightening your teeth will support your long-term dental health by avoiding gum disease and providing the smile you have always wanted. Metal braces are the conventional treatment, but there are many disadvantages to using them when compared to Invisalign®.
Invisible braces alleviate many of the hassles associated with traditional metal braces, including:
- The duration of treatment is shorter
- There are no dietary restrictions
- They are more comfortable and removable
- With clear braces, the treatment is unnoticeable
- There are no risks of tooth enamel staining from permanently attached brackets
We have been going to Dr. Stevens for over 16 years. Always excellent services. Staff are wonderful. Our children love going to the dentist.Tyler R.
"Look, these folks are top notch. They go out of their way to keep you comfortable, they listen to you, and they do professional work. Even their jokes are funny!"Tom
"I can’t tell you enough how much I love my smile! I recently had a complete smile makeover by Dr. Stevens. My makeover involved a few implants,a couple of crowns, and 6 beautiful veneers. My smile looks so natural and…Barbara J.
"I have always had positive experiences with Dr. Stevens and his staff. The quality of the care, attention to details, and professionalism far exceed my expectations. While I once was self-conscious about my teeth, he has helped transform it to…Michael K.
Invisalign® What to Expect
The Invisalign Process
The first step in the Invisalign® process involves taking a mold of your mouth at our Indianapolis, IN area dentist office. We send the mold through specialized Invisalign® software to determine how your teeth should look after treatment. These will plan your treatment accurately.
With this specialized software, you can see each treatment plan step, tracking your teeth’s movements with each set of aligners. We will send the files to the Invisalign® laboratory, generating several sets of clear plastic aligners to be worn for a specified amount each day.
The number of aligners and length of your Invisalign® treatment depends on the problem(s) we’re addressing and the desired result.
You will return to our Indianapolis, IN cosmetic dentistry office to obtain your first set of aligners and then return every 2 weeks for your next set. While you should remove the aligners for eating and cleaning your teeth, wear your aligners most of the day (23 hours a day is suggested).
Schedule a Dental Exam and Invisalign Consultation
Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten teeth without metal wires or brackets. This treatment is available for adults as well as teens. Dr. Stevens provides Invisalign® in the Indianapolis, IN and Greenwood, IN area! Contact Beautiful Smiles to schedule an Invisalign consultation today.