Invisalign for Teens & Adults
Glen Ellyn, IL – Dr. Head Offers Free Invisalign Consultations
Invisalign features a set of clear aligners that patients wear according to their treatment plan. The clear aligners work to straighten your smile by slowly shifting your teeth into the newly desired position. If you are considering Invisalign treatment, schedule a free consultation with Dr. Head so he can assess your oral health and present treatment plans that fit your individual needs and goals.
Common questions patients have about Invisalign® include:
How does Invisalign® work?
Dr. Head, a specialist in orthodontics, creates treatment plans for each patient that lead to the creation of that individual’s best smile. Whether with braces or Invisalign, the goal is still the same and with the application of force over the course of time, your smile will gradually take its desired shape. Please consult with Dr. Head as to your best treatment plan.
Does Invisalign guarantee a great smile?
Invisalign does not guarantee a particular treatment outcome. As always, for your best result, consult with Dr. Head and discuss your goals and have a discussion about the desired and probably outcomes of your various treatment options.
Why do people choose Invisalign treatment?
Invisalign is a clear aligners, which are much less noticeable than braces. Some people may not even notice that your wearing a clear aligner. Since they are removable, you can more easily eat, drink, brush and floss. However, since they are removable, your compliance and orthodontic outcome may vary per your compliance with the treatment plan. Also you will want to be careful not to lose your aligners. Without brackets or wires, one may enjoy less irritation to the gums and cheeks.
What are the differences between braces and Invisalign®?
Braces use brackets and wire, while Invisalign uses clear aligners to distribute force upon your teeth, bring them into alignment. Invisalign may work for many individuals, but depending on your case braces are likely to offer you a better outcome so be sure to have a good conversation with Dr. Head as to the best treatment option for you.
How long is treatment with Invisalign?
Case vary depending on complexity, but treatment time is estimated at 8-10 months.
What happens if I lose my Invisalign?
Losing an aligner will potentially affect your treatment plan, so contact our office as quickly as possible to re-order an aligner.
Is Invisalign® covered by my insurance plan?
Dental insurance plans vary, with some plan treating Invisalign coverage same as braces. However, it is important you understand your coverage before starting treatment. If you have any questions, our office can help you in understanding your insurance coverage.
How will I know if my teen is wearing the aligners the proper amount of time?
As a parent, you know your child best. If you are concerned with your child’s compliance, then please discuss that concern with Dr. Head in your consultation. Following the treatment plan is important for achieving a positive result.
Overall, is Invisalign® right for me?
Since 2000, Dr. Head has been exclusively practicing orthodontics. If you are looking for an Invisalign provider in Glen Ellyn, IL, then call Head Orthodontics today to schedule your free consultation. Dr. Head will use his expertise as a specialist in orthodontics to determine if Invisalign is right for you.