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Botanics Dental Care
2 Southpark Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8HY

Cosmetic Dentistry » Invisalign

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that uses a series of clear braces, known as aligners. These aligners are created specifically for your teeth, with each set gradually moving your teeth into the desired position, perfecting your smile.

Invisalign has been known to correct a number of dental problems from under and overbites to overcrowded teeth.

Your Invisalign® clear aligners are custom-made for you. The aligners are virtually invisible and fit snugly over your teeth.

Each aligner shifts your teeth slightly, moving them horizontally and vertically and even rotating them when needed. Your aligners are engineered to use the right amount of force in the right place at the right time.

The Invisalign treatment process

The Invisalign treatment process time can vary depending on how serious the case is. Once you have had a consultation, x-rays, photographs, bite registration and impressions will be taken of your teeth ready for the aligners to be made. After Invisalign makes your aligners, your treatment will begin where you will change your aligners every one to two weeks.

Aligners are made from an elastic thermoplastic material that applies pressure to the teeth to move them into place. You could have between 6 and 40 aligners made for your Invisalign treatment.

Invisalign is a comfortable and confidence boosting alternative to traditional metal braces. They are also more convenient as you are able to remove them while eating and drinking.