Asked Questions about the INVISALIGN ® treatment system
Q. Are the Invisalign
braces (removable aligners) really invisible?
even when very close, no one will know you are wearing anything
on your teeth - they are truly invisible braces
How often do I change
to a new Invisalign aligner?
About every two weeks, you change to a new Invisalign aligner,
but your office visits will be only about every 8 to 12
How long does the
system take to move the teeth?
on difficulty, most Invisalign treatment will take between
9 and 18 months, but some Invisalign treatments could take
less or more time.
braces cost more than regular braces?
treatment does cost about 25% more, but with our payment
plans, treatment is still very affordable.
(aligners) seem to be plastic, why should they cost more?
of the Invisalign aligners are made with in a laboratory
using the latest computer CAD CAM design. This does add
specific lab costs to treatment that are not required with
standard braces. (Lab costs are included in you total fee.)
Is the Invisalign
treatment just for adults?
A patient must have all of their adult teeth and must be
responsible enough to keep their invisible Invisalign braces
in place at all times except eating.
treat all of the problems that braces
Although it cannot treat every orthodontic situation, many
common issues such as crooked teeth or crowded teeth, spaces
between teeth, and certain overbite types can be successfully
corrected with Invisalign.
If I have insurance,
will it pay for Invisalign braces?
insurance plans accept the Invisalign treatment.
How do I find out
if I can receive treatment with the invisible
Invisalign system, and what it would
for a free exam at either of our offices:
Invisalign San Diego
7189 Navajo Road
San Diego CA 92119
La Jolla Office
7301 Girard Ave. Suite 200
La Jolla CA 92037