What Is Invisalign and How Does It Work?

In this video, Dr. Chris Powell explains Invisalign, a clear aligner system for effective, discreet dental alignment correction.

People frequently ask about Invisalign and how it works. Invisalign consists of a series of clear, plastic trays, custom-made to fit over your teeth. These aligners are designed to be worn for approximately 22 hours a day, and you should only remove them while eating.
The effectiveness of Invisalign hinges on consistent wear—essentially, if you’re not wearing the aligners, they aren’t working to adjust your teeth. To aid the process, small attachments or buttons, which match the color of your teeth, are placed on them. These attachments help exert the necessary pressure to gradually move your teeth into the desired position.
Invisalign is a highly effective and discreet solution for correcting various dental alignment issues. If you’re interested in exploring whether Invisalign is suitable for you, I encourage you to come in for a free consultation. We can discuss your specific needs and determine how Invisalign can help achieve your dental goals.

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