The Invisalign® system corrects bite issues and malocclusion with a series of aligners made of a clear, thin, medical-grade polymer. Because the aligners are clear, they are virtually invisible when worn, enabling adults and teens to wear aligners throughout the day without the aesthetic discomforts that can accompany bulkier and more noticeable orthodontics.
Each set of aligners will move your teeth closer to their ideal position over the course of treatment, with new sets being provided every eight to ten weeks. By gradually moving the teeth without brackets or wires, Invisalign® tends to be a more comfortable and less painful way to move teeth than traditional braces. The treatment is also much faster, averaging 12 to 18 months for adults as opposed to 36 or more for wire and bracket alternatives.
Invisalign® has been proven effective in both clinical research and on thousands of patients in private practices worldwide. More than 6 million patients, including 1.4 million teens, have received Invisalign® treatment since it was first introduced in 1997.