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Invisalign FAQs – South Burlington, VA

Clear Answers For A Straighter, Quicker Solution

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Before moving forward with your Invisalign treatment plan, you probably have a few questions about the process. Whether it’s how it will affect your speech, the benefits of clear braces, if you’re a good candidate or if you’ll need a retainer after you’re done with treatment, we at Good Mountain Dental want to ensure you are fully informed about your decision to choose Invisalign in South Burlington. Read through the following page, and if you still have questions, don’t be afraid to call and ask to speak with one of our dentists.

What Are the Benefits of Invisalign?

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The most obvious benefit to Invisalign clear braces is that they’re invisible! Made of clear plastic, your aligners are hardly detectable by others, making it a convenient method of treatment, especially for professionals. Other benefits include:

Will Wearing Invisalign Affect My Speech?

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In the beginning, you can expect to have a minor lisp. This is because you’re getting used to a foreign object in your mouth. Your tongue has never had to push against this type of material before, so while there may be a minor adjustment period, it will pass quickly.

Am I a Good Candidate for Invisalign?

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No matter if you’re an adult or mature teenager, Invisalign is a great solution. From fixing crooked teeth to making minor adjustments to your bite, Invisalign can fix these issues without altering your busy life. It does require a level of commitment and responsibility, so if you’re up for the challenge and are ready to have straighter teeth in a shorter amount of time, choose Invisalign!

What Happens When I’m Done with Invisalign Treatment?

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Once Dr. Aten confirms you are done with treatment, he will recommend that you wear a retainer. This will prevent your teeth from returning to their original location. It will depend on your individual needs, so make sure to ask your dentist in South Burlington if you will need one. The timeline for wearing a retainer may vary. For some, a retainer needs to be worn full time in the beginning, but as time progresses, it is only necessary to wear it at night.