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Can I Finish the Invisalign Process Faster?

If you’ve researched teeth straightening online, you’ve probably noticed plenty of links to information about Invisalign in your search engine results pages. Over the past few decades, Invisalign has emerged as a popular alternative to traditional metal braces. More discreet and patient-friendly than conventional braces, Invisalign is similarly effective at moving teeth into proper position over time.

People who get hung up on the words “over time” often find themselves wondering, “How long does Invisalign treatment take?” With every Invisalign treatment being custom-made to suit the needs of individual patients, there is no set timeline for the treatment that applies to every patient. While that’s the case, the treatment typically lasts 12-18 months.

Although 12-18 months isn’t long to achieve their best smile, some patients ask if there are things they can do to hasten their way through treatment. Luckily, there are some basic things you can do to speed up your treatment and enhance your results along the way.

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5 Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign

While you may already know that Invisalign is a discreet alternative to metal braces for teeth straightening, you may have some questions about this comparatively new treatment. Invisalign is as effective as traditional braces for fixing common problems like overbites, spacing, and teeth crowding. 

It would be a shame if you missed the opportunity to forgo braces in favor of Invisalign just because you didn’t know enough about the treatment. To prevent that from happening, we thought it would be a good idea to share some information everyone should know before they choose Invisalign treatment.

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What to do if a Doctor Says You’re Not a Good Candidate for Invisalign

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? You may notice your beautiful eyes or you might focus on your new, flattering hairstyle instead. If your smile is less than perfect, you may find yourself deliberately ignoring your teeth or focusing on your misaligned teeth exclusively.

No matter what you may think of your smile, we can assure you that every grin is beautiful. While that’s true, you may want to improve your smile by straightening your teeth. In years past, people had just one choice to straighten their teeth, metal braces. Although braces are still used quite often, you now have another option for achieving your best smile. And that option is Invisalign.

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