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The Best Invisalign Hacks

Clearsmile | December 3,2019

People looking to improve their smile without having to get metal braces often ask, “How does Invisalign work?” after they hear about the treatment. Invisalign employs a series of clear aligners to gently move a patient’s teeth into proper position over time. Whereas braces can cause a person pain for weeks or longer, any discomfort […]

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Can I Finish the Invisalign Process Faster?

Clearsmile | November 26,2019

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 […]

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5 Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign

Clearsmile | November 20,2019

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 […]

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

Clearsmile | November 5,2019

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 […]

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What Are Invisalign Attachments?

Clearsmile | October 30,2019

Invisalign is widely recognized as being a perfectly comfortable way to straighten teeth in a manner that’s barely noticeable to anyone but the patient undergoing Invisalign treatment. While Invisalign treatment is meant to be undetectable to onlookers by its very design, the treatment is highly effective at giving patients their very best smile. To achieve […]

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Does Invisalign Hurt?

Clearsmile | October 22,2019

When they first look into it, many people ask us if Invisalign treatment hurts. While Invisalign isn’t typically as painful as wearing traditional metal braces can be, the treatment isn’t exactly pain-free. As is the case with conventional braces, Invisalign treatment is intended to move your teeth into proper position. Because each set of Invisalign […]

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The History of Invisalign

Clearsmile | October 21,2019

In recent years, Invisalign has evolved into more than “just” an alternative to traditional metal braces. Today, Invisalign treatment is a full-fledged competitor to conventional braces for many people who want to improve the appearance of their smile. While a lot of people have heard of Invisalign, far fewer are familiar with its origins. With […]

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How Often Do You Need to See Your Orthodontist When Using Invisalign?

Clearsmile | October 18,2019

While some people obsess about the way they’ll look and complain about the dietary restrictions they’ll have to follow when they get metal braces, others find the idea of getting traditional braces off-putting for another reason. In many cases, that reason is the frequency with which they’ll need to visit their orthodontist. Let’s face it—no […]

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Food and Drinks to Avoid with Your Invisalign

Clearsmile | October 14,2019

What are some of your favorite foods? If you’re like many, hard tacos, popcorn, pretzels, corn chips, nuts, candy, hard breads, and pizza might make your list of preferred foods and snacks. How would you feel if you were told you couldn’t eat any of those things—and several other popular foods—for months or a year […]

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Is Invisalign Actually Invisible?

Clearsmile | October 7,2019

Many people dread hearing their dentist or orthodontist suggest they need braces. Whether you’re a teenager or an adult the result is generally the same—images of metal and rubber bands announcing to the world that you’re trying to improve your smile start creeping into your thoughts. When you’re told you won’t be able to eat […]

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