Invisalign Treatment: Common Questions

Invisalign Treatment: Common Questions

Are you interested in a straighter smile but would like to avoid “metal mouth” Considering Invisalign in Encinitas, CA? At the practice of Steven Horne, DDS we get asked a lot of questions regarding Invisalign and would like to take time today to answer the most common ones. We hope that you learn something new about Invisalign!

How often do I have to wear my Invisalign aligners?

You should be wearing your clear aligners for a minimum of 22 hours a day. We recommend wearing your aligners as often as possible to ensure the quickest and most effective results possible.

Does Invisalign treatment hurt?

Yes, Invisalign can cause some discomfort when switching to new aligners. This is common and expected due to the fact that your teeth are slowly being shifted into a different position.

How quickly will I see results with Invisalign?

Although it can take over a year to complete Invisalign treatment, most patients will start to see some results within a few months. This can depend entirely on your specific smile and ultimate goals.

Is Invisalign treatment right for everyone?

No, certain patients may not be a candidate for Invisalign. We recommend scheduling a consultation with Dr. Horne for a more specific answer regarding your smile.

How long is Invisalign treatment?

Invisalign treatment time can vary depending upon various factors including the state of your smile and your compliance during treatment. Typically Invisalign treatments takes between one and two years to complete.

Get Invisalign in Encinitas, CA

Think that Invisalign might be the right option for you? Schedule an appointment with Steven Horne, DDS today!