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Am I A Good Candidate For Invisalign?

Find out if it’s time you got Invisalign in Prescott, AZ to achieve the perfect smile!

When patients reach a certain age they often think they are too old to get braces. While anyone can get braces, no matter their age, it can be harder to want to wear the metal brackets and wires when working in an office or while in college. Fortunately, our Prescott, AZ dentist Dr. Lance Bailey has the solution for you to get the straighter smile you’ve always wanted without the unpleasant metal mouth.

Invisalign offers a series of clear, customized aligners that are worn over the teeth to help shift them into the proper alignment. While this treatment has been helping many people achieve their perfect smiles there are some reasons why it might not be right for everyone. Here are just some of the factors that you will need to address with our Prescott dentist to find out if Invisalign is right for you:

The dental problem you want to treat

This is probably one of the biggest factors that go into your candidacy for getting Invisalign. After all, our goal is to make sure that whatever issues you want to treat can actually be addressed with Invisalign. Invisalign is known to fix these common problems:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Overcrowding
  • Malocclusions (e.g. overbites; underbite; crossbites)

However, severe malocclusions or dental problems that require more complex movements may require traditional braces in order to actually shift the teeth into the proper position.

Your age

One reason Invisalign is so popular is because it now gives older teens and adults a more subtle way to get a straighter smile without sporting a mouth full of metal. Whether you are still in school or out in the working world, it can feel embarrassing to wear traditional braces around colleagues and classmates, but Invisalign makes it possible to transform your smile without other people noticing.

While older teens and adults can benefit from this treatment, children and young teens are not usually an ideal candidate for Invisalign.

Your dedication

As with any orthodontic treatment, we want to make sure you are dedicated to maintaining your smile, particularly while wearing Invisalign. Even though these aligners are removable this doesn’t mean you should just wear them when you choose. In fact, if you want to see results, you need to wear them for about 22 hours each day.

Are you ready to find out if Invisalign treatment is right for you? Then it’s time you called Pine View Family Dental in Prescott, AZ to consult with us about the nearly invisible way to get a perfect smile.

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