What to Expect from an Invisalign Consultation

Invisalign can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted to have. But to check whether this is an option open to you, you will need to visit your dentist. They will discuss the pros and cons of this treatment and help you obtain a realistic expectation of the treatment.

Once you book an Invisalign consultation,

You can meet your dental professional and let them know your expectations along with your oral health history. This is the time to discuss your dental goals when it comes to achieving the perfect smile. The visit will give you an opportunity to discuss about your dental concerns whether there are certain bite issues you are suffering from or if there are misaligned teeth that has to be corrected to achieve a balanced smile. There can also be gaps or irregular spacing in your teeth that you may be self-conscious about. By explaining your concerns, the dental professional will be able to understand what you expect from this procedure and whether this can be achieved. The dentist will carry out a thorough oral examination to understand your overall oral health and assess teeth and gums. This will help guide your treatment plan. Additional information can be collected through photographs, X-rays and digital scans.

An in-depth explanation about

The process and Invisalign technology will be provided by the dental professional. This will also include informing you of the cost of Invisalign and cost of additional procedures that are necessary for the treatment. You can ask about financing options available so that a flexible financing plan can be selected to ensure a smooth Invisalign journey. The clear aligners used in Invisalign treatment will be custom made for you and this will help to shift your teeth gradually over time. The process will be explained to you step by step with the use of before and after photographs and 3D animations. Once it has been confirmed that Invisalign can be used for your situation, a customised treatment plan will be created for your requirements. This will set out the duration of the treatment, expected outcomes of the procedure and the number of clear aligners you will need to wear. This will help you understand the timeline and the steps involved in achieving your perfect smile.

Any questions you have regarding the process will be clarified at this consultation.

You need to convey any concerns you have regarding the process. The dentist will speak to you about any adjustments that will need to be made to your lifestyle during the treatment. You need to be committed to wearing the aligners for about 20 hours each day even though you can remove them easily. The removing option is what allows you to eat and drink without worrying about food particles getting stuck in the aligners. There are simulation tools used in certain dental practices where you will be able to see a virtual representation of the different stages of your smile. You will be able to see what you can expect at each stage of the treatment.