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Clear, convenient, and in less time than traditional braces, Invisalign® treatment is the easiest way to get the smile you’ve always wanted. Breese Dental Care and Highland Dental Care combine advanced iTero® imaging technology with more than 36 years of experience to design the perfect set of aligners to fit your mouth at each stage of the treatment process.
With Invisalign® treatment, you can start seeing results in as little as 10 weeks – and most patients finish their programs in less than a year. Unlike traditional braces, you don’t have to worry about adjusting your diet or cleaning routine, simply remove your aligners before meals, brushing, or whenever you need a quick break.
Find out how Invisalign® treatment can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted
Invisalign® Teen Treatment
If your child or teen is in need of orthodontic work to correct a crooked bite or straighten their smile, they’re not alone. You have a choice to make: traditional braces or Invisalign for kids. Though both will help your child get the smile they deserve, Invisalign Teen Treatment offers a few unique benefits that traditional braces do not. The aligners are easily-removable meaning you can eat what you want, when you want — sticky stuff included. And caring for your smile is just as simple. Just pop them out, clean your mouth, and pop them back in.
Invisalign® Teen is custom-designed with blue-to-clear color-changing technology letting your teen know when it’s time to move on to their next aligner. When things are already socially challenging for teens, Invisalign can make getting the orthodontic care your child needs easier and less stressful. Even better, your child won’t have to worry about wires poking them or cutting their lips on the metal in their mouths.
Breese Dental Care and Highland Dental Care are both a digital impression practice, proud owners of an iTero® Element™ Intraoral Scanner!
The iTero® Element™ Scanner is a state-of-the-art digital impression system that eliminates the need for unpleasant traditional alginate impressions—no more messy putty in your mouth! With our iTero® Element™ Scanner, we can digitally capture a detailed, 3D model of your teeth and gums. Not only is an iTero® Element™ digital impression far more comfortable than the old putty-based impressions, but it’s faster and provides images that are more precise.
Say “goodbye” to the goop-filled impression trays! No goop or gag to worry about.
During the impression process, your dentist will use a wand to capture images of your teeth and gum tissue. You can breathe or swallow as you normally would. You can even pause during the process if you need to sneeze or just want to ask a question.
The iTero® Element™ Scanner will give us a 3D model of your mouth including the Invisalign® Outcome Simulator, to show you what your new smile might look like.
Invisalign® Treatment to Enhance Your Smile in Breese & Highland IL
Breese Dental Care and Highland Dental Care offer Invisalign® for all ages to help them achieve the healthy, vibrant smile they’ve always wanted. Contact one of our offices today to learn more about Invisalign® as a convenient and effective substitute for braces. Most of our patients are excellent candidates for the Invisalign® process. Why put yourself or your child through uncomfortable braces? Embrace the future of dentistry and try Invisalign® for exceptional results, as well as improved comfort and convenience. Visit our location in Breese, IL, or Highland, IL. We guarantee when you work with our professional team and try Invisalign®, you will have a million reasons to show off your new smile.
What is Invisalign® & How Does it Work?
Invisalign® consists of a series of aligners made of virtually invisible plastic that fit over the teeth. These aligners straighten and shift teeth gently into their proper positions. The aligners are removable for eating and brushing your teeth, similar to retainers. Each aligner is worn for the prescribed amount of time (usually about two weeks) before being replaced by the next in the series. Your dentist or orthodontist monitors your progress periodically to ensure that your teeth are moving as intended. The whole process basically consists of an initial visit with your doctor, your new routine of wearing the aligners daily, and regular doctor check-ins to observe your advancement and make sure your teeth are moving in the right direction. You’ll start seeing results in a matter of weeks. How long the Invisalign® process takes depends on the complexity of your case, though you should expect to commit at least 6 months to the treatment. Come visit our office in Breese, IL or Highland, IL to learn more about your options with Invisalign®.
How Invisalign® is Different
Getting the smile you love shouldn’t be awkward or painful. Invisalign® is proud to provide aligners that are different. They are more comfortable and less painful than braces. The treatment plan is also more flexible because you can remove the aligners whenever you need to, like when you’re eating or playing sports. They start to work right away, delivering results you can see in matter of weeks or months. There is no guesswork with these aligners because they straighten your teeth in a more predictable way, using 3D visual interface and mapping software to calculate the exact right amount of force to help move your teeth into place. Your doctor will use advanced scanning for accurate customization. Clear aligners are discreet and don’t interrupt your life, and your doctor will ensure they are a perfect fit for your teeth. You can track your progress with every appointment.
Is Invisalign® treatment right for you? For many people, the answer is yes. Invisalign® has helped over 15 million people discover new smiles! We have offices in Breese, IL, as well as Highland, IL. Schedule a free Invisalign® consultation with one of our excellent dentists at either location to find out if Invisalign® can help you. Another option is to visit the Invisalign® website www.Invisalign®.com and take a Smile Assessment to determine what best describes your smile.
What Does Invisalign® Cost?
In most instances, the cost of Invisalign® is comparable to that of braces. The cost of your treatment will depend on the complexity of your case and the number of aligners you require. There are a variety of ways to make Invisalign® treatment more affordable, including insurance and tax-free dollars, as well as a monthly payment plan. Typically, Invisalign® treatment costs about the same as braces. Many dental insurance plans cover Invisalign® treatment similarly to how they cover traditional braces. Your insurance may cover a certain percentage or a specific dollar amount of your Invisalign® treatment. Many dentists offer flexible and affordable monthly payment plans, allowing you to pay for your Invisalign® treatment in installments rather than all at once. Ask about LendingPoint, a third-party patient financing program. You can also use tax-free funds from your FSA or HSA to pay for Invisalign® treatment.
The Many Benefits of Invisalign®
Using these aligners has eliminated virtually every undesirable aspect of metal braces. The numerous advantages include:
We Have Answers to Your Questions About Invisalign®
Breese & Highland Dental Care provides Invisalign® aligners as an alternative to braces. They address common patient questions about the treatment process, cost, insurance coverage, and care for the aligners. During the consultation, patients can ask any questions they have to ensure a positive and informative experience. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Invisalign®.
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Invisalign® clear aligners are made of flexible plastic — specifically, a patented thermoplastic material called SmartTrack created exclusively for Invisalign® Treatment.
Your Invisalign® Doctor will create a unique, digital treatment plan that maps out the exact movements of your teeth. Your Invisalign® clear aligners are then designed to apply the right amount of force to the right place at the right time based on your plan. Your Invisalign® Doctor will be with you every step of the way to monitor your progress and ensure your aligners fit correctly.
Invisalign® clear aligners are virtually invisible — people may not even notice you’re wearing them. You can remove them to eat and drink, to brush and floss, or for special occasions. There are no metal brackets or wires that could irritate your mouth or break. Proprietary SmartTrack material is designed exclusively for the Invisalign® System to optimally deliver the desired force systems to more predictably move teeth. Invisalign® aligners are also trimmed based on your gum line for comfort and appearance. As the most advanced clear aligner system in the world, we have successfully improved over 15 million smiles, including 4 million teen smiles.
Every smile is unique, which is why your Invisalign® treatment starts with a consultation. During your consultation, your Invisalign® Doctor will help you determine what Invisalign® treatment could do for your smile. We cannot guarantee a particular treatment outcome, but encourage you to share your treatment goals with your Invisalign® Doctor at your consultation.
Yes! Invisalign® treatment can be a great solution for both adults and teens looking for a virtually invisible method to improve their smile. Our innovations and technological advancements make it possible to fix nearly all common teeth-straightening and bite issues, from simple to complex — all without interrupting your busy life. And, thanks to a discreet blue dot on the outside of teen aligners, parents can be sure their child is wearing their clear aligners enough.
Yes, Invisalign® aligners are classified as Class II medical devices by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Align Technology, Inc. received the necessary 510(k) clearance from the FDA to sell and market Invisalign® treatment in 1998.
The best way to clean your aligners is by brushing and rinsing them in lukewarm water and using the Invisalign® Cleaning Crystals or special cleaning tablets. It’s important that you brush your teeth after each meal before re-inserting your aligners to maintain good oral hygiene.
If you lose or break an Invisalign® aligner, immediately let your Invisalign® Doctor know. Your Invisalign® Doctor will work with you to ensure you stay on-track with your treatment plan, which may involve wearing a previous set of aligners, your next set of aligners, or ordering replacements aligners.
Most doctors recommend that anyone who has completed orthodontic treatment, whether with braces or Invisalign® treatment, use a retainer to prevent teeth from gradually shifting back toward their initial position.