The Invisalign system is a pair of dental aligners (one for each arch) made from thermoplastic resin, which are 0.3mm thick. They look like thin, plastic mouth guards.
Why Choose Invisalign?
Prepare to forget about everything you’ve heard about teeth straightening. Thanks to breakthrough technology, Invisalign lets you get the smile you always wanted without brackets, bands or wiring. Virtually invisible in the mouth, this alternative to traditional visible braces uses clear, removable aligner trays to help straighten teeth and offers a highly convenient, simply and swift answer to your straighter smile.
This discreet tooth straightening option is designed for success from start to finish. Comfortable to wear, your removable aligners will straighten your teeth right before your eyes. Ideal for treating gapped teeth and cases of improper bite, Invisalign is a good option for patients who are not looking for the ‘Hollywood smile’ but just an improvement in their current situation. A typical Invisalign case will take around 6 months to a year from start to finish.
Invisible and Comfortable
Invisalign differs from a traditional brace that is attached to the front of the teeth. Near-invisible and custom-made, the series of clear plastic aligners fit over your teeth like a mouth guard, which are worn 24 hours a day excluding eating and drinking. When in the mouth they are virtually invisible to the untrained eye!
One of the key benefits of Invisalign is that it has an incredibly low impact on your life. Apart from adding an extra process to your daily oral health care routine and the need to remember to change each set of aligners when they have done their job, there is little else to take care of. Many patients tell us that they forget they are wearing Invisalign.
State of the Art Treatment Plans
Here at Park Orthodontics we use cutting edge 3D scanning technology to plan our cases. The Invisalign iTero Element Scanner is a state-of-the-art digital impression system that eliminates the need for messy putty in your mouth. With our Invisalign iTero system in Glasgow, we can digitally capture a detailed 3D model of your teeth and gums. Not only is this process far more comfortable than the old putty based impressions, but it's faster and can offer a superior clinical endpoint.
One of the biggest advantages of the iTero is that it works exactly like a smartphone; once we have the image of your teeth on the screen, we can expand the image, zoom in on the image, adjust the image, rotate the image and showcase what your new smile could look like from every angle.
During the impression process, 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 scanner gives us a 3D model of your mouth that we use with all Invisalign services including the Invisalign Outcome Simulator to show you what your new smile might look like.
Dental Monitoring: More Free Time for You
We understand that time is precious, and we are one of the few specialist orthodontic clinics in Scotland to offer Dental Monitoring in conjunction with aligner treatment.
Dental Monitoring allows you to scan your teeth with your smartphone at home. We are then able to review your scans online to ensure your teeth are moving and progressing as they should be. This means we won’t have to see you for follow up appointments each month, giving you more time to do the things that are important to you – all at no extra cost!
Start your Invisalign Journey at Park Orthodontics
Just submit your details below and one of our specialists will contact you to discuss your options for invisible braces at Park Orthodontics.