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Consider Invisalign clear aligners to get the beautiful straight teeth you’ve always wanted — without braces and brackets. An exam and consultation with our San Diego dentist can determine if Invisalign clear aligners are right for you!

What Is Invisalign? Our San Diego Dentist Explains!

san diego dentist invisalign preferred providerInvisalign orthodontic treatment uses a series of virtually invisible, removable, and comfortable clear aligners that allow you to smile more during treatment as well as after. Invisalign clear aligners are made with 3D computer imaging technology and have been proven effective.

Is Invisalign Right For You? Consider These Benefits…

  • Not only are the clear aligners virtually invisible, they are removable. That means you can eat and drink whatever you want while in treatment.
  • Brushing and flossing is easy! Simply take out your Invisalign aligners and clean your teeth as usual. There’s no need to use floss threaders or to worry about food getting caught in braces.
  • Invisalign aligners are also more comfortable than traditional metal braces, thanks to there being no metal or wires.
  • Invisalign orthodontic treatment also allows you to view your own virtual treatment plan when you start, so you can see how your straight teeth will look when your treatment is complete.

How Does Invisalign Work?

With Invisalign, you wear each set of aligners for about two weeks, removing them only to eat, drink, brush, and floss. As you replace each clear aligner with the next in the series, your teeth will move — little by little — until they have straightened to their final positions. You’ll visit your San Diego dentist about once every six weeks to ensure that your treatment with Invisalign is progressing as planned.

Treatment time with Invisalign averages nine to 15 months, and the average number of aligners worn during treatment is between 18 and 30. Both will vary case by case.

Learn More About Invisalign with Our San Diego Dentist & Preferred Invisalign Provider

The information provided in this article is not meant to be medical advice and is for educational purposes only. If you would like to learn more about this and other topics related to Invisalign, feel free to contact McElroy Smiles By Design, with a convenient dental office near San Diego, CA, by clicking here or by calling 760-230-6638.

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"This is a fantastic Dentist, McElroy and the associates in the office are amazing. Our daughters enjoy every time they are here. Very good practice, highly suggested!!"

- Cody H.

"I would definitely recommend Smiles By Design dental office to anyone who is looking for a personable, honest, thorough, and professional dentist. Dr. McElroy and his staff make you feel so comfortable, you forget you are at the dentist!! Highly recommend!"

- Kelly C.

"Had my first appointment at McElroy smiles by design, and the staff was so friendly and informative. It was an enjoyable experience and I plan on going back in the future."

- Isaac W.

"Thanks to everyone in the office! Great service and very punctual. Dr.McElroy is a wonderful dentist, he is very professional and friendly. He does what it takes to do the job perfectly— even if it requires extra time. I needed a lot of work when I first came to the office, but now when its all done, I love the outcome and my new smile! I am stoked!!"

- Wera S.

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of McElroy Smiles. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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