Many adults wish they had straighter teeth and a smile that they can feel proud of. If this sounds like you, you may be considering different treatment options, including Invisalign.
But before making a decision, it’s important to conduct thorough research and create a list of questions to ask your orthodontist.
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These may include: How does Invisalign work? How much is Invisalign? Is Invisalign right for me?
To discover the answers to these questions and learn all about Invisalign, read on.
How Much Is Invisalign?
If you’re wondering – How much is Invisalign? – you are not alone. In fact, this is one of the most commonly-asked questions that patients pose at their initial consultation.
As with traditional metal braces, Invisalign cost usually depend on case complexity and treatment duration.
With that being said, according to the Consumer Guide for Dentistry, the national average for Invisalign is $3000 to $5000. The average cost for metal braces is $2000 to $6000.
How Does Invisalign Work?
In addition to asking – How much is Invisalign? – many adults and teens are curious about the Invisalign process, including how long they have the wear their aligners and how often they will need to see their orthodontist.
Patients are instructed to wear their Invisalign aligners for 22 hours a day and may take them out for eating and oral hygiene.
They will replace the trays every one-to-two weeks in order to precisely and gradually shift teeth into the desired position.
In most cases, patients will need to see their orthodontist for follow-up every 6 weeks.
While treatment course can vary, many adults are able to complete Invisalign in 12 to 18 months.
Is Invisalign Right for Me?
If you are considering Invisalign, please call our office today to schedule an appointment with one of our highly skilled and experienced Invisalign providers.
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