Individuals seeking a straighter smile without metal braces can take advantage of Invisalign® at our Orlando, FL, dental practice. This revolutionary treatment option can correct a wide range of orthodontic problems, including overbites, underbites, and crooked, gapped, overlapped, or rotated teeth.
Invisalign treatment requires patients to wear a series of aligner trays for at least 22 hours each day. Every couple of weeks, you will wear new aligners that change in shape or pressure to continually shift your teeth. Dr. Alfredo M. Gapuz discusses the Invisalign treatment timeline so you can know what to anticipate during the process.
The first step when considering Invisalign is an initial consultation with Dr. Gapuz. The doctor is highly trained in Invisalign treatment and can establish whether this teeth-straightening option is right for you. During your first visit, he will visually assess the teeth and gums and determine the severity of your orthodontic issues. He will also take x-rays and discuss your personal cosmetic goals with you in detail.
Once Dr. Gapuz has gathered all necessary information, he will begin the treatment planning process. This crucial step involves personalizing treatment to meet your unique and specific needs. To achieve this, Dr. Gapuz uses digital impressions of your bite and computer-generated images of your teeth. These will be sent to our Invisalign dental lab, where an experienced technician will fabricate your aligner trays.