INVISALIGN / CLEAR ALIGNERS FOR TEENS
INVISALIGN® – The clear alternative to braces.
Invisalign / Clear Aligners – clear aligner therapy can be used by teens and adults as a clear esthetic alternative to braces to align teeth.
Dr. Maryann Kriger prides herself on being an expert in Invisalign and orthodontic clear aligner therapy for all ages. This means you are getting an experienced Board Certified orthodontist to give you a beautiful functional bite and a gorgeous smile!
Invisalign is simply a laboratory and designs tooth movement based on the doctor’s prescription. An analogy for this would be a pharmacy- When you see a physician – the diagnosis and prescription for your medicine is given to the pharmacy and if the diagnosis is correct and you take the medicine – your results are optimized.
Invisalign is similar in the sense that Dr. Kriger tells Invisalign tooth by tooth the movement that she desires (based on her diagnosis and orthodontic knowledge / board certification to deliver your tooth movement. This expertise is extremely important and this helps ensure that we together achieve your desires treatment goals and give you the smile you have always wanted!
Tooth wear/ Bruxism
REASONS PATIENTS LOVE Invisalign / Clear Aligners
- Ease of wear
- Most people will not notice you are in treatment
- Will not disrupt your lifestyle
- No metal or bands in your mouth
- Helps protect surfaces of your teeth from grinding/clenching
- Less snacking during the day-becuase you are wearing the aligners
NO MORE IMPRESSIONS! INTRODUCING THE ITERO SCANNER
Clear Aligners are virtually invisible plastic trays that are worn to gradually repositions your teeth into a smile you’ll be proud of.
Traditionally, goopy dental impressions would be taken of your top and bottom teeth and sent to Invisalign and NOW with the Itero scanner, we are able to provide the most accurate and easy impressions using a scanner device- NO more impressions!
My smile gets better and better with every set of Invisalign I wear. On a scale of one to ten? Easily an eleven!