Invisalign

Picture someone wearing braces—how old are they? Most people imagine a child or a teenager when they think about the average orthodontic patient. However, approximately 20% of all people with orthodontics are over the age of 18, and an increasing number of adults are choosing to fix teeth that have bothered them for cosmetic or functional reasons (or both). Today there are more options than ever for individuals of all ages to enhance their smiles. Traditional braces are still a popular option. They are often the most affordable choice and they can address a wide range of concerns both simple and complex. But if a “metal mouth” makes you nervous, there are other excellent methods to straighten the teeth, such […]

With its discreet appearance and brief treatment time, Invisalign® has quickly become one of the most popular ways to address bite misalignment. If you’re considering this orthodontic approach to straighten your teeth, our experienced orthodontists and preferred Invisalign® providers, Dr. Kenneth Banasiak and Dr. Roger Nettune, can evaluate your dental concerns and develop a customized treatment plan. Additionally, they will detail the cost of the procedure during your initial consultation so you can make the best decision for your needs and goals. Many dental professionals offer Invisalign®, but only orthodontists are specially trained in manipulating teeth. This allows them to develop the most accurate and streamlined treatment plan possible. As a result, selecting a skilled orthodontist is a smart choice […]

Clear braces can make straightening teeth a more comfortable experience. But many potential patients wonder if Invisalign® can be as effective as traditional braces. Every person’s oral care needs are unique, which is why our board certified orthodontists, Dr. Kenneth Banasiak and Dr. Roger Nettune, believe a consultation is the best way to determine which orthodontic technique will offer the best possible results. It may be helpful to know that Invisalign® is capable of addressing a wide range of issues. Invisalign® uses a series of clear aligner trays to gently and gradually shift the position of the teeth. As a result, this method can help to correct many common and complex dental concerns, including overbite, underbite, crossbite, crowding, and gaps. […]

Our board certified orthodontists, Dr. Kenneth Banasiak and Dr. Roger Nettune, are Invisalign® preferred providers. This innovative alternative to traditional braces can be a great way to enhance oral function and straighten teeth with greater comfort and discretion than ever before. If you’re considering this treatment and would like to know more, we have provided some answers to commonly asked questions to help you become more familiar with Invisalign®. How does Invisalign® work? Using a series of customized clear aligner trays, Invisalign® can gently and gradually shift the position of teeth into the desired location. Each tray is worn for approximately two weeks and then the patient can move on to the successive aligner. How long does Invisalign® take to […]

Those challenging teenage years are some of the most self-conscious ones of your life, and concern for your appearance definitely plays a large part. Invisalign is becoming a very popular choice for adolescent patients today, but is it the best choice? The results from teenage Invisalign users indicate that Invisalign is both effective for teeth straightening and for satisfying that urge to avoid the dreaded “metal mouth.” Drs. Roger Nettune and Kenneth Banasiak can help you determine if Invisalign is right for you, but this article will explain why so many people are calling Invisalign the best choice for teens today. Metal-Free Braces Invisalign is a clear plastic device that fits directly over the teeth. There are no metal parts […]

Invisalign Teen is designed with today’s youth in mind. These clear, removable orthodontic aligners can straighten your teeth without the need for metal wires and brackets. Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign Teen aligners are comfortable, nearly invisible, and removable, which allows you to remove them as you eat your favorite foods and brush and floss your teeth. Invisalign Teen motivates teenagers to enjoy life without restrictions while promoting better overall dental care. Key features of Invisalign Teen Teenagers are constantly on the move and require special options when it comes to their braces. Invisalign Teen utilizes the same technology as Invisalign for adults; they consist of a series of clear plastic aligners that gradually move the teeth. Extra features designed especially […]