Invisalign Treatment


Aligner therapy or Invisalign treatment is one of esthetically appealing orthodontic treatment. Traditional metal braces is not the only option.

Orthodontic treatment has changed in the last decade. Orthodontist used to move teeth with metal braces.

Invisalign is one of the early aligner systems on the market. The Invisalign system includes thermoplastic Smarttrack material and Clincheck software. Align technology manufacture Invisalign clear aligners.

Clear Aligners Treatment

The more technical term for Invisalign treatment is aligner therapy. Dentistry has changed and Invisalign is not the only option for orthodontic treatment with aligners.

An an alternative treatment option you can have both braces and clear aligners through the course of treatment. This option is called hybrid treatment option. Treatment time sometime reduces with this option.

Aligner treatment has some advantage like being able to floss to keep a great oral health.

Traditional braces vs Invisalign (clear aligners)

Traditional braces and Invisalign aligners represent two different approaches for correcting dental issues and building beautiful smile for patients of all ages.

Traditional braces use metal brackets and wires on teeth for complex dental corrections. They are noticeable but effective.

Invisalign, a clear aligner system similar to ClearCorrect, offers a more aesthetically pleasing solution through a series of virtually invisible aligners. This system is great for people who want a subtle treatment. You'll get a new set of aligners regularly to slowly move your teeth into the right position.

Reviews show Invisalign is popular with adults and teens who don't want the stigma of traditional braces.

Insurance plans can cover both options, with providers offering payment plans to help with treatment costs. Employees can also utilize Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), which provide pre-tax dollars to cover expenses.

Invisalign is a clear aligner treatment that may appear costly. But for some people, the convenience, look, and ease of removal for eating and cleaning make it worth the cost. The choice between traditional braces and Invisalign depends on the patient's gum health, how they live, and their finances. It also considers if they have insurance and what payment options are available.

Best candidates for aligner treatment option

Aligner therapy can fix most of the malocclusions if the patient is wearing the clear aligners all the time. Yes this includes, deep overbite, openbite, underbite, crooked teeth, spacing and crossbites.

Cost of Invisalign treatment

Cost of aligner treatment depends on the complexity of orthodontic treatment. Dental insurance covers part of this total cost. Most orthodontic offices offer payment options. The cost of treatment is a great investment for a beautiful new smile to boost your confidence.

Invisalign treatment in Sammamish and Issaquah

You can find multiple Invisalign providers in Sammamish and Issaquah area. Orthodontists and Dentists (DDS) are both offering aligner treatment. To find the best provider, schedule an orthodontic free consultation.

During the consultation, you can learn about different treatment options. You can also learn how aligner treatment works for straightening teeth. During your appointment, ask about treatment choices, cost, and insurance coverage for orthodontic treatment.

Adult orthodontics is a vital part of Sammamish orthodontics services at PORTH. Clear aligner is a great choice for new patients with gum disease.

Other Sammamish Orthodontics Services

Removable aligners is not the choice for certain patients. At PORTH, we offer state-of-the-art technology that include personalized orthodontics driven by digital technology. New patients who are not interesed in aligner treatment benefits from digital braces or lingual braces.

Cosmetic dentistry includes lingual braces, which involve placing brackets behind your teeth. Clear braces is the alernative treatment option.


Clear Aligner Treatment at PORTH

Dr. Rooz, board-certified orthodontist, is a key contributor in aligner treatment. At PORH, we use a tailored aligner system design and fabricated at our cutting edge lab. PORTH aligners overcame shortcomings with the Invisalign appliances.


FAQs on Invisalign treatment

Can I do whitening during my aligner treatment?

Yes if you don’t have attachments. The attachments could create multiple colors on your teeth if you try to whitening your teeth. A good oral hygiene would prevent staining of your teeth during your aligner treatment.

What are the cons of having Invisalign?

Invisalign or clear aligner treatment requires commitment to wear plastic aligners close to 22 hours a day. This could be challenging for some patients.

How much is a pair of Invisalign?

The cost of Invisalign in the east side of Seattle depends on complexity of orthodontic treatment plan. The range of aligner treatment is between $2000- $10000.

Is Invisalign better than braces?

Not necessarily. Invisalign braces or aligner trays work well if the patient wears them regularly. Clear plastic and metal brackets are both good appliances to move teeth for the right patient.

How long does an Invisalign last?

A set of aligners are often good for 2-3 weeks.

What is the difference between Invisalign and braces?

Invisalign works different compared to braces. The iTero scanner programs clear aligner tooth movement based on a scan of your teeth. An orthodontist will then perform the treatment plan to fix the malocclusion.

What is Invisalign made of?

The Invisalign clear aligners are made of smarttrack material. There are so many other great thermoplastic sheet for tooth alignment.

What age should someone have Invisalign?

Clear aligner treatment option is for all ages.

How many sessions does it take?

The checkups appointment for clear aligners are between every 8 to 16 weeks.

Do I need a retainer after my Invisalign treatment?

Yes you need a clear retainer for both aligner and braces treatment.