Invisalign

OVERVIEW

Invisalign is the world’s most advanced clear aligner system that straightens teeth without the use of conventional metal braces. Invisalign is a series of custom-made, clear braces, made of leading-edge patented SmartTrack BPA-clear plastic material that covers your teeth snugly, whilst gently shifting teeth into its proper alignment in a surely predictable treatment timeline. 

WIH INVISALIGN

Invisalign at WIH International Hospital, led by our board-certified Invisalign specialist team with extensive experience is ready to provide a personalized orthodontic treatment solution by utilizing state-of-the-art, world standard dentistry technique and equipment to fix gapped, crooked, crowned, maloccluded and misaligned teeth, while delivering healthy teeth alignment that dramatically enhance personal appearance through your new beautiful smile. 

 WHY INVISALIGN?

Unlike traditional metal braces that might irritate cheek, tongue as well as gum, and also require an excellent oral hygiene routine to prevent the plaque and bacteria build-up on the appliance, Invisalign clear aligners are removable, comfortable, and virtually invincible, yet practical for brushing, flossing, and maintaining oral hygiene routine, whilst perfectly fitting with all lifestyles.

STEPS OF WIH INVISALIGN PERSONALIZATION

Step 1: Invisalign Personalized Consultation

WIH Invisalign treatment is designed for teeth straightening based on each individual’s uniqueness and preferred smile. With the utilization of the advanced impression technique and 3D computer-imaging scanners technology, our highly-experienced, Invisalign-trained specialists successfully imitate your bite impression into a series of the Invisalign clear aligner; enabling treatment timeline precision and the visualization of the progressive teeth transformation to the final appearance outcome of a great-looking smile alignment you will achieve.

Step 2: Invisalign Treatment Plan 

An exclusive Invisalign plan will be generated and provided to you, which clarifies the whole journey to your beautiful smile. This also includes how many sessions required for scans and periodic visits to WIH orthodontist for teeth refinement and alignment fine-tuning between the shifting teeth and new bite.

Step 3: Invisalign Clear Aligner Fitting

A series of clear aligners are custom-made, using state-of-the-art printing processes to simulate a set of clear braces with a statement of daily wearing and changing routine at home for at least 22 hours a day, averagely every 1 – 2 weeks as directed by WIH Invisalign specialist for the most effective teeth straightening outcome. 

Step 4: Invisalign Final Result 

Periodic appointments with WIH Invisalign specialist will be scheduled approximately 4 – 6 weeks to replace a new series of the clear aligner. Move slowly but surely, little by little. We are dedicated to ensuring that your beautiful smile journey is smooth and their alignment is straightforwardly advanced. 

At the end, the best possible outcome will be noticeable and reveal a healthy beautifully-aligned smile in harmony with your teeth, face and jaw; ultimately enhancing the aesthetically pleasing outcome throughout the entire face. 

DETAILS OF INVISALIGN JOURNEY PROCESS 

Before Procedure:                 1-day appointment, X-ray, impression taken

Procedure Time:                    Approximately 1 hour

Period of Treatment:             Approximately 8 – 24 months, varying on each individual

After Procedure:                   Continue on wearing the retainers for a min. of 12 months.            

INVISALIGN AFTERCARE

Since the clear aligners are conveniently removable, it is easy to maintain a daily oral hygiene routine. It is recommended that only sanitary aligners can be placed onto your freshly brushed and flossed teeth to prevent build-up plaque and keep your fresh breath, your teeth clean and your aligner clear. Finally, a set of retainers will be provided to keep maintaining your new smile. 

FAQs

    1.   What orthodontic issues can Invisalign fix?

Invisalign is FDA-approved and designed to treat a wide range of teeth issues from simple to complex. Invisalign technology closes teeth gaps, straights crooked teeth, adjusts crowded teeth, corrects maloccluded teeth, collides uneven spaced teeth, fixes crossbite (overbite and underbite) refines unsightly protruded teeth, improves speech and chewing functions, and prevents some medical issues.

Additionally, Invisalign enhances facial appearance, boosts self-confidence, and increases sociability.

    2.   What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Invisalign offers a number of significant clinical benefits, including:

Removable — Invisalign is designed to be conveniently removed for eating, drinking and cleaning. Keep it simple for brushing, flossing and maintaining a normal oral hygiene routine. Simply enjoy your favorite food and drinks without any irritation or diet restriction, unlike traditional braces.

Comfortable — Invisalign is flexible and custom-made, thus fitting with each individual’s unique teeth and gum shape. The aligners are similar to the mouthguard without any shape edges – worry-free of any painful nicks and cuts in your mouth. Though the straightening can be mildly uncomfortable for the first phase of wearing it, the wearer will soon get used to it relatively quickly. 

Discreet — Invisalign is virtually invincible, making it easier for maintaining a professional look, with bare visibility, while providing a natural look with practical wearability, making it simple to balance careers and lifestyles without any self-consciousness or embarrassment.

Predictable — By the use of 3D digitally advanced technology, Invisalign is known precisely to predict a final result with a constructive treatment timeline in a shortened period of time with a few visits to the orthodontist.

    3.   How long will the Invisalign treatment take?

The length of treatment time is varied depending on each personal factor; the complexity of the case and the frequency of wearing the aligners. On average, Invisalign treatment takes approximately 8 to 24 months. The general idea of the treatment timeline will be provided by WIH Invisalign specialist on the personalized consultation day, although you can start seeing results in a matter of weeks.

    4.   Am I a good candidate for Invisalign?

Criteria to determine the Invisalign candidacy is a person with good oral structure under a good oral hygiene practice. Typically, the majority of adults and adolescents are qualified. The best way to know if the Invisalign is the right solution for you is to schedule an appointment with WIH Invisalign specialist to have an initial personalized consultation and plan just for you.