Invisalign® Clear Braces - South Portland, ME
Straighter Teeth, Invisibly
If you want straighter teeth without the obvious look and feel of metal brackets, then Invisalign® may be the perfect choice. Dr. John Kivus and Dr. Jacob Fillebrown are thrilled to offer this virtually invisible alternative to traditional braces for an incredibly convenient way to achieve your dream smile. If you would like more information on how our skilled dentists can straighten your smile with Invisalign in South Portland, Maine, we invite you to contact Gannett Drive Dental at 207-253-5600 today!
Invisalign® is a great choice for patients who are searching for a more discreet orthodontic treatment option for straightening their smile. Rather than using metal brackets and wires like traditional braces, the Invisalign system uses a series of custom-made, computer-generated plastic aligners to straighten teeth. Each set of aligners is designed to make small changes to the alignment of the teeth. As you switch sets of aligners about every two weeks, your teeth will gradually and gently move to their proper positions. You will also visit our dental office on a regular basis during treatment to make certain that your smile is progressing as planned.
In general, Invisalign can be used to treat the same orthodontic issues that are normally treated with braces. Our dentist may recommend Invisalign to correct:
- Crowded teeth
- Crooked teeth
- Gapped and spaced teeth
- Certain problems with the bite, such as an overbite, open bite, underbite or crossbite
During your initial visit, we will determine whether you are a good candidate for Invisalign. This treatment is often a good choice for adult patients and others who are interested in a virtually invisible orthodontic treatment. In addition to being discreet, Invisalign aligners are very comfortable because they are custom-made from smooth, thin plastic. The aligners are removable as well, which allows you to easily remove them as needed to eat, brush and floss. We welcome you to call or visit us today to learn more about Invisalign.