Invisalign is another orthodontic appliance. This system uses a series of clear plastic aligners that are custom-molded to fit you. The virtually invisible aligners gradually reposition your teeth.

People have many questions about how Invisalign works. Commonly asked questions about Invisalign include:

Do I wear my aligners all the time?

Yes, you should. However, you should also remove your aligners to eat, brush and floss.

How long will I have to wear my aligners?

Total treatment time will vary according to the severity of the patient's problem and the cooperation of the patient, most treatments last from 4-18 months.

How often should I change my aligners?

You should change your aligners every two to three weeks.

How often should I see my orthodontist?

You should have regular check-ups with your orthodontist. These check-ups are usually scheduled every month.

The orthodontists at MedStar Washington Hospital Center are certified Invisalign providers

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