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