Invisalign is a revolutionary orthodontic technique because it is almost invisible. Developed in 2001 in Santa Clara (California), it combines the Digital Dental 3D imaging, robotics and the principles of treatment of conventional orthodontics.This technique uses neither wires nor braces but a series of thin, transparent plastic trays (called aligners), which move the teeth to their ideal position.
The series of clear aligners is then individually manufactured and tailored in Santa Clara, according to the impressions of the teeth of the patient and according to the treatment plan defined by the orthodontist Invisalign has become increasingly popular in North America and Europe.
Now adults can use orthodontics to improve the position of their teeth and smile without the constraints of wearing visible braces. As of recently, it is possible to treat Adolescents with Invisalign Teen aligners.
What are the benefits of Invisalign ?
Who is a candidate for Invisalign ?
This treatment is aimed at adults and adolescents.
About 70% of people in need of orthodontic treatment can be treated with Invisalign . Today, more than 1.4 million patients worldwide have been treated successfully with this technique.
The length of treatment for Invisalign can vary and its cost depends on the complexity of the cases treated (average 12 to 24 months).