Toluca Lake Invisalign Dentist Responds to Frequently Asked Questions about How Invisalign Works

Written by Dr. McKay on Aug 4, 2014

Thinking about improving the appearance of your smile with Invisalign? If so, you probably have some questions about what you can expect from Invisalign treatment. Well, you have questions and our Toluca Lake Invisalign dentist office has answers! This article is devoted to answering patient questions regarding the Invisalign orthodontic system.

Here are some common questions that our dentist fields about Invisalign. If you have additional questions, you can reach out to our office by calling or contacting us online!

Q: Do Invisalign aligners hurt to wear?

A: No, Invisalign aligners are very comfortable. When you first get your aligners, and when you switch to your new aligners (this will happen every 2 to 3 weeks), you may notice that your aligners feel somewhat tight on your teeth. Don’t worry—this feeling dissipates in a day or so.

Q: Do Invisalign aligners make it hard to speak clearly?
A: Invisalign aligners are designed to allow you to live your normal life throughout treatment. You will be able to speak clearly and normally with your aligners in. You may find that in the first few days of treatment you have a short adjustment period to speaking with your aligners in—this is normal!

Q: My teenager is interested in Invisalign treatment—does it work for younger people?

A: Yes! Invisalign is used to help adult and teenage patients alike. Teen patients should have all of their adult teeth in before pursuing Invisalign treatment, so as to ensure long-lasting results. Many teenagers choose Invisalign because they want to avoid inconvenient and unsightly metal braces altogether.

If you don’t see your question addressed in this list, you can call our Toluca Lake Invisalign dentist to get even more information about how this exciting treatment transforms smiles. With Invisalign you can achieve the smile of your dreams without sacrificing aesthetics during treatment!