Saturday, June 15, 2013

The most common questions asked during an Invisalign® consultation

Invisalign Teen aligners are a perfect fit for your lifestyle with the help of Specialized Group Practice certified doctors
A very fulfilling and gratifying aspect of my job in the past few years has been to provide an opportunity for those teen and adult patients who have been reluctant to have braces that they consider objectionable, to undergo orthodontics and get the beautiful smile they’ve always wanted, thanks to the relatively new and high-tech Invisalign®.
These are the most common questions that are asked by patients during a consultation to see if they are good candidates for Invisalign®:

Q: How does it work?

A: Invisalign is a revolutionary technology that aligns teeth using 3-D computer imaging technology from start to finish. Unlike the metal that reveals that the patient is wearing brace, Invisalign works invisibly to align the teeth. It uses a series of transparent customized set of aligners that are removable and perfectly molded to your teeth. The patient replaces each aligner with the next in the series after about 2 weeks and the teeth will continue to move into the desired position, millimeter by millimeter, week after week.

Q: How long would the treatment take?

A: The total treatment period may range anywhere between 3 and 18 months. This depends on the nature of the problem and the degree of teeth malposition and bite improvement required.

Q: How much does Invisalign cost?

A: The cost of Invisalign treatment can be comparable to that of braces when the treatment is short and limited to a few months. It depends on the kind of treatment you need and how long it takes. Flexible payment options are available to fit the family’s budget.

Q: Who can benefit from Invisalign?

A: Most people can benefit from Invisalign orthodontics. They include adults and most teens with erupted second or 12-year molars. If you are a teen, ask us if your treatment can begin now or if you might have to wait a little longer. 

 Specialized Group Practice offer Invisalign® certified doctor services

Find out more on how Dr. Patrick Anhoury can help you have the perfect smile by visiting the Specialized Group Practice Website or drop by our premises in Sodeco Square, Bloc B, 10th floor, Beirut, Lebanon. Just make sure to call ahead for an appointment (landline: +961-1-612761, mobile +961-76-934344).


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