Everything You Need To Know About Invisalign

Are you searching for an alternative to traditional metal braces?

You may want to consider Invisalign. Invisalign is one of the most popular, effective solutions for straightening crooked teeth. Patients opt for Invisalign because it offers a more discreet and comfortable solution over traditional metal braces.

At O’Malley Dental in Simpsonville, SC, we offer a wide range of treatment options to correct crooked teeth, including Invisalign. Dr. O’Malley is a Greenville area Invisalign provider and works with patients to meet their cosmetic and oral health needs.

Common Invisalign Questions

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a custom-made aligner that gradually repositions the teeth throughout your designated treatment. Invisalign does not require any wires, brackets, or metal. Patients can remove their aligner to eat, drink, and practice their daily oral hygiene routine.

What issues can Invisalign correct?

Invisalign can be used to address a variety of common orthodontic concerns. Dr. O’Malley will create a treatment plan that adequately addresses all of your cosmetic and orthodontic concerns. Invisalign may be used to correct:

  • gapped teeth
  • crooked teeth
  • misaligned teeth
  • crossbite
  • underbite
  • overbite
  • overcrowded teeth

Is Invisalign painful?

No, Invisalign treatment is not painful. In some cases, patients may feel slight pressure or discomfort after they switch their aligners. Aligners are to be changed about every two weeks.

How long does Invisalign treatment last?

In most case, Invisalign treatment last anywhere from six to eighteen months. However, Dr. O’Malley will work with you to determine the length of your treatment and the number of aligners you will need. During your appointment, Dr. O’Malley will discuss all information regarding your treatment to ensure you are fully informed of all aspects of the Invisalign treatment process. Dr. O’Malley will schedule periodic appointments to track your progress.

Is Invisalign right for me?

Invisalign is ideal for teen and adult patients with mild to moderate orthodontic concerns. Dr. O’Malley will examine your teeth to determine if Invisalign is the right solution for your dental needs.

Schedule An Appointment

If you would like to explore your treatment options, you can visit O’Malley Dental in Simpsonville, SC. To schedule an appointment, call 864-962-7672 or request an appointment online.