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Invisalign®An Overview

Dr. Sheen is an Annapolis Invisalign Preferred Provider!

Annapolis Maryland Invisalign provider

Invisalign® is a state-of-the-art treatment option for people who want to get straighter teeth discreetly without impacting their appearance or quality of life. Invisalign is one of the dental services that Dr. Vernon Sheen provides at his Annapolis, Maryland office.

It is a safe and effective alternative for teens and adults who want to achieve a straight, natural looking smile without spending 2-4 years wearing braces or other alignment correction products. The aligners are made of an ultra-thin, ultra-clear, hard-soft plastic.

When it comes to all around comfort, convenience, and confidence in your smile, Invisalign provides results that simply can’t be matched.

Is Invisalign the right choice for me?

If you can’t imagine wearing braces but know you need orthodontic treatment, Invisalign might be the answer. It is for teens and adults who need mild to moderate orthodontic treatment.

Dr. Sheen, our dentist in Annapolis, MD, will evaluate your condition to determine your candidacy at his Annapolis, MD cosmetic dental office. Invisalign can be used as follow up care for previous orthodontic treatment and to treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Tooth crowding
  • Spaces between teeth
  • Narrow tooth arches
  • Underbite or overbite
  • Crossbite

Can Adults Still Get Invisalign?

The benefits of Invisalign include:

  • Treatment is discreet- no one has to know!
  • Comfortable treatment with soft aligners that do not irritate the gums
  • Patients can enjoy a normal diet with the ability to remove aligners when eating
  • Removable aligners make daily oral hygiene and routine dental care easy and effective, reducing the risk of tooth decay or gum disease

Learn More About Invisalign from Dr. Vernon Sheen

If you’re considering Invisalign, contact our dentist in Annapolis, MD, Dr. Vernon Sheen to find out if this discreet orthodontic treatment is right for you. Call (443) 482- 5202 or schedule a consultation online.

Invisalign® What to Expect

How Does Invisalign Work?

The Invisalign process begins with digital impressions taken in our Annapolis area dentist office. Dr. Sheen will use the images of your teeth to create your personalized treatment plan that will be sent to the Invisalign lab.

Dr. Sheen utilizes CAD/CAM technology to custom design your clear retainers. This technology allows for accurate and predictable results.

The CAD/CAM software will precisely map the tooth movement required and can even offer a glimpse of what your new smile will look like when complete.

You will then receive your first set of aligners that will slowly reposition the teeth. The clear, removable aligners are changed every two weeks on average as your teeth are gently repositioned. The clear aligners are comfortable, removable and will gently reposition your teeth in about 6-12 months.

The number of aligners and time in treatment is dependent upon the level of correction needed to achieve optimal dental health and your cosmetic goals.

Your clear braces should be worn for 22 hours a day. This allows you to remove them to eat and continue normal oral hygiene routine. Dr. Sheen recommends all patients using Invisalign attend regular check-up appointments so he can monitor alignment progress and make any necessary adjustments to the treatment plan.

Once your treatment is complete, we will recommended that you wear a retainer daily to maintain your new smile.

Invisalign® FAQs

Does Invisalign hurt more than traditional braces?

No, wearing Invisalign clear aligners does not hurt more than using traditional metal braces. Clear aligners are custom-made to fit snuggly in your mouth. The clear aligners will move your teeth gently and gradually so that you experience less pain and discomfort than other options.

Is Invisalign treatment covered by dental insurance?

Invisalign can be covered under traditional dental insurance as orthodontic dental care. However, if used strictly for cosmetic purposes, insurance may not cover Invisalign treatment. Give us a call and we can determine if your insurance provider will cover treatment for you. You can also reach out to your provider directly.

What happens after Invisalign?

Once your treatment is complete, you will need to wear a retainer to maintain your new smile. A retainer is your first line of defense against orthodontic relapse. A retainer is the only thing that helps prevent teeth from shifting out of place after orthodontics treatment. If you relapse after orthodontics treatment, we may recommend re-treatment (or starting over), costing you more time and money.

Dr. Vernon Sheen, DMD

Why choose Annapolis Center For Dental Health & Wellness?

Vernon Sheen, DMD has been serving patients in the Annapolis area for over 20 years. Dr. Sheen is dedicated to providing the highest standard of dental care, using advanced technology, quality materials and staying up to date on the latest techniques. Our team strives to ensure that each patient receives personalized care that focuses on their oral health needs while helping them achieve cosmetic goals for their smile.

From comprehensive preventive care and dental services to advanced restorative treatments that address tooth damage or loss, our Annapolis dentist office is your dental home for the long term maintenance of a healthy, comfortable smile. We want you to enjoy your best quality of life with optimal oral health.