Invisalign®

Many adults with crooked teeth or bite problems want to straighten them to keep their teeth healthy or have a great smile. Fortunately, our dentists near you at Millway Dental have several solutions for correcting teeth, including Invisalign® plastic aligners.

What are Aligners?

When you wear plastic aligners, they straighten teeth by applying constant pressure to move them. They can resolve issues like:

  • Overbites
  • Crossbites
  • Underbites
  • Overlapping teeth
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Misalignments

Qualifying for Aligners

If you’re thinking about getting aligners to straighten your teeth or correct bite issues, you need to get a consultation with our dentists in Mississauga, ON. They will evaluate your teeth to determine whether Invisalign® near you can straighten them. For severe bite issues or misalignments, you may need to wear metal braces instead.

However, if aligners can help your teeth, our dentists will take a three-dimensional scan to send to the company making the aligners. After taking the images, one of our dentists near you can show you how your teeth will look after the treatment.

Receiving Your Aligners

After ordering the aligners, you will receive a call from our dental staff when they arrive at our offices. You will go in for a fitting to make sure they fit correctly, and then you will receive the first set. You will wear an aligner every day for two weeks to move your teeth.

It’s crucial to wear them at least 20 hours a day, which means you can take them out to eat meals, play sports, or nap. When there are a few left of the first set, you will contact our dentists’ office and set-up another visit to pick up the next set.

Your teeth will undergo another evaluation whenever you pick up a set to ensure they are in the correct position. If not, you will repeat a set, but you will receive the next aligners if they’ve moved enough. This routine repeats until your teeth are in their final position.

If you want to correct bite problems, misalignments, or straighten your teeth, contact our dentists at Millway Dental to get an evaluation for Invisalign® in Mississauga, ON. At the end of treatment, you will have a great looking, straight tooth.

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