Invisalign® in El Segundo, CA
If you have any imperfections in your smile, it can put a damper on things. You may try to ignore the flaws when they’re visible in pictures or videos, but over time, you may end up hiding your smile. Instead, you can visit Dr. Smile, your local El Segundo dentist, to discuss Invisalign®️ for your smile. Invisalign can be used to fix problems with your smile, depending on what needs to be done. You can discuss the details with your dentist, but until then, let’s discuss this treatment option a bit further.
What to Expect
Before your dentist recommends Invisalign®️, you will be required to get a dental exam as well as a cleaning before your consultation. Our dental experts will assess your teeth and outline and dental issues that can be corrected with Invisalign®️ or other methods of treatment. During the consultation, your orthodontic treatment options will be discussed, and a plan will be created for your teeth.
If you qualify for treatment using Invisalign®️, your mouth will be scanned using a digital 3D scanner in order to outline the exact course of treatment for your teeth. This scan is what is used to design custom aligners that fit onto the teeth snugly, gradually moving them into place. Your aligner kit will contain several clear aligners that are worn for a certain duration before they must be exchanged with a different pair.
How Long Is Treatment?
The treatment time will vary from person to person since no one dental patient is the same. You will get regular evaluations to make sure your progress is going steadily. Most often, treatment is completed in about 12 months, but some cases may take longer while others take less time. You may also be able to use appliances to speed up the alignment.
For any orthodontic issues that you struggle with, contact Dr. Smile in El Segundo to learn more about your options. The dental experts in our office can provide effective Invisalign®️ treatment that gives you a beautiful and healthy smile along with information to help you preserve and improve your oral health.