How Long Will it Take to Straighten My Teeth?

A perfect smile used to take years to accomplish, most often with uncomfortable metal braces that aren’t always the most aesthetic choice. Regular appointments, painful adjustments, and that “adorable” metal smile were the hallmarks of attaining straighter teeth — and even a rite of passage. Thankfully, that is no longer the case.

If you have a graduation on the horizon, an upcoming wedding planned or a trip scheduled, and straightening your teeth is something you’d like to accomplish, look no further. Invisalign is a dental treatment that allows you to go on living your life while your perfect smile takes shape.

Fewer doctor visits, nearly invisible aligners, faster and longer-lasting results, and a gorgeous smile to be are just a few of the reasons to go with Invisalign. And there is even better news — pair Invisalign with PROPEL VPro5, your smile can be more beautiful in a shorter amount of time.

How Is It Possible To Have Straighter Teeth Faster Than Traditional Braces?

Dental technology has improved greatly in the past few years, which means that those who want a straighter smile don’t have to automatically book an appointment for traditional metal braces. Instead, you might consider Invisalign, because they are loaded with benefits regular braces can’t provide — and the process is faster, too.

Invisalign aligners are clear and removable. You wear them daily, and over time, they work to gradually change your smile. Every week or so, on a schedule determined by your doctor, you’ll switch to a new aligner. Each set of aligners is custom designed for your teeth and works by slowly shifting your teeth into the desired position. A visit to your dentist is required every four to six weeks, which allows your doctor to check on your progress and make adjustments to your schedule if needed.

For adult patients, treatment generally averages 12 months, but this, of course, can vary from patient to patient (treatment times for teens also varies). Since Invisalign works by moving just a few teeth at a time, the movements are more coordinated and the overall plan can take shape faster than with traditional braces. Invisalign is completely customized to your unique dental needs and your treatment plan is specific to only you.

When you combine Invisalign and PROPEL, your teeth can be straightened even faster. PROPEL is an innovative dental technology that helps your teeth move into place faster and more predictably than with traditional braces — or even with Invisalign alone. With Propel VPro5, you may be able to change your Invisalign aligners more frequently than without, which will both speed your tooth movement and can really cut your total overall straightening time down considerably.

Additionally, Invisalign can treat simple cases, and can even solve complex problems, and the benefits are huge — you don’t have to worry about broken wires or brackets, you don’t have to avoid certain foods, you can still brush and floss regularly by removing your aligners, and don’t forget that they’re virtually invisible — no metal mouth. Also, for those who enjoy sports, you can play without worrying about sharp brackets cutting your mouth and causing pain, and if your sport requires a mouthguard, simply remove your aligners, insert your mouthguard and play on.

What Is It Like To Have Invisalign With PROPEL VPro5?

Invisalign invisible aligners are completely different from traditional braces, and you’ll be able to continue doing almost everything you do right now, all while improving your smile. Pairing your Invisalign treatment with PROPEL VPro 5 is a step that many take in order to shorten the treatment timeline.

Invisible aligners are far easier to maintain than traditional braces. Invisalign fits tightly and comfortably over your teeth and are worn 20 to 22 hours per day. There are no restrictions on the food you can eat, and in order to brush and floss, you will only have to remove them. The only added step is that you must also brush your aligners, but this is easy to do and not time-consuming.

Your dentist will ensure you’re comfortable with the PROPEL procedure. The procedure takes only a few minutes of your time, is painless, and there is no recovery time required. You should be able to return to your normal routine as soon as the procedure is completed.

How Can I Determine If I’m A Good Candidate For Invisalign With PROPEL?

If you want to straighten your teeth quickly, Invisalign with PROPEL VPro5 may be the best option available for you. It can cut your treatment time by as much as 50%, which can make your long-term plans more attainable (such as a wedding or vacation to plan for). Almost anyone considering straightening their teeth can benefit from PROPEL. Teens and young adults can benefit the most, as bone growth is still more active, but keep in mind that it is never too late to get that perfect smile.

If you’re interested in Invisalign, make an appointment for a free consultation. We’ll create a 3D scan that will show you the before and the after of your potential timeline and can get you well on your way to your ideal smile.

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