The alternative to wearing braces for minor tooth movement has been around for more than 12 years. Invisalign treatment consists of a series of aligners that you switch out every two weeks or less. Each aligner is individually manufactured with exact calculations to gradually shift your teeth into place.
Invisalign is an orthodontic technique which takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created specifically for you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. Wearing the aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth into place, based on the exact movements that Dr. Korne plans out for you. There are no metal brackets to attach and no wires to tighten. You just insert a new set of aligners approximately every two weeks, until your treatment is complete. You’ll achieve a great smile with little interference in your daily life. The best part about the whole process is that most people won’t even know you’re straightening your teeth.
Founded in 1997, Invisalign has treated more than 2 million patients worldwide. Invisalign was originally introduced to treat minor cases of spacing and crowding. However, the improvements in CAD-CAM (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing) software, aligner materials and innovative tools to more precisely move the teeth has greatly expanded the range of orthodontic problems now treatable with Invisalign.