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Dr. Neil Daftary and Dr. Robert Zaner

Am I Too Old to Straighten My Teeth?

December 18, 2018
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Posted By: Dr. Zaner
Adult Orthodontics in Gaithersburg MD

Maybe you had braces as an adolescent and forgot to wear your retainers? Perhaps orthodontic treatment wasn't in the budget for your family as a kid? Whatever the case may be, if you are living with teeth that are crooked or overlap, you may feel like it diminishes your smile. It is also hard to properly brush and floss teeth that are not aligned.

Even with these things in mind, you might still feel self-conscious about a mouth full of metal brackets and wires too. The good news is that Invisalign in Gaithersburg offers adults a solution for aligning their teeth with discretion and efficiency so you can have a smile that you are confident about.

How Does Invisalign Work?

Instead of relying on brackets and wires to align teeth, Invisalign uses snug-fitting, plastic aligners that are clear and hardly noticeable. The aligners apply gentle pressure, so teeth move gradually. They are also removable, so your diet and home care routine don't have to change. You'll still be able to enjoy all the foods you love throughout your treatment.

Who Is a Candidate for Invisalign?

Invisalign works well for most patients; however, it can't correct complicated bite issues. So the best place to start learning more about if this treatment is right for your needs is a consultation with your Gaithersburg dentist.

If you move forward with treatment, your dentist uses 3-D technology to create a treatment plan and fabricate the clear aligners that you will change every two weeks.

Invisalign Consultations in Gaithersburg

A beautiful, healthy smile is just a phone call away! Dr. Neil Daftary and Dr. Robert Zaner are certified Invisalign providers that can help you determine if Invisalign is the right treatment for your needs. Give Lakeforest Dental Associates a call today to schedule a consultation with one of our dentists.

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