Invisalign Braces Faqs

It is virtually invisible braces treatment that uses an innovative approach to gently and effectively straighten your teeth. Here we use series of custom made removable clear aligner made with innovative smart force features. this system gradually and predictably moves your teeth to an ideal position. The scan of your crooked is done at Faces n Smiles dental by specialist and then analysed. After that the scan is sent to Invisalign, Usa for aligner manufacture and take around a month to reach back at Faces n smiles dental , Chandigarh and then the aligners are fitted in patients mouth.

You must wear your aligners for at least 20 to 22 hrs per day so that they can work efficiently and straighten your teeth properly. The best part is you can remove them during brushing and eating.

We schedule regular appointments usually about once every 12 weeks .The main purpose for this visit is to ensure that your treatment is progressing as planned. we will also provide you with your next few sets of aligner. Overseas patients just take all the aligners and keep wearing them and show us when they come to visit Chandigarh. The progress is evaluated by seeing photographs sent to us by patients every 6-8 weeks. We train our patients to take photos of their teeth in a simple manner.

Patients come in wide ranges of ages and no age is considered. The oldest patient treated by Dr Pupneja was 65 years of age and got beautiful results. Good candidates for invisalign may be any age. Aligners will work for you or not depends on how keen you are to wear them.

While invisalign moves your teeth without the pain and anxiety. Mild discomfort and pressure is felt for first couple of days when you shift to next aligner. It is a sign that invisalign is working as it moves your teeth to their final destination. So relax and trust what you are going to wear.

A course of treatment with invisalign takes 12 months for most adults. Although actual time will vary from person to person. Many people start seeing a difference in their teeth within 3 to 4 months of starting to use the aligners.

Because you can easily remove your aligners you can have your favorite foods without any restriction as not possible with fixed braces. But it is compulsory to brush your teeth after every meal so that prior to reinserting your aligners to maintain fresh breath and Hygiene.

Your aligners can be cleaned by brushing them and rinsing them in normal water.

The cost may vary between 1.5 lakhs- 3 lakhs maximum. The cost variation depends upon number of set of aligners required. If number of aligners required is more ,cost will be high. Cheaper aligners other than Invisalign are also available but Invisalign is the best in terms of results and patient satisfaction.