The first step is a consultation with Dr. Spagnuolo. After he takes digital x-rays and bite analysis, he’ll be able to map out a precise treatment plan that includes the movements of your teeth and the length of time your treatment will take. You’ll even get to see a preview of your new smile! After this, you’ll visit the office every month or two to have your progress checked and get a new set of aligners.
You’ll need to wear the aligners for 20-22 hours a day for the best results, which means taking them out only to eat and conduct your oral hygiene routine. The great news is that you won’t have to worry about staying away from your favorite sticky or crunchy foods, and you won’t experience the difficulty that comes with trying to remain food debris from hardware.
If you require significant bite alteration or movement along the vertical axis, Invisalign® may not work for you. However, doctors have been able to treat the following concerns with Invisalign® clear aligners:
In order to keep your newly straightened teeth from shifting back to their initial position, you’ll need to wear a retainer. You have a few different options to choose from, and Dr. Spagnuolo can help you determine what will work best when protecting your new smile!
If for whatever reason, you are not a candidate for Invisalign®, traditional braces are still a tried and true method in orthodontics.
Straight teeth will give you a more attractive smile, a greater sense of confidence, and can improve your quality of life. If you suffer from bite problems, teeth grinding, or TMJ, we may be able to treat the problem and eliminate your pain with orthodontic treatment.
Did you know that straight teeth are not only more attractive but also healthier overall? When teeth are crooked, it is easier for acid and bacteria to hide in the crevasses and cause tooth decay. The gums even fit better around the teeth when teeth are straight which can help prevent gum disease.
If you’re wondering if it’s time to bite the bullet and straighten your teeth, we’re here to tell you there’s no time like the present. Why wait to get the straight, beautiful smile you deserve? It might just change your life.
If you have any questions about orthodontics or would like to schedule a visit, please give us a call at (519) 661-0042 or get in touch with us online. Your London Invisalign® dentist, Dr. Giulio Spagnuolo and our team at We Smile Dentistry look forward to smiling with you! Serving smiles from London, St. Thomas, Lucan, Dorchester, Strathroy, and beyond!Request an appointment today!
*Dr. Spagnuolo is a general dentist providing orthodontic services.