Step by step Invisalign treatment
Lots of our patients wanted to know what happens when they come to us for Invisalign teeth straightening
so please read below our step by step process of what will happen.
1. Initial Consultation
To assess your current smile and know Invisalign could work for you. Dr Vega will show you how the Invisalign system works, advice how long treatment is likely to take and give an estimate of treatment costs and monthly payment plans available.
2. Invisalign Records appointment will include
- iTero digital 3D scan which creates a 3D model of your teeth
- Digital “before” treatment photos
- Panoramic x-ray
- Bespoke treatment plan outlining treatment costs
3. Invisalign Clincheck
Review of the 3-D Clincheck video from Invisalign showing expected tooth movement from start to potential final result and expected treatment duration.
4. Invisalign Fit
Fit first set of aligners and instructions for use and maintenance given.
5. Invisalign Attachments/IPR
We may need to place some small white pressure points on your teeth (attachments) to help with tooth movements which we will remove at the end of treatment. In some Invisalign cases, we would also need to carry out some minor inter-proximal re-contouring or slenderising to create space to allow tooth movement to occur.
6. Invisalign Review appointments
You will need to come and see us once every 4-6 weeks so that we can monitor your treatment and provide you with new aligners and attachments as necessary.
7. Vivera Retainers
3 sets of Vivera retainers are included in the cost of your Invisalign treatment to keep your lovely new smile.
8. Vivera Retainer fit
“After” photo’s are taken so that we have a clear record of how your smile has changed. While having Invisalign treatment, you can track your progress with the “My Invisalign Smile” app.