Monday, October 7, 2013

Invisalign for Active Adults and Teens

Invisalign: The Clearly Beautiful Way to Straighten Your Teeth—At Any Age

Do you look into the mirror each day and feel that your teeth are not as straight and healthy-looking as you wish they were? Maybe you wore braces as a teenager and stopped wearing your retainer at some point, and now your teeth have relapsed. Maybe they’re a little crooked, or your bite doesn't feel quite right. You’ve probably seen the ads for Invisalign aligners—the clear way to straighten teeth and create a healthier smile. They're safe, easy and  are virtually clear, so almost no one can tell you’re in treatment unless you tell them. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners, that straighten your teeth right before your eyes.  You change aligners every two weeks and your teeth will move toward the smile you’ve always dreamed of and will be proud to show off!
The Invisalign aligners are comfortable to wear, and are less noticeable than traditional braces, so you should be able maintain an active lifestyle with little interruption in your daily routine. You will visit our office every two months to check your progress and get new sets of aligners. Because the aligners are removable, you can continue to eat your favorite foods while brushing and flossing normally to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Be one of the thousands of patients Dr. Eder has treated in South Florida who now have straight, healthy teeth. Call the our Boynton Beach office today to set up an appointment for a free consultation with Dr. Eder to discuss your Invisalign options and about taking the first steps towards getting that smile you've always dreamed of. If Dr. Eder feels Invisalign can help give you a healthier smile, your dental insurance may help offset a portion of your costs. Our office participates with numerous insurance companies and also offers a variety of financing plans to make investing in your smile easy to do. Our office will be happy to work with you on all of the insurance and financial details. 

Call us today at 561-737-8776 for a free consultation.  With Invisalign, there’s no reason to put straight, healthy, youthful teeth off another day.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Why You Should Choose an Orthodontist When Choosing Invisalign

With the growing popularity of Invisalign, many people are shopping around searching not only for the best price that they can find, but also the best doctor. Unfortunately, a lot of people are under the incorrect assumption that once the doctor takes the impression of the teeth and sends it off to the Invisalign lab, the lab will work it's magic and automatically make the correct number of aligners with the just the right twists and turns to straighten their teeth to perfection. However, this is not the case, Invisalign only does what the doctor tells it to do.
Invisalign Aligners can be offered by both Invisalign dentists and orthodontists. Invisalign allows either group to be certified. However, many people are unaware of the difference between the two.

General Dentists are providers who have a 4-year degree in dentistry. Some call themselves "cosmetic" dentists, implying that they focus on the esthetic appearance of people's teeth while also addressing dental health. Some cosmetic dentists may also have additional training or be a member of a cosmetic dentist association and this information may be provided in their offices or on their website, however, this is not always the case and should not be assumed. Being an Invisalign dentist means that they have completed an Invisalign training program.

Orthodontists have the same 4-year dental training as general dentists, plus have studied for an additional 2-3 years to specialize in orthodontics. By limiting our practice only to orthodontics, we become very proficient at moving teeth and solving difficult problems that arise during treatment.

When choosing Invisalign, make sure you are comfortable with your doctor's experience at moving teeth. Take into consideration the complexity of your treatment when deciding which doctor to choose. Problems that start out as very minor issues, often are more involved than they appear. If you have teeth that are twisted, crowded, spaced or you have bite issues, you will probably want to choose an orthodontist experienced in tooth movement to obtain maximum results.