Invisalign Braces

Do you need Invisalign in O’Fallon, MO? Make an appointment to see Dr. Hurtte to discuss changing your smile with this pioneering, custom-made system.

Invisalign bracesThe Invisalign treatment involves a series of clear plastic aligners that are individually manufactured with exact calculations to gradually shift your teeth into place. You switch out each aligner about every two weeks. These smooth, comfortable, plastic aligners are easily removable for cleaning, and they allow you to eat whatever you want. In contrast to traditional braces, which require braces and wires, the Invisalign treatment is virtually invisible. This allows you to transform your smile without impeding your confidence or interfering with your day to day life. Invisalign braces in O’Fallon, MO is also more convenient for a busy schedule, with checkups only needed around once every six weeks.

When you come in for your initial consultation, Dr. Hurtte will assess your orthodontic needs and goals and general dental health to determine whether you’re a good candidate for Invisalign. He’ll answer any questions you have about the treatment, including costs, insurance, and other concerns. After taking dental x-rays, pictures, and impressions of your teeth, Dr. Hurtte will map out a precise treatment plan. He can also show you a virtual representation of how your teeth will move with each stage of treatment.

When you have Invisalign in O’Fallon, MO, your series of clear aligners are custom made according to your individual specifications. Once your aligners are created, all you need to do is wear them throughout the day, removing them when you eat or to brush and floss your teeth. Around every two weeks, you will change to a new set of aligners, gently and gradually shifting your teeth into place.

Dr. Hurtte will monitor your progress at checkups that happen around once every six weeks. While every case is unique to each patient, the Invisalign treatment typically takes approximately a year for adults. For teenagers, the treatment time for Invisalign in O’Fallon, MO is similar to that of braces. However, because your aligners are clear, you will be able to see the improvements as they happen. For optimum results and treatment time, you should wear your aligners for 20 to 22 hours per day.

Take your first step towards the smile you’ve always dreamed of. We look forward to welcoming you into our friendly, family-style practice, and helping transform your smile with the convenience and comfort of Invisalign in O’Fallon, MO.

 

7766 Winghaven Blvd.
O’Fallon, MO 63368
(636) 561-4117
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