Alabama family dentist offers Invisalign services for patients who want to fix their teeth without braces.
Madison, Alabama October 1, 2019: Divine Expressions Family Dentistry provides Invisalign orthodontic care for teens and adults who want a beautiful, straight smile without the pain and hassle of braces. Invisalign uses customized clear aligners that fit over the teeth to gradually move the teeth into place.
Traditional metal braces use brackets and wires that are tightened and adjusted over time to straighten the teeth. While they are successful, traditional braces have drawbacks. Wire braces limit the foods that a patient may eat, make brushing and flossing difficult and may make the patient feel self-conscious while wearing them.
Invisalign is the solution to the drawbacks of braces with all the same teeth-straightening benefits. With Invisalign, patients remove the aligners for eating, brushing and flossing, and the aligners are virtually invisible. This makes Invisalign the perfect solution for adults and teens who haven't straightened their teeth due to the look and inconvenience of braces.
Invisalign works because of the unique aligners that are custom-made for each patient. The aligners are made with a thin, flexible, FDA-approved plastic. The aligners fit snugly in the mouth and worn almost continuously. The aligners gradually shift the teeth into place over a six to 24-month period. The result is a confident, beautiful smile.
During the first visit, Dr. Laurentis Barnett performs an examination that helps him determine if Invisalign is the right orthodontic treatment. Invisalign successfully treats patients with crowded teeth, teeth with gaps, underbites, overbites, and crossbites. Young children and teens and adults with severe orthodontic needs may benefit from traditional dental care.
Dr. Barnett uses the latest 3-D technology to take detailed images of the patient's mouth. Invisalign computer technology makes these images and develops them into a gradual plan to achieve straight teeth. Patients will be able to view what their new smile will look like on the same day.
These images are sent to an outside lab where the clear aligners will be developed. Once the aligners are complete, patients return to the office to check the fitting. A new set of aligners will be given to the patient every two to three weeks. Patients visit with Dr. Barnett periodically to monitor progress throughout treatment. Once treatment is complete, patients wear a retainer to keep their teeth in the proper place.
Aligners must be worn approximately 23 hours every day for good results. Patients report that the aligners are comfortable to wear and simple to use. Parents worried about their teens wearing their aligners take confidence in the blue compliance markers that may be added to the aligners.
Most dental insurance providers cover Invisalign under orthodontic care benefits. Talk with Dr. Barnett's office staff to determine the total cost of Invisalign. Most patients report that Invisalign costs a similar amount as traditional braces. Call the office today and get started on achieving a new smile.
An Alabama-native, Dr. Laurentis Barnett loves providing five-star dental care to his patients in the Madison, Alabama, area. He believes that a healthy, beautiful smile can change a person's life. Therefore, he works to provide dental care for patients in low-income areas around the world. Dr. Barnett was voted one of 40 dentists under the age of 40 in 2015.
Divine Expressions Family Dentistry
7278 Highway 72 West
Madison, Alabama 35758