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With Invisalign braces, kids, teens, and adults simply get more choice in how they live while straightening teeth. Unlike those wearing traditional braces, patients who wear Invisalign clear aligners can still enjoy pizza, popcorn, and other foods they love. Invisalign® has no brackets, bands, or metal wires to poke or pinch inside your mouth. This helps you stay happy with any activity or meal you enjoy. You’ll require fewer treatments, too, which means you’ll get to spend more time with friends and family doing the things you love. For years, Dr. Hartman and the team at Spark have been a regional leader in Invisalign treatment. If you’d like to spend even less time in braces or aligners, you should also ask about Spark Accelerated Treatment, our revolutionary new system that decreases their time in the chair by 30-50%!
(Most Dentists & Orthodontists)
|Length Of Treatment||8-12 months||12-24 months|
|Hours Per Day Wearing Trays||22 Hours||22 Hours|
|How Often Do You Change Aligners||Every 4-6 Days||Every 2 Weeks|
|Does Treatment Reduce Discomfort Level||Yes||No|
With Invisalign, we use advanced 3-D computer imaging technology to chart your child’s progress from start to finish. We can even show you in advance how straight and attractive their teeth will look once we are finished with Invisalign®. After a free Spark Smile Assessment, if Invisalign® seems right for your child or teen, we custom order a set of clear thermoplastic aligners to ease their teeth into proper placement, bit by bit. Each patient will receive a series of Invisalign trays that need to be worn for 22 hours per day. Each week you will change out your Invisalign clear aligner for the next aligner in the series, and they are all numbered to help you stay on track. Gradually over time, you will see your teeth getting straighter and that new Spark smile come to life!
Some patients will need more treatment than others, but at Spark, we are excited to be the only local orthodontist that exclusively provides “Accelerated Invisalign” treatment. We no longer do “slow Invisalign” like most orthodontists. In fact, we were the first to bring Accelerated Invisalign and Accelerated Braces to the region. If you want that straight smile and want to cut your treatment time in half, call Spark Orthodontics today.
We all know how hectic a teenager’s life can get. That’s why Invisalign Teen uses a Blue Dot Indicator that helps teenagers keep track. When they wear their aligners correctly for 20 to 22 hours each day, the blue dot fades to clear to let you know they’re ready for the next treatment. Think of it as a countdown to the day they flash you that perfect smile!
Invisalign uses a series of clear plastic trays that move your teeth little by little. You will wear one set of trays for 1 week, 20-22 hours per day, and then switch to the next set in the series. Your dental health choices will be completely discreet, and you will never have to hide your smile! Schedule your complimentary Spark Smile Assessment to find out if you are an Invisalign candidate!
Invisalign offers a cleansing system; however, you can also simply brush your retainers and rinse them in lukewarm water every time you brush your teeth. When removed for eating, they should be carefully placed in their protective case and kept out of reach of small children or family pets.
No! With Invisalign you can eat what you want. Simply remove the trays and enjoy a lack of dietary restrictions. Still, be sure to brush your teeth before returning your trays to your mouth.
The cost of treatment with Invisalign is different for each case. Some mouths require longer treatment or supplemental appliances. The team at Spark Orthodontics will be able to fully address that question after completing your complimentary Spark Smile Assessment.
As every mouth is different, your length of treatment will depend on your particular case. The team at Spark Orthodontics will be able to establish a realistic timeline for treatment at your complimentary Spark Smile Assessment. Additionally, you can reduce your treatment time by 30 – 50% with Spark Accelerated Treatment!
You can expect virtually no pain with Invisalign at Spark Orthodontics. Invisalign uses smooth plastic trays that are crafted to fit your teeth. You won’t have to worry about poking metal tie-wires, broken archwires, or brackets constantly pressing into your gum tissue. Additionally, the tenderness after switching to a new tray is nearly non-existent compared to traditional metal braces adjustments.
Spark Orthodontics can help you or your loved one achieve a smile that benefits dental health as much as it increases confidence. However, we want you to feel confident that your choice in an orthodontist in Pennsylvania (PA) is the right one. Follow the steps below to start your journey towards the smile you've always dreamed of.