Dentists have successfully used removable appliances for years for limited treatment plans. With the application of 3-D computer technology and mass-customization, Invisalign can be used to treat a growing number of people who wants straighter teeth, without the pain and appearance of metal braces and wires. Please ask your general dentist at Millennium Smile – Crowfoot Dental if you are a candidate.
The patient meets with an Invisalign-trained general dentist who takes orthodontic records of the patient’s teeth, including impressions, x-rays and photos. The general dentist submits an online treatment plan to Invisalign and mails out the appropriate models, x-rays and photos.
At Invisalign, a computer model of the patient’s teeth is created from the models submitted by the dentist. Invisalign then uses its 3-D imaging software to[...]