treatment consists of a series of clear, snap-on, custom fit,
removable mouth trays that apply a controlled amount of force
to your teeth, forcing them to shift. The system provides
the same beautiful results as traditional braces, but since
the trays are made of clear plastic, they are virtually invisible.
In addition, because Invisalign trays are removable, they
can be taken out while eating, drinking, brushing and flossing.
Invisalign System begins by first creating a series of trays
that will each move your teeth gradually until the end result
the end of each two-week period, you will switch trays. Throughout
the process, you will visit your dentist every 4 - 6 weeks to
ensure treatment is progressing as planned. Once your treatment
is complete, you will likely wear a clear retainer to ensure
your new smile stays in place.
with all orthodontic appliances, the cost of Invisalign varies
according to the complexity of the case. However, Invisalign
is generally more expensive than traditional braces. Insurance
policies generally cover Invisalign to the same extent that
they cover traditional braces. To learn more, visit the Invisalign
website by clicking
Implant 92115 - San Diego College Area Implant Dentist
dental implant is an ideal tooth restoration for people
who are missing one or more teeth as a result of injury,
periodontal disease, or any other reason. A dental implant
is a metal post that a periodontist or oral surgeon surgically
positions into the jaw.
Once in place and bone surrounding the implant has had time
to heal, a replacement tooth is attached to the post. While
implants are typically more expensive than other methods
of tooth replacement, they provide superior benefits.
Implants are stronger than natural teeth and generally last
10-20 years. They are also a more favorable approach than
they do not depend on neighboring teeth for support.
receive implants, you need to have healthy gums and adequate
bone to support the implant. You must also be committed
to excellent oral hygiene and regular dental visits as these
are critical to the long-term success of dental implants.