Embrace Orthodontists are the only Platinum providers of Invisalign in Canberra. This means that in 2012, we saw more Invisalign patients than any other practice in the A.C.T.
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign treatment consists of a series of clear plastic aligners that are almost invisible, making it a great alternative for people who don’t want their orthodontic treatment to affect their appearance.
Why choose Invisalign?
Unlike traditional braces, that apply force to the teeth using metal brackets and wires, Invisalign aligners are made of a thin, clear plastic, creating four main benefits:
How does Invisalign work?
Invisalign consists of a series of thin, clear plastic aligners. These aligners are manufactured for the individual patient and are based on a scan taken at the beginning of treatment, which allows the orthodontist to map out the specific treatment plan.
The patient changes the aligners to the next set in the series every 12 weeks and this is what creates the movement. The teeth gently move into their desired place at each stage of the treatment.
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