Embrace Orthodontists are your most experienced Invisalign providers in Canberra and surrounds. We give more new smiles to more patients using Invisalign than any other practice here. If you are in a health fund, you may find that you receive a higher rebate with Embrace Orthodontists because our doctors have completed their Masters in Orthodontics meaning we are a Specialist practice rather than a dentist.
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign treatment consists of a series of clear 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 clear, creating four main benefits:
How does Invisalign work?
Invisalign consists of a series of clear 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 2 weeks and this is what creates the movement. The teeth gently move into their desired place at each stage of the treatment.
How long does treatment take?
It depends on the results you would like and the complexity of your case. We know that some people would just like a minor change in their teeth alignment and we have treated very simple cases in around 6 to 9 months.
However, how your top teeth 'fit' with your bottom teeth is important as it can effect wear and tear and the ability to brush bacteria away. If bacteria is not properly removed it can lead to health problems. At Embrace, we will always let you know the time it will take to achieve the optimal long-term result.
If your case is too complex for Invisalign, there are other 'invisible' options available such as Lingual (behind the teeth) braces. And by the way, Embrace is the only practice in the A.C.T that can combine our SureSmile Technology with Lingual braces. This means we can achieve results up to 30% faster than any other Lingual system.
New! Invisalign i7
Invisalign isn't new, but Invisalign i7 is! This 3 month treatment is ideal for people who would like a minor change in the front (most visible) section of their teeth. It's also a good alternative for people who may have had orthodontic treatment as a child and have found that the front section of teeth have moved slightly with age.
Can a dentist provide Invisalign?
Invisalign itself does not provide the treatment plan for a patient. The treatment plan is developed by the doctor. A dentist can do a short course (over several days) to become an Invisalign provider. But a short course cannot equate to the level of training that a Specialist Orthodontist undertakes. A Specialist Orthdontist studies for seven years. Specialists have far more experience in straightening teeth.
This appointment will let you know if you are a candidate for Invisalign, if you are, then you can get started on your new smile straight away! To book a Free Invisalign Assessment with EO - Canberra's only Platinum Provider, fill out the form below and we will be in touch*
* This appointment is only for an Invisalign Assessment. Due to the shorter appointment time and because it is an Invisalign promotion, we are unable to discuss other treatment options in this appointment. This appointment is only for an Invisalign Assessment for those aged 18 or over.
It's difficult to show you something that's almost invisible, but we guess that's the point of Invisalign!