A smart alternative to metal braces
If you have crooked, overlapped or gaped teeth and would like to straighten your smile, Dr. Jeremy Gordon is a St. Augustine dentist trained in the Invisalign® teeth straightening solution. Gordon Dental Associates can offer an orthodontic alternative to traditional wires and brackets with Invisalign® clear aligners.
How is Invisalign® different?
If you would like to straighten your smile without unsightly and uncomfortable metal brackets and sharp wires, Invisalign® clear aligners may be right for you. Invisalign® is a modern approach to teeth straightening that eliminates many of the problems patients suffer with traditional braces.
Your smile is all they see
Clear aligners are transparent so most won’t even notice you are wearing them! Compared to brackets and wires your natural smile is all people will notice.
Aligners are removable
With Invisalign® you can remove the aligners to eat, brush and floss. This allows you to continue to enjoy your favorite foods as you always have. You can also be confident that if you are brushing and flossing normally your teeth will remain in good health. With braces, people often experience unsightly white spots or decay because they cannot properly brush and floss.
Invisalign® treats a variety of issues
Invisalign® can treat a wide variety of teeth alignment issues including:
- Overlapped teeth
- Gaped teeth
- Cross bite
- Under bite
How does Invisalign® work?
Invisalign® uses a series of clear aligners to gradually and gently move the teeth. Once you meet with Dr. Gordon and come up with a treatment plan, you will then receive a series of personalized aligners. Every two weeks you will change to a new aligner as your teeth shift into place.
What are the benefits of straightening my teeth?
The benefits of having a straight smile are many. Of course the impact to your self-esteem is one of the greatest benefits. On top of that, there are also health benefits to having straighter teeth. When teeth are overlapped or crooked gum tissue can often become easily inflamed. It is also more difficult to clean teeth properly when they are misaligned. Once straight your risk for bacterial infection (dental caries and periodontal disease) decreases significantly.