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Invisalign® Clear Braces - Delafield, WI

Straighter Teeth the Easy Way

Have you wanted to straighten your teeth for years, but you don’t think it’s worth the time or expense just to improve how your smile looks? The truth is that properly aligned teeth are not only more aesthetically pleasing, but healthier as well. When the teeth are spaced correctly, they are much easier to clean, meaning a patient has a lower risk of developing cavities and gum disease, which can go a long way in protecting both their oral and overall health. And, because Invisalign trays are clear, you can enjoy a confident smile while you’re enhancing it at the same time.

Why Choose Bionica Dental Wellness of Delafield for Invisalign® Clear Braces?

How Invisalign Works

Invisalign trays in storage case

Instead of brackets and wires, Invisalign patients simply wear a series of lightweight, clear plastic mouth trays that slip over the teeth. Each one is shaped slightly differently to shift the teeth towards their perfect positions. They are created using a digital impression of the mouth, and a patient simply wears one set of trays for 20-22 hours a day for one to two weeks before progressing onto the next. After they have gone through their entire series, they’re finished, and will receive a retainer to keep their smile ideal.

Enjoy the Advantages of Invisalign

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Why are so many patients choosing Invisalign over long-trusted metal braces? The benefits speak for themselves:

How to Get Started with Invisalign

Smiling woman holding up an Invisalign tray

If you think Invisalign might be just what your smile needs, then we invite you to give Bionica Dental Wellness of Delafield a call. After a comprehensive exam and consultation, we can take a digital impression of your teeth, and you’ll have your trays in no time!

To learn more about Invisalign and start your journey to a straighter smile, contact us today.

Understanding the Cost of Invisalign

The cost of Invisalign in Delafield

Attempting to understand the cost of Invisalign in Delafield requires scheduling a consultation with Dr. Holinbeck. It is during this visit that she will evaluate your smile to determine if you are a qualified candidate and how much you can expect to pay for treatment. Crooked, misaligned, gapped, and overcrowded teeth deserve high-quality care, but it does come at a cost, which is why our team will be here to help maximize your benefits and discuss available financing options to make Invisalign treatment more readily accessible and affordable.

Factors that Affect the Cost of Invisalign

Crooked teeth in Delafield

There are many unique factors that your Invisalign dentist in Delafield must consider, such as:

  • The severity of your dental problem
  • The number of clear aligners you will need to complete the treatment
  • The duration of your Invisalign care
  • The type of retainer you will need once you are finished with Invisalign
  • Any preliminary treatments you might need before pursuing Invisalign (i.e., tooth extraction)

When considering these variables, you can expect Dr. Holinbeck to go over them with you and discuss how each factor into your overall cost estimate.

Invisalign vs. Smile Direct Club™: Which Costs More?

Invisalign aligners in Delafield

It’s not uncommon for many patients to assume a do-it-yourself (DIY) solution like Smile Direct Club is a more suitable and affordable way to straighten teeth. Although the price tag is significantly less than Invisalign, many negative components can cause you to experience serious issues down the road. Here are just a few reasons why it’s better to choose professional help with Invisalign:

  • With Invisalign, you don’t need to take your own impressions. Dr. Holinbeck does it for you. With Smile Direct Club, you’re sent the kit and must capture these molds on your own. If not trained to do this properly, you could end up with an inaccurate mold that leads to ill-fitting aligners.
  • Invisalign ensures that you see a dentist regularly for in-person checkups to ensure the progress of your treatment is moving along smoothly. With Smile Direct Club, you may meet with an orthodontist virtually but will be responsible for detailing your progress on your own.
  • Should a problem arise while wearing Invisalign, you can reach out to Dr. Holinbeck for help. With a DIY solution, you’ll be left to seek help from a local professional, which will cost additional money.
  • Invisalign is known to produce predictable results. DIY solutions may or may not lend the results that you desire. If problems occur, your teeth can face more serious damage than when you started treatment.
  • A comprehensive exam will determine if you’re qualified for Invisalign. With DIY solutions, you will not undergo a thorough examination, which means you may wear aligners but not be a good candidate for treatment.

Does Dental Insurance Cover Invisalign?

Woman smiling in Delafield

Some dental insurance companies do provide coverage for Invisalign in Delafield, however, not all do, so you’ll need to review your plan beforehand. You can also have a member of our team do it for you if you like. It is possible to receive up to 50% of the total cost paid for by your insurer, so you can count on our team to help you maximize these benefits in a way that helps you save the most money.

Options for Making Invisalign Affordable

Invisalign in Delafield

Outside the realm of dental insurance, Dr. Holinbeck and the team at Bionica Dental Wellness are pleased to offer other payment options, such as flexible financing through CareCredit and Lending Club – These two companies offer low- and no-interest payment plans for patients.

Invisalign FAQs

Invisalign in Delafield

If you are considering Invisalign in Delafield, you probably have many questions. Dr. Holinbeck and our team at Bionica Dental Wellness never want you to feel uninformed about your treatment, which is why we invite you to review the following Q&As below. We’ve compiled questions from our patients over the years and provided clear, honest answers to help you feel more confident in your decision to pursue a straighter smile. Call us today to schedule an appointment when you’re ready to get started.

Does Wearing Invisalign Aligners Hurt?

One of the unique advantages of Invisalign is that it is a more comfortable option than traditional metal braces. Instead of protruding brackets and wires that rub against your soft oral tissues, Invisalign fits snugly against your teeth, creating a more pleasant experience. You should expect there to be some slight discomfort when first wearing your aligners and when swapping them out for a new set every few weeks. Fortunately, it will dissipate within a few days with the help of an over-the-counter pain reliever.

Are Invisalign Results Permanent?

The results of your Invisalign treatment can be permanent as long as you wear your retainer accordingly. After completing the process of wearing your clear trays, your cosmetic dentist in Delafield will provide a customized retainer that you’ll be required to wear for a specific amount of time. Teeth can shift over time, so without a retainer to hold them in place, you can undo all your hard work. Going through the retention phase will ensure that your pearly whites remain firmly in place for more beautiful results.

What Should I Do If I Lose My Invisalign Trays?

If you accidentally lose your Invisalign trays, it’s important that you do not dispose of your previous aligners. While waiting to see Dr. Holinbeck for an appointment, you can wear your most recent set of trays to keep your teeth from shifting too much. This will minimize the potential delay in treatment.

You should know that investing in one or two protective cases is well worth it, as you are less likely to lose or damage your trays during the Invisalign treatment process.

Can I Be Treated with Invisalign If I’ve Worn Braces in the Past?

The only way to know if you can be treated with Invisalign is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Holinbeck. It is during this meeting that she will examine your smile and determine if you are a candidate for treatment. Many patients who previously wore metal braces can achieve success with Invisalign; however, if your teeth or bite are severely misaligned, you may be required to wear traditional brackets and wires once again.

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