By: Dr. Christopher Lim
Posted on: August 29, 2019
Invisalign has become a popular option for teen patients at Hillside Dental. Las Vegas, Nevada area patients often visit our practice to learn about this amazing solution to misalignment.
Patients interested in realigning the smile are encouraged to learn about Invisalign. This method of realignment eliminates the need for brackets and wires covering the smile. Instead, this method utilizes aligner trays. They are made of clear, medical-grade plastic and are custom-fabricated for each patient. They are made in a series and are worn in order for two weeks at a time. Patients slide them over the dental arch and go about their day with a beautiful smile. This discreet treatment is incredibly popular for teens and adults who find traditional bracket and wire braces embarrassing — especially when face-to-face with friends and clients every day.
Invisalign is a great option for patients with mild to moderate misalignment. This treatment provides gentle pressure to reposition teeth. This pressure does not result in discomfort as traditional braces. Patients find these trays to be comfortable and discreet, making it the ideal way to achieve a beautiful smile.
The process of obtaining Invisalign starts with an examination. During this time, Dr. Christopher Lim will determine if patients are good candidates for treatment. He will take a series of x-rays, perform a physical evaluation, and then discuss with patients the results they desire. If patients have one or two teeth near the front of the mouth that are misaligned, he may suggest alternative solutions such as the placement of porcelain veneers to disguise these imperfections. There may be more than one way to obtain a dream smile and do so in a shorter time period.
Dr. Christopher Lim and the team of Hillside Dental are proud to provide Las Vegas area residents with an alternative to traditional bracket and wire braces. If you live in the community and are interested in finding out more, we highly recommend you contact our practice to book an evaluation by calling 702-666-8584.