Frequently Asked Questions

Lansing, Okemos, Meridian Township and nearby areas of Michigan

Frequently Asked Question

 

Does It Really Work? Yes, In orthodontic and dental practices worldwide, Invisalign has been effective at straightening teeth.  9 out of 10 patients are very satisfied or extremely satisfied with their Invisalign experience.

How does Invisalign work? Invisalign used 3-D computer imaging technology to map the complete treatment from start to finish.  From this plan a series of custom made aligners unique to your treatment is produced. Each aligner is worn for approximate two weeks and gradually moves your teeth, before being replaced by the next in the series until the final position is achieved.

How often do I have to wear my aligners? You're in control of your treatment's success. Take them out to eat, drink, and brush your teeth. But the more you wear your aligners, the better. Your Invisalign treatment will consist of a series of aligners that you switch out about every two weeks.

How long will it take to finish your treatment? For most adults, treatment time is just under one year. Of course, your total treatment time depends on your particular situation, so it's important to speak with Dr. Tenaglia about how your situation and goals fit into an Invisalign treatment program.