Posts Tagged ‘ invisalign ’

How Invisalign Makes You Healthier

Most people mistakenly assume that orthodontics is strictly cosmetic in nature.  Because Invisalign is the most cosmetic way to straighten teeth, patients often think there is no health benefit.  It is important to understand first that Invisalign is orthodontic treatment, not cosmetic dentistry, and second, that orthodontic treatment leads to a healthier mouth. What is […]

Are Your Teeth Making You Look Old?

Did you know that your teeth can make you look older than you really are?  There are certain characteristics of a smile that suggest one is further along in the aging process.  We will discuss those characteristics here and offer suggestions of how you can combat them. The Aging of a Smile The aging process […]

Retainers: What You Need to Know

Straight teeth do not stay straight on their own.  They need help to keep their position.  Retainers do just that.  They retain the position of teeth in their correct place. Why Do I Have to Wear a Retainer? If your teeth have been straightened, you must wear a retainer regularly to keep them straight. If […]


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 What is Invisalign®?  Invisalign® is a method of straightening teeth that does not require metal brackets or wires.  It consists of a series of removable clear plastic aligners (or trays) that are custom made for each individual’s teeth.  When a patient decides to straighten their teeth with Invisalign®, Dr. Chowning makes […]