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What is the success rate of Invisalign?

What is the success rate of Invisalign?

With over a 96 percent satisfaction rate and an average of a one-year treatment period, it is hard to beat the odds of you loving your new smile after wearing Invisalign® braces for such a short time.

Is Invisalign really effective?

With advanced technology and the use of attachments, buttons, and elastics, Invisalign® can be just as effective as braces. Invisalign® or “invisible braces” can effectively treat simple, moderate, and complex cases.

Is Invisalign effective for adults?

As Invisalign evolves, we’re able to treat more cases with it. However, at this point, it’s most effective for people with mild and moderate bite issues and not those with more severe problems.

Can you be too old for Invisalign?

Generally speaking, there is no specific age requirement for Invisalign. You are a candidate no matter your age. As long as you are someone who is serious about wanting to improve your smile and overall oral health, we encourage you to consider clear aligners.

Can a 60 year old get Invisalign?

There is no upward age limit for Invisalign. Many of the people who seek the cosmetic and oral health benefits of Invisalign are adults who are well into their 40s, 50s, and older. We love seeing our older patients enjoy the benefits of a beautiful smile. Invisalign treatment can straighten your teeth or close gaps.

How long does Invisalign take to work?

Overall, Invisalign braces tend to take between nine and 18 months to work their magic and the average length of time for the treatment to be effective is around 12 months.

Are there side effects with Invisalign?

Some patients have stated mild side effects such as, feeling pressure, soreness and a slight lisp when they first start wearing their Invisalign trays. Pressure and soreness are evidence that the Invisalign trays are working to straighten the teeth.

Are braces better than Invisalign?

The short answer: braces are better than Invisalign only in very complex cases! Traditional braces and Invisalign are two of the most common orthodontic treatments available today.

What’s better Invisalign or braces?

Braces are significantly less expensive than Invisalign. However, Invisalign is less painful and noticeable than braces. Both Invisalign and braces are effective at realigning your teeth and improving your bite. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.