Crooked teeth can cause more than just cosmetic concerns. Misaligned teeth can increase dental cavities, cause stress on the jaw, and may cause wear or damage to healthy teeth. Dr. Haddad offers Invisalign® for teens and adults experiencing mild to moderate orthodontic concerns or orthodontic relapse.
Invisalign® in Oxnard, CA
Invisalign is a revolutionary alternative to traditional metal braces. Invisalign is a clear braces system that gradually and comfortably shifts teeth into alignment improving the aesthetics and function of the bite without the embarrassment or discomfort of metal braces.
Benefits of Invisalign®
Invisalign offers patients who do not want to endure the stigma of traditional braces to straighten their teeth. Ideal for adult patients, Invisalign allows patients to realign their teeth at any age in a discreet and effective way. Many people will not even notice you are wearing clear braces so that you can feel confident in social and professional interactions.
- Removable for effective oral hygiene
- No diet restrictions
- Less potential for damage to soft tissues and teeth (compared to metal braces)
Invisalign for Teens
Invisalign Teen is the most discreet way for your teen to straighten their teeth without the added emotional stress of metal braces. Invisalign Teen is removable allowing your teen to continue eating a healthy diet without restrictions. Teens are able to brush and floss normally, minimizing the risk of tooth decay or discoloration.
The removable clear aligners make playing sports and instruments easier and safer. Invisalign requires fewer visits to the dentist for tightening wires and brackets and more time for your teen to confidently enjoy their life. Invisalign Teen is a clear way for your teenager to straighten their teeth.
Invisalign®: What to Expect
Dr. Haddad will determine if Invisalign® clear braces are the best treatment option to realign your crooked teeth. Dr. Haddad is an Oxnard certified Invisalign provider with years of experience for effective and predictable results.
Using state of the art dental technology, Dr. Haddad will design a series of clear plastic aligners for each patient. The aligners are designed to gradually shift teeth into alignment.
Each set of aligners will be worn for a determined amount of time. Aligners should be worn for most of the day, every day. Dr. Haddad will explain how to wear your aligners for optimal results. Aligners are removable for eating, brushing, flossing and special events.
What to avoid with Invisalign?
While undergoing Invisalign treatment, patients should know that they will need to remove their aligners before eating or drinking anything other than water. Patients should also be sure to keep a case for their aligners handy, and avoid putting them in a napkin to store. Patients also should be sure not to forget about brushing and cleaning their aligners.
How quickly do teeth move with Invisalign?
Teeth begin to move within the first two months of wearing Invisalign in most cases. Patients need to be patient with the process because it takes time. Invisalign is one of the faster working teeth aligning treatments available.
Does Invisalign change your face shape?
Invisalign can change the shape of a patient’s face, because it is altering the alignment of their jaw. In most cases change is positive and aligns the patients face more with their teeth. Not only can Invisalign align your teeth, it can help align your facial features and face shape.