At Tetris Smile in Miami, orthodontic treatment with Invisalign aligners is a quick solution to correcting bite problems for children and adults. Dr. Gary Beyer addresses the underlying causes of incorrect tooth alignment.
Invisalign - Overview
Invisalign aligners are an orthodontic solution for gradual teeth straightening and bite correction.
How does it work?
Invisalign is a set of clear removable aligners. The number of aligners is determined by the doctor, and each aligner in the set is numbered. The doctor will determine the sequencing for successful bite correction. The patient needs to wear a set of aligners for 1-2 weeks, and then replace it with the next one. During the process, slight discomfort from the pressure on your teeth is likely, since Invisalign gradually shifts the position of the tooth roots.
“When I correct a bite, I feel like a conductor. I always think about how the patient will feel 10-15 years after Invisalign. I have thoroughly studied these aligners for years, so I confidently take on the most difficult cases”.
“I believe Invisalign is the optimal solution for crooked teeth. Often, after orthodontic treatment, the patient is set for a full mouth reconstruction. Invisalign can accompany patients all around the world”.
Invisalign - Before and After
This patient came to us to achieve the perfect Hollywood smile.
Dr. Svitlana Koval began with bite correction with aligners. After 3-4 weeks, we began a course of piezosurgery to speed up the treatment period. The treatment took 7-8 months, followed by the placement of veneers.
This patient came to us with a serious issue.
The dental bite was severely disrupted and the jaws were not closing properly. The patient suffered from intense toothache and headaches.
Dr. Svitlana Koval developed a treatment plan using Invisalign aligners. The patient received a set of aligners for 12 months and underwent regular check-ups. At the end of the treatment, the jaws achieved the correct position, and the smile became beautiful. The woman is happy to be relieved from her constant pain. She is now a regular patient at Tetri’s Smile.
We perform Itero - we take photos of the face and show the stages of bite correction. The patient understands how their smile and face will change. The entire procedure is planned out using a 3D scan.
Invisalign aligners are easy to remove and put on before eating or brushing teeth. This simplifies maintenance and reduces the risk of gum irritation.
Who is it suitable for?
If you have:
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To find the cause of improper alignment, we perform a CT scan. With it, we analyze the relationship between the jaws, the level of tooth root inclination, and assess facial proportions.
We conduct additional examinations such as:
- T-scan – determines the occlusion balance for treatment planning. Identifies interdental contact, the force of load on the jaw, and on each segment.
- Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA) – analyzes the function of the temporomandibular joint. Identifies issues such as open bite, tooth crowding, difficulties in closing the mouth, or chewing.
- EMG – assesses facial muscle activity during chewing and jaw position. We determine how changes in tooth alignment affect masticatory activity.
We create a virtual image of the mouth. In 1.5 minutes, we demonstrate how the dental arch looks before and how the correct bite will appear. We use the new version of Outcome Simulated Pro – the doctor takes a photo and determines how the face will change after treatment.
Oral cavity rehabilitation
We perform full oral hygiene, such as the removal of plaque and tartar. If necessary, we will treat caries, restore damaged teeth, and eliminate inflammation.
Based on the 3D model of the jaw, we create a set of aligners (in cases with a serial number). We test the finished design on the teeth. The doctor will explain how to remove and put on the aligners, and rules for maintenance. We will schedule you for follow-up examinations.
Every 2-3 months, we see the patient in order to track the progress of tooth alignment. If the person has left the area – we conduct an online consultation. We can also send a set of aligners to any part of the world.
Consolidating the result
After the orthodontic treatment course, we consolidate the result. We install a retainer to prevent the teeth from returning to their incorrect positions.
“I have extensive clinical experience in correcting malocclusion. I guarantee we will achieve a proper bite with Invisalign aligners.
Often, patients receive Invisalign at another clinic, and their molars don’t close properly. We measure the force with which the teeth shift from all sides. If something is wrong at the end of the treatment, we perform a free scan and complete the treatment.”
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How effective are Invisalign aligners?
Invisalign bite correction is very successful, even in complex cases. Effectiveness is guaranteed in 96% of cases.