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How long does it take for Invisalign to work?

Are you wondering, “How long does it take for Invisalign to work?” Well, the answer will depend on your unique smile. However, we’ll look at the average cases, so you get a good general idea.

Invisalign has helped over eight million folks get the smile they always wanted. If you’re a candidate, Invisalign can help you too. The clear aligners are nearly invisible and easy to take out temporarily. Thus, they won’t cramp your style as you work on your smile. 

Even better, Invisalign tends to cost about the same as braces and is affordable with flexible financing options from John Orthodontics. You don’t have to have insurance, but if you do, we’ll maximize any benefits you may have.

How Long Does it Take for Invisalign to Work?

Now let’s look at the average time it takes for results with Invisalign. 

With the latest technologies, treatment is much faster than in the past. Generally, if you need only a minor correction, Invisalign treatment can take as little as six months. However, most people can expect to wear Invisalign for about 12 to 18 months.

During treatment, you’ll wear a series of aligners, changing them out every two weeks. Like the length of treatment, the number of aligners also varies depending on your custom plan. While some people may only need as few as 12 aligners, you could also require as many as 48. 

Before treatment begins, we’ll go over all the details of your plan and answer all questions thoroughly.

Invisalign is More Comfortable

Invisalign is made from SmartTrack BPA-free plastic that is precisely fit to your smile using advanced 3D technology. Thus, they’re relatively comfortable. Also, treatment is more comfortable because you move your teeth only slightly with each new set of aligners.

In most cases, you may experience minimal discomfort for a couple of days when you change to a new aligner. However, you’ll adjust faster as you progress through your treatment. Plus, there are no metal wires that sometimes break and cause abrasions.

Many times, Invisalign can be significantly more comfortable than metal braces. However, you still get the best results, a perfect smile you’ll be proud to show off for life! Even better, you can avoid oral health problems as your teeth move to their ideal position.

Fewer Office Visits Required

Invisalign can be more convenient since you can take out the aligners to eat and brush. Unlike braces, you can eat whatever you like. 

Since there’s no metal wire or brackets, you can expect fewer overall office visits for adjustments. Generally, you’ll need to visit John Orthodontics every 5 to 6 weeks. Thus, treatment is more convenient for those with busy schedules.

See more about Invisalign treatment in our FAQ.

Choose a Certified Gold Invisalign Provider

Dr. Eliane John is a certified Gold Invisalign Provider who treats patients of all ages with Invisalign. Also, she’s board-certified, receiving the distinction from the American Board of Orthodontists. Therefore, you can be sure you’re getting the best custom treatment plan for Invisalign or other treatments.

Today, Dr. John can tell you if you’re a potential candidate for Invisalign from home. Take a free virtual consultation, and you can get started in a few minutes. It’s never been safer or easier to get the facts you need as you consider treatment.

Find out more about virtual consultations here. Or click on the blue banner at the top of our home page that reads, “Short on Time? Click Here to Take a Virtual Consultation Today!”

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