Invisalign Aligners: A Discreet Approach To A New Smile


Invisalign aligners are the perfect dental treatment for people looking to straighten teeth without being obvious about it. Traditional metal braces are noticeable, but these clear plastic trays are just what the dentist ordered for a more stealthy dental treatment.

What are Invisalign aligners?

Instead of using brackets and wires like traditional braces, Invisalign aligners straighten teeth using a set of clear plastic trays. The trays must be worn about 22 hours out of the day, so you can get the results you want. However, it is so nice to be able to take out the trays to thoroughly clean your teeth and eat your favorite foods that can easily get stuck in between the brackets and wires that come with braces.

About every two weeks, you’ll need to visit the dentist for new trays. As your teeth shift, you constantly need to be moving the pressure point to encourage your teeth to move into position.

For mild straightening, Invisalign aligners can finish the job in as little as six months. More complicated adjustments will require more time. However, patients tend to be less anxious to finish because no one can tell they’re having treatment done!

The cost of Invisalign aligners

Some people assume that the convenience and aesthetic of Invisalign aligners mean the procedure will be more expensive than traditional braces. However, this isn’t always the case. Depending on your particular situation, Invisalign aligners can be about the same price as conventional braces.

A lot of dental insurance plans cover up to 50% of this orthodontic treatment, which is similar to the coverage braces receive. If you’re unsure of what your plan covers, you can contact your insurer directly, ask your employer’s benefits manager, or take a close look at your benefits package. Interested in Invisalign aligners?

Don’t keep living with crooked teeth. Make an appointment with your friendly dentist at Livonia Family Smiles to find out if Invisalign aligners are a good fit for you!


Get your dream smile with Invisalign

  • More comfortablen than traditional braces
  • Discrete due to their invisible appearance
  • Continue to eat the foods you love
  • A safe treatment monitored by your dentist
  • Proven effective for straightening teeth