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Clear Dental Aligners/Invisalign®

Transform Your Smile with Invisible Dental Aligners at Naples Dental Boutique

Recently, more and more people are opting for clear dental aligners/Invisalign® over regular braces to rectify teeth alignment. This piece covers dental aligners/Invisalign®, from how they work and their effectiveness to their advantages and disadvantages.

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What is Invisalign®?

Invisalign® is a type of invisible aligner that is commonly used in orthodontic treatment. It was developed by Align Technology in 1998 and is the oldest clear aligner product. Invisalign® is designed using SmartTrack, which is a flexible thermoplastic material.

The Invisalign® clear aligner is designed to avoid drawing much attention as braces would. The American Association of Orthodontists calls it a “less conspicuous” orthodontic treatment method.

While Invisalign® is not entirely invisible, it aligns well with the teeth structure making it hard to notice, unlike traditional braces.

Advantages of Invisalign® Aligners

The advantages of using Invisalign® aligners include the following:

  • Comfort: Invisalign® aligners are designed with the help of 3-D images, which allows proper customization to fit an individual. They fit snugly over teeth to avoid irritation and allow maximum comfort, which is uncommon in traditional braces. Because they lack metal wires and brackets, Invisalign® aligners are more comfortable to wear.
  • Easy to Remove and Wear: Unlike braces which are usually fixed, these aligners are removable. This aspect is essential for oral hygiene and feeding purposes. Patients can remove aligners during meals, brush, floss, and then put them back on.
  • Aesthetics: Their invisible appearance is the main reason why most people opt to wear Invisalign® aligners. Compared to braces, they are made of clear plastic, meaning patients can proceed with treatment discreetly without drawing unnecessary attention.

Disadvantages of Invisalign® Aligners

There are a few limitations to using Invisalign® aligners, including:

  • Less Effective in Some Cases: Although Invisalign® aligners can rectify various issues like overbites, underbites, or moderate spacing problems, they may not be suitable for complex issues that need massive jaw realignments and tooth movements. Only traditional braces and other procedures can treat these kinds of conditions.
  • Require Strict Compliance: Patients must follow strict guidelines; otherwise, Invisalign® aligners may not be effective. For great results, one must wear the aligners for 20-22 hours daily, remove them during meals, and maintain proper oral hygiene.

Invisaligners® could also be compromised by hot substances leading to treatment delays and poor outcomes.

When is Invisalign® Used?

Invisalign® can fix dental issues like spacing, moderate bite problems, and crowding of teeth.

The producers of the product claim it can treat these issues:

  • Crowded teeth
  • Open bite
  • Gap bite
  • Various problems of crossbite, underbite, and overbite

More research is still being conducted to determine more benefits of clear dental aligners / Invisalign® and their effectiveness.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Clear Dental Aligners Invisalign®

An individual who wishes to wear Invisalign® aligners visits an orthodontist, and the expert creates a 3-D image of the person’s jaws and mouth. The image guides the orthodontist when deciding how to fix the delta problem.

The health expert customizes the aligners to fit the patient’s situation. Because the aligners apply force on teeth, they will shift to the desired positions.

Depending on the orthodontist’s advice, patients may have to change Algiers every week or after a few weeks. For effectiveness, one should put on the aligners for about 20-22 hours daily.

Invisaligners® have successfully treated various orthodontic conditions, but results from this treatment vary depending on some reasons.

Successful Invisalign® treatment can depend on the severity of the dental issue, the orthodontist’s skill level, and the patient’s compliance.

These aligners have effectively corrected overbites, underbites, overcrowding, and gaps between teeth. Individual treatment results may vary; for example, some patients can get their desired smile a few months after the treatment, while others may take a few years.

To work well, patients must wear Invisalign® aligners for 20-24 hours daily. The aligners should be removed in the following situations:

  • While brushing and flossing
  • During meals
  • When the aligners need cleaning

Proper care is needed when cleaning the aligners; hot water can damage them because they contain plastic material. Such can lead to poorly fitting aligners reducing their effectiveness or even causing them to hurt the patient.

The effectiveness of Invisalign® aligners also depends on the patient’s condition. Complex orthodontic problems like huge gaps between teeth can take longer to treat.

Age and sex can also affect the working of Invisalign® aligners to treat dental conditions.

People willing to acquire Invisalign® aligners should consider the following:

  • If they have problems wearing braces
  • If they have moderate bite and crowding problems
  • Their ability to care for the aligners
  • The level of their financing to determine whether they can afford Invisalign® aligners

Suppose a parent is considering Invisalign® aligners for their kid(s). In that case, it’s crucial to determine if the kid can properly maintain and take care of the aligners. Kids that often misplace items may need a different option, as they’ll most likely lose the aligners after removing them.

Our Services

Preventive Care

Preventive Care

Dr. Klose emphasizes preventive care to help her patients maintain healthy teeth and gums for a lifetime. With the help of our Dental Wellness Program, you and your family can maintain your smiles in a cost-effective manner. Afterall, good oral health is essential for overall health.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Klose can help you achieve the smile you've always wanted with a variety of cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as teeth whitening, veneers, and crowns.

Restorative Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Klose routinely performs tooth colored fillings and bondings. Dr. Klose also utilizes our dental milling machine to custom create dental Inlays, Onlays and Crowns in a single visit!



If you are experiencing a severe toothache, you may need a Root Canal. Dr. Klose treats root canals and other endodontic emergencies such as dental abscesses. Our 3D imaging technology allows Dr. Klose to clearly diagnose and map out the anatomy of your tooth. If you are in pain, please do not hesitate to contact us.



Dr. Klose and her highly trained Dental Hygienists treat gum disease and other periodontal conditions to keep your mouth healthy. Using the latest technology, we are able to care for your gums in a comfortable and efficient manner.



In some cases, a tooth may need to be removed. Dr. Klose is well versed in removing teeth and performing select bone grafting procedures. Using our 3D imaging technology, we are able to safely and comfortably remove your tooth and offer replacement options if needed.


Invisalign ®

Clear aligner therapy such as Invisalign® is a popular option for people who want to straighten their teeth without having braces. Clear aligner therapy is also a relatively comfortable option, and it can be completed in as little as six months. Dr. Klose has received extensive training and successfully completed several hundred invisalign® cases, earning her the title "Invisalign® Gold Provider." With the help of our 3D imaging, we can show you a 3D rendition of your straighter smile!

Your Journey to a Beautiful Smile Begins at Naples Dental Boutique

Clear dental aligners / Invisalign® can fix problems like spacing and crowding issues and enhance one’s smile. They suit individuals with moderate conditions who want a less visible treatment alternative.

An individual should consult an orthodontic before getting this treatment for an assessment and advice on what would work best for them.