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A straight, beautiful smile is something that everyone wants. And rightfully so, since a good smile can do wonders for your appearance and self-esteem. A straight smile is something that’s been linked to higher success in social and professional situations.

Getting that smile, though, isn’t an ideal process. Most people think the only way to get straight teeth is still with traditional orthodontics. Thankfully, due to advances in dental technology, that’s no longer the case. Other options exist.

What is Invisalign®?
Invisalign® is a new process for straightening teeth you can find in the office of most any orthodontist in the country. Invisalign® goes about it differently by giving you clear plastic aligners – which look like retainers – to move your teeth into proper position.

How does it work?
During your first visit with Dr. Chris Shannon, you’ll have a mold made of your teeth. Once that mold has dried and formed, the rest of the team here will work on creating a series of clear, plastic aligners. These are made just for your teeth, and designed to get them moved into the right position. Treatment will last for around 18 months, though it can often go to 24.

Will it work for me?
Invisalign® isn’t a fit for everyone, but most people will be able to benefit from it. Our team here at Shannon Orthodontics in Davenport, Florida, will help you determine if it can make the difference you want to see in your smile.

To learn more, or to make an appointment, call us today at 863-353-6867.