Dennis J. Carlile, DDS -  - Family Dentist

Kenosha Breeze Family Dental

Dennis J. Carlile, DDS

Family Dentist located in Broken Arrow, OK

If you’re ready to achieve a straighter smile but don’t want the hassles of traditional metal braces, InvisalignⓇ might be a great fit for you. At Kenosha Breeze Family Dental, Dennis J. Carlile, DDS, offers Invisalign to men and women from in and around Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. This innovative teeth straightening system can help you reach your best possible smile. To find out more about Invisalign, click or call to schedule an appointment today.

Invisalign Q & A

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign® is a revolutionary teeth straightening system that uses clear aligners to gently move your teeth into the optimal positions. The system is a safe and effective alternative to traditional metal braces.

What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Invisalign offers numerous advantages over traditional metal braces. Perhaps the most obvious is the fact that Invisalign doesn’t require two years of a metallic smile. That makes it a great fit for adults who want a subtle way to improve their smile.

Additional benefits include:

  • No soft tissue discomfort from metal brackets
  • No appointments to replace broken wires
  • Fewer treatment appointments
  • Easier to maintain good oral hygiene
  • No need for rubber bands, waxes, or other braces accessories

Invisalign offers the same result as metal braces, but with far less hassle and discomfort.

How does Invisalign work?

The process begins with a consultation. Dr. Carlile uses the Invisalign software to create and evaluate a digital scan of your smile. He can even show you an image of what your smile will look like once treatment is complete.

Customized clear plastic aligners fit snugly over the surface of your teeth. You wear them day and night, removing them only during meals and to complete your oral hygiene routine.

The aligners put gentle pressure on your teeth, moving them closer to proper alignment. Every couple of weeks you’ll switch to a new set, allowing the process to move forward.

Dr. Carlile monitors your treatment progression and can make adjustments to your plan as needed. As your smile transforms, many people won’t even notice you’re wearing the aligners.

Am I a good candidate for Invisalign?

Invisalign is a great fit for many, and it can address a wide range of dental issues. Some of the conditions Invisalign can improve include:

  • Underbite
  • Overbite
  • Crossbite
  • Open bite
  • Crowding
  • Gapped teeth
  • General misalignment

Invisalign isn’t a good fit for children or very young teenagers, as their teeth are not finished growing. However, many older teens can benefit from Invisalign. Unlike metal braces, Invisalign requires no additional dental hygiene steps, and there’s no chance of cavities developing around the brackets.  

To learn more about what Invisalign can do for you, call or click to schedule a consultation with Kenosha Breeze Family Dental today.