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Invisalign

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Dr. Carmen is a Certified Invisalign® Provider

Consider Invisalign to get the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted — without braces. A complimentary consultation with Dr. Carmen can determine if Invisalign is right for you.

What is it?

Invisalign uses a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing. So, you can smile more during treatment as well as after. Invisalign is made with 3-D computer imaging technology and has been proven effective. More than 70% of orthodontists in the US and Canada are certified to treat with Invisalign.

Why would I want it?

Not only are the aligners invisible, they are removable, so you can eat and drink what you want while in treatment. Plus, brushing and flossing are no problem. They are also comfortable, with no metal to cause mouth abrasions during treatment. And no metal and wires usually means you spend less time in your doctor's office getting adjustments. Invisalign also allows you to view your own virtual treatment plan when you start so you can see how your straight teeth will look when your treatment is complete.

How does it work?

You wear each set of aligners for about 2 weeks, removing them only to eat, drink, brush, and floss. As you replace each aligner with the next in the series, your teeth will move — little by little, week by week — until they have straightened to the final position Dr. Carmen has prescribed. You'll visit Dr. Carmen about once every 6 weeks to ensure that your treatment is progressing as planned. Total treatment time averages 9-15 months and the average number of aligners worn during treatment is between 18 and 30, but both will vary from case to case. If the results are not acceptable with Invisalign alone as it is a compromise treatment , Dr. Carmen will put on traditional braces for 2-3 months to finish any rotations or solve any minor remaining issues to create the best smile possible.

Learn more about Invisalign on their web site at www.invisalign.com.

Main Street Office
5225 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43213
Phone: 614-864-5555
Fax: 614-759-4444
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Pickerington Office
Within walking distance to Middle and High Schools
177 West Columbus St.
Pickerington, OH 43147
Phone: 614-833-5004
Fax: 614-759-4444
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Canal Winchester Office
Within walking distance to Middle and High Schools
80 West Waterloo
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Phone: 614-834-1085
Fax: 614-759-4444
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