How Long Does Invisalign Take?

To make sure you’re fully prepared for your initial Invisalign consultation , we’ve gathered a list of common questions for you to use as a guide when meeting with your doctor. You may also print out our FAQ's section for additional information.

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For Adults

  • Can you explain the treatment process? How does it move my teeth?
  • With my case, how long will treatment last?
  • How often will I have to visit your office?
  • How much will it cost, and what payment options do you offer?
  • What restrictions will I have when it comes to eating?
  • Will wearing Invisalign affect my speech?
  • What happens after Invisalign treatment is done? Will I need to wear a retainer?
  • Why are Vivera ® retainers my best retention option?
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For Parents

  • Can you explain the treatment process? How does it move my teen’s teeth?
  • With my teen’s case, how long will treatment last?
  • How often will we have to visit your office?
  • How does Invisalign treatment fit into my teen’s life in terms of eating, school, sports and other activities?
  • I’m afraid my teen might lose or break an aligner. How much will an extra aligner cost me?
  • My teen doesn’t have all of his/her permanent teeth yet. How does Invisalign treatment work in this case?
  • How do I know my teen is wearing the aligners as recommended?
  • What happens after Invisalign treatment is done? Will my teen need to wear a retainer?
  • Why are Vivera ® retainers the best retention option for my teen?
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For Teens

  • Will my treatment be painful?
  • Can I still play sports or a musical instrument while wearing the aligners?
  • Is there anything I’m not allowed to eat?
  • Will wearing Invisalign aligners affect my speech?
  • How long will my Invisalign treatment take?
  • What happens if I break or lose an aligner? How much more will that cost my parents?
  • What happens if I forget to wear my aligner? Will that mess up my treatment?

Is Invisalign treatment right for me?

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