If you’re a working professional in New York, you know the importance of making a great first impression, and a large part of this requires being comfortable with your smile. Being confident about your smile not only helps you make a positive first impression, it also offers continuous benefits in your professional and personal life. No longer held back by feelings of embarrassment and shyness, you can excel at work and showcase your personality.

Why Get Braces

Indeed, there are a range of reasons why straightening your teeth is worthwhile, and particularly if you’re an adult considering braces, you’re in good company. According to Cherie Berkley of WebMD, adults now represent half of the people choosing to get orthodontic treatment.

While many people want to get straighter teeth, it’s not uncommon for adults to have hang ups about brackets, bands and wires. Luckily, there are several discrete treatment options available, with Invisalign being one of the most effective and popular.

Let us now discuss some options for Invisalign in New York City and explain what the typical treatment for clear braces entails.

What are some Invisalign Options in New York City?

If you are interested in Invisalign, you have come to the right place. Dr. Vaysman and her team at Upper Eastside Orthodontics are rated as an Invisalign Elite Provider, one of just a few practices with this designation. The practice is one of the top 1 percent of Invisalign specialist providers in North America.

Dr. Vaysman brings impeccable credentials and an excellent rapport with patients, having attended a two-year postgraduate program at New York University Dental school where she received her orthodontic specialty certification. She has also been the recipient of numerous awards for her work. In short, by scheduling an appointment with Upper Eastside Orthodontics, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands.

But even before scheduling an appointment, you’re probably interested in learning a bit more about what to expect what the typical Invisalign treatment involves.

What can I expect with Invisalign?

Invisalign is treatment option that doesn’t involve any brackets, bands or wires. Clear, virtually invisible Invisalign aligners work to straighten your teeth over time. Made of smooth plastic, Invisalign’s aligners fit comfortably to your teeth. The aligners are switched out every two weeks.

One unique advantage of Invisalign is that the aligners are removable, so that you can eat, brush your teeth and floss as normally. In addition, Invisalign aligners are simple to clean and don’t involve any dietary restrictions. On average, people wear the aligners 20 to 22 hours each day.

What is the typical length of treatment?

Typically, people with Invisalign wear the aligners for 9-18 months. You’ll go in for monthly orthodontic visits, just as you would for standard braces. The exact time, however, will depend on your unique situation, and Dr. Vaysman will advise you in this regard. Some patients need to go in for monthly visits, while six weeks is the recommended time in other cases.

If you are interested in Invisalign or other braces options, you can schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Vaysman. Simply call Upper Eastside Orthodontics Toll Free (888) 378-2976.

After you’ve called for an appointment, Dr. Vaysman will meet with you to see whether you could benefit from Invisalign. If she believes the treatment is a good fit for your needs, a mold of your teeth will be created so that we can order you your aligners. Once your trays come in, you can pick them up from our office and begin your treatment.

Make sure you are get the best care possible. Contact us at (888) 378-2976.

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