Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten your teeth without wearing conventional metal braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable custom-made aligners to move your teeth. Dr. D’Amico has been trained and certified to provide Invisalign treatment. Once Dr. D’Amico develops a custom prescription for your mouth, Invisalign uses 3-D computer imaging technology to design the complete treatment plan, from the initial teeth positioning to the desired final positioning. This 3-D imaging allows you to preview the final positioning of your teeth before you start treatment. Custom-made aligners are created based on the imaging information. Each of these aligners moves teeth incrementally and is worn for about 2 weeks. The aligners are worn for 20 hours of the day. They are only removed to eat and brush your teeth. Because you remove your aligners before you eat and drink, there are no food restrictions or problems with flossing or brushing. This technology is also more comfortable, avoiding the mouth abrasions that can be caused by the metal and wires of conventional braces. Typically, you will visit us once every 6 weeks for progress reports. Best of all, because the aligners are clear, they are barely noticeable. Not every situation can be treated with Invisalign, so call or e-mail us for a free evaluation to see if you can be helped with this new technology.