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Clear Aligners Alpharetta GA

Invisalign has become one of the most preferred ways to straighten your smile without others noticing. Beyond its clear design, Invisalign offers incredible advantages in convenience and comfort, especially since they can be removed to eat, brush and floss.

Whether you are considering Invisalign or currently undergoing this innovative orthodontic treatment, it is important that you understand how to care for your aligners at home. After all, one of the best benefits of Invisalign is that you don’t have to visit our office very often, which means your orthodontic treatment process is greatly influenced by what you do at home with your aligners.

Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions regarding Invisalign aligner care:

How Should I Clean My Aligners?
Just like your teeth, you’ll need to clean your aligners each day. This saves your breath and also ensures you are not allowing bacteria to cling to your teeth throughout the day. Don’t worry; cleaning your aligners is easy. Simply brush them with a soft-bristled toothbrush and non-abrasive toothpaste. Use lukewarm water instead of hot water to preserve the plastic.

Will My Invisalign Aligners Stain?
We recommend brushing your teeth after every meal (or at least rinsing them with water). This is especially important after you’ve consumed dark-colored foods and drinks that could potentially stain your aligners over time.

What If I Drop My Aligners?
We all get clumsy. If you accidentally drop your aligners, do your best to clean them before you put them back in your mouth. Not doing so could allow bacteria or dirt to get trapped between your aligners and your teeth, which can put your pearly whites at risk for decay.

What Happens if I Lose or Break an Aligner?
While Invisalign allows you to remove your aligners when needed, they should be worn approximately 22 hours of the day and for the full treatment time. Typically, you’ll change to a new aligner set every two weeks. If your aligners break or get lost, you should not wait until your next set is scheduled to be put in, as this can delay or disrupt your overall treatment plan. Instead, call your Invisalign provider to get a replacement set of aligners.

Have More Questions About Invisalign?

At Crabapple Dental, we make your Invisalign process as simple as possible. This includes an upfront digital preview of your Invisalign results before you begin as well as ongoing advice on how to maximize your Invisalign treatment at home. We would love to answer your questions – call or email our Alpharetta office today!

Posted on behalf of Crabapple Dental

12670 Crabapple Road, #110
Alpharetta, GA 30004

Phone: (678) 319-0123

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Monday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Our Patient Reviews

Crabapple Dental

4.7 / 5.0

Based on 39 reviews

Kim B.

This is by far the most customer focused dental practice I’ve ever experienced. Starting with Dr Roberts and her entire staff! Immediately I felt I was a priority and my anxiety slowly disappeared. She has state of the art technology and is a pleasure to work with!! She contacted me after hours to check on me after certain procedures!! Highly recommend!!!! A very warm and nurturing environment!!

Linda S.

Dr. Roberts and her entire staff are very friendly and professional. Dr. Roberts has a great "bedside manner" and clearly explains what she needs to and why, in a very calming manner. She is a perfectionist in her work, and I can honestly say I've never experienced pain during several crown procedures. I would highly recommend this practice to anyone.

Skyler S.

Every time I walk into Dr. Roberts' office, I feel at home. The establishment is clean and welcoming, and the staff is so friendly! I live in Atlanta, and I still make the trip up to Alpharetta just to go back to Crabapple Dental because I appreciate everything they do so much. They always have the most up to date technology and tools that makes my mouth feel more clean each time I go. Definitely recommend!

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Crabapple Dental

12670 Crabapple Road, #110
Alpharetta, GA 30004

(678) 319-0123