Invisalign

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Invisalign® straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. It’s virtually undetectable, which means hardly anyone will know that you’re straightening your teeth. If you want to learn more about Invisalign and how it works, please visit the Invisalign Homepage.

In the world of dental care, technology has led to numerous advances that years ago seemed impossible. While many aspects of dental care have been changed due to these advances, no area has been impacted more than orthodontics. While years ago patients expected a mouth filled with wires and brackets, today’s technology has made the process much more comfortable and far less noticeable.

Advanced Computer Technology

As with virtually any area of dentistry, Invisalign has incorporated advanced computer technology into creating specially-designed aligners that gradually move teeth into their desired position. Invisalign combines the best of computer graphics technology and the knowledge gained from over 100 years of orthodontic treatment to give patients their best possible smile. At this age and stage of Invisalign, Playa Vista Orthodontics has been able to produce faster, more comfortable treatment results than we ever could with braces.

Invisalign Benefits

Thanks to today’s technological advances, Invisalign patients have numerous benefits to look forward to during treatment. For example, since the aligners can be removed, patients can experience much healthier oral hygiene during brushing and flossing. Other benefits patients of Invisalign experience include:

  • Fewer dietary restrictions
  • Less likely to need emergency visits
  • Increased confidence during treatment
  • Fewer appointments (every 2-3 months)
  • Shorter treatment lengths (streamlined movements)
  • Less discomfort (no metal wires or brackets, gentle movements)

When it’s time to give Invisalign a try, Los Angeles Invisalign patients always turn to Playa Vista Orthodontics for the best possible treatment. With Dr. Luther and Dr. Mittelmark in charge of their treatment, there’s little doubt patients will be afforded the best Invisalign Los Angeles has to offer.

Using an Invisalign Specialist

invisalign_01While many general dentists offer Invisalign services to their patients, it’s recommended that patients who opt for this form of orthodontics, work with an orthodontist who has specialized training in this area. That is one of the many advantages of working with the doctors of Playa Vista Orthodontics, since both Dr. Courtney and Dr. Michelle are highly-trained in Invisalign technology. Using their knowledge of the mechanics and physiology of teeth movement, they are able to form a treatment plan that is uniquely individualized for each patient.

Can Anyone Use Invisalign?

Invisalign is offered to patients of all ages, starting at age 7. Some very rare issues would be better corrected with braces, but not much! As long as the patient is capable of wearing their aligners 20-22 hours a day, the aligners will move the teeth just as completely as braces can. Playa Vista Orthodontics patients can be guaranteed to receive a complex evaluation of their needs and have the opportunity to have any and all of their questions answered in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.

Let Us Help You

If you find yourself to be intrigued with the possibilities of Invisalign, don’t hesitate to contact us here at Playa Vista Orthodontics. Whether it’s Marina Del Ray Invisalign patients, Culver City Invisalign patients, or Los Angeles Invisalign patients, we at Playa Vista Orthodontics are here to help. Give us a call at 310-216-0101 to schedule an appointment, and you’ll be well on your way to having the smile you’ve always wanted.

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Shawna M.
Shawna M.
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Dr. Ray is the absolute best! I went in with concerns about one tooth but she perfected my entire mouth. People have asked if I have veneers because of her amazing work. I didn't understand why she worked so hard during my appointments but I completely get it now. My smile is perfect and I'm always showing it off, thanks to Dr. Ray. And oh, every member of her staff have always gone above and beyond to make sure everything is ok. I'm going to miss them when my youngest is out of her braces.
Karina S.
Karina S.
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Highly recommend Playa Vista Orthodontics! Dr. Ray and her team are amazing! From day one of my daughter's consultation for her braces to the day of removal, I can't express how sweet and attentive everyone at this office has been with my daughter and I. They are very thorough in answering all your questions and give you all the information you need to understand the process. The office is clean and modern, and their care during COVID was exceptional.
Robin Hipolito
Robin Hipolito
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The team at PVO are wonderful! Simply incredible. From the time you check in to the office, the adjustment treatment and the re-scheduling, every step of the way is done in such a way that is warm and friendly. Dr Ray is friendly, insightful and very dedicated to what she does! As a dental professional myself I have been impressed with office from day one! Well done, keep it up!
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