Americans of all ages are spending more time and money improving their smiles through cosmetic dental work or orthodontics. Some experts attribute our recent attention to orthodontics to more aesthetic, less noticeable treatment options made possible by cutting-edge technology. One of the most popular – and most high-tech – of these innovations is Invisalign.
Invisalign is a method of straightening teeth using a series of clear, almost invisible, removable Aligners. Invisalign combines the doctor’s clinical treatment plan with proprietary 3-D, computer-generated software to make these sets of unique, custom-made Aligners that move teeth in very precise increments.
But Invisalign isn’t the only innovation in dental and orthodontic practices today. Offices like Dream Smile Dental are using digital photography and video, chair-side laptops and Internet access, and a host of technology-based products to educate patients about their dentition and engage them in the treatment process.