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Invisalign vs. Braces

Discreet Option

Want to straighten your teeth but don’t like the look of braces? Invisalign in Terre Haute may be the choice for you! Invisalign is a discreet alternative to braces.


Since there aren’t any brackets or wires, Invisalign is known to be more comfortable than traditional metal braces. Not only that, but you are able to remove them so you don’t have to worry about any dietary changes.

Fewer Orthodontist Visits

Clear aligners gently push your teeth into alignment which means you only have to come in every 4-6 weeks so we can check if your teeth are aligning properly and give you your next pair!

Understanding Invisalign

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a popular clear aligner brand that utilizes SmartTrack, a comfortable, flexible material that fixes misalignments, crooked teeth, and even gaps in the teeth. They are discreet, comfortable, and require fewer orthodontist visits. Each 4-6 weeks, your doctor will provide a new set of aligners as your teeth gradually move into a straight, happy smile!

Benefits of Invisalign

Here are some of the benefits of Invisalign and why it makes our patients smile:
- They’re easily removable
- A discreet treatment option
- They are comfortable & flexible
- They provide rapid results

The Invisalign Process

Initial Consultation & Exam
- Your Terre Haute dentist will begin with a consultation to see if you are a candidate for Invisalign. Then we will create a personalized treatment plan based on your unique needs and smile goals.

Aligner Pick Up
- You will pick up your next set of aligners every 4-6 weeks which will keep your teeth on track to proper alignment.

- During your aligner pick-up, we will check your teeth to ensure they are aligning properly and at the right pace. We may make adjustments if necessary and can answer any of your questions or concerns throughout the process.

Enjoy a Beautiful Smile
- After treatment is over, you will be able to enjoy your brand-new, beautiful smile!

Reverse Stains And Yellowing

Take-Home Whitening Vs. Over-the-Counter

What’s the Difference?

There are some same and effective over-the-counter whitening products on the market, but many will damage your teeth can cause a number of other issues. With professional, custom trays that are fitted perfectly to your teeth, you can ensure that they are whitened evenly. This also ensures that your gums aren’t irritated by powerful bleaching agents. 

At our office, we will choose the proper strength of whitening compound based on your level of staining and your desired results to ensure that your treatment is exactly as expected. For the best results and to keep your teeth healthy, it’s best to get professional whitening from a dental office like Vivid Smiles in Terre Haute.

The Take-Home Whitening Process

What to Expect

During your appointment, one of our dentists will create your set of custom whitening trays based on impressions of your teeth. Once your trays are created, we’ll provide you with a set of whitening products and detailed instructions for using them. Usually, you’ll whiten your teeth every day for about an hour per day. Treatment typically lasts between 1-3 weeks, depending on your level of staining and desired results.

Keeping Teeth White

How to Maintain Your New Smile

The best way to keep your newly-whitened smile bright is by maintaining proper oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing regularly will help prevent plaque and stains from building up, which will keep your smile white. Additionally, regular appointments at Vivid Smiles every six months will ensure that your teeth are clean and free of any harmful bacteria that could cause yellowing and other oral health issues.

You may also want to consider brushing or using mouthwash after drinking beverages like coffee, soda, tea, or wine. Using a straw while drinking these beverages will also prevent them from contacting your teeth and help keep your smile bright.

Here are just a few frequently asked questions from our patients!

Check out these frequently asked questions, or call us at (812) 803-2340 to speak with our team.

Am I a good candidate for Invisalign?

If you are in good oral health and have minor to moderate orthodontic issues, you are likely a candidate! Severe orthodontic problems may not be able to be addressed with Invisalign but feel free to schedule a consultation so we can find a plan that works for you! 

How do I care for my aligners?

Caring for your Invisalign trays is important to keep up with good oral hygiene! All you need to do is gently brush them nightly with a toothbrush and toothpaste. It’s also important to avoid washing them with hot water as this warps the trays.

How much does Invisalign cost?

Our pricing for Invisalign varies but here are a few details on what to expect.
- List Price: $5,500
- Cash Price: $5,000 – pay in total upfront
- Introductory List Price: $5,000 – until 12/31
- Introductory Cash Price: $4,500 – until 12/31

Schedule your Invisalign consultation today!