Wireless Orthodontic Treatment

What is Orthodontic Treatments with Transparent Plaques (Invisalign)?

Orthodontic Treatments with Transparent Plaques (Invisalign) is an orthodontic treatment method that is applied by switching to the next plaques at regular intervals, as told by the physician, to straighten your teeth with transparent plaques suitable for your teeth by custom-designing with digital orthodontic treatment technology. The most important reason why orthodontic treatments with transparent aligners, which offer the possibility of wire-free orthodontic treatment, are preferred by patients is that it is not obvious that you have received orthodontic treatment while correcting the crookedness of your teeth, and this treatment process is very comfortable without any eating and drinking restrictions.

Can Tooth Crowding Be Treated With Orthodontic Treatments With Transparent Plates (Invisalign)?

Orthodontic Treatments with Transparent Plaques (Invisalign), with the establishment of Align Technology in 1997, has provided solutions to the dental problems of more than 8 million people in the world. You do not need to use braces with this treatment, which is designed with a one-to-one focused and almost invisible aesthetic perception to solve the dental problems of the person with individual treatment plans with transparent plaques suitable for each patient’s own teeth.

How Do Teeth Move With Transparent Plates?

According to the desired position of the teeth to move, serial transparent plaques are designed and put into production. Each plate gives strength to the teeth in such a way that it does not exceed 0.25 mm tooth movement, rotational movement called 2 degrees rotation and root movement called 1 degree torque. Plates are worn during the day as recommended by the doctor (on average, between 7 and 12 days), and then another plate is passed.

What are the Advantages of Orthodontic Treatments with Transparent Plaques (Invisalign)?

The most important feature of Invisalign is that it does not negatively affect your daily life. Invisalign is almost invisible in your mouth and you can continue to smile as you wish during the treatment. You can easily remove your plaques while eating, drinking or brushing your teeth, and you can eat whatever you want.
In your treatment, since soft plates are used away from the irritation of metal-porcelain brackets and wires, mouth sores do not occur and you will have a more comfortable process.
Since the tooth movements are more controlled in these treatments, you will likely experience less toothache during the treatment.
Your treatment process will be shorter, away from possible troubles, as there are no problems such as the bracket broke in the metal brackets, the wire came out during the process.
Invisalign can be used easily in children, young and adult patients.

What is the task of the attachments that are attached to the tooth surface in Invisalign Treatments?

In Invisalign treatments, protrusions called attachments in the same color as your teeth are attached to the top of some teeth. Your doctor’s treatment planning determines which tooth will be on which tooth and in what form.

Is anything attached to the tooth surfaces and surrounding tissues other than the attachments in Invisalign Treatments?

Since Invisalign treatments are personalized treatments, each patient’s planning differs. The design of the attachments is adhered to the tooth surfaces of each patient in a way that is unique to the individual. However, in some patients, the use of intraoral elastics can be planned. In some cases, these elastics can be inserted into the mouth where the specialist doctor planned, with the consent of the patient, with support from the inserted miniscrews.

How is the Design and Production of Transparent Plaques?

After intraoral recordings are taken with 3D scanners, and intraoral and extraoral photographs and x-ray records are uploaded to the system, the planning phase of the treatment begins. After the planning is done with the cooperation of the doctor and technician, it is also presented to the patient’s approval and put into production if desired.

Can Patients See End of Treatment Smiling Before Starting Treatment?

After your treatment plan is designed in the virtual environment, you can see the end of the treatment in three dimensions. This planning can be sent to the patients by e-mail and they can control the treatment phase throughout the whole process.

Is There an Age Limit for Orthodontic Treatments with Transparent Plaques?

It is an orthodontic treatment method that can be applied to both adults, young and pediatric patients. In the treatment of orthodontics (Invisalign) with clear aligners, there are treatment packages suitable for the treatment according to the level of dental crowding. Your Invisalign provider specialist will tell you which of these you are suitable for.

What is the Starting Age of Treatment in Orthodontic Treatments with Transparent Plaques (Invisalign)?

With the Invisalign first package, we are now able to both correct the crooked anterior incisors and correct jaw mismatches in our patients aged 7 to 12 (which may vary from patient to patient), which we call mixed dentition. This ensures that our patients both grow up socially and confidently and provide the opportunity to correct their early orthodontic treatment needs without wasting time.

In Which Periods Are Controls Performed in Invisalign Treatments?

In Invisalign treatments, 2 plates are given when the treatment is first started. If the patient has adapted to the treatment at the end of the second plate, 3-4 plates are given in each control and appointment stages are created. Each plate is replaced at doctor recommended intervals. (on average 7-12 days). Each appointment is given on average every 35-40 days.

In patients coming from a distance, it can be continued for a while by asking the patients to send photos from digital platforms. For this, the doctor’s advice should be taken into account.

How Many Hours Should Transparent Plates Be Used During the Day?

Transparent aligners should be worn for an average of 20 hours or more per day. It is recommended to remove it only when eating and brushing teeth. Apart from that, you can take it out in a maximum of 1-2 hours, such as a very important meeting.

Do Invisalign Treatments Affect Speech?

You will not have a problem speaking after 1-2 days of getting used to it. If you need to speak for a very long time in a meeting, you can remove the invisalign plates for 1-2 hours.

How to Care for Invisalign Plates?

You can clean your invisalign plaques every morning and evening under warm water with the cleaner recommended by your doctor with the help of a toothbrush. Patients remove their plaque while eating, but they do not need to remove it while drinking. Although some habits such as drinking tea and coffee or smoking cause a color change on the plates, this color change will not cause a problem for the patient, as the new plate will be changed in the periods determined by the doctor in the range of 7 to 12 days.

What are the Treatment Times in Invisalign Treatments?

Treatment times vary from case to case. However, since Invisalign treatments are tailored to the individual and designed exactly according to the ideal angles of the teeth, the treatment times are shorter than normal bracket treatments. Since undesirable problems such as bracket breakage are not experienced in these treatments, the duration of treatment is much more predictable.

How Long Does It Take to Start Invisalign Treatments After Registration?

Digital scan records, photographs and x-rays are uploaded to the system on the same day, and there is an average of 1 month waiting period for the treatment planning, production and shipment of the plaques to our country from abroad.

What Should Be Done in the Mouth Before Invisalign Treatments?

Before starting Invisalign treatment, all the decayed teeth in the mouth should be filled and the tartar should be cleaned. 20-year-old tooth extraction will be done according to the advice of your doctor. Implant, veneer and bridge procedures, gingival cutting and teeth whitening will be done at the end of the treatment.

Do Invisalign Plates Contain Bisphenol-A?

Invisalign plates do not contain Bisphenol-A or phthalates (phthalates), which are used in baby feeding bottles and plastic bottles and are banned by Canada, the USA and the European Union because they cause many health problems. Therefore, you can safely have Invisalign treatment in every period of your life, including pregnancy and breastfeeding.

How Is Reinforcement Provided After Invisalign Treatments?

After the Invisalign treatments are finished, very thin retainer wires are attached to the inner side of your teeth, which is a procedure valid for all orthodontic treatments. This thin wire is absolutely invisible from the outside. Your teeth are also attached so that there is no play or reversion. Your orthodontist will explain the duration to you.

Can Every Physician Do Invisalign Treatment?

In order to perform Invisalign treatment, physicians must first obtain a certificate. An orthodontist must perform Invisalign treatment. You can find the list of orthodontists who perform Invisalign treatment in Turkey at https://www.invisalign.com/get-started/find-a-doctor.

Hemen Ara
Yol Tarifi