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Invisalign® East Hanover, NJ

InvisalignAn Overview

Dr. Raj Upadya is an Invisalign® Preferred Provider in East Hanover, New Jersey. Invisalign® invisible braces are clear, removable, and comfortable. Invisalign is best for patients who need mild to moderate orthodontic treatment. Invisible braces are one of the cosmetic dentistry treatments we provide to the public in East Hanover, New Jersey.

One of the greatest benefits of Invisalign® in East Hanover is that it will gently reposition the teeth without causing damage to tooth enamel, gum tissue, or a TMJ disorder.

Invisalign® is best used to treat a variety of orthodontic concerns including overbite, underbite, cross-bite, and crooked teeth. Studies show that clear braces may be better for your dental hygiene during treatment.

Because Invisalign® aligners are removable, you can brush and floss teeth normally, unlike traditional metal braces which can be difficult to care for and often trap food particles between the braces and teeth. In addition, you can remove Invisalign aligners to enjoy the food and drinks you like without restrictions.

Invisalign® is virtually invisible, almost no one will be able to tell you are wearing clear braces. Invisalign® aligners are made of ultra-thin, ultra-clear, hard-soft plastic. Depending on your case, you will wear a series of aligners for approximately 2 weeks each. Most patients complete treatment in 6 – 12 months.

Invisalign in East Hanover, NJ 07936 for crooked teeth

View Invisalign before and after photos on our Smile Gallery.

In addition to the esthetic and comfort advantages, Invisalign® offers a number of significant clinical benefits including:

  • Improved gum and tooth health during treatment because of better oral hygiene
  • No metal allergies due to brackets and wires
  • More predictable treatment planning with Invisalign® software
  • Custom aligners tailored to fit your teeth precisely, for reduced irritation and fewer scratches
  • Little dietary restrictions

Invisalign® & AcceleDent®

Dr. Upadya offers accelerated orthodontic treatment with AcceleDent. This unique enhancement to your Invisalign treatment will accelerate the natural bone modeling that occurs as a result of teeth repositioning.

In many cases, it can reduce your time in braces by almost 50%. Dr. Upadya will discuss the benefits of AcceleDent and explain how it can help you to achieve a straighter smile- faster!

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Amazing dentist. Extremely knowledgeable about malocullsion issues which is what I came in for. Look forward to working with him and fixing my bite.Patrick Z.
Dr. Raj and his entire staff are absolutely phenomenal at what they do! I’ve never had such a good experience with a dental facility. I came here with clicking in my jaw and a number of other issues. Everyone is so kind and personable. Not only is the service they…Megan W.
Dr. Upadhya is hands down the best dentist I've gone to. He was able to give me the smile I always wanted within a few months. I love my new smile. His staff is awesome and the office is very clean. I would definitely recommend him.Kenya B.

Invisalign What to Expect

After a consultation to determine that Invisalign is right for you, Dr. Upadya will create a customized treatment plan. The dentist will take an impression of your teeth and send them to the Invisalign laboratory to have a series of custom, clear aligners made for your teeth.

Most patients will receive several sets of trays, each pair is worn for about two weeks to gradually reposition the teeth. The aligners are to be worn about 23 hours per day, leaving plenty of time remove them so you can enjoy the foods you love and maintain good oral hygiene with thorough brushing and flossing.

The length of treatment depends on your condition as well as your goals. Treatment is typically 6 to 9 months, but some patients may achieve the results they want in as few as 3 or 4 months.

Special retainers and follow up visits with Dr. Upadya will help ensure you maintain your straighter smile.

Schedule a Dental Exam & Consultation

If you are looking for a dentist that offers Invisalign® near Summit, NJ and East Hanover, NJ area, contact Metropolitan Center for Complete Dentistry to schedule a consultation. Dr. Upadya will discuss your dental health, cosmetic goals, and budget concerns to determine if Invisalign clear aligners are best for you.

Invisalign FAQs

Are invisible braces covered by insurance?

Invisible braces are typically not covered by insurance. Esthetic Dental Care will help you with any billing and paperwork to maximize your dental insurance benefits. We also offer third party financing and payment plans for patients concerned about the cost of Invisalign treatment.

Can I calculate the estimated cost of treatment?

Invisalign is often more affordable than patients realize. Dr. Upadya can help you find the monthly payment that fits your budget. Calculate your cost at:

What happens after Invisalign?

When you complete Invisalign treatment, we may require you to wear a discrete retainer so that your teeth stay in their new position. You want to avoid orthodontic relapse because it can undo Invisalign results and you will have to start back at step one.

How long does it take to straighten my teeth with Invisalign?

Typically we see patients completing Invisalign treatment with permanent results in about a year. This is in no way saying that your treatment will last over a year, or that you might complete treatment within a year. It will heavily depend on how severe your issues is.

What happens if I don't wear my Invisalign for 22 hours a day?

Invisalign treatment requires patients to wear their aligners for 22 hours per day. If you do not do this treatment will take longer, and your aligners may start to feel uncomfortable.

Can I drink water with Invisalign?

Patients can drink water with their Invisalign aligners in, but the trays should be removed to eat or drink anything else. Food can get stuck between the trays and your teeth increasing your risk of cavities and tooth decay.