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Orthodontists in Chapel Hill & Pittsboro, NC, Discuss Pros & Cons of Invisalign

Making the decision to put your oral health first is monumental, especially if you’ve been on the fence and weighing your options for some time. If this is the case, then you’ve likely researched area professionals as well as treatment methods like revolutionary Invisalign. This discreet treatment option has loads to offer, including a beautiful smile in less time. Before taking the new-smile plunge, there are several things our orthodontists in Chapel Hill and Pittsboro, NC, want you to consider about Invisalign.

Is Invisalign Right for You?

When it comes to matters of your teeth, it’s important to arm yourself with as much information as you can prior to choosing a treatment method. With a variety of available options, our experienced orthodontists say each one has unique benefits and is ideal for a specific patient type. Invisalign, for example, is groundbreaking and offers benefits that appeal to many, but it’s not for everyone. There are certain pros and cons to keep in mind:

Invisalign Pros

  • Virtually invisible – Discreet treatment option uses clear aligners
  • Removable aligners – Easy to clean, no change in diet necessary
  • Comfortable fit – No poking wires or brackets
  • Safe to use – BPA-free plastic

Typically less treatment time and fewer visits – Results in 12-18 months, as opposed to two years and office visits every 4-6 weeks

 

Invisalign Cons

  • Requires self-discipline – Aligners must be worn 22 hours a day, which means you must stay on top of keeping them in the majority of the time
  • Must be removed prior to eating and brushing after every meal is required to avoid staining
  • Not ideal for patients with bridgework or those who require vertical tooth movement

Learn More About Invisalign from Our Orthodontists in Chapel Hill & Pittsboro, NC

The information provided in this article is not meant to be medical advice and is for educational purposes only. If you would like to learn more about this and other orthodontic topics, feel free to contact the practice of Dr. Tammy R. Severt by clicking here or by calling 919-929-2365.

Your Top-Rated & New Favorite Orthodontist in Chapel Hill & Pittsboro, NC

"Dr. Severt and her staff are incredible. They have always been very professional and caring of your needs. She has handled dental care for my daughter and me. If you are in need of dental care, then I highly recommend this team."

- Sonia L.

"My family has been well served by Dr. Severt and her team for a few years now. I am grateful that they have been a part of watching our kids mature over the course of their orthodontic treatment. They provide great results for adults, too!"

- Kelly B.

"Both of my girls had orthodontic treatment with Dr. Severt and both experiences were great. The office staff are friendly and helpful. We never had a difficult time getting an appointment when we needed one and their payment plan made treatment affordable for our family. We highly recommend Dr. Severt!"

- T. Jones

"Dr. Severt is the best and her staff is first rate. Everyone is friendly and patient. My daughter feels very comfortable whenever she visits."

- Jim M.

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Tammy Severt DDS. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

What To Expect On Your First Visit

You are invited to have a complimentary consultation to discuss your goals and have all your questions answered.

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Discuss Your Goals With Our World-Class Doctors

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In-Depth Examination With Digital X-Rays

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Our Chapel Hill Office
101 Conner Dr., Ste. 401
Chapel Hill, NC 27541

Phone: 919-929-2365

Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Our Pittsboro Office
35 Thompson St., Ste. 103
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Phone: 919-542-5481

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