January 8, 2019

At our orthodontic practice, offering clear aligners is an important treatment option for both adults and teenagers. When utilized properly by a trained orthodontic specialist, Invisalign, the leading clear aligner brand, can provide both teens and adults with the beautiful straight teeth they’ve always wanted — without braces.

A consultation with a trained orthodontist is the only way to know for sure whether it’s the appropriate treatment option, but understanding the benefits of Invisalign can help you make a decision as to whether it could be the right fit for your teen or yourself:

  1. They’re Completely Clear: Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible. No closed-lipped selfies here! If you or your teen are self-conscious about appearing in photos, Invisalign could be the right choice.
  2. They’re a Confidence Booster: A recent study found that teens wearing Invisalign are twice as likely to experience a boost in self-esteem while in treatment than teens treated with metal braces. Based on what we’ve seen with our patients, the same holds true for adults!
  3. They’re Removable: Invisalign aligners are removable, allowing our patients to eat and drink whatever they’d like while in treatment and play certain sports more easily.
  4. No Goopy Impressions: We utilize the iTero digital scanner, which means no more mouthfuls of the old goopy impressions! So your treatment will be smooth and comfortable from start to finish.

And here’s a benefit for adults (whether the patient or parent!): With Invisalign there won’t be any brackets to become loose or broken, so there are potentially fewer emergency visits to the orthodontist, and fewer interruptions to your busy schedule!

At Lenz Orthodontics we strive to provide the highest quality orthodontic treatment but also ensure incredible customer service and make you feel like you’re at home while you’re visiting us. We’re the friendliest, most fun orthodontic office around. Come by and meet me, Dr. Mike, my father, Dr. Mark Lenz and the entire staff to see what we mean!  Click below to schedule a complimentary consultation – we can’t wait to meet you! 

Racine Office
1558 South Green Bay Road
Racine, Wisconsin 53406
Waterford Office
725 Cornerstone Crossing
Waterford, Wisconsin 53185

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