How Often Do I Change My Invisalign Clear Aligners?

If you’re thinking of Invisalign clear aligners for orthodontic treatment, our team at Jaffe Orthodontics wants to help you get optimal results. Many individuals choose Invisalign treatment because the aligners are more discreet than traditional braces, and Invisalign aligners can be removed while eating.

The Invisalign treatment gradually straightens teeth with a set of customized clear aligners. We’re here to help you understand more about Invisalign. Changing Invisalign clear aligners as recommended by an orthodontist is an important part of treatment.


The Invisalign Treatment Plan

Each patient at Jaffe Orthodontics has a personalized treatment plan. The first step in Invisalign treatment is a consultation with an orthodontist. Dr. Jaffe will examine your teeth and tailor a customized treatment plan that addresses your orthodontic needs. The consultation will address the number of Invisalign clear aligners that you require for treatment and how often they should be changed.


Why is it Important to Maintain Dr. Jaffe’s Recommended Schedule?

Most individuals who undergo Invisalign treatment will need to change their aligners every one to two weeks. However, individuals who require significant alignment may have a more complex treatment plan. Dr. Jaffe will consider several factors, including your oral health and desired results, to make certain each patient gets the most effective outcome.

A few reasons it’s important to follow an aligner change schedule include:

  • Changing Invisalign aligners as directed will straighten teeth effectively and efficiently. If you maintain Dr. Jaffe’s schedule for changing aligners, it could help shorten treatment.
  • Staying on schedule will make certain that Invisalign clear aligners are securely fit. Aligners can become loose and less effective if they’re not changed as suggested.
  • Regularly changing Invisalign clear aligners will help you maintain good oral health. Using an aligner longer than recommended could cause oral issues because of the accumulation of bacteria. Additionally, maintaining your schedule will prevent gum irritation due to an ill-fitting aligner.

For Invisalign treatment to be effective, be sure to attend all routine check-up appointments. This will give you an opportunity to ask Dr. Jaffe any questions regarding your Invisalign treatment, and routine check-ups help ensure that treatment is moving along as planned.

Schedule an Invisalign Consultation With Dr. Jaffe

Our dedicated staff at Jaffe Orthodontics is standing by to serve those in Barrington, Portsmouth, and surrounding areas. Contact us today to schedule your Invisalign consultation. Dr. Jaffe is a board-certified orthodontist who is ready to help you achieve a straight smile!

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