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In the last few decades, advancements in dental technology have revolutionized orthodontic treatments, offering patients alternatives to traditional braces. Invisalign, a popular and innovative solution, has gained widespread recognition for its discreet and effective approach to teeth straightening. The technology behind Invisalign clear aligners combines sophisticated computer-aided design (CAD), 3D printing and biocompatible materials to create a personalized and comfortable orthodontic experience.

At the heart of Invisalign’s technology is the digital scanning and imaging process. Traditional braces often involve messy impressions using dental molds, but Invisalign replaces this cumbersome process with digital scans. Dentists use a specialized intraoral scanner to create a detailed 3D image of the patient’s teeth. This digital model serves as the foundation for the entire treatment plan, allowing dentists to precisely analyze the current tooth arrangement and plan the desired tooth movements.

Digitally-Created Treatment Plans

The Invisalign treatment plan is meticulously crafted using CAD software, enabling orthodontists to simulate the step-by-step progression of tooth movement. This virtual modeling allows for a highly customized approach to each patient’s unique dental anatomy, ensuring a tailored and effective treatment. Through the use of advanced algorithms, Invisalign calculates the optimal sequence of aligners, each designed to exert controlled forces on specific teeth, gradually guiding them into the desired position.

Once the treatment plan is finalized, the digital information is sent to specialized 3D printers. Invisalign aligners are fabricated using a proprietary blend of SmartTrack® material, a thermoplastic resin developed specifically for orthodontic use. This material is not only transparent but also highly durable, ensuring the aligners can withstand the forces applied during the treatment process. The precision of 3D printing ensures that each aligner is crafted with meticulous accuracy, conforming to the virtual model created during the planning stage.

Advantages of Invisalign Clear Aligners

One of the key advantages of Invisalign is its removable nature, made possible by the flexibility and strength of the SmartTrack® material. Patients can easily remove the aligners for eating, brushing and flossing, promoting better oral hygiene throughout the treatment. The convenience of removable aligners contributes to the overall patient experience, offering a level of comfort and flexibility not possible with traditional braces.

To enhance the monitoring of treatment progress, Invisalign incorporates additional technology known as SmartForce® attachments. These small, tooth-colored shapes are strategically placed on specific teeth to help the aligners grip onto them more effectively, facilitating precise movements. The combination of SmartForce® attachments and the continuous evolution of Invisalign’s algorithms allows for complex tooth rotations and other challenging movements, expanding the range of treatable cases.

Invisalign clear aligners represent a harmonious blend of cutting-edge technologies in digital imaging, 3D printing and material science. The integration of these technologies enables a personalized and efficient orthodontic treatment that is discreet, comfortable and tailored to the individual needs of each patient. As the field of dental technology continues to advance, Invisalign remains at the forefront, providing a transformative alternative to traditional braces for achieving a straighter and healthier smile.

If you want to achieve a straighter, healthier smile, Invisalign may be right for you. To learn more about Invisalign, contact our dental team at Mansouri Family Dental Care & Associates. Call our dental center in Marietta, GA, to schedule an orthodontic consultation.

Posted on behalf of Mansouri Family Dental Care & Associates

4720 Lower Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30068

Phone: (770) 973-8222


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Mansouri Family Dental Care & Associates

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This place is awesome. They are a complete team. The front desk is on top of their game. Billing is straight and to the point. No guess work required. They verify your insurance before you arrive in most cases. The Dr's are very competent and caring. The hygienists are great and everyone is nice and professional. You will not regret going to this office.

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I’m very pleased with this practice. I’ve been a patient there for a few years and I really trust Dr Mansouri’s diagnosis and treatment. I was having a lot issues with my jaw and teeth and he told me exactly the treatment I needed and now finally my issue was resolved. I also love Nicola my hygienist. She is very thorough with my cleaning. I highly recommend this practice!!!

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Professional and well experienced dentists. They make the best decisions and operate in the best way. Had a great time there. Everyone is super friendly and caring. Really happy with my visit.

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I absolutely love the front desk girls... the are very friendly and helpful. They are very knowledgeable of how my insurance works and always give me a treatment plan before I get any work done.

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Mansouri Family Dental Care & Associates

4720 Lower Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30068

(770) 973-8222