SKEPTICAL ABOUT WHAT INVISALIGN CAN DO FOR YOUR SMILE? CELEBTRUSTED ORTHODONTIST DR. DOUG HISER SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT.
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True beauty starts with a stunning smile, and here in ATL, Hiser Orthodontics (@hiserorthodontics) is the go-to for those looking for a total mouth makeover. While Dr. Doug Hiser and his top-notch team offer a full suite of orthodontic services, one treatment stands above the rest. Invisalign (@invisalign) is the world’s most advanced clear aligner, promising to straighten your smile without the discomfort of more traditional treatment options—we’re looking at you, braces! As the name suggests, the custom aligners are virtually invisible, designed to fit seamlessly into your mouth and lifestyle. And because they’re removable, you can continue to eat and drink (and make out) without worrying about brackets and wires.
“You can do everything with Invisalign that you can do with braces,” maintains Hiser. In fact, some would argue that Invisalign’s technology works even better. The process begins with a 3D digital smile scan, which is used to determine a patient’s custom treatment plan. Throughout the process, aligners are adjusted frequently for maximum efficiency. The tailored approach means rapid results: “You have an active force that you’re changing every week,” Hiser explains. A typical treatment time frame is 12 to 14 months on average, but smaller smile adjustments are noticed in as little as six months.
Considering alternative aligners? Hiser cautions against it. “Invisalign invests in their doctors and they are always educating and training me,” he explains. “They take the technology to a completely different level.” So, if you’re looking for a total mouth makeover—or simply want to undo years of neglecting your nighttime retainer—Invisalign is the move.