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Invisalign

Invisalign Full

Invisalign Full is the treatment we use in most patients, it is the standard Invisalign treatment. It is not limited in number of aligners nor in treatment time.

Invisalign i7

Invisalign i7 is the latest treatment option introduced by Align Technology, created to treat very mild malocclusions or light position problems.

Invisalign Lite

Invisalign Lite is used in a smaller number of patients, it is the option for short treatments with Invisalign.

Invisalign Teen

Invisalign Teen is the Invisalign option that allows us to treat our adolescent patients, between 11 and 18 years old, in an invisible way.

Retenedores Vivera

With the same leading technology Align manufactures Vivera retainers, using its 3D digital imaging technology and a very strong plastic material (different than the aligner material)


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Invisalign is a unique system that uses the most innovative technologies to offer patients the best possible treatment. Align Technology is committed to continue researching and innovating to remain a leader in its field. As proof of this innovation commitment, Align Technology releases new changes and improvements in its treatments every year.

Frequently Asked Questions about Invisalign

Who can treat with Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:44:59+00:00

Orthodontists must be certified by Invisalign before they can treat patients with this system. Specific training is required to be able to treat Invisalign. Dr. Friedländer has treated hundreds of patients with Invisalign, you can see their opinions here.

How do you move your teeth with Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:42:32+00:00

The Invisalign Aligner moves the teeth into their correct position using light, controlled forces. The great difference between traditional fixed braces and Invisalign is that the control of the forces and their duration of application on the teeth. At each stage, only the movement of certain teeth is planned with the Clincheck. This produces a very efficient system of application of forces and dental movements.

Can a case of severe crowding be treated with Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:44:01+00:00

Yes, we have many cases of severe crowding successfully treated using the Invisalign system. See the Friedländer Orthodontic success stories section.

How can I tell if I can be treated with Invisalign?2018-09-14T12:25:58+00:00

Almost all cases can be treated with Invisalign, however only after the first visit will we be able to confirm if your case is suitable for treatment with Invisalign. Check our resolved cases of Invisalign to see what we can do with Invisalign and call us at 93 832 72 81 to make a first visit without any commitment.

From what age can I be treated by Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:47:46+00:00

Almost all adolescents from 14 years of age can be treated with the Invisalign system. Normally, we treat them after age 12 if they have already changed all the baby teeth and have erupted permanent teeth. Dr. Friedländer is an Invisalign Teen Provider Doctor.

If I am already wearing brackets can I switch to the Invisalign System?2018-09-04T15:48:39+00:00

Many patients, already wearing braces, consult us daily to be able to swap the brackets and initiate treatment with Invisalign. This can be done if the case and the malocclusion allow it. Ask us if you already have braces and want to change to Invisalign.

Are there any dental conditions that automatically exclude someone from being an Invisalign patient?2018-09-04T15:49:32+00:00

No, however there are cases that only with Invisalign cannot be finished properly and requires a combined treatment with brackets, micro screws or surgery.

If I have many veneers or crowns can I be treated with Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:51:41+00:00

The answer is clearly yes. It is necessary to consider that many times after an orthodontic treatment it is advisable to change the old crowns for reasons of fit, occlusion or aesthetics.

Does Invisalign treatment affect ATM?2018-09-04T15:52:32+00:00

ATM stands for Mandibular Temporal Articulation, or the jaw joint. Certain patients may have problems or some pathology in the ATM, several of these pathologies may worsen with devices and treatments such as the Invisalign system and many others may improve. Ask us to know if your ATM problem can be improved with Invisalign treatment.

Can Invisalign close any existing spaces or spaces?2018-09-04T15:53:12+00:00

Yes. Invisalign can close spaces very easily. If the space is too large we may need to place some auxiliary equipment to be able to close it successfully.

How can I start my Invisalign treatment?2018-09-14T12:25:22+00:00

Call us on 93 832 72 81 and make an appointment for your first visit, on this first visit we will inform you about your malocclusion, possible treatment options and clarify any doubts you may have.

How do we avoid relapses after treatment with Invisalign?2018-09-04T16:13:36+00:00

We have a rigorous protocol for the conclusion of orthodontic cases not only with Invisalign, but also with other orthodontic systems such as invisible lingual orthodontics or external brackets. Fixed retentions (a wire inside the teeth) are placed and also 2 removable appliances for use while sleeping as a reinforcement. In this way we make sure that the teeth of our patients are stable.

Is Invisalign treatment painful?2018-09-04T15:56:55+00:00

Most of our patients report mild discomfort in the first few days. These discomforts are normal and are due to the feeling of pressure. This is a sign that the aligners of the Invisalign system are working and are progressively moving the teeth to their final position. This discomfort ends after a couple of days of each new aligner being placed.

Is it difficult to talk with Invisalign aligners?2018-09-04T15:57:32+00:00

Like all orthodontic treatments, Invisalign requires an adaptation period lasting a few days. However, as the days go by your tongue will become accustomed to the Invisalign aligners and you will be able to speak as always.

Will I have to adapt my diet to Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:58:13+00:00

With Invisalign you will not have to modify your diet, this is one of the advantages of Invisalign. Unlike traditional orthodontic treatments, you can eat whatever you want during treatment, because the aligners are removed for eating and drinking. Therefore, there is no restriction as to what you can eat or drink, unless your doctor tells you otherwise. It is also important that you brush your teeth after each meal, and before repositioning the aligners to maintain proper hygiene.

Are the aligners stained by tobacco?2018-09-04T15:59:01+00:00

It is always better not to smoke with the aligners, if you smoke with the aligners placed they may stain.

Can I chew gum with the aligners on?2018-09-04T16:06:14+00:00

Mejor que no, el chicle se puede pegar a los alineadores.

How do I clean my Invisalign aligners?2018-09-04T16:09:40+00:00

The best way is to brush them on the outside part placed in the mouth and on their inner side on the outside of the mouth holding them in the palm of the hand; this can be done with or without toothpaste.

How many hours a day should I use my aligners?2018-09-04T16:10:25+00:00

Invisalign recommends using them for 22 hours a day. This means that they should be removed from the mouth only at mealtimes and for brushing the teeth.

Can the aligners be used as a tooth whitening splint during active treatment?2018-09-04T16:11:51+00:00

Although the compatibility of the aligners with dental bleaching gels has not been studied, for years we have used tooth whitening gels with Invisalign splints and we have not had any problem with whitening or dental movements. It works perfectly!

How often should I visit my orthodontist during active treatment with Invisalign?2018-09-04T16:12:43+00:00

At the beginning of treatment, we usually see our patients every 4 weeks, when we see that the patient is comfortable and follows our advice and recommendations we usually space out future visits. Then we usually see Invisalign patients every 6 to 8 weeks.

What is Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:24:35+00:00

Invisalign is virtually invisible transparent orthodontics requiring no metal braces. Invisalign uses a series of removable, transparent and virtually invisible aligners, which gradually move your teeth, without metal or wire.

How much does Invisalign cost?2018-09-04T15:25:32+00:00

As with traditional brackets, the cost will be based on the complexity of your case and the extent of the treatment. In general, we can say that the price of Invisalign varies between € 2,800 and € 4,800. (excluding Invisalign i7 which is usually more economical).

What are the main advantages of Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:28:52+00:00

The three main clinical advantages of Invisalign are: Invisalign is transparent and almost invisible, it allows you to go through an orthodontic treatment without others noticing. Invisalign is removable, allowing you to eat and drink during the treatment without having to change your usual diet. Being removable also allows you to brush your teeth as normal and thus maintain proper hygiene and oral health. Invisalign is very comfortable, not having any bracket or wires, that can cause some soreness or irritation in the mouth; treatment with Invisalign allows us to space visits and instead of having to go to the orthodontist every month a patient can go every 6 to 8 weeks. There is a great added benefit of being able to seeing how your mouth will look after treatment is finished even before you start with Clincheck and the 3D technology provided by Align Technology.

What material are Invisalign Aligners made of?2018-09-04T15:30:58+00:00

The Aligners are made of reinforced polyurethane, a transparent medical plastic material, which is virtually invisible when worn.

What are the aligners like?2018-09-04T15:32:43+00:00

Invisalign Aligners are transparent and offer exceptional aesthetics when wearing them. They look like the typical teeth whitening splints or the typical Essix retainers, however being made to measure with the technology that only Invisalign has, its adaptation to the teeth is very good which allows greater comfort and aesthetics. They are practically invisible!

Is Invisalign a new technique?2018-09-04T15:34:08+00:00

For years, orthodontists have had to use removable appliances for very limited treatments or braces for the most complex cases. Today, through the application of Invisalign technology, we can treat a wide range of cases with better precision and greater predictability. Invisalign already has many years of history, providing its services from 1999 and having been initially founded in 1997.

How many patients have been treated with Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:34:58+00:00

Dr. Friedländer has treated hundreds of patients with Invisalign and the number grows daily. Worldwide Invisalign has treated millions of patients.

What kind of prior training do orthodontists need to deal with Invisalign?2018-09-04T15:36:12+00:00

In order to be able to successfully use Invisalign, it is necessary to take an Align Technology training and certification course and begin to gradually treat the simplest cases to gain experience and be able to deal with increasingly difficult cases. Dr. Friedländer is currently dealing with very complex cases considered by Align advanced category.

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