The health and safety of our patients and staff are always our top priority therefore please be assured we are taking every precaution necessary.

New Patients :
Existing Patients:

Simple and effective Invisalign procedure in our Michigan dental practice

Braces. When you hear that word, you probably cringe a bit at the image of heavy metal brackets overpowering the smile. It is a common assumption that the only way to effectively straighten teeth is with conventional metal braces. This mindset stops many people from feeling good about their appearance. Dr. Bernstein is an extensively trained, certified Invisalign provider who can turn your anxiety over orthodontic treatment into excitement!

Teeth straightening with Invisalign gives you more confidence in your smile, and you may even enjoy the process! In our Michigan dental practice, we see people sail through their treatment plans and right into smiles that leave them feeling great. This method of straightening teeth puts a whole new spin on orthodontia.

Based on solid orthodontic practice, Invisalign consists of barely-there plastic aligner trays that apply gentle, consistent pressure to teeth. Worn about 22 hours each day throughout treatment, trays are removable for eating and oral hygiene. One of the benefits many people report in wearing Invisalign aligners is that they snack far less!

To begin the process of Invisalign treatment, we examine the bite and position of teeth, and take digital photos of the mouth. We send this digital imaging to a specialized lab where a treatment plan is devised. The number of trays is determined based on current positioning and the amount of movement needed.

Typically, Invisalign treatment is completed with 15-20 sets of aligners. Each set is worn for about two weeks, before being changed for the next set in the series. With each progression, new aligners feel quite snug and slightly uncomfortable. For a few days, it may a bit of a challenge to remove and insert the new trays. This fit is because the aligners are designed not to fit the current position of teeth, but to move them into their proper situation. As you move through the series of aligner trays, you will begin to notice positive changes taking place in your smile.

The benefits of Invisalign treatment are significant. Your smile is a central focal point in your overall image. Why not improve it? With Invisalign, you can avoid the appearance of metal, continue eating all of your favorite foods, and ensure your teeth and gums remain as healthy as possible with no obstacles to brushing and flossing.

You deserve to smile without hesitation. Dr. Bernstein can help you love your look with personalized Invisalign treatment. Contact us today for a consultation.
Dr. Richard Bernstein

Richard S. Bernstein D.D.S

Connect with Dr. Richard Bernstein on Linkedin LogoLinkedin

With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Bernstein is a renowned cosmetic dentist and is passionate about providing the best for his patients, making him a respected pillar of trust amongst his community. He possesses a Masters in Biochemistry - WSU School of Medicine, and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery - University of Detroit.He is presently a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, and a Diplomate in the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry (ABAD) to name a few.

Back to Invisalign Home Page