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Braces—They Are Not Just for Teenagers Anymore

If you never had braces as an adolescent, you might think you are doomed to live with misaligned teeth—unless you opt for a mouth full metal brackets and wires. Nothing could be further than the truth! With today’s modern orthodontic options, such as Invisalign invisible braces, you can have the straight teeth you have always desired—and in a fraction of the time it takes for traditional braces.

What are you waiting for? Call our Wilmington, DE dental office to find out more about how you can change your smile, boost your self-confidence, and have a healthier smile with Invisalign.

Why Invisalign Fits Your Adult Lifestyle

We get it: Most adults don’t relish the ...

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3 Reasons to Get Invisalign (and 1 Reason Not To)

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Every year, Dr. Bruce Matthews and the rest of our caring treatment team help dozens of patients just like you learn to feel more confident in their smiles with our Wilmington, DE Invisalign treatments.

With removable and transparent trays, Invisalign is an excellent option if you want to straighten your teeth without having to follow the typical “rules” of regular metal braces. Invisalign may not be right for everyone, however. Read below to discover three reasons you should consider getting Invisalign — and one reason it may not be the best choice for you.

A More Flexible Diet

While wearing traditional metal braces, you must be cautious about what you eat. Sticky, gooey, ...

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Three Benefits of Invisalign You Might Not Have Thought About

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In our Wilmington, DE office, Invisalign is a popular orthodontic choice for many of our patients. While it’s true that people often prefer Invisalign aligners due to their subtle, nearly invisible appearance, the benefits go far beyond the color of the dental trays.

Read on to discover three additional benefits of Invisalign you may not have previously considered:

Invisalign Does Not Stain Your Teeth  

Most patients know that Invisalign aligners help disguise the presence of orthodontic hardware due to the clear plastic used. But have you ever considered the additional ways in which Invisalign helps keep your pearly whites white?

When traditional braces are placed, discoloration or staining can often occur around ...

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Will Invisalign Treatment be Shorter Than Braces and 6 Other Common Questions

One of the great things about getting your teeth straightened with Invisalign is that treatment is generally shorter than it is with traditional orthodontics. Most people who visit our Wilmington, DE practice for Invisalign treatment find that they have reached their smile goal in a matter of months. Of course, each patient is different, but on average, we find that patients spend anywhere from six to 19 months undergoing Invisalign treatment. This is quite a bit faster than with traditional braces!

How does Invisalign treatment work?

Invisalign works with a series of clear plastic aligners that fit over your teeth. Every couple of weeks, you will swap out the old set of ...

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Braces or Invisalign?

Invisalign in Wilmington DEInvisalign Is the Clear Alternative

Are you considering having your teeth straightened? Maybe you’re wondering about your options and are stuck because you know you don’t want traditional braces.

Have you heard about Invisalign? In many cases, Invisalign is superior to traditional metal braces. With the availability of Invisalign, you have a better alternative, and there really is no good reason to go with braces over Invisalign.

Here are a few things you should know before you make your decision?

Is Invisalign Less Noticeable than Braces?

There’s no doubt that people will notice that you are wearing metal braces. You just can’t hide those conspicuous brackets ...

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Top Five Reasons to Consider Invisalign Treatment

Okay, your crooked teeth are really starting to get to you. Actually, they’ve been driving you crazy for years, but now you’re at the point where you can’t stand another minute of living with those lopsided teeth.

Of course, you’ve heard of Invisalign. In fact, you know a friend who knows a friend who had her teeth done and couldn’t be happier with the results. Now it’s your turn, but you would like to learn a bit more before you jump – what makes Invisalign so great, anyway?

We think they’re pretty great, too, so ...

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