Dr. Bruce Matthews, DDS

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Invisalign

How can we help you?

Educating yourself about you and your family's dental health is a smart thing to do, and that's why we've included a list of commonly asked questions below.

Your comfort is our biggest priority, and that's why we want you to have as much information as possible. If you can't find your question or have an additional one, please contact us at your earliest convenience.


Woman putting in clear aligner l Invisalign Wilmington DELike any major dental treatment, Invisalign costs can vary based on a number of factors. Invisalign treatment costs are usually comparable to braces. The cost may be higher or lower based on severity of your condition, length of treatment, type of treatment, and other factors such as additional procedures that may be needed in conjunction with Invisalign. Dr. Matthews and his staff can give you an estimated treatment cost based on your specific situation after an evaluation.

Affordable Dentistry At Bruce E. Matthews, DDS, PA

Insurance coverage is different from policy to policy. If your dental insurance policy covers orthodontics, it may cover Invisalign at a comparable rate. You may be responsible for any additional costs for Invisalign over and above the estimated cost for traditional braces for the same condition. Our office will be happy to review your coverage with you and provide you with an estimated coverage from your insurance.

Contact Our Wilmington, DE Dental Office

If your insurance does not cover Invisalign or you need to cover your portion of the cost of treatment, we have several payment options including cash, check, and Visa or MasterCard. Our Wilmington, DE dental office also accepts CareCredit, which is a special credit card that can be used to cover a wide range of medical and dental treatments. If you are interested in applying for CareCredit, we will be happy to help you with the application process. For more info, call our office today!

Teeth Whitening Wilmington DEIt's natural for our teeth to lose their luster and shine over time. There are many factors that contribute to the discoloration or dulling of your smile such as:

  • Certain medications
  • Aging
  • Genetics
  • Foods such as berries, tomatoes or marinara sauce, soy sauce, and curries
  • Beverages such as coffee, tea, red wine and cola
  • Smoking or tobacco use

You can try to avoid certain foods, or rinse with water after consumption to try to reduce the affects of discoloration. Teeth whitening in Wilmington may also be a good option for combating stains and discoloration.

Professional Teeth Whitening In Wilmington, DE

We offer professional whitening that is designed to eliminate stubborn discoloration and quickly deliver results. The whitening system we utilize is fast and effective and it uses a higher strength whitening gel than you can get with over-the-counter products. Our whitening gel also has specific ingredients designed to reduce and even eliminate the sensitivity that some patients experience with teeth whitening.

Call Our Dental Office To Learn More

If you've tried whitening your teeth with little to no success, our doctors are happy to discuss other options for improving your smile. Cosmetic dentistry offers a number of very effective options for enhancing the appearance of your teeth. Give our office a call today to learn more about the possibilities for your teeth.


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