10 Reason why Invisalign Treatment is right for you

Who doesn’t want a great smile? Feeling confident about our teeth and smile is essential. We could all use some help to get that perfect smile. Forty years ago, there was one option for teeth straightening but now technological advances give us new options. Clear orthodontics aligners, like Invisalign, an alternative to Braces.

Braces are still an option but are not the only game in town. Braces use brackets connected to one another by wires. These wires move teeth slowly overtime by pulling teeth into a new direction. The brackets come in metal and clear plastic. Orthodontic aligners, like Invisalign, rethink teeth straightening. They are form fitting custom-made retainers that slowly change the tooth’s position over time. They move the teeth in a similar way to how braces work however, Invisalign is conveniently removable and transparent making them a virtually invisible. They do what braces do without the restrictions. Invisalign is custom-made for your teeth so you do not need wires and brackets. Little by little, your teeth shift into the place they are supposed to be, creating that winning smile.
Aside from invisibility and convenience there are many other reasons to choose Invisalign. Here are the top 10 most important reasons to use Invisalign.

1. AS EFFECTIVE AS TRADITIONAL BRACES
Invisalign is as effective a treatment as traditional braces. Underbite, overbite, overcrowding and gaps between teeth are all things that can be addressed when using Invisalign. You will be fitted for several versions of retainers that make slight adjustments to move your teeth over the treatment time. They are made from a clear plastic or acrylic material and fit tightly over the teeth.

2. DECREASE SELF CONSCIOUSNESS
Using braces can increase our insecurity. No one wants a metal mouth and they don’t want to be called ‘Brace Face.’ Invisalign as a solution, can often remove the source of anxiety letting people be themselves and feel confident.

3. EATING HABITS
When wearing braces, there are many things you should not and cannot eat. There is no popcorn, no apples, no raw carrots and, especially no candy. Invisalign removes these restrictions because of their removability.

4. CONVENIENCE AND TIME SPAN OF TREATMENT
Invisalign takes between 10 and 24 months depending on the teeth’s need to be moved or rotated. Usually treatments at the dentist office are shorter. You also visit the dentist less. After the first visit you drop into your dentist’s office once every 6 weeks and get a new pair of aligners.

5. COST EFFECTIVE
Your dental insurance plan—orthodontic treatment with Invisalign can often be covered by many dental insurance policies. Many dentists or orthodontists offer monthly payments to make payments convenient and affordable.

6. AESTHETICS
Although one of the least important factors. This is a major reason people choose Invisalign over traditional braces. The practically Invisible units make them almost nonexistent and being able to remove them completely is an obvious bonus.

7. CAN BE USED AS PROTECTIVE GEAR AND MOUTH GUARD REPLACEMENT
Wearing them while at or participating in sporting activities can give your teeth more protection. Using Invisalign as a protection for the teeth when doing Things Mountain biking playing group sports gives you an added layer of security. You can use your retainer as a mouth guard protecting your teeth from grinding while you sleep. Along with this you can also use your retainers to whiten your teeth.

8. YOUR DENTAL HYGIENIST WILL APPRECIATE IT
The aligners being removable make brushing and flossing easy. This helps maintain proper oral hygiene. When teeth are cooked or cluttered they are harder to clean giving bacteria a playground in your mouth. Once your teeth have moved the instruments the hygienist uses are more effective. You may spend less time in the dentist chair getting your teeth cleaned.

9. REDUCTION OF PAIN
If you have ever had a sore face from grinding understand what I mean. Facial muscles get sore when you grind in your sleep and the only solution is a mouth guard. Wearing Invisalign while working it is magic can also help you stop grinding as there is a protective layer between your teeth.

10. A GOOD BITE
Orthodontics was invented to help improve health. It is not just about a pretty smile. A good bite can stop the jaw clicking, pain in joints around the mouth, and will improve chewing.

Check out some FAQ about Invisalign here: https://www.invisalign.com/frequently-asked-questions

On the Go Must-Haves for Cleaning Teeth with Aligners or Braces

It is important to clean your teeth multiple times a day especially if you are in orthodontic treatment with traditional braces or aligners. How do you do that when you are on the go you ask? We have made a list of some on the go must-haves for cleaning your teeth.

#1 Water: Its not always feasible to stop and brush your teeth after eating or drinking. After eating or drinking sugary beverages give your mouth a good thorough rinse with plain water. Water is easily and readily found, it is your friend, use it. Rinsing with water is not as good as brushing your teeth but it is better than letting food or beverage particles reside in your teeth, braces or aligners until you can brush.

#2 Toothbrush: Travel toothbrushes take up half the room of a normal toothbrush so it makes it easy to tuck away on the go. Even without toothpaste a toothbrush is beneficial to cleaning teeth, the brushing helps sweep away the particles left over from eating and drinking.

#3 Floss/Pick: Floss picks allow for you to get between the teeth and pick out food that may be stuck in the crevices of your teeth or braces.

#4 A Mirror: A pocket mirror can be helpful while cleaning your teeth on the go, whether you are brushing or using your floss pick, seeing what you are doing helps.  Hint; the camera on your smart phone can act as a mirror in times of need.

Bottom Line- Clean your teeth even on the go, so be prepared. Good oral hygiene is important in shaping your new smile.

Summer Time Orthodontic Special – $500 off Braces or Invisalign

Did you know Summer Time is the most common time of year for kids/parents to start Orthodontic treatment?  With that, Camelback Orthodontic Studio is excited to offer this special so you can get a head start to your summer and new smile:

Summer Smiles Special

$500.00 Off Orthodontic Treatment

Plus

Receive A Free Oral B Electric Orthodontic Toothbrush – $170.00 Value

http://www.oralb.com/embraceit

 

****Special Runs from June 4th through June 30th****

Call Now to schedule a complimentary consultation to learn more how easy it can be to get that beautiful smile that you deserve. 480-284-8663

Why Choose Camelback Orthodontic Studio

  • Exceptional Quality
  • Insignia Technology Which Means Shorter Treatment Times With Fewer Office Visits Required
  • 8 – 10 Week Appointment Intervals Vs 4-6 Week Appointment Intervals At Some Other Offices
  • Saturday Appointments Available
  • Late Weekday Hours, Open Till 6pm
  • Invisalign Provider
  • Clear Braces At No Additional Charge
  • Low Down Payment
  • Interest Free Financing Plans
  • After Treatment Retainers Included With Treatment
  • Guarantee On Our Work

New Years Resolution – Free Tooth Whitening Offer

Did you know that Health and Appearance are the most common New Year’s Resolutions made? I’m sure it’s no surprise to you as in today’s society we want to look our best. The better we look, the better we feel and the more confidence we display, and having straight, white teeth can make a huge difference as per these statistics.

  • Making a Lasting impression: It’s important to have attractive teeth as part of a smile because pearly whites make a lasting first impression. Nearly one-third (29%) of Americans say the first aspect of someone’s face they typically notice is his or her teeth, and 24% say this is also the facial aspect that they remember the most after meeting someone.
  • Straight Teeth = Success: These thoughts also extend to perceptions regarding an individual’s potential for professional and financial success.  When looking at images, Americans perceive those with straight teeth to be 45% more likely than those with crooked teeth to get a job when competing with someone who has a similar skill set and experience.  They are also seen as 58% more likely to be successful, as well as 58% more likely to be wealthy.
  • Love at First Sight: Not if you have crooked teeth. When it comes to attracting a possible mate on a dating site, those with straight teeth are seen as 57% more likely than those with crooked teeth to get a date based on their picture alone.
  • Crooked Teeth = Dull Social Life: Nearly two in five (38%) Americans would consider not going on a second date with someone who has misaligned teeth. Far fewer would ditch someone who lives with his or her parents (23%).
  • Straight Teeth = Good Personality: People connect more positive descriptions with men and women who have straight teeth than those who have crooked teeth. Those with straight teeth are 21% more likely to be seen as happy, 47% more likely to be viewed as being healthy and 38% more likely to be perceived as smart.
  • A Nice Smile Goes a Long Way: Nearly three in four (73%) Americans would be more likely to trust someone with a nice smile than someone with a good job, outfit, or car.
  • The Want List: Having an attractive smile is something important to many Americans. Close to three in five (57%) Americans would rather have a nice smile than clear skin. What’s more, 87% would forego something for a year in order to have a nice smile for the rest of their life; more than one-third of these folks would give up dessert (39%) or vacations (37%).

To kick off the 2016 year on a positive, Greenway Orthodontic Studio is offering a Free Teeth Whitening Kit after treatment. All you need to do is call 480-284-8663 during the month of January to setup and appointment to start your Orthodontic treatment. With this exciting promotion, not only will we create a beautiful smile for yourself or loved one, but we will whiten up that smile so it shines.

Please note that your treatment will benefit from the fully custom Insignia technology which has proven to treat more quickly and with fewer appointments required by the patient. We are also proud to be unique by offering 30 month, interest free payment plans to make Orthodontic treatment more affordable by lowering the amount of your monthly payments.

2016 is going to be a great year and we look forward to creating a smile that you or a loved one can be confident about.

Open Evenings & Weekends For Your Convenience

Camelback Orthodontic Studio is excited to share two great changes that will make our valued patients appointments even more convenient. These two additional offerings for appointments are very important to us as we do everything possible to schedule around school hours. With that, here are the two additions.

 

For Tuesdays, we will now be open till 6:00pm which means we will have an extra hour of open appointments to offer our patients for their adjustments. As we constantly ask our patients for their feedback, this is one of the most popular requests.

 

Guess what the most popular request was? Saturday appointments. So the second benefit to our patients and future patients is that we will now be open a few Saturdays a months for your convenience.

 

Moving forward we will always be open to your suggestions so that we continue to be our communities most preferred Orthodontic provider. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Sincerely,

Your Camelback Orthodontic Studio Team

Welcome Sherri Christiansen

Camelback Orthodontic Studio is very excited to introduce the newest member of our team, Sherri Christiansen. Born at Virginia Navy Hospital, Sherri eventually made her way to the valley of the sun in 2000.

So why are we so fortunate to have found her? Besides displaying a great personality and caring attitude, Sherri has over 13 years of Orthodontic Chairside Assisting experience which means our patients will always be in good hands. During your future visits, you will notice Sherri takes pride in her work as she really enjoys the chance and opportunity to change people lives via creating beautiful smiles for them. As she says often, it’s so rewarding seeing a patient grow with confidence and self-esteem in such little time.

Outside of the office, Sherri is a proud mother of her lovely daughter Aliyah which I’m sure you will agree by looking at their photo. Together, they love to swim, camp, watch movies and enjoy the long sunny days we have here in Az.

WELCOME SHERRI, WE ARE SO LUCKY TO HAVE YOU ON OUR TEAM!!

 

A Patient Friendly Way Of Taking Dental Impressions

In our office it’s all about the patient experience. With that in mind, Camelback Orthodontic Studio has recently chosen to purchase and introduce the Lythos Digital impression system into our office. This patient friendly system replaces the uncomfortable, unpleasant tasting, messy and sometimes inaccurate traditional putty impressions procedure. Yes, that’s right, no more bulky trays or sticky putty is needed to take your impressions.

Using this digital scanner, we will take three-dimensional (3-D) digital images, or impressions of your teeth and bite. These impressions are then used at a lab where they will custom fabricate a model of your teeth.

As these 3D impressions are far more accurate than other impression methods, we will use the models to form a very personalized and precise treatment plan that meets your specific orthodontic needs and desires. What’s also very neat about this technology, is that we can also use them to visually show you your treatment options and help us keep you up-to-date on your treatment progress.

Once your treatment plan has been decided and agreed upon, we use this 3D model to make customized brackets or Aligners that will only fit your teeth. By customizing these treatment appliances, we can shorten your treatment time and minimize the number of treatment appointments you will need to create the beautiful smile. It’s a win-win. Quality results and in less time, making Orthodontic treatment easier than ever at Greenway Orthodontic Studio.

If you are interested in a customized Orthodontic Treatment, please call our office at 480-284-8663 to schedule your complimentary consultation.  We very much look forward to meeting you and to show you how easy dental impressions can be with the exciting Lythos 3-D technology.

Saturday Orthodontic Appointments Available

At Camelback Orthodontic Studio, we are always looking for ways to make Orthodontic treatment more convenient for our valued patients. With that we are very excited to share with you that we are now open on Saturdays!!!  So not to worry, whether it’s school or work that gets in the way, you now have an additional option to get that beautiful smile that you have always deserved.

Please call now, (480)284-8663 and a friendly staff member will be more than happy to help you setup your complimentary Orthodontic evaluation and consultation on a Saturday that fits your busy schedule. We look forward to meeting you folks and once again thank you for visiting our website.

 

Sincerely,

Your friends at Camelback Orthodontic Studio