Q: How does Invisalign work?

A: By using a series of clear removable aligners, Invisalign straightens your teeth right before your eyes. Change them about every  5 days with Dr. Berik’s acceleration treatment, and your teeth will move little by little, week by week until they have moved to the final position Dr. Berik has prescribed. Comfortable to wear, the aligners are also removable so you can eat, drink, brush, and floss as usual.

Q: Can Invisalign fix: (crossbite, gaps, underbite, overbite)

A: Invisalign can treat simple straightening to bigger issues.  From crowded teeth to crossbite, underbite, open bite, and overbite, Invisalign can correct and give you the smile you always wanted. However, who you choose matters.  The experience level of the doctor correlates to the outcome of your case and smile.  Newton Dental Associates is an Invisalign VIP Diamond provider, which means they are in the Top1% of all providers in North America for the experience.

Q: Am I a candidate for Invisalign?

A: Invisalign can treat simple straightening to bigger issues.  For most people, Invisalign can correct your issue. The question is, are you committed to the treatment? For Invisalign to work to need to wear your trays 22-24 hours a day as directed by your doctor.

Q: Why Invisalign over braces?

A: Invisalign is a virtually invisible solution. So you won’t draw undue attention to your mouth while in treatment. In fact, virtually no one will know you’re wearing them unless you tell. Comfortable to wear, our aligners are also removable so you can eat, drink, brush, and floss as usual.

Q: Is Invisalign right for me?

A: Invisalign can be used to treat the vast majority of common problems for adults and teens. Whether your smile needs minor improvements or more extensive adjustments, Invisalign is the solution of choice. It’s successful in treating overly crowded or widely spaced teeth. It can also relieve more complex issues, including overbites, underbites, and even crossbites. With straight teeth, you will have a correct bite which is the answer for the longevity, health, and beauty of an enduring smile.

Q: Will my insurance cover Invisalign?

A: Many dental insurance plans cover Invisalign treatment the same way they cover traditional braces.

Q: How much does Invisalign cost?

A: Invisalign costs about the same as traditional braces.  The actual cost correlates with the complexity of the treatment. 

Q: Does Invisalign hurt?

A: Invisalign are comfortable to wear and after the first few days, you won’t even realize you are wearing them.  Some people experience slight discomfort with the first set of aligners.  For most people, any soreness will disappear after the 1st week.

Q: How long does Invisalign usually take?

A: A typical Invisalign case takes about a year from start to finish. However, Dr. Anna Berik is specially trained in Accelerated Orthodontics and she can shorten your treatment time to 4-6 months with this exciting technology.