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7910 39th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53142
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By Dr. Todd A. Armstrong
April 08, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Invisalign  

Would you like to improve your smile but don't want to wear metal or ceramic braces? Invisalign offers a discreet alternative to braces. InvisalignYour Kenosha, WI, dentist, Dr. Todd Armstrong, can help you decide if Invisalign is right for you.

Invisalign eliminates wires

The Invisalign system uses a series of removable aligner trays to correct the alignment of your teeth. Trays are made of transparent plastic, making them practically invisible. Invisalign offers several important advantages, including:

  • Appearance: No one other than your Kenosha, WI, dentist needs to know that you're straightening your teeth when you choose Invisalign. Clear aligner trays fit your teeth snugly and don't draw attention to them.
  • Comfort: You'll never have to worry about cuts from brace wires or pain after adjustments. In fact, there are no adjustments with Invisalign. Your trays re-position your teeth by exerting gentle pressure on them. Each tray is designed to accomplish a specific goal. Trays are worn for up to two weeks before being replaced with the next set in the series.
  • Versatility: Invisalign is effective in treating orthodontic problems in children, teens, and adults. If you're an adult, you may only need to wear your trays for as little as a year in some cases.
  • Effectiveness: Invisalign treatment is just as effective as braces in correcting mild to moderate bite problems. (If you have a severe or complicated bite problem, you may need to wear metal braces.) The Invisalign system offers excellent results for underbites, overbites, crossbites and open bites.
  • No Limitations: Food restrictions are unnecessary with Invisalign, as you'll remove your aligner trays when you eat. Raw carrots, popcorn, gum and other foods that are off-limits to people who wear braces won't be a problem for you.
  • Convenience: Invisalign aligners are designed to be worn for 20 to 22 hours per day. If you're planning a special evening out or have a sports practice or game, you can remove your aligners while you participate in the activity or sport.

Does Invisalign sound the perfect solution for your orthodontic problem? Call your Kenosha, WI, dentist, Dr. Armstrong, at (262) 694-7672 to schedule an appointment today!

By Todd A. Armstrong D.D.S., S.C.
January 04, 2016
Category: Dentist
Tags: Invisalign  

If you’ve avoided orthodontic treatment because you don’t want to spend two or three years wearing clunky metal braces, Invisalign invisible braces could be the solution you’ve been waiting for. They’re designed for teen and adult patients who are conscious about their appearance and have a few minor dental imperfections that they want to fix. Dr. Todd A. Armstrong offers Invisalign at his Kenosha, WI office—find out how this treatment works and how you can start on the road to a better-looking smile.

Problems That Can Be Resolved with Invisalign
Invisalign isn’t the right choice for every patient. It is best suited for patients aged 13 or older who have relatively minor tooth imperfections, including:

  • Slight crowding.
  • Moderate unwanted spacing.
  • A mildly protruding tooth.
  • Teeth that are slightly crooked or not properly aligned with the other teeth.


Your teeth will be thoroughly examined at your initial consultation to ensure that Invisalign is right for you. Your Kenosha dentist Dr. Armstrong must also evaluate your overall dental health before beginning this type of treatment to ensure that it’s okay to move the teeth around.

How Do the Aligners Work?
Dr. Armstrong will give you a series of clear plastic aligners to wear during the treatment period. The aligners are shaped so that your teeth will slowly, but surely, conform to them over time. You will be asked to wear each prescribed aligner for at least 22 hours per day for about two weeks until the full treatment is finished.

How Long Does Invisalign Take?
The average treatment time for Invisalign is just over a year (about 14 months), but some patients have their new smiles in a year or less. The total amount of time it will take to straighten your smile depends on the type of dental problem that you have and how committed you are to wearing your invisible aligners as prescribed.

Invisalign by Dr. Armstrong
The best way to get a full understanding of how Invisalign works is to set up an appointment with Dr. Todd A. Armstrong at his Kenosha dental office. Call a friendly staff member at (262) 694-7672 today to schedule a consultation visit.