invis is expanding your comprehensive capabilities
Your role is key to your patients’ long-term oral health. That includes considering issues affecting the whole mouth, including malocclusion. Restorative and orthodontic outcomes alike can be improved with integrated Invisalign treatment. In fact, 96% of surveyed dentists use Invisalign treatment as a pre-restorative technique.1
Read the Best Practice Statement below to learn more about incorporating aligners into your treatment plans.
Best Practice: Using aligners for the prevention and interception of oral diseases
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Evolving Dentistry: Invisalign® treatment and iTero™ scanning in dental practices
More and more dentists are choosing Align™ Technology as their indispensable partner, using alignment as part of their comprehensive treatment plans, and seeing the benefits. From improved periodontal/gingival health2 to proven predictable results,3 all by using a convenient, comfortable solution for patients.
Watch our videos below to see how general dentists are incorporating aligners as part of their treatment plans for a streamlined patient experience.
“The link between malocclusion and dental hygiene is very strict ... We have a responsibility to suggest the best treatment plan possible to our patients, without any bias ... from a knowledge point of view of the professional.”
Invisalign treatment and iTero™ scanning in action
Clear aligners are not only an effective treatment for malocclusion, they’re also an ideal way to offer minimally invasive care as part of ortho-restorative workflows. A corrected bite promotes the ideal environment for precise, reliable results, with no need for aggressive tooth reduction.
Here is the proportion of dentists who prefer to use Invisalign® treatment as a pre-restorative technique compared to prepping the teeth by cutting or shaving for:
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1. Pacheco-Pereira C,BrandelliJ, Flores-Mir C. Patient satisfaction and quality of life changes afterInvisalign treatment.Am J OrthodDentofacial Orthop. 2018 Jun;153(6):834–41.
2. Patients treated with Invisalign clear aligners have better periodontal/gingival health than patients treated with fixed appliances.AzaripourAet al. Braces versus Invisalign: gingival parameters and patient satisfaction during treatment: a cross-sectional study.BMC OralHealth. 2015:15-60.
3. Wheeler et al. Effect of aligner material on orthodontic tooth movement. Journal ofAligner Orthodontics, 2017.1(1): 21-27.
4. Based on a survey of n=106 European Invisalign® providers who are classified as having submitted 10 or more Invisalign cases in the past12 months [January 2019-December 2019]. These dentists were asked to indicate whetherthey “prefer using Invisalign clear alignertherapy as a pre-restorative technique forthe below mentioned procedures compared to prepping the teeth (cutting, shaving)” with dental implants, veneers, crowns, bridges, or composites. Includes Invisalign provider dentists in UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy,Nordics (Sweden, Finland,Norway,Denmark). Data on file atAlign™ Technology, as of August 6, 2020.