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August 10, 2020
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: invisalign  

Chances are the answer is yes. Millions have recreated their smiles with this amazing orthodontic system, with up to 20 percent of Invisalignorthodontic patients being 21 and older (the American Association of Orthodontists).

Dr. Paul Dionne at Glen Ridge Dental Arts, located in the center of Montclair, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge, NJ, successfully uses Invisalign with his teen and adult patients producing healthy smiles that look great.

An Invisalign Smile

Custom-made according to special 3D imaging, aligner pairs move teeth gradually and systematically into favorable and attractive positions. Treatable problems include:

  • Orthodontic relapse
  • Gaps
  • Crowding
  • Protruding, tipped, or rotated teeth
  • Bite issues, such as overbite and underbite

As you go through your treatment plan, you'll see Dr. Dionne in his Glen Ridge/Montclair NJ office only once a month or so; he will track your progress and give you the next aligners in your sequence. Once treatment is complete, you'll wear your last aligner pair at night as retainers.

Daily Life with Invisalign

Many have opted to correct their teeth with Invisalign retainers because of ease of use. There are no dietary restrictions or intricate hygiene routines. Aligners clean up with a mild toothpaste, soft brush, and clear water. Plus, the appliances are smooth and comfortable, as well as discreet, designed to fit below your gums for best appearance.

Could Invisalign work for you?

Invisalign aligners have straightened smiles for over twenty years. Could they help you? Learn more about this inventive orthodontic system and contact your dentist, Dr. Paul Dionne, at Glen Ridge Dental Arts for an Invisalign consultation, and join the many Montclair, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge, NJ patients who love their healthy, beautiful smiles. Phone us at (973) 748-7790.

July 15, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: invisalign  

Did you know that most Americans feel a great smile is a wonderful personal asset? That's what research from the American Academy of invisalignCosmetic Dentistry shows. How's your smile? If you wish to improve its appearance and long-term health, explore the many benefits of Invisalign clear aligners. At Glen Ridge Dental Arts serving Montclair, NJ, Dr. Paul Dionne uses this amazing orthodontic technology to craft straight smiles without the discomforts, time investment and awkward appearance of conventional braces.

Details on Invisalign clear aligners in Montclair
Invisalign clear aligners aren't your typical braces. They're not made of metal (or ceramic). They're not irritating or abrasive. They're not hard to clean, and best of all, they're not noticeable. How can that be?

Well, Invisalign aligners are thin, acrylic appliances which resemble teeth whitening trays. They snap over top and bottom teeth, and because of their special construction, they move crooked teeth into healthy, attractive alignment. In addition, they usually do it in under a year, a much shorter time than conventional braces need.

Invisalign aligners are fully removable, too. They come in customized pairs, 18 to 30 in all, and most patients wear them 20 to 22 hours a day, taking them out for meals and to brush and floss. As treatment progresses, an Invisalign patient visits Glen Ridge Dental Arts once a month or so to receive new aligners and for a quick check on progress.

Can you qualify?
20 percent of all patients undergoing smile correction with braces or aligners are just like you. They're adults. So, feel free to come to Glen Ridge Dental Arts to see if Invisalign aligners are right for your smile. This innovative system involves:

  • A careful examination by your dentist
  • A special Invisalign screening
  • Construction of your appliances by a specially trained technician at the Invisalign lab

Most people with mild to moderate orthodontic problems qualify for treatment. Common issues corrected with Invisalign appliances include:

  • Orthodontic relapse
  • Gaps
  • Crowding
  • Overbite
  • Underbite
  • Openbite
  • Cross bite
  • Protruding front teeth
  • Tooth rotation and tooth tipping

How can we help your smile?
Find out by calling Glen Ridge Dental Arts in Montclair, NJ for an Invisalign consultation. Learn about the process, and ask questions. Dr. Paul Dionne will be happy to answer them and get you on track for a great, new smile. Call 973-748-7790.


July 03, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: invisalign  

Kids aren’t the only patients who can benefit from orthodontic treatment. Many adults are going to the dentist to find out how they can aligninvisalign their teeth, improve their bites. and finally close up unattractive spaces. One issue they’re concerned about is being forced to wear brackets and wires as braces for multiple years. Many teen and adult patients may benefit from a less conspicuous treatment called Invisalign. Learn if Invisalign could help your Glen Ridge, NJ, dentist also serving Montclair, NJ, design a smile that you can be proud of. 

Invisalign Benefits
It’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about wearing metallic braces for an extended period of time. They make it harder to smile and even talk. The brackets tear at the soft tissue inside of the mouth causing sores and bleeding. When first applied, the springy tension wires put a lot of pressure on the teeth and can cause some aching pain. All of these issues are relieved when you choose Invisalign. You can smile, eat, and talk with ease since it’s possible to remove the trays at will. Even while wearing them, they feel comfortable and natural.

How an Invisalign Treatment Could Help Your Smile
Many people live many years with orthodontic problems that are easily resolved. These orthodontic issues could be causing functional as well as cosmetic problems. For instance, an uneven bite could cause unnatural clenching or pressure on a single tooth. Some people have jaw pain because their teeth aren’t properly aligned. And of course, making slight adjustments to the smile can provide significant cosmetic advantages.

The Invisalign Treatment Plan
Invisalign is one of the most straightforward treatments offered by your Glen Ridge, NJ, dentist serving Montclair, NJ. It requires an initial evaluation appointment, then a visit to have tooth impressions made. You’ll visit your dentist’s offices every two or three weeks to receive your new aligner trays—each one is slightly different. Many treatments are completed in about six to 18 months.

Invisalign and Your Smile
You never know just how much better your smile could look after a relatively short Invisalign treatment. Call Glen Ridge Dental Arts in Glen Ridge, NJ, serving Montclair, NJ, at (973) 748-7790 to schedule your consultation with Dr. Paul Dionne, a dentist who enjoys helping his patients makeover their smiles.