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Want a smile transformation without the look of braces? Invisalign® is the first treatment that often comes to mind as a discreet and effective alternative for getting straighter, healthier teeth. After all, 17 million smiles can’t be wrong!

So, how does the Invisalign process work? As one of the only Top 1% Invisalign Diamond Providers in South Orange County, Shoreline Dental Studio is your go-to cosmetic dentist for helping patients achieve stunning, healthy smiles with Invisalign.

Let’s walk through the art and science of Invisalign and what you’ll experience when getting this clear aligner treatment with your Mission Viejo and San Clemente dentist.

The Science Behind Invisalign: Digital Dentistry For Precise Results

Digital dental technology and dental science play a significant role in how Invisalign works. In other words, the Invisalign process is digital dentistry in action! When you come into our Mission Viejo or San Clemente dental office, you’ll find a state-of-the-art approach that paves the way for precision treatment, a comfortable experience, and stunning results!

Digital Impressions

At Shoreline Dental Studio, we’re well past goopy impression molds. Instead, we start your Invisalign treatment by getting a precise, 3D digital rendering of your teeth with our quick and painless iTero digital scanner for your digital impressions. A revolutionary tool in digital dentistry, the iTero digital scanner is a handheld wand that takes digital images of your teeth and knits them together into 3D digital models. These images appear almost instantly on our computer screen and act as the foundation for Invisalign treatment planning, our next step.

Invisalign Treatment Planning with Digital Technology

Time to plan your smile from start to fabulous finish! Using the 3D images of your teeth, Invisalign treatment planning software assists your Orange County dentists with planning your smile transformation step by step, tiny tooth movement by tiny tooth movement. With the help of data from 16 million Invisalign smile transformations, an algorithm helps calculate the right amount of force for every tooth movement, with your dentist fine-tuning these movements in the software so they happen in the correct order and at the right time.

Seeing is Believing! An Invisalign Before and After Right At the Start

A definite patient perk of digital dental technology in the Invisalign process? The chance to see a virtual simulation of your smile transformation before you even put in the first aligner! With Invisalign® Outcome Simulator dental technology, you can see what your future smile will look like with your face. Dr. Ritzau, Dr. Saad, Dr. Livingston, and Dr. Winters can show you what you’ll look like at the end of your Invisalign treatment. If that doesn’t give you confidence about starting the Invisalign process, we don’t know what can!

3D Printing Your Custom Clear Aligners

You might be surprised to hear that 3D printing in dentistry is becoming an increasingly popular production method for getting custom-made clear aligners, retainers, and other orthodontic appliances. Invisalign has always been at the forefront of custom 3D printing; after all, the whole idea of Invisalign is personalized clear aligners that fit you and you alone!

Once your Shoreline Dental Studio dentist has designed your Invisalign treatment plan, we send your prescription to the Invisalign lab, where your entire series of clear aligners is custom 3D printed from Invisalign’s proprietary BPA-free SmartTrack material. You come pick up from our office and you’re on your way to starting your first week of Invisalign treatment.

The Art of Invisalign at Shoreline Dental Studio

As mentioned, Shoreline Dental Studio is a Diamond Top 1% Invisalign provider, a benchmark indicating our expert experience with Invisalign treatment. But we go beyond that: all our doctors are highly trained in advanced Invisalign techniques, are members of international Invisalign Study Clubs, and can offer accelerated orthodontic options if you want straight teeth faster. Dr Ritzau also serves on the Board of the American Academy of Clear Aligners.

Our experience and knowledge are where the art of Invisalign meets digital dental technology, and where our personalized care and dedication to over-delivering for our patients really shines. Our Shoreline Dental Studio dentists take the time to get to know you, discovering your goals and hopes for your future smile. We also consider your facial features when designing your treatment plan so that your smile is not only aligned but complements your unique facial features.

And we can’t forget to mention that your comfort is always a priority at our Mission Viejo and San Clemente offices. With us, the art of Invisalign is all about blending precise digital dentistry with personalized care.

Start Invisalign Treatment Now With A Free Consultation

Ready for Invisalign treatment for a stunning, healthy smile? Schedule a free consultation in April to see if Invisalign can fix your orthodontic issues.

There’s no better time to explore the possibilities of Invisalign with one of Orange County’s best Invisalign dentists. Set up an appointment to get started!

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