Frequently Asked Questions

We want to make your research on clear braces easy.  Below are some of the most common questions and biggest concerns our Invisalign patients have presented us.    Don’t see your Q&A?  Email or call us (858)455-9151!  We will be happy to answer any of your questions regarding Invisalign treatment.

What is Invisalign®?
What are the primary benefits of Invisalign®?
How many patients are being treated with Invisalign?
How do I get started with Invisalign?
Can I go to any dentist to be treated with Invisalign?
How will Invisalign effectively move my teeth?
What are aligners made of, and what do they look like?
Do Invisalign aligners contain Bisphenol-A (BPA)
Since having my braces removed, my teeth have shifted. Can Invisalign correct this?
I am currently wearing braces. Can I make the switch to Invisalign?
Will wearing Invisalign aligners affect my speech?
Are there restrictions on what I can eat while in treatment?
Will smoking stain the aligners?
Can I chew gum while wearing aligners?
Will Invisalign treatment be painful?
What's the best way to clean my aligners?
How often must I wear my aligners?
How often must I see the Dr. Eshom my Invisalign doctor?
How old is the company?
Has the FDA cleared Invisalign?
What is the minimum age of a patient that a doctor can treat with Invisalign?
How often will treatment take?
What happens after treatment to prevent my teeth from moving again?
How much does Invisalign cost?
Will my insurance cover Invisalign?
What payment options are available for Invisalign?

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