How Does Invisalign Work?

How Does Invisalign Work?

If you are a candidate for Invisalign, you may be curious about how it works. Traditional braces use brackets and wires that are regularly adjusted to apply pressure and align teeth. Invisalign is different, and patients often find it more comfortable and easier to use.

Invisalign uses aligners instead of brackets and wires. These aligners are similar to mouth guards. They are custom designed to fit the contours of your teeth. They are made from a strong thermoplastic that is smooth, comfortable, and nearly invisible. At the beginning of your treatment, we will take a series of images that are used to create a digital model of your teeth. Your digital smile is gradually adjusted until the desired results are achieved. This is used to create your treatment plan and new aligners.

The aligners will be changed every two weeks. You will wear your aligners at all times, both day and night, except when you eat, drink, brush, or floss. Over time, the aligners will gently, gradually guide your teeth into their proper positions. You will have minimal interference with your normal daily activities, and no one will ever know you are straightening your teeth unless you tell them.

These clear aligners can be used for many different orthodontic issues, and most people with misaligned teeth and good dental health are candidates. If you are ready to transform your smile and create your own Invisalign before and after pictures, we can help. Contact us today to learn more or to schedule your appointment.


I've been going here since 2010 and I love this dental office! It's very convenient and they offer an array of services! I'm currently under Invisalign treatment and they gave me a great price! I highly recommend them for any of your dental needs!

- Randy S.

Highly Recommend!

I really like this dental office, dentists, and staff. The hygienist was very gentle and well mannered, she gave me tips on flossing and brushing properly, I highly recommend them to friends and family..

- Bryan Nickel

Now I Can Smile Again!

The dentist just made my front teeth/smile look like I had veneers implanted! She took away all my dark spots and heading without crowns and painful implants. It looks amazing! Thank You 🙂


A+ Experience

The dentist was very kind + caring. I only had a few days left on my dental insurance + she helped to prioritize my care, fit me in so that I could get issues taken care of in a pinch.  A+ experience.


Insurance Policy

Some of the major insurances we accept are displayed to the right, however, we gladly accept ALL PPO Insurance plans and are a Delta Dental Premier provider.

We will gladly help you to understand whether your insurance has limits on the doctors you can see or the services you can receive. If you provide complete and accurate information about your insurance, we will submit claims to your insurance carrier and receive payments for services.

Depending on your insurance coverage, you may be responsible for co-payments, co-insurance, or other deductible amounts. Please contact our office or call your insurance carrier should you have any questions.


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361 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Phone: (805) 336-8478