Will my treatment be painful?   

inv_RGB_med_teenNo, Invisalign moves your teeth with a series of aligners gradually.  You may experience some tightness upon initial placement of a new aligner which will dissipate shortly.  HERE is a video of how Invisalign works.

Can I still play sports or a musical instrument while wearing the aligners?  

Yes.  One of the best attributes of aligners is they are less intrusive than braces for sports and musical instruments.

Is there anything that I am not allowed to eat?  14-1004Chapman-194

You can eat anything with Invisalign, as you remove them to eat.  Just remember to put them right back on and don’t lose them.

Will wearing Invisalign aligners affect my speech?  

Most patients experience no issues with speech.  Some will notice a small change in speech for a day or two after initial delivery, then speech returns to normal.  Watch this VIDEO to see how people feel about Invisalign treatment.

How long will my treatment last?

The length of treatment depends on the complexity of your case. The average case takes about 12 months to complete for a typical adult patient.

What happens if I break or lose an aligner? How much more will that cost my parents?  

ChapmanSmiles will replace free of charge, up to 5 lost aligners.  But, remember, your treatment will take longer due to awaiting replacement aligners.

What happens if I forget to wear my aligner? Will that mess up my treatment?  

Your treatment will take longer if your are not committed to wearing your aligners as prescribed.  HERE is a video of how to care for your aligners