Invisalign® aligners vs. braces

invis is less painful than braces.1

Ready for a teeth straightening treatment that’s more comfortable2 and faster3 than braces? Discover if Invisalign aligners are right for you.

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Invisalign aligners can treat all kinds of smiles.

From simple to complex cases, Invisalign treatment is a smile transformation that is clear.

The Invisalign difference

3 reasons to choose Invisalign aligners over traditional wires and brackets.

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Faster results

With Invisalign clear aligners you can get the new smile you want, 5 months faster3 than braces.

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Faster results

With Invisalign clear aligners you can get the new smile you want, 5 months faster3 than braces.

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More comfortable

When it comes to getting your new smile, Invisalign treatment is more comfortable than braces.2

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Fewer trips to the doctor

Your personalized digital treatment plan keeps your smile on track with online check-ins and fewer visits to the doctor’s office4 than braces.

Doctors recommend Invisalign aligners.

Hear what providers have to say about Invisalign treatment compared to traditional wires and brackets.

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3 reasons Invisalign aligners are the right option for your smile.

When it comes to cost for teeth-straightening, braces and clear aligners are comparable, but with Invisalign treatment you get:

Doctor-directed treatment keeps your teeth shifting correctly.

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Doctor-directed treatment keeps your teeth shifting correctly.

Cutting-edge technology helps visualize a roadmap for predictable results.

Digitally-designed aligners are custom built with your comfort in mind.

Invisalign aligners compared to braces.

Compared to traditional wires and brackets, the benefits of Invisalign treatment are clear.

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Invisalign clear aligners

Braces

Personalized plans with doctor-directed care

Personalized plans with doctor-directed care

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Covered by many insurances

Covered by many insurances

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Less painful1 and more comfortable2

Less painful1 and more comfortable2

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Results in as little as 6 months5

Results in as little as 6 months5

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Fewer visits to the doctor's office4

Fewer visits to the doctor's office4

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Fewer emergency visits6

Fewer emergency visits6

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Removable for eating, brushing, and flossing

Removable for eating, brushing, and flossing

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Better oral hygiene during treatment7

Better oral hygiene during treatment7

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Virtually invisible

Virtually invisible

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Progress can be tracked with the My Invisalign app

Progress can be tracked with the My Invisalign app

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PATIENT’S AGE

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PATIENT’S AGE

  1. In a study by Miller et al, with adults measuring pain in the first week of treatment. Kevin Miller et al. “A comparison of treatment impacts between Invisalign aligner and fixed appliance therapy during the first week of treatment.” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Volume 131, Issue 3, pp. 302. e1-302.e9, March 2007.
  2. Study sponsored by Align Technology and based on adult Class I, nonextraction, mild to moderate crowding cases with SmartTrack material. David W. White, Katie C. Julien, Helder Jacob, Phillip M. Campbell and Peter H. Buschang, Discomfort associated with Invisalign and traditional brackets: A randomized, prospective trial. The Angle Orthodontist Nov 2017, Vol. 87, No. 6 pp. 801-808
  3. Gu, J et al. Evaluation of Invisalign treatment effectiveness and efficiency compared with conventional fixed appliances using the Peer Assessment Rating index. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop February 2017;151:259-66Buschang, P et al. Comparative time efficiency of aligner therapy and conventional edgewise braces. Angle Orthodontist, Vol 84, No 3, 2014
  4. Buschang et al; Comparative time efficiency of aligner therapy and conventional edgewise braces. Angle Orthod 1 May 2014; 84 (3): 391–396. Borda et al; Outcome assessment of orthodontic clear aligner vs fixed appliance treatment in a teenage population with mild malocclusions. Angle Orthod 1 July 2020; 90 (4): 485–490.
  5. Based on mild to moderate malocclusion (defined as crowding and spacing up to 6mm, and overjet and overbite up to 6mm and assuming one week wear), treatment times vary depending on Invisalign product type, wear time, case complexity and must be determined by your doctor. Data on file at Align Technology, as of September 9, 2020. Additional Info: Data based on total 1,236,123 primary orders accepted in Jan 2018- June 2020 globally. Product types included Invisalign Express, Go, Lite and Moderate products. 
  6. Data on File at Align Technology, as of July 12 2017: *Based on a global claims survey by Actionable Research of Invisalign providers, respondents were asked the following question: In what percent of cases do patients require an emergency visit? (Global respondents N= 898)
  7. When compared to patients in treatment with braces.