Is Invisalign® a Good Option For Me?

Invisalign® is a series of aligners custom-made to fit patient’s teeth and move them in a certain way to create a better alignment. Patients always ask if Invisalign® is a good treatment option for them.
I will highlight few steps that a patient can make to see if invisalign® is a good treatment option.

First of all, what is the goal of the treatment? Are you looking to align your teeth, or have a nicer smile?

Are you looking to have some form of orthodontic treatment but you want to maintain good oral hygiene and are concerned with the risks of gum disease and the high risk of developing cavities associated with traditional braces?

Are you looking to have some type of orthodontic treatment and have a minimal impact on your work or school, with minimal dental visits?

Are you looking to fix your bite, for example, overbite or underbite?

Do you have spacing/crowding issue in the arch? For example, you have crooked teeth, or teeth that are pushed out, rotated, or have gaps between them?

Do you have difficulty cleaning your teeth, or your hygienist has mentioned your front teeth are crowded and it is not easy to clean in between?

If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, Invisalign® might be the answer! Invisalign® is a good orthodontic option in a wide range of cases, and I highly recommend you explore this treatment option if you have answered yes.

By Dr. Zaid Gabriel

Dr. Zaid Gabriel is located at Northland Dental Choice
Phone: 403-247-1807 | Address: #308, 4600 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Dr. Zaid Gabriel completed a Master’s of Science degree in bioethics from University of Toronto. His main focus was the ethics of conducting biomedical research, patient consent, as well as risks and benfits of research. Dr. Gabriel has completed his degree in dentistry at the University of Manitoba. He had also previously graduated from University of Baghdad in 2000.
Dr. Gabriel can provide general dentistry services including options for sedation and Invisalign. If you are ready for a new smile but do not want traditional braces, he would be happy to discuss if the Invisalign® system would be right for you. Dr. Gabriel also offers his Calgary patients several different types of dentures including natural-looking full, partial, and immediate cosmetic dentures. Our dentists can help determine the type that is most appropriate for your individual needs and goals.

In his leisure time, Dr. Gabriel loves to spend his time taking part in outdoor activities and sports. He has also a special interest in Spanish dancing and enjoys practicing Salsa dancing with this wife. We are confident that his manner will create a positive environment for our patients. Dr. Gabriel is fluent in English and Arabic.

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