Orthodontic Care

Whether using Invisalign® or FastBraces®, Northern Lights Laser Dentistry can help straighten your teeth faster and more efficiently than standard metal braces.

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Welcome to a revolution in orthodontic treatment – FastBraces®! If you’ve been dreaming of a straighter, healthier smile but don’t want to commit to years of treatment, FastBraces® might be the perfect solution for you.

FastBraces® is not your typical orthodontic option. It’s a cutting-edge technology that delivers results in record time, often in as little as a few months. These specially designed braces work differently, focusing on moving both the root and crown of your teeth simultaneously. This innovative approach allows for quicker, more efficient results, and it’s suitable for patients of all ages.

At our practice, we’re excited to offer FastBraces® as a reliable and effective solution for your orthodontic needs. Dr. Kalli Elford is a senior master provider of FastBraces® technology and she will create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique smile goals, ensuring the fastest and most comfortable journey to a perfectly aligned smile.

Invisalign® Clear Braces

Imagine achieving the straight, confident smile you’ve always wanted without the inconvenience of traditional braces. With Invisalign®, it’s possible! Welcome to the world of discreet and effective orthodontic treatment.

Invisalign® is a revolutionary approach to straightening teeth. Say goodbye to metal wires and brackets and say hello to a series of nearly invisible, custom-made aligners. These aligners are not only comfortable but also removable, allowing you to eat, drink, and maintain your oral hygiene with ease.

Our Invisalign®-certified dentist is dedicated to helping you achieve your smile goals. We’ll work closely with you to create a personalized treatment plan, guiding you through each step of your journey towards a straighter, more beautiful smile.  Contact us today to begin your Invisalign® transformation. 

Common questions about Invisalign® and FastBraces®:

Are Invisalign aligners visible to others?

No, Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible. Made from clear, medical-grade plastic, they blend seamlessly with your teeth, making them a discreet option for those seeking a less noticeable orthodontic treatment.

How long does the Invisalign treatment take?

The duration of Invisalign treatment varies based on individual needs, but on average, it takes about 12 to 18 months. Regular check-ups with your dentist will ensure progress is on track.

Can Invisalign treat all types of orthodontic issues?

Invisalign is effective for a wide range of orthodontic issues, including crowded teeth, gaps, overbites, underbites, and crossbites. A consultation with your dentist will determine if Invisalign is the right choice for your specific case.

Is Invisalign more comfortable than traditional braces?

Yes, Invisalign aligners are generally more comfortable than traditional braces. They are custom-made to fit your teeth, with no sharp edges or wires, reducing the likelihood of irritation.

How often should I wear Invisalign aligners?

For optimal results, it’s recommended to wear Invisalign aligners for 20 to 22 hours per day. They should only be removed for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing.

Are there any dietary restrictions with Invisalign®?

Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign® aligners are removable, so there are no restrictions on what you can eat. Simply remove the aligners before meals and enjoy your favorite foods without worry.

How do I clean my Invisalign® aligners?

Cleaning Invisalign® aligners is easy. Rinse them with lukewarm water and brush them gently with a soft toothbrush. Avoid using hot water, as it can warp the aligners.

Can I switch to Invisalign® if I already have traditional braces?

In some cases, a switch to Invisalign® may be possible, but it depends on individual circumstances. Consult with your dentist to determine the best course of action based on your orthodontic needs.

How long does it take to see results with FastBraces®?

FastBraces® are known for their accelerated treatment time. Many patients start noticing visible improvements in as little as a few weeks, with full results often achieved within 6 to 12 months, depending on individual cases.

Are FastBraces® suitable for adults, or are they primarily for children and teens?

FastBraces® are suitable for patients of all ages, including adults. The technology is effective for addressing a variety of orthodontic issues, providing a faster and more comfortable alternative to traditional braces.

Do FastBraces® cause discomfort during the treatment process?

Patients may experience some mild discomfort or pressure initially, similar to traditional braces. However, FastBraces® are designed with patient comfort in mind, and any discomfort usually diminishes within a few days as the teeth adjust.

Can FastBraces® fix both simple and complex orthodontic issues?

Yes, FastBraces® are versatile and effective in addressing a wide range of orthodontic issues, including crowding, spacing, overbites, underbites, and crossbites. Your dentist will assess your specific case to determine if FastBraces® are the right option for you.

Are there any dietary restrictions with FastBraces®?

While there are no strict dietary restrictions, it’s advisable to avoid extremely hard or sticky foods to prevent damage to the braces. Your dentist will provide a comprehensive list of foods to be mindful of during your treatment.

Can I still play sports or musical instruments with FastBraces®?

Absolutely! FastBraces® allow for a more comfortable experience during physical activities and playing musical instruments compared to traditional braces. Your dentist can provide additional tips to protect your braces during such activities.

Is it necessary to wear retainers after FastBraces® treatment?

Yes, wearing retainers is an essential part of maintaining the results achieved with FastBraces®. Your dentist will provide guidance on how often to wear them to ensure long-term stability and prevent any relapse.

Are FastBraces® covered by dental insurance?

Coverage varies among insurance providers, so it’s essential to check with your insurance company. Many plans that cover traditional braces may also cover FastBraces®. Our office staff can assist in verifying your insurance coverage and exploring financing options.

How do I schedule a consultation to discuss FastBraces® treatment?

Scheduling a consultation is easy! You can call our office at 406-730-5055 or use our online appointment request form. During the consultation, our experienced team will assess your needs, discuss treatment options, and address any questions or concerns you may have about FastBraces®.