What Should I Ask My Orthodontist About Invisalign®?

Starting orthodontic treatment can be intimidating. Ask your orthodontist these questions to ensure your Invisalign treatment is as smooth as possible.

Will you take a digital or physical impression to start treatment?

In order to start treatment, your orthodontist needs an impression of your teeth. Some practices still use physical impressions, made with thick, goopy liquids. Others are fully digital and use a digital impression system like iTero.

Will I use Invisalign aligners or a knock-off brand?

Invisalign uses the most advanced invisible aligner technology available, such as SmartTrack® material and SmartForce® attachments. Any brand that isn’t Invisalign will likely take longer to work due to imprecision and inferior materials.

How long will my treatment last?

Orthodontists who have completed more cases with Invisalign will likely be able to complete your treatment sooner. For example, Dr. Jesse Teng (VIP Platinum Invisalign provider) is the most certified Invisalign provider in the El Paso, TX area. He will be able to complete your case faster than an orthodontist with little Invisalign experience.

How much will Invisalign cost me?

The exact cost of treatment will vary depending on variables like the cost of living in the area, treatment time, and case complexity. It will be in your best interest to ask for several quotes from different doctors before committing. Our team at JT Orthodontics will work to give you Invisalign for the lowest possible cost while getting the results you want.

Do you have monthly payment plans?/Do you accept my insurance plan?

You shouldn’t be breaking the bank to pay for Invisalign! If you are concerned that the price of Invisalign is too high, see our post on paying for Invisalign.

If you have a question that wasn’t answered here, please call one of our offices in El Paso, TX, contact us online, or request an appointment.