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Traditionally, metal wires and brackets were the only way to straighten teeth. The evolution in technology and demand for aesthetics has paved the way for alternative solutions. Clients are spoilt for choice and our clinic is able to create stunning results for our clients in a way that we never thought possible.
Invisalign® vs traditional braces
In the past, achieving straighter teeth and a beautiful smile used to be uncomfortable, unsightly and even inconvenient. But back then, metal wires and brackets were the only way to straighten teeth. They were chunky, shiny and attracted unwanted nicknames.
These days, it’s reassuring to know that orthodontics has come a long way. The evolution in technology and demand for aesthetics has introduced alternative solutions like Invisalign®. Therefore, as a client, you’re spoilt for choice. And at The Dental Room, we’ll be able to successfully create stunning results for you using Invisalign® in a way that you never thought possible.
What is Invisalign®?
Founded in 1997, Invisalign® is a series of clear plastic aligners worn 22 hours a day. It works to gently move your teeth into a desired position with minimal discomfort. Thanks to their clear aligners, Invisalign® is hardly noticeable and wonderfully discreet so you don’t feel self-conscious about your teeth.
Invisalign Before & After
Results may vary between individuals. Any dental procedure carries risks and benefits.
The benefits of Invisalign®
Invisalign® is designed not to get in the way of your lifestyle. You’ll have the freedom of simply removing your aligners before you eat, or when you have a special event to attend. All you have to do is keep doing what you love doing whilst Invisalign® subtly recreates your smile.
That’s not all, Invisalign® is also used to treat a vast array of orthodontic issues and is suitable for all age groups. So whether you’re looking to correct crooked teeth, or need a solution to tend to your underbite to prevent your teeth from wearing away, or perhaps you’re just not a big fan of your smile and want the best option to straighten your teeth, Invisalign® is one of the key treatments at The Dental Room.
So when you consider the nature of Invisalign®, it’s no surprise that this innovative teeth-straightening solution is growing in popularity. Invisalign® has now enabled over 8 million people all over the world to unlock their smile potential. How would you like to be next?
To find out if Invisalign® is right for you, contact us to book a consultation with us today.
Facially driven smile design
The Dental Room, founded by leading aesthetic dentist Dr Shawn Rama, is proudly an accredited Invisalign® Platinum Provider in Melbourne. And we’ve been leading the way when it comes to Invisalign® treatments.
As Invisalign® is a key treatment modality at our clinic, it plays a significant role in the services we offer. Which is why our clinic is equipped with the latest scanning technology and treatment protocols; all geared towards unlocking the full potential of your smile through Invisalign®. We also aim to do this by putting our clients at the heart of the treatment and consistently creating strategies to improve their experience.
Furthermore, a skill that sets Dr Shawn Rama apart, is his craft in using facially-driven smile principles in Invisalign® treatment. That’s because having straight teeth is one thing; however, having straight teeth to enhance facial balance is a whole different story. As you can imagine, there is a difference between a great smile and a ‘WOW’ smile.
How to get started
If teeth straightening has been on your mind, we’d like to invite you to arrange a consultation at The Dental Room to find out if Invisalign is suitable for you. During the initial consultation we’ll:
1. Discuss your concerns, expectations and the smile you want to achieve.
2. Present you with various treatment options that help you realise the desired outcome.
3. If Invisalign® is right for you – the estimated cost and treatment timeline will be provided.
Please note, a $170 pre-payment is required to secure this appointment with Dr Shawn Rama. Please call the clinic at (03) 9857 3988.
Our 5 step Invisalign® treatment journey
We firmly believe your experience and journey with us is just as important as the treatment itself. To find out what to expect, we’ve included The Dental Room’s streamlined Invisalign® process below.
1. Invisalign Consultation
This is the start of a very exciting part of your Invisalign® journey! To kick things off we’ll begin by discussing your needs and options in a smile consultation.
2. Invisalign records and Clincheck 3D discussion
During this appointment, a 3D smile scan is taken and is used to map out a 3D custom simulation called Clincheck. This is when you’ll get to see an accurate preview of your teeth moving from the moment you start wearing Invisalign®, to the day you remove them. Your feedback will be invaluable as we work closely with you to make unlimited changes to the smile design prior to formalising the plan. A formal quotation of the treatment will be provided right after the appointment.
3. Fitting your first clear aligners
This will be your first fitting appointment where you’ll receive your first few sets of aligners. While you’re here, we’ll make sure that your aligners fit perfectly on you and your teeth. All the information you need to look after your aligners will be provided. You’ll need to wear each aligner for one to two weeks as prescribed.
For your convenience, three sets of aligners will be dispensed to you at each appointment to reduce your number of visits. Most clients typically visit us once a month and each appointment goes on for approximately 10 minutes. Afterall, the less visits, the more time to enjoy life!
4. Monthly appointments
With any treatment at The Dental Room, you are never alone. Our monthly appointments are designed to give you the support you need and to keep track of the progress of your treatment. During this time we’ll also provide you with the next series of aligners, and address any concerns you may have.
5. Teeth whitening
Once the teeth are in the perfect position, many of our packages include a complimentary teeth whitening treatment to brighten your smile. A retainer will also be made to help maintain the positions of your teeth. And then you’re free to go and share your smile with the world!
How much is Invisalign®?
With our payment plan options, the smile you want might be a lot more affordable than you think. At The Dental Room, we offer 4 simple packages to suit each individual’s needs: Express, Lite, Moderate and Comprehensive. These packages are largely based upon the amount of teeth movement required and how many aligners are required to achieve these movements. During the initial consultation, we’ll be able to give an understanding of the treatment package most suitable for you.
You’ll also find that our Invisalign packages have been designed to bring added value and transparency to the treatment process. The table below helps you understand the differences in costs as well as the inclusions within each plan.
|Features||7 aligners or less, 1 set of refinements within 6 months||14 aligners or less, 1 extra set of refinements for 1 year||Unlimited refinements for 2 years||Unlimited refinements for 5 years|
|Phillips Zoom Take Home Whitening Kit with 3 syringes||included||included||included||included|
|Retainers x 1 Set||included||included||included||included|
|Invisalign Photos (scans, photos, radiographs)||$160||$160||$160||$160|
|Payment Options||$2,000 initial fees; remainder pay as you go. Finance the entire amount free with ZipMoney. Full upfront payment 5% discount. (Invisalign records $160 credited towards package price)|
This price guide provides you with a general idea of the costs involved with Invisalign®. Please book a consultation at The Dental Room to find the right Invisalign treatment plan for you.
No, Invisalign® treatment is not exclusively provided by orthodontists. It’s important to note that both orthodontists and dentists must undertake the same specific training provided by Invisalign to become an accredited provider.
The outcomes and efficiency of the treatment is highly dependent on the operator driving the Invisalign treatment. Therefore, it is critical that you entrust your smile to the right dentist. So before you decide, it’s always best to do your research to find an accredited provider who is known for their experience in providing expert Invisalign® treatment. Looking at their clients’ reviews and ‘before and after’ images would give you an indication to how experienced the practice is in providing Invisalign treatments.
The Dental Room offers Invisalign consultation for clients to get to know us and learn more about the treatment. During this initial appointment with our Aesthetic dentists, we aim to understand your smile concerns and the desired outcomes and provide you an honest appraisal of treatment options. In doing so, you can rest assured that you have made an informed, researched and reliable decision when it comes to the teeth-straightening solution that you choose. It is likely that we have treated a case very similar to yours, so please feel free to ask us to show you a case study when you meet with us.
At The Dental Room, there are 4 types of Invisalign® packages on offer to cater for the varied needs of our clients. These packages are largely based upon the amount of teeth movement required and how many aligners are required to achieve these movements.
Express: Invisalign® Express is designed for very minor corrections that may be achieved using seven consecutive aligner changes or less. This package may be used in cases where a patient has previously had orthodontic treatment and experienced a very slight relapse.
Lite: Invisalign® Lite is commonly used for patients who have had a slight relapse in their previous orthodontic treatment or who have very small modifications they wish to make to the alignment of their teeth. Invisalign® Lite allows up to 14 aligner changes.
Moderate: Invisalign® Moderate is commonly used to treat patients with crowding or spacing and slight rotations. The moderate packages allow up to 26 aligner changes. It is designed for our clients whose treatment goals fall between the existing Invisalign Lite and Invisalign Comprehensive Packages and can be completed in the range of 5 to 12 months.
Comprehensive: Invisalign® Comprehensive is designed for those who require greater tooth movements. These cases generally take more time and often include crowding, spacing and significant rotations of the teeth.
Most likely yes, as we use Invisalign to treat most types of orthodontic issues. But first, it depends on your goals as it is imperative that the treatment chosen meets your final expectations. Our job is to work closely together with you to understand your concerns and help you connect the dots by providing the various treatment options and their nuances. After your initial consultation with us, you should be able to walk away with a treatment plan towards achieving your future smile.
Take advantage of our smile consultation at The Dental Room to find out if Invisalign is right for you.
Invisible braces have entirely altered how our clients feel about the notion of teeth straightening for the following reasons.
No one needs to know. Invisalign clear aligners are made out of a smooth clear plastic, so it is virtually invisible. They are so discreet that others may not even notice you have them on. This has given our clients the option to make the leap in a very discreet fashion.
Removable. As they can be removed in an instant, they can easily fit around your everyday lifestyle. Invisalign can be removed for eating, brushing, flossing and very occasionally for a special event. However, we STRONGLY RECOMMEND all our clients to wear the aligners for a minimum of 22 hours a day for best results.
Lesser pain. The technology that drives the treatment ensures that there will only be gradual and gentle yet effective teeth movement throughout your treatment. Most clients tell us they feel a mild discomfort on the first 2 days of wearing a new aligner.
Lesser dentist appointments. Invisalign frees up your schedule with visits to our clinic only once every 4 to 6 weeks.
Better oral health. Since Invisalign aligners are removable, you can still floss and brush your teeth as per normal which reduces plaque accumulation, risk of gingivitis and bad breath.
Clearer timetable through the Clincheck simulation program that we create for you. Invisalign treatment allows you to visualise every stage of the treatment, giving you a clearer picture of the treatment duration.
We are not able to provide you with a set time as it will depend on your specific needs. An approximate treatment time can be provided to you after your initial appointment with us. It’s exciting to know that with recent improvements in technology, our clients can wear their aligners for 7 days instead of 14 days in many cases. This has allowed us to achieve results in half the time. It’s also critical that your Invisalign treatment is planned efficiently from the start to minimise treatment time.
As we always say to our clients: A year of an Invisalign treatment can lead to a lifetime of improved dental health – plus a beautiful smile!
Yes. With our payment plan options, the smile you want might be a lot more affordable than you think.
To get started, simply give us a call on (03) 9857 3988. We can provide you with the specific cost of Invisalign® in Melbourne, the differences in price is between treatment types and payment plan options.
The technology that drives the treatment and the way we formulate your tooth movements ensures that there will only be gradual and gentle yet effective teeth movement throughout your treatment. Most clients tell us they feel a mild discomfort on the first 2 days of wearing a new aligner.
When it comes to invisalign vs braces, the answer lies in personal preference as well as the individualised recommendations that your dentist provides you with. With their experience in the field of orthodontics, our Aesthetic dentists are able to tell you which of these treatment options would be best for you. However, the main differences between traditional braces, clear braces and Invisalign® include Invisalign®’s subtle and discreet aesthetics and the ability to remove clear aligners each day, among others. If you’re interested in knowing more, have a look at our FAQ on the advantages of Invisalign®.
As a Platinum Invisalign® Provider and founded by industry expert and leading aesthetic dentist Dr. Shawn Rama, The Dental Room attracts clients both nationally and internationally for his services.
Plus, with over 15 years of industry experience, knowledge and professionalism, it’s no wonder why The Dental Room is leading the way when it comes to Invisalign® treatment.
Be sure to take advantage of our smile consultation at the Dental Room that allows you to view the movement of your teeth from the moment you start wearing invisible braces, to the day you remove them. Simply give us a call on (03) 9857 3988 or book online!