The Invisalign Treatment Process

5 Steps to a Straighter, More Confident Smile

Invisalign clear aligners from SouthWest Dental offer a convenient treatment option for straightening your smile.

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Step 1

Book Your First

We will begin by examining your teeth and bite to determine if Invisalign is right for you. Next, we will take photographs and impressions of your smile and explain what it could like with Invisalign treatment.

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Step 2

Develop a Custom
Treatment Plan

Based on the decisions made in your initial consultation, we will map out a precise Invisalign treatment plan. Your plan will include the exact movement of your teeth that will occur with each set of aligners.

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Step 3

Begin Your
Treatment Plan

We will produce a series of custom Invisalign aligners just for you. Wear your aligners every day for 20-22 hours as prescribed, and your aligners will gradually shift your teeth into their desired positions.

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Step 4

Switch Your Aligners
Every Two Weeks

Approximately every 2 weeks, you will switch to the next set of clear aligners. You will also have brief checkups with your dental team – every six weeks or so – to review your progress. 

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Step 5

Maintain Your
Straight New Smile

It's an exciting day when you reach the end of your treatment! During your final appointment, we will discuss next steps, and prescribe retainers to keep your teeth in their new positions.

Ready for Your New Smile?

Take our Invisalign Smile Assessment.

Complete our free 30-second Smile Assessment to see if Invisalign clear aligners might be the right fit for you.

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New Patients Always Welcome

Looking for a dentist in Yarmouth. We're happily accepting new patients at our dental clinic! Contact us to get started today.

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13 Second Street,, Yarmouth, NS B5A 1T5 CA

(902) 742-0191


1174 Highway 1, Meteghan, NS B0W 2J0 CA

(902) 645-3011