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How Are the Moldings Made for Invisalign Braces?

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Invisalign aligners are made from regular dental impressions

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A material called Vinyl Polysiloxane is used to take impressions of the teeth. This material is used by being loaded into a tray, placed in the mouth and then setting (usually 1-2 minutes). This impression is sent to the Invisalign manufacturing facility and scanned (CAD/CAM) to make the aligners. The process takes around a month.


Seattle Cosmetic Dentist
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What do Invisalign records entail?

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Invisalign Records entail a series of photos and radiographs (x-rays) along with an upper and lower impression and something called a bite registration. The records appointment will take about a half-hour.

Susan Goode Estep, DMD
Atlanta Cosmetic Dentist
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