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Invisalign - The Clear Alternative to Braces

Have you ever wished for a straight, beautiful smile, but simply can't imagine wearing braces? If so, then look no further than Invisalign. East Peoria Dental Group is now proud to offer Invisalign to our East Peoria, Peoria, Pekin, Washington, and Morton patients. Dr. Hudson has been straightening teeth for years using Six Month Braces, but now we are also providing an invisible alternative!


Get Straight Teeth with Invisalign in East Peoria


Why is Invisalign a Great Choice?

Invisalign's technology allows you to straighten your teeth with a series of clear, customized, removable trays. They are virtually invisible, which makes them a great option for people who are in the public eye. And they are extremely effective! Invisalign can effectively treat a wide variety of cases, including crowding, spacing, crossbites, overbites and underbites.

The Benefits of Clear Braces:

  • Straightens your teeth without the need for braces
  • Lets you remove the device when you want
  • Allows you to eat whatever foods you enjoy
  • Allows you to brush and floss your teeth normally
  • Consists of smooth plastic that is more comfortable to
  • the gums than metal braces

How Does it Work?

Invisalign works using the same principles of traditional metal braces. However, our dentist uses models of your teeth and create a digital progression of the tooth movements in a computer, and the custom clear trays are fabricated off this computer design. There are no wires or metal pieces, so it is much more comfortable to wear than traditional braces. The entire series of trays is made at once, and each one progressively moves your teeth closer to the desired position. Each tray is worn for approximately 2 weeks. The trays are instructed to be worn FULL-TIME, meaning as close to 24 hours a day as possible. They can be taken out to eat and brush your teeth, and then should be placed back in the mouth.

The Cost of Invisalign

Invisalign may cost anywhere from $4,000 to $6,000 for patients in Peoria, IL area. The cost will depend on the office, the experience of the doctor, and the complexity of the case. Here at East Peoria Dental Group, we offer a complimentary no-obligation consultation to determine if Invisalign is right for you. By examining your case, we are better able to let you know your costs to have Invisalign treatment. You may be surprised to learn that the price of Invisalign is actually quite comparable to the cost of traditional wire braces done by an orthodontist.

Does insurance cover Invisalign?

If you have dental insurance, we can contact your provider to find out if they cover part of your Invisalign treatment. Many dental insurance plans cover at least some of the cost for Invisalign treatment.

Can I get financing for Invisalign?

If you don't have dental insurance, or your plan does not cover Invisalign, there are other ways to help you pay for your treatment. We offer CareCredit, which can allow patients to make monthly payments on the procedure (many times at 0% interest!). Please contact us to learn more. We also offer our Dental Savings Planfor those without dental insurance, which can be used to receive a discount on the Invisalign treatment.

For more information about how Invisalign clear braces can give you a straight, beautiful smile, please give us a call!

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