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I am wearing Invisalign.
Can you tell?


Invisalign® invisibly straightens your teeth with a series of custom-molded aligners.

Forget everything you’ve heard about teeth straightening. Because now there’s breakthrough technology that lets you get the smile you always wanted without bands, brackets or wires.

Invisalign® has both aesthetic and hygienic benefits

Teeth that are crowded or are spaced too far apart may cause such problems as swollen gums, redness or pocketing. All of these are signs of periodontal disease. Invisalign straightens teeth, which can contribute to a healthier smile. Straighter teeth can lead to:

  • Healthier Gums
    Clinical studies have shown that gum health may improve with the use of Invisalign during orthodontic treatment1. Properly aligned teeth can help gums “fit” tighter around them2, which may lead to better periodontal health. With Invisalign, you can brush and floss normally, which can help prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease.
  • Easier Cleanings
    There are no brackets or wires to clean around as with traditional orthodontics. With maintenance of good oral hygiene, the chances of having plaque retention, tooth decay, and periodontal disease can be reduced.
  • Improved Chewing and Speech
    In some instances, speech problems may result from poorly positioned teeth and jaws. Correction of your bite can help improve chewing and speech.
  • Decreased Risk of Trauma and Abnormal Wear
    Properly aligned teeth can be less stressful on the supporting bone and jaw joints.


  1. Presented at the AADR in San Antonio, Effect of Invisalign Aligners on Periodontal Tissues, Taylor, MG; McGorray, SP, Durret, S; Downey, N; Lenk, M; Oxford, E; Dolce, C; Wheeler, TT
  2. Ong et al., 1998 Boyd and Baumrind, 1992, Zachrisson and Zachrisson, 1972.

Invisalign is the CLEAR way to straighten teeth


Invisalign gradually moves your teeth through a series of custom-made removable, nearly invisible Aligners.

Invisalign has been proven to be effective in both clinical research and in practices nationwide.

Over 100,000 people are already smiling more thanks to Invisalign.


Please contact us to schedule a FREE consultation with one of our Dental Professionals

Family Dental Pros
Valerie D. Saulsbury-Effertz D.D.S.


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9906 College Boulevard
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
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