Today, orthodontists have extremely accurate and precise technology for straightening teeth. This technology is the Invisalign dental aligner, which allows to straighten adult teeth while remaining completely invisible.
Orthodontic treatment with the Invisalign dental aligner consists of wearing a series of removable transparent aligners for several weeks or months in order to progressively straighten your teeth.
Thanks to modern 3-D imaging technology, you will know your treatment plan, from the initial position of your teeth to the desired final position, from the beginning.
Invisalign aligners shift teeth using high-precision movements, the amplitude and duration of which have been determined in advance. By doing so, during each stage of the treatment, only certain teeth are moved, and only a couple dozen millimeters(You can read our complete article on the subject)
The result is an efficient power transfer. Approximately every two weeks, you switch to the next aligner so that your teeth are progressively shifted towards the desired final position.
Undergoing orthodontic treatment as an adult shouldn’t mean putting your life on hold:
Like other orthodontic treatment methods, the cost of Invisalign treatment depends on the complexity of the case of straightening your teeth and the progress of your treatment.
In general, the cost for an adult is between 4’000 and 8’000 CHF. However, if your teeth only need minor changes, the price starts at 2’500 CHF.- Take a look at our orthodontics rates
Financial concerns shouldn’t stop you from consulting a dentist or orthodontist. For this reason, we offer payment facilities to patients who ask for them. This possibility will be studied on a case-by-case basis.
The total duration for an adult depends on the complexity of the treatment. In general, it is identical to that of therapy with a traditional dental device, in other words, between six months and one year. We can give you a precise estimate of your treatment duration during your first appointment.
For insurance to cover adult orthodontic treatment in Switzerland (read article), you must have complimentary dental insurance. Specifically, some insurance plans cover orthodontic treatment without an age limit condition, such as Visana, as well as many others.
Insurance generally offers 75% coverage for adult orthodontic treatment, all the while establishing a maximum limit (the maximum amount you can receive) of between 5’000 and 15’000 CHF in the majority of cases.
It is a quick, easy and effective tool for eliminating the effects of bruxism. It looks like a plastic tooth protection device. It is designed to keep your teeth separated in order to prevent the damage caused by clenching and grinding.
If you grind your teeth because you are stressed, you might be able to prevent the problem through relaxation strategies like meditation. Moreover, seeking the support of a therapist might also help.