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Invisalign FAQ

How much does Invisalign cost and is it covered by insurance?

Invisalign treatment is usually covered by both orthodontic insurance and FSA plans, and is generally comparable with the cost of traditional metal braces. Cosmetic Dentists of Houston also offers flexible and affordable payment plans. Read more! Find out more about the cost of Invisalign.

How long does the Invisalign treatment take?

At Cosmetic Dentists of Houston, our Invisalign process is quick and convenient. You place a new set of aligners approximately every two weeks until your treatment is complete. As with all dentistry procedures the total length of treatment time is individual to you. but the average Invisalign treatment takes less than 12 months.

How many hours a day will I have to wear the Invisalign aligners?

Your aligners may be removed for special occasions, meals and cleaning your teeth. For best results we recommend you wear your aligners for 20 to 22 hours a day.

How does Invisalign work?

Invisalign takes a modern approach to straightening teeth using a custom-made series of aligners custom-created for you. These aligner trays are made of a smooth, comfortable and invisible plastic that is worn over your teeth. Wearing the aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth into place based on the exact movements that Dr. Canto will plan out for you.