Dental One Associates of Bel Air
3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Suite E, Abingdon, MD 21009

Invisalign® in Abingdon, MD

Today’s orthodontic patients don’t have to settle for traditional metal braces. Dentists now know how to straighten teeth and correct malocclusion discreetly and effectively using the Invisalign® plastic aligner tray system.

How Do Invisalign Aligners Work?

Invisalign aligners work like transparent braces that fit over your teeth. A series of custom trays moves your teeth into their new positions slowly over a course of months. You’ll wear each set of Invisalign clear braces for about 14 days before exchanging them for a new pair. Invisalign dentists use the innovative system to resolve a variety of orthodontic problems including crowding, gaps between teeth, improper bite, and more. Unlike metal braces that use visible brackets and wires, the clear plastic aligners are virtually invisible, so you won’t be embarrassed by a mouthful of metal hardware.

Invisalign Treatment Cost: What Can I Expect?

For some patients, Invisalign braces cost almost the same as metal braces, but each case is unique. Factors that affect your total Invisalign cost include your estimated treatment time, the amount of correction needed to perfect your smile, and any Invisalign insurance coverage you have. The only way to obtain an accurate estimate of your total Invisalign cost is to visit a qualified dentist for an orthodontic exam and Invisalign consultation. If the Invisalign cost strains your budget, we can help make affordable Invisalign a reality with flexible financing options and payment plans. Contact our office today to learn more about your affordable options for getting Invisalign in Abingdon.

Invisalign Treatment Time Averages

Like Invisalign cost, the length of Invisalign aligner treatment depends on the extent of your orthodontic needs. Complex problems, such as large gaps or severely rotated teeth, usually take longer to correct. The average Invisalign treatment time for adults is about 10 months to one year, but complicated cases can take up to two years. Treatment times for teenage patients vary considerably. After you complete Invisalign orthodontic treatment, you’ll need to wear Invisalign retainers to keep your teeth in their new positions.

Are All Dentists Invisalign Dentists?

It takes experience and training to become an Invisalign dentist. Licensed orthodontists and general dentists must complete a training course in Invisalign dentistry to offer the service to patients. Our dentists have extensive experience with the Invisalign system and can give you a great smile in the shortest possible amount of time. Contact us to find a skilled dentist today.

Invisalign vs Braces: Is Invisalign Always the Winner?

Orthodontic patients often ask if Invisalign is as effective as metal braces. In many cases, they are. Mild to moderate orthodontic problems can often be resolved with both plastic aligners and traditional metal braces. If you’re a good candidate for treatment with aligner trays, you’ll enjoy superior benefits, such as better self-confidence, easier oral hygiene, and limited follow-up visits to your orthodontist’s office. If your dentist confirms that both treatments are viable choices, the battle of Invisalign vs braces does have a clear winner. Schedule a consultation with one of our providers to determine if Invisalign is a good solution for you.

Unmatched Invisalign Benefits

The benefits of braces that don’t rely on metal hardware have made Invisalign the preferred choice of orthodontic patients everywhere. Consider the following.

  • Faster, better oral hygiene
  • The freedom to eat your favorite foods
  • Trays that are easily removable
  • Less mouth irritation
  • Fewer adjustments
  • A more natural-looking smile during treatment
  • Improved self-confidence

Invisalign Candidates: Can I Get Invisalign?

Invisalign isn’t right for everyone, but most people needing minor corrections are candidates. Severe orthodontic problems may be treated more effectively with metal braces. Generally, Invisalign dentists recommend Invisalign for adults and most teens. Children are not good candidates due to their maturity levels and less predictable bone growth. Only a qualified dentist can determine if you’re a good candidate for treatment.

How Will Invisalign Treatment Affect My Daily Routine?

Wearing aligners has little overall impact on your daily life. Here are a few things to consider before requesting treatment.

  • Chewing gum will stick to the aligners and should be avoided.
  • You must wear the aligners for 22 hours out of each day to get the best results.
  • The nicotine from cigarettes and other tobacco products will stain your plastic aligner trays.

Essential Tips for Aligner Tray Daily Care

  • Clean your trays using the manufacturer’s cleaning system, or brush and rinse them using cool or lukewarm water.
  • Never expose your aligners to hot water or hot beverages; this will cause warping.
  • Take your trays out for eating and oral hygiene purposes only.
  • If an aligner becomes cracked, warped or otherwise damaged, contact your dentist for a replacement immediately.

If you’ve always dreamed of having a beautiful, straight smile, learn more about getting Invisalign in Abingdon by scheduling an appointment with one of our experienced Invisalign dentists today.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
i absolutely LOVE Dr. Blaney.
Joann W.
The office’s service is always top notch and the staff is friendly and helpful. They never talk down to you and always ensure you understand what is recommended
Danelle K.
It’s been nine years since I have been to a dentist…..Great experience! Appointment was made within a week of calling; convenient hours; and with little wait time. Dr. Katz was exceptionally […]
Cookie S.
Had a cavity filled and felt no pain. My last dentist was horrible so I am so happy I changed over to Dental One Associates. Dr. Blaney is great and eases my anxiety.
Tonia M.
This time went to see Nancy, who as always, provided and excellent service
Niola S.
Nancy was very thorough and professional. She told me everything she was doing and things that I should try to improve
Douglas S.
Nancy and Dr Blaney are the best
Robert L.
It was a pleasant experience for an unpleasant procedure
Wendy K.
Because of warmth of the people in the front area and the care and concern of the dentist and his aide shown unto me!
Charles P.
Dr Blaney and his assistant made me feel at ease in the chair.
Kelly H.
Kind, compassionate staff
Kelly G.
Everyone is just so friendly.
Donna H.
Always called back in a timely manner, friendly staff, feels like my teeth were taken care of properly.
Julie F.
I always have a good experience with Gabby during my dental cleanings. She’s always very patient and willing to answer any questions I have no matter how many times I ask her to go over details […]
Tamara R.
The people are so nice there and really care about your comfort and your dental health.
Eileen Y.
prompt, friendly, professional service
Bryan B.
Dr. Blaney is a great dentist and I trust his advice.
Sarah K.
I just love Dr Chatwall and his asst Heather. Dr Chatwall knows how to numb the area with gel and I never feel it when he has to use the needle…
Donna H.
Seen on time. Very helpful and friendly.
Ryan G.
Tammy and Dr Blaney are awesome!
Milton P.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (410) 698-1674
Fax: (410) 569-8704
Healthcare Financing with
CareCredit
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

For appointments, call us at: (410) 698-1674 or
Request an Appointment
For appointments, call: (410) 698-1674
Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (410) 698-1674
Our Location