This varies from person to person and depends on the outcome of the treatment. Some patients might need a positioner, or conventional retainer. Other patients might need a clear plastic retainer similar to the ones Invisalign makes, such as Align Technology's Vivera Retainer, which is worn at night. We will discuss all of this with you in person, as every patient is different and outcomes vary.
Yes! We have treated a significant number of patients with a combination of braces and Invisalign.
Because bridgework involves the connection of a tooth to surrounding teeth, it would be difficult for the aligners to work effectively. The aligners are designed to move each tooth separately, following the exact movements that we map out for you when creating your custom-made aligners.