Why Dr. Alber for Invisalign?
Finding the right dentist in the Boulder area is certainly no simple task. It's important to do your research, talk to friends and consider your options. However, when it comes to choosing an Invisalign dentist who can help you get the smile you've always desired, the choice is clear.
Dr. Marc Alber has been an Invisalign Preferred Provider since 2010. Gaining this prestigious designation is no easy task as it means that Dr. Alber has dedicated a significant portion of Continuing Education (a minimum of 10 credits per year) toward learning better techniques with Invisalign. It also means he's achieved a significant level of experience in treating patients with the Invisalign system.
Whether you're an adult who's never wanted to put those metal braces back on, or a parent looking for alternatives to traditional braces, Dr. Alber's warm personality will put you at ease.
Please give us a call today or click on the "Schedule an Appointment" button if you'd like to learn more about the various options available to you.
Rest assured, once you meet Dr. Alber and the entire team here at Boulder Dental Group, you'll know you've come to the right place for Invisalign orthodontic treatment.
What is Invisalign®?
Invisalign® is a breakthrough technology that straightens teeth with a series of clear, virtually invisible, custom-molded aligners. These aligners replace the wires and brackets of the past, making orthodontic care practically unnoticeable to others. And, unlike braces of the past, these clear aligners can be removed while you eat and brush your teeth.
Treatment with Invisalign® is quick and easy. With Invisalign®, you don’t wear metal braces. Instead, your teeth are straightened by wearing a series of clear plastic aligners. The aligners are so inconspicuous that most people won’t be able to tell you’re wearing them. You’ll wear each set of clear aligners for about two weeks at a time, while your teeth move little by little toward the smile you’ve always wanted. The aligners are worn all the time, except when you’re eating, drinking anything but water, brushing, and flossing. Because the aligners are removable, you can eat all your favorite foods.
How Does it Work?
We can’t tell you exactly how long your treatment will take. But, on average, Invisalign® treatment takes about one year. During that time, you will change to a new set of aligners every two weeks. Each set of aligners gently moves your teeth one step closer to their optimal position until you develop a beautiful, healthy smile.
The cost of treatment is similar in cost to traditional braces. In addition, if you have orthodontic coverage, Invisalign® is often covered to the same extent as traditional braces. Dr. Alber also offers a variety of affordable payment plans. Our office will be happy to work with you on all of the insurance and financial details.
Invisalign® vs. Traditional Braces
Unlike traditional braces, few people will even know you're wearing Invisalign®. That's because each aligner is nearly invisible. So you can have the confidence you need while looking great at work, at school, and with friends. It's a new type of orthodontics, helping you look good now to look great in the future!
"I don't want metal braces at my age."
With Invisalign®, you don’t wear metal braces. Instead, your teeth are straightened by wearing a series of virtually invisible plastic aligners. Almost no one can tell you’ve got the aligners on (unless you tell them).
"It'll be too much trouble."
Treatment with Invisalign® is easy. You’ll receive a series of clear aligners, which you’ll wear for about two weeks at a time. You wear them all the time, except when you’re eating, drinking anything but water, brushing, and flossing.
"It'll take too long."
We can’t tell you exactly how long treatment will take. But Invisalign® treatment takes, on average, about one year.
"It'll be too expensive."
Invisalign® treatment is often similar in cost to traditional braces. In addition, if you have orthodontic coverage, Invisalign® is often covered to the same extent as traditional braces. Dr. Alber also offers a variety of affordable payment plans. Our office will be happy to work with you on all of the insurance and financial details.
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Marc Alber, DDS
Dr. Alber earned his doctorate from the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska, and each year he continues to study the latest advancements in clinical dentistry. His use of the latest advances in technology - including CEREC one-visit restorations, digital x-ray technology, and conscious sedation - will help you and your family maintain beautiful smiles for a lifetime.
He and his wife, Nikki, have two children and enjoy being an active part of our local community.