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Dr. Cserna is your Invisalign Preferred Provider in Lincoln and York, NE

Consider Invisalign treatment to get the beautiful straight teeth you’ve always wanted — without braces. A complimentary consultation with Dr. Cserna can determine if Invisalign clear aligners are right for you.

Invisalign has come a long way since its beginnings! Dr. Cserna is able to treat many more malocclusions than before. Plus, with more than 14 years of experience and hundreds of smiles created with Invisalign, Dr. Cserna has achieved Invisalign Preferred Provider status. You can rest assured with great security knowing that Dr. Cserna is highly skilled and experienced in this technology.

What is it?

Invisalign treatment uses a series of virtually invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners that allow you to smile more during treatment as well as after. Invisalign clear aligners are made with 3D computer imaging technology and has been proven effective. More than 70% of orthodontists in the US and Canada are certified to administer Invisalign treatment, including our Lincoln and York orthodontist, Dr. Cserna!

Why would I want it?

Not only are the aligners virtually invisible, they are removable, so you can eat and drink what you want while in treatment. Plus, brushing and flossing are no problem. They are also more comfortable than traditional braces, with no metal or wires, which also usually means you spend less time in our Lincoln or York offices getting adjustments. Invisalign treatment also allows you to view your own virtual treatment plan when you start so you can see how your straight teeth will look when your treatment is complete.

How does it work?

During your initial consultation, Dr. Cserna will go over your treatment plan and discuss how your treatment will move your teeth into their proper positions. She will also review the length of treatment and what is expected of you regarding compliance and proper wear of the trays. 

If you choose Invisalign, we’ll take a digital scan with our state-of-the-art iTero® digital scanner, which scans your teeth without the need for uncomfortable, messy impression material. These scans will then be sent to the Invisalign lab. There, your aligners will be created to the exact specifications of Dr. Cserna’s treatment plan.

You wear each set of aligners for about two weeks, removing them only to eat, drink, brush, and floss. As you replace each aligner with the next in the series, your teeth will move — little by little, week by week — until they have straightened to their final positions. You’ll visit our Lincoln or York offices about once every six to eight weeks to ensure that your treatment is progressing as planned. Total treatment time can take from six months to two years and the average number of aligners worn during treatment is between 18 and 30, but both greatly depend on the amount of tooth movement that needs to take place.

When you finish active treatment with Invisalign, you’ll be provided with retainers to help maintain your teeth’s alignment. We offer bonded retainers, as well as several types of removable retainers.

To learn more about Invisalign and orthodontic treatment with Dr. Annette Cserna, schedule an appointment at our Lincoln or York orthodontic office!

For more information on Invisalign, you can visit the Invisalign website.