How long does Invisalign take?
It can be a surprisingly tricky question to find an answer to online. But if you’d like a simple answer to your simple question, we’ve got you covered.
Here’s the short answer: at Dr. Peter Brawn, Invisalign takes as little as 9 months for most of our patients – often even less. In fact, we tracked our last 43 completed cases this year to see how long Invisalign took to straighten teeth for them, and here’s what we found – 8.4 months on average.
That’s over 2x faster than the average Invisalign treatment time at other doctors in Vancouver, and much faster than 2x compared to the currently published average braces treatment times.
If you’re ready to see your personalized treatment plan and better results, get your free consultation today.
Next to cost, and sometimes even before, most patients make their treatment decision based upon what will get results in the shortest amount of time.
If that’s you and you’re wondering if Invisalign can get you great results fast, we’ve got answers.
Keep reading to find out how Invisalign at Dr. Peter Brawn compares to other types of treatment – like braces or Invisalign treatment at a different Vancouver practice. We’ll unpack all the stats for you below in simple and clear answers.
When you’re done reading, you’ll know everything about how long Invisalign takes and be able to confidently make the decision that’s best for you.
How Long do Braces Take to Straighten Teeth?
The current average time for braces is 20-24 months of treatment.
And surprisingly, the length of braces treatment is actually increasing. Recent studies in the U.S. report that average treatment times there are now as high as 24-27 months with an average of 22 appointments during that time span.
Nearly 2 years and 20+ appointments – wow! If that seems disappointing and way too long to you, we agree.
Multiple recent studies have also shown that patients are likely to begin losing motivation in their treatment shortly after the 12-month mark of treatment.
With current braces treatment times, the deck is being stacked against you right from the beginning at many orthodontists.
There’s got to be a better way, and fortunately, there is.
How Long Does Invisalign Take to Work?
Treatment times will vary for everyone, depending on case complexity. Studies published in 2017 report that average treatment for Invisalign takes 17.5 months to work, or about 17-18 months for the average Invisalign patient. However, most patients at Dr. Peter Brawn finish Invisalign treatment in half that time.
So maybe an even better answer to “How long does Invisalign take to work?” is: It depends on who you choose for treatment.
You won’t find this information in many places online, but interestingly, the 2017 average Invisalign treatment times for patients (17.5 months) were longer than the length reported in studies from 2005 (16.9 months).
So while treatment times for the average Invisalign patient in Canada has gotten longer since 2005, treatment times for patients at Dr. Peter Brawn continue to get shorter.
Ultimately, the severity of your case will play a large role in how long your Invisalign takes. But no matter how severe your case is, you can see treatment results faster and finish treatment sooner, at Dr. Peter Brawn.
We don’t recommend you take our word for it. Get a free consultation and see for yourself. The best thing to do is to only trust an estimate for how long Invisalign will take to work from an expert that’s seen your teeth in person.
That’s the only way to get an accurate, personalized estimate for your specific Invisalign treatment.
How Long Will it Take to Start Seeing Results With Invisalign?
Again, the best answer is: It depends on who you choose for treatment. For average Invisalign and Braces cases, it can take you at least 4 months to start seeing noticeable results, and sometimes much longer.
At Dr. Peter Brawn, you’ll start seeing results with Invisalign in way less than 4 months. For the majority of patients, most of your treatment results with Invisalign will take less than 4 months at Dr. Peter Brawn.
How Does Invisalign Work So Fast at Dr. Peter Brawn?
How fast Invisalign works is not magic, although many of our patients feel like it is!
Everything we use during your treatment is clinically-proven, tested, and verifiably safe.
We simply make the most of the technology that’s available today and have worked hard to develop processes that consistently deliver patients like you great results that you don’t have to wait around for.
If we had to share one ‘secret’ to your great results so fast, it would be the gentle light therapy device provided to you as a part of your treatment – it’s called OrthoPulse.
In just 10 minutes of use per day, it will speed up the movement of your teeth and reduce your discomfort at the same time – by up to 75%.
It’s literally more progress with less discomfort – proven.
Also, thanks to remote monitoring technology like Dental Monitoring, you’ll enjoy far fewer appointments at Dr. Peter Brawn than you would be forced to sit through most anywhere else. And ironically, fewer appointments helps to speed up how quickly you’ll see results with our proven methods.
Thanks to the remote monitoring and your accelerated Invisalign treatment, you’ll go from appointments as often as every 4 weeks at other doctors to appointments only every few months (or even less) at Dr. Peter Brawn.
Talk about a time saver!
One thing we agree on with all the other sources you’ll find online is that how long Invisalign takes for you will depend.
But something you know now that you won’t find almost anywhere else is that Invisalign can take a lot less time for you than it does for most people in Vancouver. If you choose the right place.
The complexity of your case, your priorities, and many other things can influence your Invisalign treatment time, but the number one factor that impacts how long Invisalign takes is who you choose for your treatment.
At Dr. Peter Brawn, most patients finish Invisalign treatment 2x faster than the average treatment times for other patients in Vancouver – and they experience 75% less discomfort.
You don’t have to take our word for that. See what they say for yourself.
The same can be true for you, plus a lot more, all at a competitive price to what you’d pay at those other places for a lot less results and value.
Get a free consultation at Dr. Peter Brawn today and see how short your personalized Invisalign treatment can take. You won’t pay a dime to see a personalized plan for what your smile can look like after Invisalign.