Gentle Dental of Collingdale
14-20 MacDade Boulevard, Suite A, Collingdale, PA 19023

The Clear Facts about Invisalign

Do you need to straighten your teeth, but don’t want the stigma and discomfort of traditional metal braces? Learn how Invisalign® clear braces can give you straighter teeth and peace of mind.

What Invisalign Looks Like

Invisalign is made out of a special thermoplastic material proprietary to the Invisalign treatment plan. Rather than obvious metal brackets and wires, these clear braces simply look a lot like whitening trays. Clear braces are also custom-made for each person, which makes this alternative to metal braces a more personalized type of treatment.

How Invisalign Moves Teeth

To shift teeth into proper position, Invisalign uses a stream of controlled pressure. While metal braces also use force to move teeth, clear braces are able to control both the amount and the timing of the force placed on teeth, in accordance with the treatment plan developed by your Invisalign provider.

The Advantages of Clear Braces

Invisalign offers a number of benefits unavailable with metal braces. This made it a very popular alternative to traditional metal braces today. Some of the biggest benefits include:

  • Practically InvisibleNo one may even notice that you’re wearing it, making Invisalign a seamless fit.
  • No Irritation Clear braces won’t irritate your mouth because they don’t have the sharp metal brackets and wires of traditional braces.
  • Less Time at Appointments Without the need to adjust metal brackets and wires, you’ll spend much less time at your Invisalign provider.
  • Removable for Ease Invisalign can be removed when you eat, drink, brush, and floss your teeth for maximum comfort and cleaning. But for the best and fastest results, Invisalign should be worn for at least 20 hours each day.
  • Virtual Preview of Results Before you begin treatment, your Invisalign provider can show you a virtual image of how your straightened teeth will look.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Collingdale, call Gentle Dental of Collingdale today at (484) 427-4663 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Collingdale. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Collingdale, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Collingdale.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Love it. Always a fresh clean environment and my dental.hygienist Toni is the bomb
Brian H.
Great staff. Shows care and understanding.
Portia D.
Very Fast service been going here over 10 + years good report with staff always very pleasant!
Ivory B.
The dentist took the time to assure that I did not experience any pain. He explained everything he was going to do before he did it. The entire staff is very friendly
Cardella C.
Every one here is so nice and professional. Any fear I may have had was alleviated almost immediately.
Cynthia J.
Everyone is very friendly, knowledgeable and review everything to ensure understanding.
Tamara S.
The staff is fantastic.
Valerie A.
Friendly
Rita D.
The Dentist and staff are professional, knowledgeable and kind. I admit to having moderate to high levels of anxiety when visiting the Dentist. My past experiences in Dental offices have been […]
Shannone N.
The dentist and assisatant were very friendly and made sure I was comfortable before doing my fillings.
Michelle C.
Thank you Gentle Dental of Collingdale for stepping up for kids for Give Kids A Smile week! Thank you for helping make sure that all children can get good oral health care to stay healthy!!
Colleen M.
I love the staff there!
Vanessa L.
I like going to gentle dental because everyone is friendly
Jadyn G.
Friendly staff. Efficient. Good dentist.
Robert C.
I love this dentist office.. they are friendly helpful and informative… all the staff is great.. this is the first dental office I went to moving here from Georgia and this is the only dental […]
Make C.
The staff is always friendly and professional. My whole family goes here and I recommend them to all who need a dentist.
Lailah B.
The Hygienist, Toni, always makes me feel comfortable when getting dental work and is up front with what I need to do to preserve my teeth. The reception staff, don’t remember her name, was helpful […]
Tonya J.
Staff courteous and pleasant
Annmarie M.
Everyone was so polite and respectful the Dr. was very fast in and out but also did his job.
Najah S.
Staff here is thee best!!
Tamara R.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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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.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (484) 427-4663
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