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.

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Patient Reviews
very nice people working in the office and the dental hygienist, Toni, is always so nice when I come in. She is great at her job and makes you feel comfortable.
Sandra H.
Excellent service Ms. Toni is the best they make sure you feel like family!!
Ranita M.
I’ve had such a pleasant experience with Dr. Stephen. He’s very friendly and always makes sure you’re comfortable. He also does a really good job at a fast pace making sure everything is […]
Michelle C.
Your dental hygienist is an absolute pleasure!! She is always friendly and makes me feel very comfortable….I was in and out very quickly!!! Great experience every time I come in for an […]
Sandra H.
Very friendly staff and clean establishment.. miss Toni is my favorite!
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Location and level of care
Aaliyah F.
Everyone there are really nice and respective
Christina R.
The staffs are extraordinarily nice and friendly
Emmanuel T.
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.
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 like the atmosphere and the staffing. They’re always caring and passionate in the work they do.
Monique J.
I have attending Gentle Dental for the past couple years and my experience has always been pleasant and satisfying. Employees are nice and the doctors are great.
Marisol A.
The receptionist was very friendly and professional. Toni my hygienist is the best!
Tonya B.
I like going to gentle dental because everyone is friendly
Jadyn G.
The personal experience from making the appointment and then going to the office with Superior Service all from the phone call to the visit to the dentist thank you for your HELP..
Enoch H.
I always get good care when I go to Gentle Dental!
Linda M.
Staff was respectful and friendly with prompt service
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You the best
Mamie D.
They do good work, and are very professional.
Ardell G.
Very friendly
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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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