The desire to have beautiful, straight teeth is a tale as old as time. In the past, orthodontists used bulky headgear and irritating braces to fix misaligned teeth. Since then, orthodontics has made incredible advancements. 

Invisalign® clear aligners are a modern approach to traditional orthodontic treatments. These aligners make it easier to get the smile you want without the hassle of outdated treatment methods. No more cumbersome, unsightly, or painful gear–just fast and easy results!  Read on to learn more about the Invisalign treatment process and its many benefits.

Traditional Braces vs. Modern Aligners

Metal Braces

Patients with severely misaligned teeth usually benefit more from metal braces than from clear aligners. In fact, it is estimated that over 4 million people in the US wear metal braces. However, metal braces come with distinct disadvantages, such as:


A 2017 study suggests that Invisalign aligners are more effective than other clear aligners on the market. Not only are Invisalign aligners effective, but they are also patient-friendly. The benefits of the Invisalign system include:

Invisalign in San Francisco, CA

Want straighter teeth in 6-18 months without the hassle of traditional orthodontics? At California Dental Innovations, we are proud to provide our patients with modern, hassle-free Invisalign orthodontics. To get started on the Invisalign journey today, call us at (415)-513-5066 or book an appointment online.