How many people have used Invisalign clear aligners?
There are over 5 million people, including more than 1 million teens, have used Invisalign clear aligners to transform their smiles.
How is Invisalign treatment different than other teeth straightening options?
Orthodontic treatments have improved leaps and bounds over the years with a wave of new products and technologies helping people achieve improved smile functionality and aesthetics with less hassle and over a shorter timeframe than days past. The stigma that once applied to braces and other orthodontic appliances has been erased by high-end aesthetic appliances and treatment modalities that make it easier for people to adapt to orthodontia.
Do Invisalign clear aligners contain Bisphenol A (BPA)?
No. Invisalign aligners do not contain Bisphenol-A. Invisalign aligners are made of USP Class VI medical grade, high molecular weight, polyurethane resins. Tests have been conducted to determine the biocompatibility of these materials, and show that they are biocompatible and pass all applicable regulatory requirements and thresholds for human wear in the mouth. Of course, as with any medical device, you should consult with your dental practitioner about your aligner treatment and any applicable risks of use.
How old is the company behind Invisalign clear aligners?
Invisalign is manufactured by Align Technology, a multinational medical device company headquartered in San Jose, California. The company was founded in 1997 by Zia Chishti.
Has the FDA approved Invisalign treatment?
Invisalign has FDA clearance as a Class II medical device. Align Technology, Inc. received the necessary 510(k) clearance from the FDA to sell and market Invisalign treatment in 1998.