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Should I get Invisalign® from a Dentist or Orthodontist?

If you’re considering Invisalign® clear aligners as a teeth-straightening option, you may be wondering whether you should see a dentist or an orthodontist. Although some dentists offer Invisalign® treatment, it’s important to know that not all dentists are trained in orthodontics. Here’s why seeing an Invisalign® orthodontist may be the better choice for you.

What is an Invisalign® Doctor?

An Invisalign® doctor is a dentist who has completed Invisalign® training and has the authority to offer Invisalign® treatment to patients. While many dentists offer Invisalign® treatment, not all dentists have the specialized training in orthodontics that an orthodontist does.

What is an Invisalign® Orthodontist?

An Invisalign® orthodontist is a dental specialist who has received additional training in orthodontics after completing dental school. Orthodontists undergo several years of specialized training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, which focus on correcting jaw and bite alignment issues in addition to teeth straightening. Orthodontists manage more complex cases that may require orthodontic appliances such as braces or headgear in addition to clear aligners.

Why Should You See an Invisalign® Orthodontist?

Choosing an Invisalign® orthodontist rather than a general dentist for your clear aligner treatment can have several benefits. Firstly, orthodontists have received specialized training in orthodontics, which means they have the expertise to diagnose and treat any issues related to jaw and bite alignment. This can be important, especially if you have more complex orthodontic needs that require more than just straightening your teeth.

Secondly, orthodontists use a range of orthodontic appliances to correct dental issues. This means that if your orthodontic needs require something more than just clear aligners, such as braces or headgear, your Invisalign® orthodontist will be able to provide the full range of treatment options.

Finally, Invisalign® orthodontists have extensive experience in using clear aligners to treat a wide range of orthodontic issues. They understand how to design treatment plans that will give you the best possible results, and can closely monitor your progress to make adjustments as needed.

How can an orthodontist benefit your clear aligner treatment?

Another advantage of getting Invisalign® from an orthodontist is that they have extensive training and experience in orthodontic treatment. They understand how to move teeth safely and effectively, which is crucial for achieving functional bite and a beautiful smile. In contrast, a general dentist may not have the same level of expertise in orthodontic treatment. So they may not be able to address complex cases that require more than just simple tooth movement. Therefore, when considering Invisalign® treatment, it’s always best to choose an Invisalign® orthodontist, like Dr. Maria Yazji, who is an Invisalign® Diamond Plus Provider nationwide, with extensive experience in treating a wide range of orthodontic cases.

Meet Dr. Maria Yazji, an Invisalign® Diamond Plus Provider Nationwide

Dr. Maria Yazji is an Invisalign® Diamond Plus Provider with years of experience in orthodontics. She and her team of orthodontic professionals are dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care and treatment options. They use the latest technology and techniques to help patients achieve their desired results. They work with each patient to create a customized treatment plan that fits their unique needs.

If you’re considering Invisalign® treatment, it’s important to choose an experienced Invisalign® orthodontist like Dr. Yazji. With her expertise and experience, you can feel confident that you’re getting the best possible care and treatment. Plus, by choosing an Invisalign® orthodontist, you can rest assured that you’re receiving care from a professional who is trained in orthodontics and has the knowledge and experience to provide you with the best possible results.


When it comes to choosing between a dentist or orthodontist for your Invisalign® treatment, it’s always best to choose an Invisalign® orthodontist.

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