Invisalign: current guidelines for effective treatment

N Y State Dent J. 2014 Mar;80(2):11-4.


Invisalign is an increasingly popular technique for aligning teeth and correcting malocclusions orthodontically. This article analyzes the current professional literature published on Invisalign and the benefits and risks of using the technique for both patients and doctors. The steady increase in the number of cases treated with Invisalign and where the technique is going in the future is investigated. Ten guidelines for Invisalign treatment and patient selection are given, along with case examples.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Orthodontic Appliance Design*
  • Orthodontic Appliances, Removable
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Risk Assessment
  • Tooth Movement Techniques / instrumentation*
  • Treatment Outcome