Bhavin Patel, D.D.S.

Dr. Bhavin Patel is a Prosthodontist (Specialty #5984) - a specialist in aesthetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry.  

Dentist - Galloway
529 S. New York Rd.
Galloway, NJ 08205
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By Seaview Dental Arts
December 06, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: orthodontics   braces   invisalign  

You don’t need metal braces in order to get the perfectly straight smile you desire.invisalign

Having a crooked smile doesn’t just affect your appearance but it also can cause some other issues for your smile. If teeth are overlapping one another or crowded this can increase your chances of developing decay or gum disease. If you are a teen or adult who wants to fix their smile, our Galloway, NJ, dentists - Dr. Bhavin Patel, Dr. Daniel Ciechanowski and Dr. Walter Finken, Jr. - are here to tell you that it’s not too late and that you don’t have to get metal braces in order to get your dream smile.

Do you think you have what it takes to get this nearly invisible orthodontic treatment? Here are some of the issues that Invisalign can correct:

  • Overbites
  • Underbites
  • Crossbites
  • Open bites
  • Slightly crooked teeth
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Crowding

If you are an older teen or adult who is looking to fix one of these common dental misalignments then this could very well be the best option for you.

How does Invisalign work?

Instead of bonding bulky metal brackets and wires to the front of your teeth for the whole world to see, our Galloway general dentists will fit you with a series of custom-made nearly invisible aligners made from flexible, thin aligners. These aligners resemble whitening trays and are designed to apply just the proper amount of pressure and force needed to shift teeth into the proper position.

Each patient gets their own unique, tailored Invisalign treatment based on the treatment plan we map out with you in the very beginning. With molds taken of your teeth combined with our computer software, we can determine which teeth will need to move and just how much they will need to move around. From there, aligners are made that will shift these specific teeth around to get your straighter smile.

The number of aligners you will wear will depend on the severity of your symptoms and each aligner is worn for about two weeks at a time before being replaced with the next set of aligners in your treatment plan.

If you are ready to finally get an even, straight smile then it’s time you called Seaview Dental Arts in Galloway, NJ, today to schedule your no-risk consultation. Let’s find out if Invisalign is right for you.

By Seaview Dental Arts
February 03, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: orthodontics   braces   invisalign  

Straightening your teeth is one of the most obvious and effective ways to overhaul your look. However, you may not find metal brackets invisalignpermanently attached to your teeth the most exciting thought. Luckily, you can now straighten your teeth discreetly with Invisalign. This alternative to metal braces can help you straighten your smile without compromising your look. Find out more about Invisalign orthodontic treatment with Seaview Dental Arts in Galloway, NJ.

How does Invisalign work? 
Invisalign uses gentle pressure placed onto the teeth to move them into new, corrected positions. While traditional braces use this same method, Invisalign applies it in a different way. Invisalign is made up of a series of clear, plastic aligner trays. You will wear each tray in the series for about two weeks before moving on to the next. The trays slowly move the teeth into their final positions over an average of about a year though some patients may require more or less treatment time.

Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces
Traditional braces stay permanently on the teeth throughout treatment. However, Invisalign’s aligner trays come completely out of the mouth while you eat and brush your teeth. This unique feature allows you to eat the foods you love and floss and brush your teeth as you would normally while traditional braces require you to avoid certain foods and add certain steps to your oral care routine. Thanks to the materials used, Invisalign is practically invisible to those around you, allowing you to straighten your smile and correct your bite issues without others noticing.

Invisalign Treatment in Galloway, NJ
Invisalign treatment begins with a consultation with your doctor to ensure that your treatment plan is the best option available to you. After confirming that Invisalign is right for you, your doctor will take a 3D impression of your mouth using a special tool. The impression will serve as a design basis for the dental laboratory responsible for creating your aligner trays. Your completed trays will take several weeks to return to your dentist’s office. At this point, you will begin treatment and wear your aligner trays at least 22 hours a day until you complete the series.

For more information on Invisalign, please contact Dr. Bhavin Patel, Dr. Daniel Ciechanowski and Dr. Walter Finken at Seaview Dental Arts in Galloway, NJ. Call (609) 652-9020 to schedule your appointment today!

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529 S. New York Rd.,
Galloway, NJ 08205
(609) 652-9020

(609) 652-9020