Modern Technology For The Best Diagnostics
We Choose Technology to Improve Your Experience!
We invest in technology because it keeps improving our patients’ experience!
Orthodontic technology for better diagnostics and better care continues to improve, year over year. Because it’s our mission to offer the best possible results and the best experience, it’s important for us to use the latest technology available. It’s exciting for us because it means treatment that would have been uncomfortable or even painful 5 or 10 years ago — now is easier, faster, and better all around.
Advanced 3D Impressions
Rather than using goopy trays to take a traditional impression of your teeth, we use an advanced orthodontic scanner. This tool looks like a “wand” and we use it to quickly and easily scan a 3D image of your teeth and gums.
The iTero system is extremely precise! The 3D imaging allows Dr. Jodi to see every detail, including where all of the teeth are coming in. That means we can diagnose and treat your case better than ever before!
3D Printing Lab
Because we invest in our own 3D printers, we’re able to do just about everything in-house, which gives us more control over the final result. We’re not sending your records over to a third party lab to produce the trays or even to make your retainers. From start to finish, we handle everything you need right here at Hentscher-Johnson Orthodontics!
FAQ’s About Orthodontic Technology
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign and Invisalign teen use a series of invisible, removable and comfortable tray aligners that are incredibly discreet. This allows you the confidence to smile more during your treatment.
Does Invisalign Work For Everyone?
In recent years, Invisalign and Invisalign Teen have become a much more accurate, more advanced option for all of our patients.
While Invisalign is a great option for most patients, it’s not always a great option for every orthodontic case.
More than anything here at HWH, our goal is to give you what we promised – a great smile – so all of our patients will need a consultation to determine if Invisalign is the best option.
What is Invisalign Teen?
Invisalign Teen is the virtually invisible way to straighten your teen’s teeth without the restrictions that come with metal braces. Rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign and Invisalign Teen use a series of clear, removable aligners that have been custom-made for your teen’s teeth. Simply put Invisalign Teen is Invisalign for teenagers.
How Does Invisalign Treatment Work?
You wear each set of aligners for 2 weeks, removing them only to eat, drink, brush, and floss. As you replace each aligner with the next in the series, your teeth will move — little by little, week by week — until they have straightened to the final position Dr. Larson has prescribed. You’ll visit Dr. Larson about once every 6-8 weeks to ensure that your treatment is progressing as planned.
How Much Does Insurance Cover?
When looking at the cost for braces, we need to assess the severity, age, and complexity of your case. Overall there’s a variety of factors to consider including: length of treatment, type of orthodontia you choose, your insurance provider, and additional needs (tooth extraction).
After your initial consultation visit, we’ll discuss and provide you with an exact estimate for your unique case and information about financing.