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Invisalign

Are you unhappy with your smile, but unwilling to put metal braces centerstage in your life?

Find your happy place with Invisalign® clear aligners, the preferred orthodontic treatment among teens and adults.

At Colorado Dental Arts in Littleton, CO, we use advanced Invisalign techniques to treat minor and more complex cases.

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Dr. Steven Krendl

At Colorado Dental Arts in Littleton, Dr. Steven Krendl is trained in advanced Invisalign techniques that allow him to treat more complex cases. If a tooth's orientation or position limits an aligner's ability to grip it, Dr. Krendl uses Invisalign attachments, tiny tooth-colored bumps, to achieve tooth movement not previously possible. 

If you've been told Invisalign won't work for you, get a second opinion from Dr. Krendl. He can examine your teeth to determine if attachments can make your hopes for Invisalign braces come true. And, if Invisalign just won't work, he will be honest with you and can recommend a trusted orthodontist. Contact us online to ask a question or reach us by phone.

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"Always Friendly, Caring And Doing a Great Job"

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Stephanie E.

2021

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I highly recommend Colorado Dental Arts. Dr. Krendl and his team are always friendly, caring and doing a great job. I never have to wait long and I feel like they always take time to answer my questions, incl. billing (thanks again, Jody). Mardel has been my hygienist and she's really nice and thorough. I'm so glad I found this practice!

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Tammy Trujillo

2020

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Dr. Krendl was great!! He explained everything to me as we progressed through my procedure. He is very kind and patient. Later that evening he followed up with me to make sure all was well, and it was!! I will absolutely recommend him and Colorado Dental Arts as a whole, to my friends and family!!

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See How Invisalign Compares to Braces

How Does Invisalign Work?

Invisalign aligner trays move your teeth much like traditional braces do: by applying pressure. First, a series of custom plastic trays are molded to fit precisely on your teeth. About every two weeks you will swap out your old aligners with the next ones in the series. Each new tray will get you closer to your ideal smile.

The key to success with this orthodontic treatment is a commitment to wearing the clear aligners 20 to 22 hours a day. In typical cases, a patient will receive a series of 20 to 30 aligners and complete treatment in about 12 to 15 months. 

Dr. Krendl Offers a Full Line of Invisalign Services For Custom Orthodontic Treatment

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At Colorado Dental Arts in Littleton, CO, Dr. Steven Krendl offers an entire suite of Invisalign orthodontic options, which allows him to customize treatment to patients' unique needs. In addition to traditional Invisalign, he offers: 

Invisalign Express

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If you don't have major orthodontic issues, you may qualify for Invisalign Express, which is designed for minor crowding, spacing, or cosmetic issues. Invisalign Express works the same way as traditional Invisalign; by using invisible aligners to straighten the teeth. However, the treatment plan uses just 10 aligners or less. Treatment can typically be completed in six months versus 12 to 15 months using the traditional method. 

Invisalign Teen

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Invisalign Teen, like traditional Invisalign, uses aligner trays to straighten the teeth. But there are a few bonus items that will please parents. 

  • Compliance Indicators: Invisalign Teen aligners have small blue dots that fade over the course of the two weeks if they have been worn the required number of hours. Since the aligners can't work if they aren't worn enough, this helps you monitor your teen's commitment to wearing the aligners for the required amount of time. 
  • Six Sets of Replacement Aligners. Teens get distracted. It's not unusual for a clear aligner, carefully wrapped in a napkin while eating, to get tossed in the trash after lunch. With six replacement sets included in this program, you won't have to worry about extra and unexpected costs. 

Invisalign Attachments

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Invisalign attachments are an important advancement in clear orthodontic aligner tray technology; the attachments allow more people than ever the opportunity to skip the orthodontist and traditional braces. Attachments are small, tooth-colored bumps that let the aligners get a better grip on teeth that are rotated or angled. By clicking onto an attachment, the aligners can achieve complex tooth movements previously only possible with metal braces. Talk to Dr. Krendl at Colorado Dental Arts in Littleton to see if the combination of aligners and attachments will work for you.

ClearCorrect

We also offer ClearCorrect at our practice. This is another clear orthodontic aligner brand that produces great results. During your consultation, we can determine if ClearCorrect or Invisalign is right for you.

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Bob Shiflet

2020

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Excellent team making sure you are getting the best support. Caring and very professional. They keep up to date on best pratices and techniques to keep you healthy. Thank you!

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Laura Riedel

2018

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I love the staff, they are very personal and really care about me as a person and not just a dollar sign.

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Invisalign Treatment Plan

Although Invisalign is a proven method in orthodontics, it's not right for every patient. If you suffer from severe malocclusion, you may need traditional braces. During your consultation, Dr. Krendl will evaluate your bite and smile and determine the best treatment to address your needs. 
Littleton's trusted, local practice since 1979.
Littleton's trusted, local practice since 1979.

Consultation

At your initial consultation, Dr. Krendl will examine your mouth using x-rays or intraoral scanners to assess your mouth and determine if you are a good candidate for Invisalign or if your case requires treatment by an orthodontist. 

Planning

If Invisalign is determined to be a good solution, we will create digital impressions of your teeth to guide the design of your aligner trays. We can even give you a sneak peek at your future, improved smile using advanced digital imagery.

Fabrication

Dr. Krendl will send the digital images and design specifications to a lab where technicians will create the custom aligners that will straighten your teeth. The number of aligners you need will depend on your treatment plan. 

Treatment Period

When your trays arrive from the lab, we will fit the first in the series and explain how to wear and care for them. You should wear the aligners for 20 to 22 hours a day, only removing them to eat, drink, brush, and floss. About every two weeks you will switch to the next aligners in the set. 

Follow-Up Appointments

About every six to eight weeks you will come to the practice for a check-in appointment so Dr. Krendl can assess the progress of your treatment. 

Final Results

At the end of your treatment, you can expect an improved smile and the desire to happily share it. 

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Dr. Steven Krendl

Colorado Dental Arts

Dr. Steven Krendl and the team at Colorado Dental Arts in Littleton, CO, offer comprehensive cosmetic, restorative, and family dentistry. We are proud to be affiliated with:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • The Colorado Dental Association
  • The Metropolitan Denver Dental Society
  • Fellow at The International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Graduate of The Misch International Implant Institute

To make dental treatment as accessible as possible, we offer late-night and weekend appointments. Schedule a visit by contacting us online or calling (303) 978-9572.

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