Jose L. Guzman, DDS -  - Dentist

Guzman Dental

Jose L. Guzman, DDS

Dentist located in Chula Vista, CA

For a more perfect smile without the hassle of braces, consider Invisalign® aligners. Expert dentist, Dr. Jose Guzman, offers these plastic inserts that gently transform your smile at his practice, Guzman Dental, to teens, men, and women who live in Chula Vista, California. Learn how Invisalign can improve your look without wires, brackets, or dietary changes. Call Guzman Dental or book an appointment online today.

Invisalign Q & A

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a set of clear plastic aligners that fit right over your teeth. They’re customized to improve issues with your smile and gradually — as you change aligners week to week — shift your teeth into optimal position.

What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Invisalign has a number of benefits, especially when compared to braces, including that:

  • You can remove them to eat and drink, so you don’t need to alter your diet
  • You can remove them to perform dental hygiene, so it’s easy to floss and brush thoroughly
  • They’re clear, so people barely notice you’re wearing them
  • They have no wires or brackets that rub against your gums or break and require emergency dental visits to repair
  • They often work more quickly, so a treatment plan is shorter than braces

Who is a candidate for Invisalign?

Invisalign can correct a number of bite misalignments and gapped teeth. Examples of conditions that Invisalign can address include:

  • Overbites and underbites
  • Crossbites and open bites
  • Gapped or crowded teeth

Invisalign can also help if you just want your teeth to be a bit straighter. People of all ages can wear Invisalign, but the aligners are especially attractive to teens who appreciate the ability to remove the aligners to eat and drink as well as to clean their teeth. Being able to remove the aligners during sports play is also an advantage.

What is the process of getting Invisalign?

If Dr. Guzman determines he can transform your smile with Invisalign, he’ll have you in for a special 3D scan of your mouth. He then sends this scan to a lab to create the aligners. When yo

A root canal is not a procedure to dread, but one to welcome as a way to save your tooth and alleviate pain. Experienced dentist, Dr. Jose Guzman, performs root canals at his office, Guzman Dental, to people with tooth infections, decay, or injury. If you live in Chula Vista, California, and suspect you need a root canal, call his office or book an appointment online.

u receive Invisalign, it comes as a set of aligners and you switch to a new one every week. You should wear Invisalign for at least 20 hours each day for optimal results.

Dr. Guzman schedules regular check-in appointments every six weeks or so to ensure you’re complying with the plan and that the aligners are doing their job. Exactly how long you’ll wear Invisalign depends on how much your smile needs to be transformed. Treatment could last anywhere from several months to a year or longer.

When you want to transform your smile so that it looks straighter and more aligned, consider Invisalign as a comfortable, effective, and nearly invisible treatment. Call Dr. Guzman or book an appointment online to learn more about Invisalign.