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Invisalign Provider Pembroke Pines FL

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Invisalign Provider Pembroke Pines FL

31 May 2021

Invisalign is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional braces. When searching for an Invisalign provider in Pembroke Pines, FL it’s important to be comfortable with your choice. Additionally, your chosen orthodontist should be familiar and experienced with Invisalign and other alternative orthodontic choices.

Lucas Orthodontics is a certified Elite Invisalign provider, meaning he has been recognized by Invisalign as an experienced and preferred orthodontist for Invisalign treatment. In addition, to better serve his community Dr. Lucas is bilingual and can assist his Spanish speaking patients with fully understanding their treatment options.

The Process

During your appointment with your orthodontist he or she will have a series of digitals scans done of your teeth.  These scans enable him to develop your treatment plan and allow him to have your clear aligners printed from SmartTrack material. Invisalign owns the patent to SmartTrack, meaning only their clear aligners use it for treatment.

Once the aligners, or trays, have been printed for your treatment, the orthodontist will trim them at the gum line for comfort. You’ll wear each set of trays for 2 weeks until your treatment is complete. Your treatment could take anywhere from 6-18 months in total. This will depend on how severe the misalignment of your teeth were at the start.


One of the main benefits to Invisalign is the fact that it is not readily apparent one is wearing it at first glance. It’s clear appearance makes them unobtrusive. The wearer is less self-conscious and most casual observers won’t notice the aligners.

Invisalign aligners are also removable, so there aren’t any food restrictions due to fear of certain foods causing wires or brackets to break. Additionally, athletes or those who play contact sports won’t have to worry about cuts caused by wires and brackets.


Because the aligners are removable, some patients may not wear them for the full length of time daily. Invisalign aligners should be worn for 22 hours a day. Failing to do so, may result in an increase in treatment length. Patients should also remember to brush their teeth regularly. The trails fail to allow saliva to protect teeth from bacterial growth. This could result in bad breath and dental disease.

Another disadvantage to clear aligners is that they might not work to correct more complex issues. Also, Invisalign, while increasingly affordable, is still more expensive than traditional braces. If you have monetary concerns you may want to discuss cheaper options with your orthodontist.

Invisalign Provider Pembroke Pines FL

Lucas Orthodontics is located right here in Pembroke Pines. Dr. Lucas is an early pioneer in utilizing Invisalign in his practice. He has been an Invisalign provider since 1999. With over 20 years of experience, Lucas Orthodontics is a leading choice to discuss your Invisalign treatment. Call us at (954) 432-7223 today to make an appointment.


What Our Patients Say

  • The best Orthodontist, assistants, and office staff! After two years wearing braces, they’re finally off! I’m so happy with the results, Doctor Lucas is truly amazing and knowledgeable, his staff are very patient and caring, definitely highly recommend!!!!

    - Andy H.
  • My experience here has always been amazing. This is my 2nd time getting braces with them due to not wearing my retainer. I was very pleased with my results the first time and am sure I will achieve the same beautiful smile a 2nd time. Glory at the front desk is very kind and helpful when checking you in and working you up. All the staff is very sweet and I love how clean and bright the facility is.

    - Victoria O.
  • I’ve have been coming to Lucas Orthodontics for almost 15 years. All three of my children have excellent smiles. The staff and Dr. Lucas are AMAZING to say the least. I highly recommend going there. Thank you so much!!!

    - Fior T.
  • Dr. Lucas is very good and his staff was very attentive and caring. They showed patience and kindness to my son. They made him feel safe and comfortable through a very uncomfortable procedure. Thank you!

    - Michelle R.

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