San Diego’s Leading Invisalign® Dentist


Invisalign® braces use state-of-the-art technology to align your teeth without the use of metal braces. In fact, the invisible aligners are completely removable so that you can have healthier, cleaner teeth during your treatment at True Design Dentistry.


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What does Invisalign® correct?

Invisalign® corrects teeth that are:

  • Crooked and misaligned

  • Gapped or spaced

  • Uneven

  • Wearing down prematurely due to location

  • Causing TMJ disorders due to an abnormal bite


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The Invisalign® Process

Unlike old-fashioned methods of orthodontics, Invisalign® uses computer-generated 3D modeling systems that create a series of dental aligners that guide your teeth into the correct position. Each set of transparent aligners is worn two weeks at a time before you replace it with the next set in the series. Gradually, you move your teeth without ever needing adjustments in a dental office.

Before we begin treatment, your San Diego dentist will create a preview so that you can see what your smile will look like when Invisalign® is complete. You will have the opportunity to discuss the preview one-on-one with your dentist to ensure it is exactly what you want. Once your treatment plan is agreed upon, we will provide you with your first set of clear aligners.

A quick check-up with your San Diego dentist every six to eight weeks will ensure that your Invisalign® treatment is progressing as desired. True Design Dentistry will then provide you with the next few sets of clear aligners for you to continue treatment at home. Most of our patients complete their invisible orthodontic treatment in 12-18 months!

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The Most Comfortable Way to Smile

There’s never been a more comfortable orthodontic treatment. Invisalign® braces use smooth, thin aligners that are custom-fitted to your own teeth. There are no bulky wires or brackets that irritate your cheeks, lips, or catch food. You can even remove your invisible aligners, allowing you to eat anything that you like! If you’ve wanted straighter teeth but didn’t know there was an invisible, removable option, then it’s time to call our San Diego Invisalign dental office at (858) 326-2031 to schedule a consultation about your choices.


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It’s Not Just About Good Looks

A lot of people consider straightening their teeth so that their smile looks better; but did you know that a straighter smile helps you be healthier? It’s true! Teeth that are crooked or misaligned are more likely to:

  • Be affected by gum disease

  • Develop cavities

  • Suffer from gum recession

  • Pack food between them

  • Wear down prematurely

  • Attribute to TMJ disorders

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A Perfect Option for Almost Anyone

Invisalign® orthodontics is an excellent choice for both adults as well as teens. The flexibility of the Invisalign® process means less time taken out of your busy schedule. How long will it take to get your smile straight? Contact our San Diego dentist at True Design Dentistry to find out! Our no-pressure Invisalign® consultations are straightforward and exactly what you need when you’re considering a straighter smile.


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Invisalign® aligners are removable and easy to maintain. Once fit over your teeth, you won’t have to worry about anyone noticing your orthodontic appliance since they are clear and virtually invisible. You can lead a carefree life while Invisalign® takes care of your smile. This sophisticated system of clear dental aligners is designed to move teeth in the most effective, yet comfortable way.


Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Invisalign® system feel uncomfortable?

The clear dental aligners are made of smooth, BPA-free plastic and do not cause discomfort to cheeks or lips. A new pair of aligners may feel slightly uncomfortable during the first few days of use since they are designed to apply pressure on teeth and push them in the planned direction. The discomfort is worth bearing considering the transformation achieved in the smile.

Can Invisalign® treat any malocclusion case?

Though Invisalign® aligners can be used to treat a wide range of malocclusion cases; there is a certain limit to the extent of complexity that can be treated using the aligners. Our San Diego dentist performs a thorough examination to let patients know if the dental aligners are suitable for their particular case.

What are the benefits of Invisalign®?

Some of the main benefits of Invsialign® include:

  • Virtually invisible
  • Very comfortable, especially when compared to traditional braces
  • Easily removed for easy cleaning
  • Eat and drink whatever you want
  • Bring the aligners with you anywhere you want

What are the drawbacks of traditional braces?

Traditional braces have some disadvantages over Invisalign®. They include:

  • Traditional braces require wires and brackets
  • Wires often poke and irritate the patient’s mouth while eating
  • Brushing and flossing take more time and can be a bit uncomfortable
  • AThere are restrictions on what types of foods you can eat

Dental braces or Invisalign®: Which is the better option for athletes and musicians?

Being an athlete or musician requires complete concentration. Traditional braces can get in the way of your ability to sing or cause problems during contact sports. However, Invisalign® makes you feel comfortable while you are doing your job so you can enjoy every moment.

Can teens use Invisalign®?

Absolutely, yes. Teens can choose Invisalign® treatments to get their teeth straightened. Since Invisalign® is invisible, friends may not even be able to tell you’re undergoing an orthodontic treatment. Instead of wearing metal braces and hiding your smile, Invisalign® for teens allows you to show your smile with confidence. It also makes your social life easier.

How long does Invisalign® treatment take?

The time span required for an Invisalign® treatment depends on the severity of the case. Normally it takes about 12-18 months.

Are Invisalign® braces uncomfortable?

In most cases, they are usually painless, although some people have minor temporary discomfort for a few days at the beginning of each new stage of the Invisalign® treatment.

Can you eat with Invisalign® in your mouth?

It is recommended that you remove your Invisalign® clean aligners before eating anything, as the pressure used while chewing food can crack down the trays. However, you can eat any type of food you like when you remove your aligners as long as you thoroughly clean your teeth before replacing them.

How do I take care of my Invisalign® aligners?

To clean Invsialign® aligners, you’ll want to take them out of your mouth and rinse the clear aligners in lukewarm water. Clean and sanitize your aligners using your Invisalign® cleaning kit and make sure they are completely dry before replacing them.

Will smoking stain the aligner?

Yes, smoking is not just bad for your health, but it will also discolor your Invsialign® aligners.

How often I must wear my aligners?

To get effective results you have to wear your clear dental aligners for 20 to 22 hours a day, removing aligners only to eat and clean them.

Are there any restrictions on what I can eat and drink with Invsialign®?

No, thanks to invisible removable aligners! You can eat and drink your favorite food. You need to remove your aligners before eating and thoroughly clean your teeth before replacing them.

Can I chew gum while wearing teeth-straightening aligners?

No, the gum will stick to your aligners.

Invisalign Consultations in San Diego

True Design Dentistry offers zero-obligation consultations for Invisalign®. Our San Diego dental team is happy to answer any questions you may have. Call us today to get started.


Visit Our Office

(858) 326-2031

Our office is located on the Northwest corner of Genesee and Balboa Avenue, behind El Pollo Loco (opposite The Home Depot.)


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  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed