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Invisalign for Adults: The Perfect Alternative to Traditional Braces

July 20, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwagner @ 11:00 am

Image result for invisalignOften times adults wish they could do something to fix their crooked teeth, but feel like their time has passed long ago. For a long time the only options adults had were traditional metal braces, and what adult really wants to deal with those?

Eccella Smiles is giving renewed hope to adults just like you who are hoping to straighten their teeth without metal braces, with Invisalign! Invisalign is changing the braces game by using clear, plastic trays instead of metal wires or brackets. They are thin and custom made to fit perfectly over your teeth. Every few weeks you get a new set of trays until you’re teeth are straight!

Besides appearances, there are several other advantages of using Invisalign over traditional braces.

They’re Removable

Normal metal braces often hold food in hard to reach places making keeping your mouth free of cavities more challenging. Traditional braces also require a change in diet, as hard food can damage your brackets. Since Invisalign trays are removable, you can simply take them out when eating and cleaning without having to change your diet or tooth care routine.

They’re Discreet

While it’s very common to see younger people with braces, adults often don’t want the distraction of braces taking away from their professional appearance. This makes traditional braces less than ideal. Invisalign trays are completely clear, making them nearly impossible to spot!

They’re Comfortable

Traditional braces take weeks to become comfortable, rubbing against the soft tissues of your mouth. Clear, plastic trays are smooth and comfortable, fitting snugly over your teeth. Invisalign won’t irritate your gums and cheeks like traditional braces.  

They’re Fast

Maybe the time commitment of traditional braces is preventing you from straightening your teeth. With Invisalign, the time it takes to perfect your smile is much shorter. Most patients see a straight smile in a year or less!

They Work

Some people assume Invisalign trays aren’t as effective as traditional metal braces, but that isn’t the case. Invisalign trays give the same teeth straightening effects as metal braces in the same amount of time or less, and give you a more enjoyable experience while they do it!

Though traditional braces are still widely-used to correct more complicated malocclusion problems, Invisalign trays are  just as effective for normal teeth straightening. If clear aligners are the right solution for your smile, you’ll enjoy the same, satisfying cosmetic results you get with braces.

Next Step

Schedule an appointment with Eccella to see if Invisalign is the right choice for changing your smile! Dr. Scott Wagner of Eccella smiles is an experienced, professional invisalign expert. Call (904) 853-3102 or visit for more information.


What do you have to lose… except for crooked teeth?

How to Close Gaps in Your Smile – Invisibly

July 14, 2018

Woman holding Invisalign trayIf you’ve been avoiding closing the gaps between your teeth because you don’t want to deal with the hassles of metal bracket and wire braces, it’s time to talk to a trusted dentist or orthodontist about Invisalign clear braces. These alignment trays orthodontic treatments allow patients to invisibly shift teeth into the ideal position over the course of just eight to eighteen months of treatment. Almost any bite misalignments can be corrected invisibly with these clear aligners. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the basics of Invisalign treatment, but the best way to learn about this innovative dental service is to schedule a consultation with a trusted dentist.

Questions to Ask Your Cosmetic Dentist in Jacksonville Before Teeth Whitening

June 25, 2018

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — drwagner @ 12:52 am

before and after teeth whiteningIf dark tooth discoloration has caused your confidence to suffer, you can restore a bright smile with your cosmetic dentist in Jacksonville. With a professional whitening treatment, your teeth will become several shades whiter using a highly concentrated bleaching agent. While you look forward to a bright smile, you still have plenty of questions. During your consultation for the procedure, there are a few key questions to ask your dentist.

Your Cosmetic Dentist in Jacksonville Weighs in on Veneers and Cavities

May 15, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwagner @ 4:57 pm

bacteria highlighted tooth decay cavityFor so long, you’ve lived with imperfect teeth. Now you have a way to get the smile of your dreams with porcelain veneers, but you’re concerned about how to maintain your dental health while wearing them. You wonder, “Can they prevent cavities?” Your cosmetic dentist in Jacksonville will reveal the answer to that question and much more as you read on.


Fearing Your Dental Visit? Your Dentist in Jacksonville Offers Canine Help!

March 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwagner @ 5:25 pm

happy dog with tongue waggingOne of the most intimidating ideas for millions of people is a visit for a dental procedure. For some, the source of the anxiety is the horror stories that they’ve heard. For others, the fear may stem from a bad experience in the past. Whatever the reason, it’s important to have the necessary procedures to ensure your oral wellness, so your dentist in Jacksonville has taken a novel approach to calming your frazzled nerves. He employs the help of a wondrous canine named Shadow. Learn how this dynamic dog will make your next appointment a breeze and other forms of sedation dentistry offered.


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