A Straighter Smile in Three to Six Months with Invisalign Express

Minor spacing or crowding concerns are frustrating but often natural. Depending on the condition of your smile, you can achieve a straighter smile in as little as three to six months with Invisalign® ExpressDr. Carmen Every-Degel offers this expedited treatment option as a part of her full suite of Invisalign treatment choices. Our office provides Queens, NY, and the surrounding communities with comprehensive Invisalign options. If you are not a viable candidate for Invisalign Express, we can help you choose an alternative which works for you at our office.

About Invisalign®

Invisalign® is an increasingly popular option for patients with crooked teeth. Invisalign® consists of clear aligners and are custom made. Invisalign® is ideal for people who don't want to wear conventional braces. Watch this clip and learn all about the many benefits of Invisalign®.

Who is Eligible for Express Treatment?

Invisalign Express is appropriate for patients:

  • With minor crowding or spacing concerns
  • Who have had prior orthodontic treatment but whose teeth have started to shift again
  • With two or three misaligned teeth 
  • Who want to remove braces for a special occasion but have not completed their treatment 
  • Who need to straighten teeth prior to undergoing cosmetic procedures such as dental bonding or veneers
  • Who require minimal rotation of their teeth 

Although many patients prefer the quicker timeframe that Invisalign Express offers, it is important to remember that the treatment is not appropriate for all patients. If you have severe misalignment or spacing issues, you may be a better candidate for traditional Invisalign treatment. To better understand which treatment is right for you, you can complete a complimentary smile assessment on the Invisalign website. However, the best way to accurately determine whether you are a good candidate is to visit our office for a consultation. 

Actual Patient Results

Before Invisalign Express treatment
After Invisalign Express treatment
Actual Patient Results

Your Initial Consultation 

During your initial consultation with Dr. Every-Degel, she will evaluate your smile and determine whether Invisalign Express or another Invisalign option is right for you. Thanks to our computer smile imaging SmilePix system, we can show you a preview of what your smile can look like after Invisalign treatment. Dr. Every-Degel will then send your impressions to Invisalign, where your custom treatment plan will be created. If you are happy with the proposed treatment timeline and costs, we can begin your treatment. 

While a Full Invisalign case typically lasts 11 to 12 months, Invisalign Express treatment can usually be completed within three to six months.

Treatment Lasts Three to Six Months

While a Full Invisalign case typically lasts 11 to 12 months, Invisalign Express treatment can usually be completed within three to six months. Depending on your unique case, you may be able to complete your treatment using anywhere from five to 10 aligners. Every two weeks, you will transition into a new set of aligners. As with traditional Invisalign, these must be worn at all times throughout the day except for eating, brushing, and flossing. Failing to wear your aligners as directed may prevent you from reaching your ideal smile within the desired time frame. 

"Surprisingly Painless"

John talks about how Invisalign® almost seemed like a procedure that "was almost too easy." Cosmetic dentist Dr. Every handled John's procedure at our Queen area practice.  John was very surprised to find out how painless the Invisalign® process is and how easy having Invisalign® is compared to traditional braces .

Why Choose Astoria Dental Group

We have helped many patients transform their lives through Invisalign treatment. As a certified Invisalign provider, Dr. Every-Degel is able to offer many treatment options tailored to your unique smile. Our office can also work with you to help you pay for treatment. In addition to accepting insurance, checks, and credit cards, we accept: 

  • CareCredit®
  • Proceed Financing
  • Alphaeon
  • iCreditWorks
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 

Our helpful office team will work with you to ensure you can pursue your ideal smile. 

Contact Us for a Straighter Smile in Months 

Our team offers various treatment options, unique smile imaging software, and flexible financing options to help you feel confident about pursuing Invisalign treatment. If you are a good candidate for Invisalign Express, you may be able to achieve a straight smile before a major upcoming life event. To learn more about Invisalign treatment, schedule an appointment at (718) 278-1123 or contact us online

Doctors Carmen Every-Degel and Clifford Degel

Astoria Dental Group

Our doctors are widely recognized for their contributions to the field of dentistry. They are members of various prestigious organizations, including: 

  • Academy of General Dentistry 
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry 
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists 
  • American Dental Association

If you are ready to transform your smile with Astoria Dental Group, request a consultation online or call us in Queens at (718) 278-1123.


“The office staff, as always were polite, friendly, and professional. The hygenist was professional and did a great job with my cleaning. Thank you very much!” Michael M.

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