Clear Aligners vs Braces

Information to help you choose

At Lake Norman Orthodontics, we offer Invisalign® & Spark Clear Aligners or advanced Braces and appliances to enhance your smile. Your choice of treatment system depends on your individual needs as well as personal preference.

Take a look at the detailed comparison chart below:

Comparison of clear invisalign vs braces
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Color Metal-typically silver Clear/Invisible
Treatment Schedule Adjustments every 4-6 weeks Change aligner trays every 2 weeks.
Treatment Adherence Easier with Fixed Installation Must remember to use trays in for 22 hours daily
Effectiveness More effective for complex issues Effective is most cases, but not right for all
Eating May have difficulty eating sticky, hard foods Remove before eating or drinking
Cleaning No extra cleaning other than regular brushing and flossing Must brush/rinse trays in luke warm water

Our experienced staff can explain your options and help you decide which treatment is right for you.

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Why Choose Lake Norman Orthodontics?

Expertise, Experience, and Amazing Results

Years of experience

Orthodontic Expertise

In Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson and surrounding, we have a reputation of the outstanding orthodontics.  We use modern treatments to give you the best possible outcome.

Patients are family

We care about you

Let us put your worries at ease.  Whether you choose traditional braces or clear aligners, we’ll help achieve your perfect smile in a comfortable, friendly setting.

Your new smile

Our work is top notch

Our treatment plans are expertly designed to achieve the best result.  We’ll give you with a dramatically different smile and healthier bite.

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We’re in your neighborhood

Conveniently located in Cornelius, North Carolina we serve all communities around Lake Norman including Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville and others. Give us a call, or click below to schedule your free consultation.

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At Lake Norman Orthodontics, we use modern treatments to give you the best possible outcome. Whether you prefer traditional braces, Invisalign™, or Spark clear aligners, we will help achieve your perfect smile.


(704) 896-8452

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