How To Determine The Best Invisalign Option To Restore Your Smile

Dr. Troy Pearce is dedicated to providing comprehensive, comfortable dental care that meets his patients' needs in the most efficient manner possible. Dr. Pearce graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, and he joined the practice in 2008. He is committed to advancing his implant and cosmetic dentistry skills through continuing education and training. He is a graduate of the Midwest Implant Institute in Columbus, Ohio and a Platinum Invisalign Provider. 

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Metal braces might not be a thing of the past, but their popularity has definitely declined over the years. In cosmetic dentistry, patients can choose the convenient, hassle-free route with Invisalign. This product guarantees patients an effective realignment of teeth without constantly going in for regular visits, changing "rubber bands," or even dealing with food always getting stuck between your metal wires. The benefits of Invisalign are noticeable, whereas the clear plastic mouth trays, known as aligners, are not.

To start the Invisalign process, an orthodontist will examine your teeth during a consultation to understand the extent of misalignment and your unique needs. From there, you will begin your Invisalign journey of wearing your trays for 22 hours a day to achieve a lifetime of results. Regarding the time frame and an ideal candidate for Invisalign, this is where Haute Beauty expert Dr. Troy Pearce jumps in to discuss not one but three options: Invisalign, Invisalign Express, and Propel Accelerated Invisalign.


  • The ideal candidate: Invisalign is great for patients 8-80 years old. Advancements in technology have allowed doctors to treat any case type with aligners. The younger you are, the faster movements can happen.
  • Length of treatment: On average, cases are six months in duration. We often see instances as fast as two to three months as well. The cost for Invisalign is determined by the length of treatment in our office, which makes it much more affordable.

Invisalign Express

  • The ideal candidate: Typically, these cases have had orthodontics earlier in life or never needed it when they were young.
  • Length of treatment: Two to three months

Propel Accelerated Invisalign

    • The ideal candidate: Anyone that is on a shortened timeline. These cases are for patients older than 18 years old. Propel also increase the success rate in complex cases.
    • Length of treatment: Propel cuts treatment time by 30-50%.

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