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Five Facts About the Cost of Invisalign

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Beauty, Family, Invisalign | 0 comments

Sponsored by Invisalign One of the biggest questions that I get asked by moms about Invisalign is the cost. I feel like there is a misconception that Invisalign is so much more expensive than traditional braces when in fact it is not, and having my children wearing Invisalign clear aligners have extremely boosted their self-confidence. When it comes to the cost of Invisalign, these are five facts about the cost: Know Your Insurance Company Your insurance company may pay a percentage of your Invisalign treatment costs! Use your FSA or HSA Benefits You can set aside up to $2,600 annually in an FSA or $3,400 in an HSA ($6,750 for a family). Consider Payment Plan Options Find out if you can spread the cost out over the length of your Invisalign treatment. See if you Qualify for Multiple child/family...

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Teen Tips for Caring for Invisalign at School

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Beauty, Invisalign | 0 comments

Sponsored by Invisalign The biggest question that my daughter had about Invisalign was, “How will I care for my Invisalign aligners while at school?” When having our consultation with Dr. Passamano in Irvine, he was able to provide my daughter with some great tips on how to care for her Invisalign aligners while at school. The first thing we did when our daughter starting Invisalign treatment was stress the importance of good oral hygiene. Dr. Passamano provided her with a travel toothbrush, and we purchased her a small makeup bag to bring everything she needed. Inside of the makeup bag, we packed the case to hold her Invisalign aligners, a travel toothbrush and a small tube of toothpaste. Whenever my daughter is ready to eat at school, she puts her Invisalign aligners into the case, eats lunch, and then...

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What to Expect at your First Invisalign Teen Appointment

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Beauty, Invisalign | 0 comments

Sponsored by Invisalign I recently had my first Invisalign Teen appointment with Dr. Passamano in Irvine. When I went to the orthodontics office, I had no idea what to expect, and I was super excited to start the first step of getting my Invisalign aligners. I went inside of Dr. Passamano’s office, checked myself in with the front office staff, and then went to sit down in the waiting room. When they called my name, I confidently walked into the office where I would have my first appointment. Meeting with the Orthodontist Shortly after arriving, they called my name and brought my mom and me into a room to have my first official consultation. Dr. Passamano talked to me about what Invisalign is, and what they will do transform my smile. He first looked at my teeth to ensure...

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Does Invisalign Hurt?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Beauty, Family, Invisalign | 0 comments

Sponsored by Invisalign It has been almost two years since my older son started Invisalign treatment, and the biggest question that I get from my girlfriends who are considering Invisalign for their teens is, does it hurt like traditional braces? The first time that my son put his Invisalign aligners into his mouth, he felt a small amount of discomfort for the first day as he got used to having plastic aligners resting on his teeth, but he has never felt any pain over the two years. His teeth have moved drastically over the past two years transforming his smile, and he has never once complained or mentioned that he experienced any pain from his Invisalign aligners. My son has a low pain tolerance, and Invisalign was the perfect choice for him when it came to straightening his teeth....

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My Teen Invisalign Consultation

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Beauty, Family, Invisalign | 0 comments

“My mom is a member of the Invisalign Mom Advisory Board and I have received complimentary treatment.” My older brother has had Invisalign® clear aligners for about a year and a half and watching him wear them has made me want them so badly. I have been able to watch his smile transform over the past year without any pain or inconvenience from traditional braces. Since I wanted them so badly so that I can show my teeth when I smile, my mom scheduled me to have a consultation with Dr. Passamano in Irvine to see if my teeth are ready to begin treatment. When I walked into Dr. Passamano’s office, I was super excited to see if I was ready to start Invisalign. I sat in the waiting room as my mom checked me in for my appointment...

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Three Reasons To Get Excited About Starting Invisalign Treatment

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Beauty, Invisalign | 0 comments

“I am a member of the Invisalign Mom Advisory Board and my son has received complimentary treatment.” My older brother, Andrew, has been in Invisalign treatment for about a year and a half now. I have seen him go through the treatment and I have loved the way it works. When I look at him now, he is always smiling more, and is so much more confident when he talks, or when other people talk to him – I can’t wait to gain the same self-confidence. I recently had my first consultation with Dr. Passamano in Irvine where he inspected my teeth and talked to me about how my Invisalign treatment will go. He shared with me how the Invisalign aligners work and what I could expect during my treatment. My treatment plan is starting with me needing to...

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