Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue
13874 West Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227

Straight Answers about Invisalign

If you want straighter teeth, you don’t have to settle and suffer with a mouth full of metal. Discover how Invisalign® offers more than meets the eye.

How Does Invisalign Move Teeth?

Invisalign subtly and steadily shifts teeth into their ideal position by using carefully controlled force. While traditional metal braces also use force to move teeth, clear braces are able to control the timing of the force, as well as the amount. This makes sure that each tooth moves at the time determined by the treatment plan and directed by the Invisalign provider.

What Do Clear Braces Look Like?

Instead of noticeable metal wires and brackets, Invisalign simply looks like clear whitening trays. These clear braces are made of a thermoplastic material specially designed by Invisalign developers that can only be used with the treatment plan. Clear braces are also custom-made for each person, which makes this alternative to metal braces a more personalized type of treatment.

What Are the Advantages of Invisalign over Metal Braces?

Invisalign has become the preferred alternative to traditional metal braces for a number of reasons, such as:

  • Barely VisibleSince they’re made of clear material, Invisalign can’t be seen, providing maximum discretion and peace of mind.
  • Removable for Ease Invisalign can be removed when you eat, drink, brush, and floss your teeth for maximum comfort and cleaning. But for the best and fastest results, Invisalign should be worn for at least 20 hours each day.
  • No Soreness Clear braces won’t irritate your mouth because they don’t have the sharp metal brackets and wires of traditional braces.
  • Less Appointment Time Without the need to adjust metal brackets and wires, you’ll spend much less time at your Invisalign provider.
  • Virtual Preview of the Results Before you begin treatment, your Invisalign provider can show you a virtual image of how your straightened teeth will look.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Detroit, call Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue today at (313) 651-7260 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Detroit. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue.

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Patient Reviews
Very welcoming and proffessional ☺
Terrance W.
Serviced immediately ,, good service
Mareon T.
I think that Doctor P and Donelle make a great Team they get me in and out with no problem Gentle Dental has came along way thanks to them
Alaina H.
Professionalism
Clarence C.
Dr Vineet an his assistant Mahamad treated my mother great….
Payton J.
Staff friendly. No waiting for a long time. Dr explain so I would understand what was going on with my teeth
Theodosia J.
They were respectful and fast service.
Cortez G.
Thank you Mr. Ward, Ms. B and Dr. Patel for giving me my smile back. Seeing my children’s faces light up was priceless.
Yvette P.
Very happy with the staff and their professionalism
Ennis M.
Very pleasant employees… Been coming here for years and don’t regret my decision. Love this office and staff!
Allen G.
The dentist as assistant were great. They put my daughter at ease.
Tomarra R.
Dr. Patel and Don are very efficient. When scheduled for services, you are taken care of in a timely manner. Also he takes the time to explain what he is is doing. I am glad he’s my dentist.
Tracy M.
My son’s was advised as well as myself on the treatment they were given and asked them questions as well as myself.
David I.
The staff was very nice. Little Don is the best dental assistant I could’ve asked for and Dr. Patel was very kind and informative. The front staff was respectful but they could pick up the pace […]
Danielle C.
Been visiting this dentist with my children for two years and always have amazing results, with very friendly service… I don’t doubt that we’ll be coming here for more years to come
Katrina M.
Great service and polite staff
Teresa V.
Staff and Doctors were pleasant during my visit.
Madonna C.
Everyone was polite and helpful!….
Jeffraisha H.
Very courteous and professional
Jasmine W.
I didn’t have a long wait and the Dentist was excellent
Darlene D.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • Phone: (313) 651-7260
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