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
Has been my dental office for years! The staff is always friendly and courteous from front to back! Janice has been one excellent dental specialist for me and my family, outstanding services and a […]
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Wonderful service…I was treated by Janice and services was excellent.
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Because Gentle Dental fixed my front teeth they are so awesome and the staff is friendly.. So I recommend anybody to go down to Gentle Dental and get your teeth fixed
Reginald S.
My daughter was in and out in 30 mins, no waiting
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Everyone of the staff is very friendly and help with any concerns
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Professional and fast service.
Michael J.
convenient location, friendly service.
Linford S.
Excellent dental office ❤️
Shanita S.
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.
Customer service from the front to the back. No long wait time
June M.
They were respectful and fast service.
Cortez G.
Dr. Patel and little Don his assistant was very nice, informative, and patient. Explain everything thoroughly and made me very comfortable. I would recommend this office to anyone. Very satisfied […]
Brandi H.
It was a good visit.
Maryssa N.
The dentist as assistant were great. They put my daughter at ease.
Tomarra R.
Ms. B and Mr.Warren were excellent. Great customer service.
Pamela W.
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 nice place staff was very polite they made me feel vey comfortable. I would recommend them anytime.
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Best dentist office in the world . I had two teeth pulled within a week , both healed .The staff are very helping , especially Mr. Terrance the office manager .I’m a patient there for life , job […]
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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
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (313) 651-7260
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