Dentist in La Plata, MD, Dr. Charniece Whitaker, Completes Advanced Invisalign® Course

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Dr. Charniece Whitaker of Cieplak Dental Excellence in La Plata, MD, recently attended an Invisalign® Bootcamp continuing education course to further her knowledge of this leading-edge orthodontics treatment option.

Dr. Charniece Whitaker, Dentist in La Plata, MD

La Plata, MD Dentist, Dr. Charniece Whitaker, Completes Advanced Invisalign® Course

Instead of relying on the force of metal wires, Invisalign moves teeth gradually and firmly through the use of clear plastic aligners.

Dr. Charniece Whitaker, a skilled dentist in La Plata, MD at Cieplak Dental Excellence, recently attended an Invisalign® Bootcamp in Maryland. The continuing education course event gave participants greater insight into this groundbreaking orthodontics treatment option that works for teen and adult candidates with misaligned or crooked teeth. The one-day event focused on numerous aspects of Invisalign, including deep and open bite correction, solving certain types of crossbites and troubleshooting common patient concerns.

For more than 20 years, Invisalign has offered an alternative to traditional braces that typically require placement of metal, ceramic or plastic brackets on the teeth. Instead of relying on the force of metal wires, Invisalign moves teeth gradually and firmly through the use of clear plastic aligners. Each aligner is custom generated from advanced software. Patients in La Plata, MD, switch Invisalign aligners every 10-14 days until they have finished their course of treatment.

Many patients prefer the idea of moving their teeth using the Invisalign system instead of choosing traditional braces. For teenagers, the decision may be one of aesthetics or concern for sports-related trauma to the teeth and gums. Many young athletes also like the comfort of Invisalign, not to mention the ability to remove the aligners while eating. Adult orthodontics patients appreciate being able to move their crooked teeth into more attractive, functional positions discreetly. When in place, the clear plastic aligners are usually unnoticeable.

Invisalign technology has become a trusted method of straightening crooked teeth, gapped teeth, crowded teeth and bite misalignments. Many people are candidates for Invisalign treatment. Dr. Whitaker is well-versed in explaining Invisalign, as well as recommending other orthodontics treatments and peripheral treatment options as needed.

Individuals considering Invisalign in La Plata, MD, are encouraged to contact Cieplak Dental Excellence at 301-609-9999. Although some dental insurance plans will not cover orthodontics, Cieplak Dental Excellence offers a variety of financial options to cover the cost of treatment.

About the Dentist

Cieplak Dental Excellence has been offering trusted dental care to patients in the La Plata, MD area for over 30 years. Founder, Dr. Patrick Cieplak, is dedicated to learning the latest dental techniques and has completed thousands of hours of continuing education courses. Dr. Cieplak is one of only 3,000 dentists worldwide to achieve Mastership with the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantology as well as Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. His associate, Dr. Charniece Whitaker, is a general dentist who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She strives to always develop her skills and serve her community with minimally invasive and effective techniques. To learn more about Dr. Cieplak, Dr. Whitaker, their team or the services they offer, please visit http://www.patcieplakdds.com or call 301-609-9999 to schedule an appointment.

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