How well does Invisalign work? A prospective clinical study evaluating the efficacy of tooth movement with Invisalign.

@article{Kravitz2009HowWD,
  title={How well does Invisalign work? A prospective clinical study evaluating the efficacy of tooth movement with Invisalign.},
  author={Neal D. Kravitz and Budi Kusnoto and Ellen A Begole and Ales Obrez and Brent Agran},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2009},
  volume={135 1},
  pages={27-35}
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this prospective clinical study was to evaluate the efficacy of tooth movement with removable polyurethane aligners (Invisalign, Align Technology, Santa Clara, Calif). METHODS The study sample included 37 patients treated with Anterior Invisalign. Four hundred one anterior teeth (198 maxillary and 203 mandibular) were measured on the virtual Treat models. The virtual model of the predicted tooth position was superimposed over the virtual model of the achieved tooth… CONTINUE READING