Which Takes Longer: Braces or Invisalign?


Orthodontic treatment straightens teeth to create a more attractive smile, but its value goes far beyond that. Since crooked or overlapping teeth are often difficult to clean, patients have a higher risk of developing tooth decay, gum disease, or other dental problems requiring further treatment. Bringing teeth into proper alignment has a significant positive impact […]

How to Clean Invisalign Trays


As a state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment, Invisalign delivers the straight teeth you deserve without the use of metal braces. Instead, Invisalign trays are a series of personalized clear braces designed to cover your teeth while gently maneuvering them into the right position over time. Because Invisalign braces are clear and can easily be taken off, they […]

Do Braces Hurt?

You want a smile worthy of Hollywood but are afraid braces hurt. Equally important, you’re not sure a mouthful of metal is right for you. What are your options? At Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we recommend a different type of braces: Invisalign. This more discreet treatment option – which is ideal for adults […]

iTero Scanner: How Can It Help Your Treatment?

Misaligned teeth, bite problems, and other orthodontic issues can prevent you from feeling confident and attractive when you smile. Fortunately, you don’t have to use braces to fix your teeth and achieve a lovely smile. At Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, Arizona, we can use an iTero Scanner to create a customized Invisalign treatment […]

Who Is the Ideal Candidate for Invisalign?

At Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we are proud to offer Invisalign braces as part of our wide array of orthodontic dentistry services. This brand of orthodontic device is one of our most commonly inquired-upon offerings, with many wondering if their orthodontic situation is suitable for this treatment. While invisible braces are highly […]

Invisalign Teen FAQs: How Old Should You Be to Use Invisalign?

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FAQs for Invisalign Teen The teenage years are considered the best time to get healthier, straighter teeth. Malalignment issues can be fixed with relative ease at this time because the body is still growing and can respond quickly to correctional measures. For teens, many orthodontic options exist. At Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we […]

What is Invisalign?

You want to look and feel your best, but something is stopping you. It’s your smile, and you’re ready to do something about it. But you don’t want to undergo orthodontic treatment with bulky braces. Perhaps you work in a professional setting where you may feel self-conscious wearing braces, or maybe you simply don’t want […]

Invisalign During the Holiday Season: 5 Tips for Success

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Are you worried about how to best care for Invisalign® during the holiday season? Invisalign® is a great way alternative to the use of traditional wire and metal braces. Invisalign aligners are clear, easy to remove and put back in the mouth, and less noticeable. The holiday season is awash with activities that can leave […]

Annual Invisalign Night!

Invisalign Night is Coming Up! It’s nearly time for our annual Invisalign Night. If you’ve been wondering if you or a family member is a candidate for Invisalign trays, now is the perfect time to schedule your appointment. On Wednesday, September 19th, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics will be seeing a few […]

Oral Care with Invisalign®

Any new treatment takes some getting used to. To help you care for your Invisalign® aligner properly, your orthodontist at Rollins and Petersen Orthodontics, is delighted to offer the advice you need to keep your valuable aligners and precious smile in shape. The most important thing to remember while you transition into wearing Invisalign is […]