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Invisalign: Facts, Numbers & Figures [Infographic]

invisalign-ig-thumb-aDr. Jacqueline Fulop-Goodling, D.M.D., P.C. (aka Dr. Jacquie Smiles) recently released an infographic that discusses the facts, numbers, and figures of Invisalign. As a highly experienced Orthodontist in NYC, she is a member of The National Speaker’s Bureau and is an Invisalign Super Elite Provider, reserved for the top 1% of doctors in North America. Her goal is to help patients feel better about themselves by improving their health, occlusion, and dental esthetics.

Approximately 20% of the population does not have an ideal bite. According to the infographic, Invisalign straightens teeth by correcting crowding, spacing, overbite, under bite, and a deep bite. Please check out some interesting statistics related to Invisalign and click on the thumbnail to view the full image.


Invisalign: Facts, Numbers & Figures

  • Invisalign straightens teeth by correcting crowding, spacing, overbite, under bite & deep bite
  • Braces are no longer just for kids – 1 in 5 orthodontic patients is over the age of eighteen
  • Just 35% of adults have well-aligned front teeth
  • About 20% of the population does not have an ideal bite
  • Egyptians used crude metal bands to straighten teeth instead of wires
  • Invisalign was originally developed in 1997 by two Stanford University graduates
  • Invisalign was first sold to US orthodontists in 1999
  • Invisalign average cost is $5,000
  • Insurance covers an average of $500-$1,500
  • Invisalign is offered in more than 45 countries, and is treating over 2.5 million patients
  • Invisalign has over 96% patient satisfaction rate
  • The average treatment time with Invisalign is just 1 year
  • Invisalign aligners are made from medical grade polyurethane resins, and are BPA free
  • Invisalign retainers need to be worn for 22 hours each day, but they can be left out for special occasions

Benefits of Invisalign:

  1. Healthier Gums
  2. Virtually invisible
  3. Removable
  4. Easier cleaning
  5. Decreased risk of abnormal wear
  6. Less dental visits compared to traditional wire braces

Celebrities who have straightened their smiles with Invisalign include:

  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Tom Cruise
  • Katherine Heigl
  • Eva Longoria
  • Gisele Bundchen
  • Serena Williams
  • Justin Bieber
  • Khloe Kardashian

Dr. Jacquie was in the first group of 25 members of orthodontists ever certified with Invisalign’s prestigious Faculty groupOut of 55,000 doctors doing invisalign, there are only 25 faculty members. Since 2005, Dr. Jacquie was asked to be Invisalign’s National Spokesperson for a hygiene campaign and in 2009 became the Spokesperson for Invisalign Teen, launching it on the Tyra Bank’s show for the company.

Infographic provided by:

Dr. Jacqueline Fulop-Goodling, D.M.D. PC