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Surgical invisalign in Lexington, KY

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As one of the nation's top 1% Invisalign providers, Kentucky Orthodontics & Invisalign performs unique and complex orthodontic procedures. In particular, our practice offers surgical Invisalign to improve the functionality and cosmetic of the teeth and jaws. We are the only orthodontic practice in the Bluegrass State that offers this service. Therefore, countless men and women travel from all over Kentucky to receive this distinctive care. Surgical Invisalign utilizes clear aligners to adjust the position of the teeth and surgery to correct the alignment of the the jaw(s). However, unlike traditional jaw surgery, which requires jaw wiring, this procedure uses Invisalign aligners. The surgical Invisalign  technique can be performed on the upper or lower jaw alone, or on both at the same time. 

About Surgical Invisalign

Surgical Invisalign is a safe and effective treatment that boasts all the traditional benefits of metal wiring without compromising the appearance of a patient's smile. Typically, malocclusion or a "bite bad" is caused by the misalignment or irregular position of the jaw. Therefore, in order to correct the misalignment of the teeth, the jaw requires surgical repositioning. Commonly, orthodontists use metal wiring to secure the jaw for this specific correction. However, our practice uses clear aligners. This revolutionary treatment is customizable to your specific jaw anatomy and teeth structure for stunning results. 

What To Expect

Prior to your surgical Invisalign procedure, Dr. Durbin will perform a thorough consult and exam. Surgical Invisalign is a very specific procedure that should only be performed by a highly-skilled orthodontist who is Invisalign certified. Our practice is proud to hold such exclusive certifications that allow us to perform the most modern approach to improving your smile. The surgical Invisalign technique offers overall faster recovery time and easier application than other orthodontic methods.

Once Dr. Durbin has taken digital x-rays and molds of your teeth, a customized treatment plan will be developed. We will discuss your treatment options and the details of the procedure during this time. Once you and Dr. Durbin have agreed on the ideal avenue of treatment, your surgical Invisalign procedure will be scheduled.


Every patient is unique, therefore, your recovery and healing will vary. However, unlike traditional braces, surgical Invisalign offers less wear time and a much easier application process. Specific aftercare instructions and oral hygiene will be provided by our office. It's important to adhere to these instructions as they are meant to aid in an optimal recovery. Typically, we will schedule your follow-up appointment after your surgery. Please feel free to call our office at any time if you have any questions or concerns regarding your treatment and follow up-appointment.

Surgical Invisalign FAQ

Why are surgical Invisalign procedures preferable to traditional jaw surgery?
Traditional jaw alignment surgery uses expensive and invasive jaw wiring to fix the positioning of the upper and/or lower jaw. It also typically features braces or other traditional orthodontics both before and after the jaw alignment surgery and wiring. While surgical Invisalign procedures also use a surgical component, Invisalign aligners are used to help adjust the position of the teeth before and after the jaw surgery. This removes the need for traditional orthodontics and produces results that adjust the jaw and teeth for the better.

How will the surgical Invisalign procedures affect my jawline?
Once the entire process is completed at Kentucky Orthodontics & Invisalign, your jaw should be straightened and any malocclusion or bad bite resolved. Eventually, that improvement should show in your jawline and give you an improved look to go with your now-beautiful smile.

How long will the surgical Invisalign treatment process take?
The length of the process, including consultation, Invisalign fittings, surgery, and follow-ups, will vary by patient and the severity of misalignment and malocclusion being treated. However, the timeline will likely take longer than a year and sometimes more than two.

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At Kentucky Orthodontics & Invisalign, Dr. Durbin provides exceptional orthodontic care. If you are looking for an easy and modern approach to correcting your smile, visit us today for a free consultation. We will be happy to discuss how surgical Invisalign can benefit you and lead to a long-lasting gorgeous smile. For your convenience, we hold locations in Lexington, Nicholasville, Georgetown, Richmond, Winchester, Mount Sterling, and Owingsville. You can call us at any of our Kentucky locations to learn more.

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