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What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten teeth without braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually straighten teeth, without metal or wires.

Invisalign uses 3-D computer imaging technology to depict the complete treatment plan from the initial position to the final desired position from which a series of custom-made, clear “aligners” are produced. Each “aligner” moves teeth incrementally and is worn for about two weeks, then replaced by the next in the series until the final position is achieved.

Aligners are made of clear, strong medical grade plastic that is virtually invisible when worn.

Aligners are clear and look similar to tooth-whitening trays, but are custom-made for a better fit to move teeth. Some orthodontists and dentists have referred to them as “contact lenses for teeth.”

For years, orthodontists and dentists have used removable appliances for limited treatment. Today, with the application of computer technology and custom manufacturing, Invisalign treats a broader range of cases with greater precision.

In 1945, Dr. H.D. Kesling envisioned that one day modern technology would enable the use of a series of tooth positioners to produce the kinds of movements required for comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Technology has made this vision a reality. Using advanced computer technology, Align generates Invisalign®, a series of customized clear appliances, called “aligners.” Each aligner is worn sequentially by the patient to produce extensive tooth movements in both upper and lower arches.

Worldwide, almost 250,000 patients have been treated with Invisalign. The number grows daily.

While Invisalign can be used with virtually any treatment philosophy, specific training is needed. All orthodontists and dentists interested in treating patients with Invisalign must attend training before cases will be accepted from their office. Close to 30,000 orthodontists and dentists worldwide are certified to use Invisalign.

Like brackets and arch wires are to braces, Invisalign aligners move teeth through the appropriate placement of controlled force on the teeth. The principal difference is that Invisalign not only controls forces, but also controls the timing of the force application. At each stage, only certain teeth are allowed to move, and these movements are determined by the orthodontic treatment plan for that particular stage. This results in an efficient force delivery system.

Invisalign Express is an orthodontic treatment designed to correct mild orthodontic problems such as minor crowding and spacing. Since it’s designed for mild problems only, treatment time is generally less than six months. Ask your Invisalign certified doctor for more information on this new treatment.

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Dr. Al Internoscia, with over 25 years of experience, passionately transforms lives by creating beautiful smiles, even in complex dental cases. Renowned for his caring touch, he treats patients like family, fostering a comfortable environment. Holding the prestigious MAGD designation, earned through rigorous training and over 500 hands-on credit hours, Dr. Al’s commitment to excellence shines in cosmetic, implant, and restorative dentistry.
Meet Dr. Lauren, a pivotal member of TCFD for nearly two decades. With expertise in pediatric dentistry, she effortlessly puts kids at ease during their dental visits. Dr. Lauren is also passionate about cosmetic dentistry, reveling in the immediate beauty she can create in just 1-3 visits. Collaborating seamlessly with specialists, she ensures comprehensive and outstanding care for our patients.
Meet Dr. Lauren, a pivotal member of TCFD for nearly two decades. With expertise in pediatric dentistry, she effortlessly puts kids at ease during their dental visits. Dr. Lauren is also passionate about cosmetic dentistry, reveling in the immediate beauty she can create in just 1-3 visits. Collaborating seamlessly with specialists, she ensures comprehensive and outstanding care for our patients.
Originally from West Long Branch, NJ, Dr. Mark Lubitz brings a wealth of experience, having owned a private practice in Manalapan and worked as an associate in a Somerset group practice for 15 years. Joining the Belle Mead practice in 1999, he became the sole owner in 2005, expanding into dental implant placement in 2013 through extensive continuing education.

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Dr. Kristen Blumberger dispels common misconceptions about root canals through her daily practice, providing swift and painless therapy. Her dedication to alleviating pain, addressing infections, and a personable chair-side manner align with her guiding principle: “Patient care is just as important as clinical care,” emphasizing a holistic approach to dental well-being.

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Dr. Samantha Aaron, a compassionate and personable specialist with outstanding chairside manner, hails from West Long Branch and holds a D.M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Earning her certificate in periodontology from New York University in 2006, she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, contributing to her reputation as one of the area’s premier periodontists through diverse experiences with distinguished professionals.

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Jerry Bove

3 weeks ago
Doctor Jaime, Chris, and the entire staff were extremely kind and walked me through each step of the process. This has been the most pleasant dental experience I have ever had! 10/10 recommend!

Sahil Parkash

4 weeks ago
Dr. Lauren and her assistant, Lucy, were amazing. They are so helpful and so skilled and so friendly and make it all seem effortless.

Carole Moore

2 months ago
Awesome experience. Everyone was great, especially Dr. Lauren and her assistant Lucy. Highly recommended.

Z G

2 months ago
Nobody likes to go to the dentist, but since one must, this is the place to go ! I have always had a good experience at TCFD. The personnel and the facility are top notch !

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Great staff all around. Have been a patient for almost 35 years. All my kids and grandkids go here too!! I have since retired and moved 50 miles away and still make the drive to continue with the best dental care!

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Be prepared for a completely unexpected experience if you have the pleasure to visit this establishment. Everything says professional. Everything says modern. Everything says welcome.

Jerry Bove

3 weeks ago
Doctor Jaime, Chris, and the entire staff were extremely kind and walked me through each step of the process. This has been the most pleasant dental experience I have ever had! 10/10 recommend!

Sahil Parkash

4 weeks ago
Dr. Lauren and her assistant, Lucy, were amazing. They are so helpful and so skilled and so friendly and make it all seem effortless.

Carole Moore

2 months ago
Awesome experience. Everyone was great, especially Dr. Lauren and her assistant Lucy. Highly recommended.

Z G

2 months ago
Nobody likes to go to the dentist, but since one must, this is the place to go ! I have always had a good experience at TCFD. The personnel and the facility are top notch !

J Jeffrey Molesko

2 months ago
Great staff all around. Have been a patient for almost 35 years. All my kids and grandkids go here too!! I have since retired and moved 50 miles away and still make the drive to continue with the best dental care!

Susan Stickle

2 months ago
I am very pleased with Town Center Family Dental in Hillsborough NJ. I have been a patient of the practice for over four years. The dental treatment and services are state of the art and performed with the utmost professionalism and efficiency. I have had some interim dental issues between my six-month scheduled cleanings. These issues have been addressed immediately. I have never had to wait to get an appointment or the matter not taken care of in a timely manner. The insurance/billing office is equally efficient looking into out-of-pocket cost and communicating that to the patient. Staff here are very professional, knowledgeable, and efficient. They are a comprehensive dental practice.

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I absolutely recommend Towne Centre Family Dental and the Implant & Smile Makeover Studio for every dental procedure, from cleanings to implants! Dr. Al, Merlinda, and the entire staff are always so kind, professional, and beyond talented! Melissa, the financial manager, has also been great to work with and always available to answer any questions I’ve had. In the past, I never enjoyed visiting the dentist but can honestly say that has changed since coming to this practice. They are the best!

Dana Magruther

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Dr. Lauren and Lucy were terrific, as always! So caring and really providing special attention to each client.

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3 months ago
Very pleased with latest visit with Dr. Mark and my dental work. Was amazed at the job done and level of ability and compassion for the patient. The entire staff is pleasant courteous and eager to inform the patient of each step of any dental processes. Also amazed of the ability to manufacture dental caps on site. Each visit continues to be good. Cleanings are productive and I like being advised on how to do better. Been a few years now and am still pleased with the service and professional work. Again the staff is amazing.. courteous and efficient. Dr’s are fantastic. Today met Dr Chris and Lucy. Thank for explaining what needed to be done and being efficient and courteous. Great work.

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