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Philadelphia, PA area dentist compares Invisalign orthodontics and traditional braces

Dr. David Spilkia, dentist at David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, provides a variety of services to patients in and around Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. David Spilkia, dentist at David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, provides a variety of services to patients in and around Philadelphia, PA. This includes orthodontic services such as Invisalign. Dr. David Spilkia works with patients and helps them compare their options, including traditional braces.

What is Invisalign?

Orthodontics is a fantastic way for patients to achieve a more attractive smile. When misalignment is a concern, patients may feel as though their only option is traditional braces. Thankfully, metal brackets and wires are not the only choice for teenagers, men, and women. Invisalign orthodontics is a wonderful solution that many patients at David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry want to learn more about. This treatment is more discreet than traditional braces, using clear aligner trays that are placed over the dental arch and gently move the teeth into better alignment. When patients want to look their best, even throughout treatment, Invisalign is often the choice that stands out.

Why choose Invisalign?

There are many benefits to using Invisalign when compared to traditional braces.

  • Invisalign is a discreet solution, as the aligner trays are completely clear. When patients are wearing their trays, others will not even know!
  • Invisalign is more comfortable. Instead of dealing with metal brackets and wires that can scratch and irritate the soft tissues of the mouth, Invisalign aligners are smooth and extremely comfortable when worn.
  • Invisalign is easy for patients to use and care for. The trays are worn two weeks at a time during the day and night, and only removed for brushing, flossing, and eating.
  • Invisalign protects overall oral health and wellness. This is due to the face that the trays can be removed, making it easier to brush and floss without dealing with metal brackets and wires in the way. This greatly reduces the risk of issues such as cavities and periodontal disease.
  • Invisalign is affordable, often comparable in cost with traditional braces.
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How does Invisalign work?

Invisalign works quickly in achieving a beautiful smile that patients can be proud to show off to others. Patients start with a consultation appointment with Dr. David Spilkia to determine if they are an appropriate candidate for treatment. Patients who are best suited for Invisalign are individuals with mild or moderate misalignment. For some patients with more severe misalignment, traditional braces may still be considered. However, if patients choose to move forward with Invisalign orthodontics, they then undergo a series of digital impressions. These digitized images are sent to the Invisalign laboratory where a series of clear aligner trays are fabricated to reposition the teeth from start to finish. The number of trays in the series will vary, depending on the severity of the misalignment. Patients are educated by their dentist on how to use and care for their aligner trays, ensuring that the process is achieved in a fast and effective manner. If patients do not comply with treatment, they may end up dealing with added costs, longer treatment times, and the fabrication of extra trays to correct errors. Patients must wear their trays day and night, at least 20 hours a day, to see the results they expect.

Is Invisalign effective?

Dr. David Spilkia works with patients and helps them compare their options, including traditional braces.

Absolutely! We find that Invisalign orthodontics is a terrific way for patients to get the smile they’ve always wanted without the appearance of metal brackets and wires. Invisalign is an effective solution that patients can use to reposition the teeth into better alignment. Invisalign is often the best choice for many of our patients, young and old!

Schedule a visit with Dr. David Spilkia today to learn more about Invisalign orthodontics

At David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we encourage patients to take the time to learn more this orthodontic option comparable to traditional braces. This amazing option provides patients a way to enhance their smiles while avoiding the imperfect appearance of metal brackets and wires. Contact our Invisalign preferred provider today by calling (267) 463-2777 or visiting the office at 7052-56 Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia, PA.

 

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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By G. Parker

    David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry There are many things that set Dr. David Spilkia's practice apart from the rest from the rest. At David Spilkia, DMD, Dr. David Spilkia builds personal relationships with his patients, the staff is all warm and inviting, and the office and equipment is bright, shiny and new. They offer Saturday alternately too, and he is very accommodating in general. All in all, a very customer care focused practice, which is lacking pretty much everywhere else. Everyone at David Spilkia, DMD, here in Philadelphia, PA is so nice!

  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Charles B

    Dr. Spilkia here in Philadelphia is an honest, reliable and extra friendly cosmetic dentist. Dr. Spilkia is a consummate professional. He is caring, concerned and extremely capable. The work he has done on my teeth has been efficient and painless.

    Charles B.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Tony F.

    Dr. Spilkia here in Philadelphia is an honest, reliable and extra friendly cosmetic dentist. Dr. Spilkia is a consummate professional. He is caring, concerned and extremely capable. The work he has done on my teeth has been efficient and painless.

    Tony F.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Nancy R.

    Dr. David Spilkia is the best cosmetic dentist I've ever had. . He is very friendly and positive, makes you feel comfortable during your appointment and explains everything he is doing. Everyone at David Spilkia, DMD here in Philadelphia, PA is so nice!

    Nancy R.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Mario R.

    I finally found a great cosmetic dentist here in Philadelphia, PA. I really appreciate how friendly and attentive the office staff is. More dentists should learn from the way patients are treated here in David Spilkia, DMD.

    Mario R.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Betty

    I'm 42 years old, and have always been afraid of the dentist, until I came here they made me feel welcome and everybody was so understanding and helpful. they did an amazing job with my teeth and Im so happy now. thank you Dr. David Spilkia and staff for taking the time with me and for been so nice to me.

    Betty
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Google User

    Greatest Dentist, not kidding. When they say Gentle Dentist, this is the practice you want to go to. Dr. Spilkia is wonderful and his staff is extremely professional, helpful, and go out of their way to make sure that you feel comfortable! I would definitely recommend this practice to anyone! I already do and have been a patient of his for 12 years!

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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Renee

    I have had such a beautiful experience with Dr. Spilikia staff. They are compassionate and very sensitive to me and my fears. Dr. Spilkia is such a wonderful Dentist. I've been with Dr. Spilkia for a little more than 3 years, and it is always a pleasant visit. Dr. Spilkia and his staff are the best. If you have any phobias of going to the dentist, you have to choose Dr. David Spolkia and his staff, they are so wonderful.

    Renee
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Google User

    It's my first time giving a star rating to a dentist but I did like this one. I've been searching for a dentist and found the cleaning to be painful and some locations as they tend to just rip your gums apart. I'd recommend this office because the ladies here treat you like a family member and the place is immaculate (however one spells immaculalte - english isn't my major). anyway, I travel 4-hours from Maryland to Philadelphia just to see this dentist because he's just that good. I'm not kidding. If there were ten stars, then he'd get all ten...anyway before I ramble on and on, I've got to drive back to Maryland so just drop by and the ladies here will help. p.s. they are not hard on the eyes either.

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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Google User

    I have never reviewed a medical professional before, but Dr. David Spilkia is the best cosmetic dentist here in Philadelphia, PA ;( and I've had at least 10 dentists in my lifetime). I've been with him for about 1.5 years now so I feel comfortable recommending him.

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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by S. Mcgovern

    Thank you Dr. Spilkia for your caring professional services.In my last visit I spent almost 3 hours as you preformed a root canal and made my new crown. I would never have believed a person could actually nap through a root canal!

    S. Mcgovern
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Susan M.

    Experienced dentist, efficient staff, and comfortable decor. Have been a client of Dr. Spilkia for some years now. Their location is top-notch and Dr. Spilkia will always come to give his professional opinion.

    Susan M.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Joseph C.

    Staff is very nice, dentist is great. Facility is very clean and state of the art. Such a positive experience. I am very happy and highly recommend this office.

    Joseph C.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by S. Moody

    The best experience I have ever had at a dentist! No pain! Knowledgeable staff! Very gentle! Dr. Spilkia is the best cosmetic dentist in Philadelphia,PA!!

    S. Moody
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Clinton M.

    Once they say Cosmetic Dentist, this is actually the practice you need to visit. Dr. Spilkia is wonderful and the employees are very professional, useful, and walk out their method to make certain that you simply feel at ease! I'd certainly recommend this practice to anybody!

    Clinton M.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Patti S.

    I went to Dr. David Spilkia for invisalign and it has been a great experience. He works very precisely, thoughtfully and his office is spotless. Highly professional, only uses clean new equipment, careful and thoughtful.... basically everything you'd wish your dentist to be! If you're looking for a cosmetic dentist in Philadelphia, PA - look no further!

    Patti S.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by M. Mccormick

    Dr. David Spilkia here in Philadelphia, PA has an amazing eye for detail. His work is tasteful, subtle, thorough, and customized. I wanted a perfect smile but I didn't want it to look fake or obvious. I'm so, so happy with everything, and I got that natural, straight smile I was hoping for. I like that his approach is smart, modern, personalized, and efficient. He knows exactly what he's doing and he's up on everything. He takes his time with me and gives me my best options. He's also just a super nice person. Can't recommend him highly enough - he's truly an awesome cosmetic dentist!! PS the view from his office is outstanding!!

    M. Mccormick
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by A.Chandler

    When I came to Dr. David Spilkiaメs dental office here in Philadelphia, PA two days ago I discovered that visiting a dentist can be very pleasurable experience!!!! Honestly, Dr. Spilkia is the most professional and charming cosmetic dentist Iメve ever met in my life. The waiting time didn't exceed 15 min, the staff at David Spilkia, DMD was very professional and caring, and the overall office atmosphere was friendly and relaxing. Dr. Spilkia was just amazing - nice, funny, caring, patient, and super professional. I would definitely recommend him to all my friends!

    A.Chandler
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Brent P.

    Dr. David Spilkia and his staff always have the patient's interest in mind, which is a special quality in this city of Philadelphia. David Spilkia, DMD, is excellent at what they do and the passion is quite evident. I've been impressed with his knowledge of dentistry, his staying on the cutting edge of technology within the profession, and his attention to detail when it comes to giving the patients high-quality service. This dentist and his team are dedicated and obviously love their work and the people that seek out their expertise. Terrific office!

    Brent P.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by A. Mills

    I may be a little biased since Dr Spilkia is a close friend of mine; however he is the best dentist here in Philadelphia, PA I've ever had. I grew up with a phobia of dentists, but when he became a dentist many years ago, my fears quickly subsided thanks to his chair side manner. He has you feeling comfortable from the minute you step in. He is the only dentist I know of who actually phones you the day following major dental work to see how you're doing. Aside from being a great dentist, he really cares.

    A. Mills
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews by Doyle J.

    My entire family loves going to the dentist. Especially in a big city like Philadelphia, it can be stressful and confusing. Dr. Spilkia and his team are the best and SO gentle!

    Doyle J.
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