REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Orthodontist Dr. Sepi Torkan at iSmile Orthodontics (orthodontistredmond.com) offers a variety of orthodontic treatment options, including Invisalign clear aligners. Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional metal braces. The clear aligners are hard to detect with the naked eye, allowing patients to receive orthodontic treatment without being self conscious with traditional metal braces.
While an orthodontist specializes in tooth movement and jaw development, they are not the only dental professionals who can become certified Invisalign providers. In fact, a general dentist can simply take a brief course and become an Invisalign provider in just a few hours.
By comparison, an orthodontist must graduate near the top of their class in dental school, then continue on for another 2-3 years to complete a specialty program in orthodontics. All orthodontists are