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What is invisalign made of?

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Dr. Terri Graham
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Invisalign plastic

Invisalign plastic is USP class vi medical grade poyurethane resin that is bisphenol-a (bpa) free.

In brief: Invisalign plastic

Invisalign plastic is USP class vi medical grade poyurethane resin that is bisphenol-a (bpa) free.
Dr. Terri Graham
Dr. Terri Graham
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Dr. Stanley Siu
Dentistry - Cosmetic
3 doctors agree

In brief: Biocompatible resin

Invisalign aligners are made with USP class vi medical grade, high molecular weight, polyurethane resins & classified as class ii medical devices by the fda.
Align technology has held the necessary clearance from the fda since 1998 to be able to sell & market invisalign. Invisalign also does not contain bisphenol-a or phthalate plasticizers. All tests show they are safe & biocompatible for humans.

In brief: Biocompatible resin

Invisalign aligners are made with USP class vi medical grade, high molecular weight, polyurethane resins & classified as class ii medical devices by the fda.
Align technology has held the necessary clearance from the fda since 1998 to be able to sell & market invisalign. Invisalign also does not contain bisphenol-a or phthalate plasticizers. All tests show they are safe & biocompatible for humans.
Dr. Stanley Siu
Dr. Stanley Siu
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Plastic

An FDA approved non-toxic plastic.

In brief: Plastic

An FDA approved non-toxic plastic.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Proprietary

A proprietary medical grade elastic plastic called smart track.
It is bpa free and approved by the fda.

In brief: Proprietary

A proprietary medical grade elastic plastic called smart track.
It is bpa free and approved by the fda.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Dr. Mark Kurchak
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Clear plastic

It is a trade secret, but they are fda approved.
You can write invisalign and they will give you a generic answer.

In brief: Clear plastic

It is a trade secret, but they are fda approved.
You can write invisalign and they will give you a generic answer.
Dr. Mark Kurchak
Dr. Mark Kurchak
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Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Polyurethane plastic

Specifically, it's a class vi USP medical grade polyurethane.
These types of materials of different formulations and thicknesses are commonly used for oral devices and appliances in dentistry and orthodontics.

In brief: Polyurethane plastic

Specifically, it's a class vi USP medical grade polyurethane.
These types of materials of different formulations and thicknesses are commonly used for oral devices and appliances in dentistry and orthodontics.
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
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Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Composite plastic

it puts gentle but constant pressure on your teeth to help move them over time

In brief: Composite plastic

it puts gentle but constant pressure on your teeth to help move them over time
Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dr. Hilary Baskin
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry

In brief: Invisalign

It's made of a plastic material.

In brief: Invisalign

It's made of a plastic material.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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