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Invisalign

We all know that misaligned teeth detract from an otherwise beautiful smile, but did you know that misalignment can lead to other issues?

Crooked teeth can cause chewing and speaking problems. They are also more difficult to brush and floss properly, which can lead to cavities.

To enhance your smile and improve your dental function, Andrew G. Mortensen, DDS, offers Invisalign® at our Fountain Valley, CA, practice.

What Is Invisalign?

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Chances are you have heard of Invisalign since it is such a popular and powerful treatment. But you may be asking yourself how it works. The basics: Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that uses clear plastic aligners to straighten your teeth. There are no brackets or wires like traditional braces.

Can Invisalign Really Straighten My Smile?

Benefits of Invisalign

The Invisalign system has significant advantages over traditional wire braces. For example, patients who choose this orthodontic option can enjoy:

Discreet Treatment

Unlike braces, Invisalign's clear aligners are virtually unnoticeable. In fact, most of your friends will not be able to tell you are undergoing orthodontic treatment.

Optimal Comfort

Traditional wires and brackets can irritate the soft tissues of the mouth. In contrast, Invisalign aligners are made from smooth plastic that fits comfortably over the teeth and won't poke or scratch your cheeks, gums, and tongue.

Premium Convenience

Because Invisalign trays are removable, brushing and flossing is a breeze. There is no need for specialized tools. Simply clean your teeth like you always do.

Reduced Risk

Normal braces can break, requiring patients to rush to a dental visit for repair. Invisalign's plastic aligners do not require these emergency appointments.

Better Health

Studies have found that compared to traditional braces, clear aligner therapy leads to improved oral hygiene, periodontal health, and an absence of soft tissue irritation. 

No Dietary Restrictions

Patients who wear traditional metal braces must avoid certain foods to prevent their brackets from breaking. With Invisalign, you can remove your aligners and eat what you like.

Why Fountain Valley Chooses Dr. Mortensen

Extensive Education

Dr. Andrew Mortensen has achieved impressive achievements since the beginning of his dental career. He graduated with honors from the Northwestern University Dental School. He continued his education at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies where he trained under world-renowned dentists. He continues to pursue ongoing education opportunities to stay at the forefront of dental advancements that benefit patients.

Acclaimed Dental Care

When investing in Invisalign and other dental treatments, it pays to see a provider who is highly lauded like Dr. Mortensen. Our dentist has earned great renown for the work he performs at our Fountain Valley office. One of his major honors was being named Best Dentist in Orange County by the Orange County Register. Another of his great achievements was being named the Opencare Patients’ Choice Winner.

Advanced Technology

Dr. Mortensen has invested in several incredible technologies to provide the best treatment possible to his Fountain Valley patients. Two notable examples include his use of 3-D digital X-rays and cone-beam computed tomography systems. These dental technologies allow Dr. Mortensen to achieve precise dental imagery of the entire mouth. The imagery then allows him to better assess oral health issues and plan a more effective Invisalign treatment from start to finish.

Schedule Your Invisalign Consultation Today

If you are interested in orthodontic treatment but want to avoid the hassle of bulky brackets and uncomfortable wires, consider Invisalign. This revolutionary orthodontic system has helped millions of Americans improve the appearance and function of their smiles.

Dr. Mortensen has over 30 years of experience and can address virtually any oral health problem. To learn more, book a consultation at our Fountain Valley, CA, dental practice today. You can request an appointment online or call us at

(714) 964-4183

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Andrew G. Mortensen, DDS, is one of the most accomplished cosmetic dentists in Southern California.

"Dr. Mortensen Is a Fantastic Doctor!" 5-STAR REVIEWS FROM FOUNTAIN VALLEY

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Irene Ortiz

2020

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Dr. Mortensen is a fantastic doctor! He is by far the best dentist I have see!!! I definitely recommend him to anyone. His work won't dissappoint you!!

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Garrett Hatfield

2020

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Dr. Mortensen is great! He added educational value to my visit and it was very helpful & much appreciated! Also the entire staff is very polite and very helpful! Thank you!

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Request Your Invisalign Evaluation Today

The best way to find out if Invisalign is right for you is to have a consultation with Dr. Mortensen. During a single visit to his Fountain Valley office, he can assess your potential candidacy and answer any questions you may have about Invisalign. Write to our team to request your appointment or call (714) 964-4183.

Phenomenal Reviews From Fountain Valley

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Lynn Black

2022

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Dr. Mortensen and staff are the best! I've recommended a lot of people here and everyone loves them.

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Tom Moran

2022

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I have been going here for years and Dr Mortensen has been one of the best I have ever had!

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Invisalign Myths Debunked

You Need an Orthodontist for Invisalign

Because orthodontists are linked to regular braces, some patients mistakenly believe Invisalign treatment can only be administered by an orthodontist.

In truth, dentists like Dr. Mortensen are perfectly capable of being trained to provide Invisalign.

This is a comfort for many of our patients who desire Invisalign. It means they can continue to be treated by Dr. Mortensen instead of having to see an unfamiliar orthodontist to straighten their teeth.

It Can Be Too Late for Invisalign

Orthodontic treatments like braces and Invisalign are frequently associated with straightening teenagers' teeth. Unfortunately, this leads some adults to think they are just too old for Invisalign.

It is important to know there is no maximum age limit for receiving Invisalign. Many teens and adults benefit from Invisalign treatment every year.

In fact, Invisalign may be preferable for adult patients. You can achieve straighter teeth without having to wear easily visible adult braces.

A Beautiful Smile in Just 12-18 Months Contact Us to Start the Treatment Process

Your Invisalign treatment time will depend on the severity of your tooth misalignment. A typical Invisalign patient has a new and improved smile within 12-18 months. Starting your treatment now means you could have a stunning, symmetrical smile by this time next year.

Dr. Andrew Mortensen has spent years performing cosmetic dentistry, which gives him particular insight into how to achieve success through Invisalign treatment. For first-class care from an award-winning dentist, write to our team or call:

(714) 964-4183

Consistently Great Reviews For Dr. Mortensen and His Team

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Paula Bevans

2022

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Always a five star experience. Great dentist with exceptional staff.

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Clinton Rosen

2022

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Great staff and wonderful dentist who really took the time to explain to me my options. Dr. Mortensen really put me at ease.

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Invisalign Treatment Process

The first step towards a straighter smile is to request an Invisalign evaluation at our Fountain Valley practice in Orange County. During your evaluation, Dr. Mortensen will help you determine if the Invisalign system is right for you. If you are a candidate, we will design a personalized treatment plan to meet your needs.

Most Invisalign patients can expect to achieve their desired results in 12 to 18 months. The treatment timeline usually looks something like this:

Most Invisalign patients can expect to achieve their desired results in 12 to 18 months.
Most Invisalign patients can expect to achieve their desired results in 12 to 18 months.

Bite Modeling

Before your new Invisalign trays can be made, our Fountain Valley, CA, team must create a model of your bite with our advanced scanning technology. This model is then sent to a dental lab.

Aligner Fabrication

A trained dental lab technician will use your bite model to craft your custom aligner trays. They will be made according to Dr. Mortensen's specific guidelines.

First Fitting

Once your aligners are ready, you will visit our office in Fountain Valley, CA, for a fitting. During this appointment, our dentist will offer guidance on how to achieve optimal results with Invisalign.

Active Treatment

You will now begin to wear your new aligner trays for at least 22 hours every day. You will switch from one tray to the next in your series every few weeks. Aligners should only be removed at mealtimes and when brushing or flossing.

Maintaining Your Results

In 18 months or less, you will have a beautiful, straight smile! To maintain your results, you will need to wear a retainer. We will provide you with plenty of guidance to make sure your smile stays aligned.

Paying for Invisalign

Dental Insurance and Invisalign

Many dental insurance companies partially cover Invisalign treatment. However, your benefits will ultimately depend on your specific plan. During a consultation at our practice, we can file all necessary paperwork on your behalf.

Flexible Financing Options

If you do not have insurance, or if insurance only covers a portion of your aligner treatment, talk with our team about flexible payment options. Our experts can help you find a financing solution to meet your needs.

"I Recommend Dr. Mortensen Highly to Everyone" More 5-Star Reviews

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Danielle Shapiro

2020

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I have been coming here since I was a kid. Now I bring my kids. The office staff is friendly and wonderful and we love Dr. Mortensen. He's the best!!!

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Bro Greiner

2020

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Dr Andrew Mortensen has been the #1 Dentist in Orange County. That is just one reason I drive from San Clemente to Huntington Beach to be treated by him and his professional team. I recommend Dr Mortensen highly to everyone who is looking for a fabulous dentist.

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Andrew G. Mortensen, DDS

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Dr. Andrew Mortensen is a top-rated dentist with training from the world-famous Las Vegas Institute. His exceptional care and expertise have earned him hundreds of 5-star reviews, and he is an accredited member of the:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Orange County Dental Society 

Ready to schedule a consultation at our Fountain Valley dental practice? Request an appointment online or call us at (714) 964-4183.

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Reach out to us today to set up an appointment and strengthen your oral health.
"I am proud to have served patients in our community. Through continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment, we are able to offer you and your family the high level of care you're looking for." Andrew G. Mortensen, D.D.S.

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