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Crooked teeth can affect the health and beauty of your smile. In the past, a dentist's main option for treating malocclusion was braces.

Today, tooth misalignment can be treated with Invisalign®, an invisible, comfortable alternative to traditional orthodontics.

Find out how the Cosmetic Dentistry Institute in Troy, MI, can straighten your teeth.

Invisalign Treatment An Overview

From our office in Troy, Dr. Craig Goldin provides Invisalign® invisible braces to patients who live all around the Detroit metro area. Invisalign® is an incredible solution to straighten patients’ teeth without the hassle and unattractiveness of traditional metal braces. 

The Benefits of Invisalign Why People Want Invisible Orthodontics

There are many benefits to Invisalign treatment. Just why are more and more patients asking about Invisalign for their orthodontic care needs?

Invisalign Aligners Are Discreet

The clear aligners are difficult to notice, even when people are up close. That makes Invisalign ideal for those of us who want an inconspicuous orthodontic treatment.

Aligner Trays Are Safe

The clear aligners are sturdy and will not cut or poke at the insides of your mouth. They are made from a smooth, BPA-free plastic molded to fit onto your teeth.

Trays Are Easy to Remove

Invisalign trays are removable. Patients can still enjoy their favorite foods, and won't struggle to properly brush and floss their teeth during the treatment process.

Caring for Trays Is Simple

Cleaning Invisalign aligners is simple. Patients can simply brush the aligners clean with a soft-bristled toothbrush to prevent cavities, gum disease, and bad breath.

Aligners Are More Comfortable Than Braces

The brackets and wires of braces can scrape and irritate the insides of the lips and cheeks. Invisalign trays are smooth, and are consequently much more comfortable to wear.

Speak with a Skilled Dentist in Troy Learn More About Invisalign

The Cosmetic Dentistry Institute is committed to helping the people of Troy, MI, have healthy, beautiful smiles. Our focus is always on your well-being.

Dr. Craig Goldin holds Accredited Fellow status in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and is a Diplomate with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Marcy Goldin is a Clinical Instructor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, educating the next generation of dental practitioners. Dr. David Whalen graduated in the top five percent of his class at the University of Michigan and completed a residency in Hospital Dentistry in San Francisco.

The Cosmetic Dentistry Institute looks forward to hearing from you. For more information about high-quality advanced dentistry in Troy, contact our skilled team of dentists online or at:

(248) 519-1919

The dentists of The Cosmetic Dentistry Institute

Dentists Who Puts Patients First Enhancing the Smiles of Troy, MI


Debbie Tushman

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My son needed major dental work and as a mom I knew after meeting with Dr. Goldin and Robbie and the rest of the staff that my son was in the best hands possible. Eight hours of surgery and I had not one worry and the end result was absolute perfection. Im not sure what is more beautiful: my sons teeth or the entire staff responsible. I've never met a more loving and caring group of people. Thank you Cosmetic Dentistry... You truly are the best!

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Christopher Warren Ayres

November 11, 2019

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Best cosmetic dentists in town! Hands down! No matter the situation Dr. Goldin is hands down got a great solution and with a great look. He has done so much work for me and some for my wife. We both care about him and have 100% trust in everything he does! We are patients for life!!!

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Good Candidates for Invisalign Ideal Invisible Orthodontics Patients

Invisalign is a great option for so many people looking for an alternative to braces. Here are signs that you are a good candidate for invisible orthodontic treatment.
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You're a Teen or Adult

Invisalign is an excellent option for adults and older teenagers. The removable clear aligners won't interrupt your daily routine, whether it's work, school, or social gatherings.

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You Have Crooked Teeth

Invisalign treatment is great for people who have teeth that are crooked. Misalignment of the dental arch or the jaw position can be treated using other orthodontic procedures.

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You're in Good Health

Apart from tooth misalignment, patients should be in otherwise good dental health. If you suffer from other dental problems, those may be treated before you undergo Invisalign.

How Long Does It Take for Invisalign to Straighten Teeth?

Straightening your teeth may initially sound like a long, drawn-out process. However, with Invisalign, it may not take as long as you think. The full duration of treatment takes an average of about 12 months, and patients can begin seeing results in just a few months.

When you speak to us about Invisalign, we’ll explain what you can expect based on the extent of treatment you need to correct gaps, crowding, and other issues.

The Invisalign Treatment Process A Patient Timeline

Overall treatment time for Invisalign can range from several months to a year depending on the orthodontic needs of the patient. We'll provide a personal treatment timeline during your initial consultation at our Troy, MI, dental practice. This general timeline offers patients an idea of what the treatment process will be like.
Invisalign is able to treat the same kinds of malocclusion and misalignment as traditional braces.

Initial Consultation

Invisalign is able to treat the same kinds of malocclusion and misalignment as traditional braces.

Assessing Candidacy

At your initial visit, we'll take digital x-rays, examine your teeth, go over dental records, and discuss your smile. From this, we can determine if Invisalign is right for you.

Planning Treatment

Using advanced technology, we will use the current position of your teeth to create a custom treatment plan. You'll be able to see how your teeth will be gradually straightened.

Creating the Aligners

From the treatment plan, your entire set of custom clear aligners are crafted. Each individual aligner tray is designed for the appropriate week of the treatment process.

Wearing Your Aligners

Patients will wear their Invisalign aligners in the proper sequence for two weeks at a time. Every two weeks, patients will discard the current aligner and switch to the next one.

Ongoing Dental Check-Ups

Patients will return to our Troy, MI, practice periodically during Invisalign treatment. These short visits will allow our dentists to monitor progress and make any adjustments.

Final Invisalign Results

At the end of treatment, patients will have straighter, healthier, and more attractive smiles. Minor cosmetic dentistry work at the end can lead to optimal outcomes.

Dr. Craig Goldin Explains How Invisalign Benefits Adults

In this television interview, Dr. Craig Goldin discusses why Invisalign is an excellent solution for many adults who wish to correct malocclusion.

Dentists Who Are Here for You Improving Dental Health Throughout Troy, MI


Ryan Armbrustmacher

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Dr. Goldin and his staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. I felt at ease at the appointment and well educated about the best plan to keep my teeth as healthy as possible going forward.

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They are truly the best! I had significant work done and did not experience one minute of pain at any time - not one minute. And absolutely no issues with any of the dental work (which included multiple crowns and an implant). Dr. Goldin is exceptional and is an artist when it comes to crafting the perfect smile for you. His staff if friendly, welcoming and always put you completely at ease. I highly recommend this team!

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Why Choose the Cosmetic Dentistry Institute?

Advanced Technology

Our facility in Troy is outfitted with several technologies that let us provide the ultimate in patient care and comfort. Two notable examples include the use of digital X-rays and 3D computed tomography systems that allow us to capture precise dental imagery and plan an effective Invisalign treatment.

Renowned Care

Our doctors have advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, implants, and sedation dentistry. Our track record of award-winning cosmetic care uniquely positions us as the go-to practice for everything from restorative treatment plans to solutions that address both the health and aesthetics of your smile — including Invisalign.

Luxurious Facility

With hand-selected decor, a refreshment area, and spa-like amenities, our office is geared toward patient comfort from beginning to end. When you turn to us for Invisalign or any other cosmetic procedure, you can look forward to stepping into an environment that’s welcoming and relaxing.

Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays

Taking care of your aligners is an essential part of Invisalign treatment. Here are a few simple steps you can take to keep your trays clean, clear, and effective:

Clean your aligners regularly

Clean your aligners each time you brush your teeth by using toothpaste and a soft toothbrush to scrub them gently. This helps remove bacteria from the aligners that could compromise your teeth or your oral health.

Steer clear of abrasives

Make the most out of Invisalign’s transparency by avoiding substances that can compromise it. Using soap, denture cleaner, or mouthwash to scrub your aligners can dull their appearance, making them easier to see when you’re wearing them.

Do not eat with your aligners in

One of the biggest draws of Invisalign is that, unlike traditional braces, you can take them out whenever you need to eat or drink anything other than water. Remember to remove them when you eat or drink; otherwise, you could damage or stain them. The only thing you should consume while wearing your aligners is water.

Keep your case handy

Whether you are taking them out to eat a meal or brush your teeth, make it a habit to place your aligners in their designated case. You run a risk of damaging them when you temporarily place them on the edge of a sink or on another surface.

Let's Get Started

Invisalign helps you get the straight smile you want. Partnering with the right dental professional makes all the difference in getting the most out of what this system has to offer.

To get started, contact us today!

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"I trust them completely with all my dental care needs!" 5-Star Reviews From Our Troy Patients


Laura Maurer


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Very efficient with check in & out. Hygienist is very nice & experienced. They use all up to date dental tools & technology. Dentist is very through & spends time required to review your options for future dental needs

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Sonita Martin


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My dental hygiene has improved drastically since coming to Cosmetic Dentistry Institute! Many thanks to Dr. Whalen, Danielle, and my front office friends for making every visit pleasant. I trust them completely with all of my dental care needs!

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Common Myths About Invisalign Debunked

It’s too late for Invisalign.

Since orthodontists are typically associated with traditional braces, some assume that only orthodontists can treat patients with Invisalign. However, specially trained dentists like ours are capable of providing you with these clear aligners to straighten your teeth.

Invisalign requires an orthodontist.

Since orthodontists are typically associated with traditional braces, some assume that only orthodontists can treat patients with Invisalign. However, trained dentists are capable of providing you with these clear aligners to straighten your teeth.

How Much Does Invisalign Cost?

Depending on the complexity of the problems addressed, the cost of Invisalign varies. However, many dental insurance plans provide at least partial coverage. If you need assistance navigating your coverage, our team is here to help.

Our practice accepts most insurances and offers financing through CareCredit® and Lending Club to help keep your out-of-pocket expenses manageable.

"This office was a perfect fit for me." More High Praise From Our Troy Patients


Nancey Whaley


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This office was a perfect fit for me and my many dental needs. Dr. Golding is amazing charming,kind and knowledgeable.  The office decor is beautiful the art on the walls. The staff is beyond wonderful.

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Liza Aliaj


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The office is cozy and the staff is great. Doctor Goldin was very professional and knowledgeable throughout and always made sure to explaian the procedure and steps thoroughly

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Drs. Goldin and Whalen

Cosmetic Dentistry Institute

Drs. Craig Goldin, Marcy Goldin, and David Whalen in Troy, MI, have created a spa-like atmosphere where you can relax while receiving gentle dental care. Our team specializes in a range of general dentistry treatments, including:

To schedule an appointment at our office serving Birmingham, Bloomfield, and the greater Detroit metropolitan area, contact us online, or call (248) 519-1919 today!

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"Dr. Craig Goldin, Dr. Marcy Goldin and Dr. David Whalen have earned the privilege of being noted among the world’s best, most knowledgeable cosmetic dentistry experts."

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