Our office is pleased to announce that Dr. Donna has been named the 2016 Invisalign Educator of the Year by Align Technology, Inc. Dr. Donna was chosen for the award from among 50 Invisalign faculty members who train orthodontists and dentists worldwide to provide this innovative braces system.
Cater Galante embraced the advantages of the Invisalign system early and, with more than 1,800 patients treated so far, is in the top 1%, or Elite status, of Invisalign providers worldwide.
An enthusiastic proponent of Invisalign, Dr. Donna said she is “honored to be able to provide this training to other dentists and orthodontists.” “When our office started using Invisalign,” she said, “there were very few such courses.” Now an Invisalign team of 50 trainers conducts more than 700 educational lectures every year.
Dr. Donna joined the Invisalign faculty in 2012 and has taught the system to more than 14,000 orthodontists, dentists and their staff throughout the world. Her award was based partly on her consistent positive feedback from
Even while handling a heavy travel schedule for Invisalign – most of the U.S. and Canada, along with Asia and Australia, and heading to the Middle East in May – Donna is still able to maintain her full office practice.
Invisalign corrects malocclusion using plastic computer-generated trays that fit over the teeth. With Invisalign, the patient has no metal braces, brackets or wires to deal with. The trays fit over the teeth, similar to a retainer. Because they’re clear, they’re nearly invisible, and because they can be removed for eating and brushing, they are generally more convenient than fixed braces. The trays are replaced every couple of weeks as they progressively realign the teeth.
Invisalign braces have soared in popularity since their introduction in 1999, with the number of users worldwide now exceeding 4 million, according to the Align Technology website.
Cater Galante recommends the braces for patients of any age. Even children of 6 or 7 and people in their 80’s do well with these braces.
If you are interested in learning more about the advantages of Invisalign, contact our office either through this website or by calling 916-546-1000. Consultations are free.