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Orthodontics -
Clear Aligner Therapy

in Queen Creek, AZ

Orthodontics, a specialized branch of dentistry focused on the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of misaligned teeth and jaws, has witnessed an evolution over the years. Traditional metal braces, once the hallmark of orthodontic treatment, have given way to more aesthetic alternatives. At the forefront of this revolution is clear aligner therapy.

Clear Aligner Therapy - An Overview

Clear aligners are virtually invisible, removable oral devices used to adjust and straighten teeth. They have gained immense popularity due to their aesthetics, comfort, and convenience compared to conventional braces.

Here's a closer look at clear aligner therapy and why it has become the choice for many seeking orthodontic treatment.

Aesthetic Advantage: The most significant benefit of clear aligners is their inconspicuous nature. Unlike traditional braces that can interfere with your smile, clear aligners are almost undetectable, offering a discreet orthodontic solution. This has made them especially popular among adults who feel self-conscious about undergoing orthodontic treatment later in life.

Customization and Precision: Each set of clear aligners is custom-made using 3D imaging technology to fit your teeth perfectly. The treatment plan is meticulously mapped out in advance, allowing for precise and gradual teeth movements. Over time, you will transition through a series of aligners, with each set making slight adjustments to the position of your teeth.

Comfort and Convenience: Clear aligners are made from smooth plastic, reducing the chances of irritation to your cheeks and gums, unlike traditional braces with their metal brackets and wires. They are also removable, so you can take them out and enjoy your favorite foods without restriction and brush and floss with ease.

Efficiency: With adherence to the recommended wear-time, typically 20-22 hours a day, many patients find that their treatment duration is comparable, if not shorter, than that of traditional metal braces. Moreover, the intervals between orthodontic appointments may be longer, making the treatment more convenient for those with busy schedules.

Are You a Candidate for Clear Aligner Therapy?

While clear aligners are an excellent option for many orthodontic cases, they may not be suitable for all. Traditional metal braces may be a better option for severe bite discrepancies, rotations, or certain types of tooth movements. It is important to consult with an experienced dental professional to determine the best treatment option for your specific needs.

Caring for Your Aligners

 Clear aligners require care to maintain their transparency and function. Make sure to clean them regularly using a soft toothbrush and lukewarm water. Avoid hot beverages and colored drinks when wearing your aligners to prevent warping and staining. If you have any questions about caring for your aligners, make sure to let us know.

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Clear Aligner Therapy

Near Me in Queen Creek, AZ

Clear aligners have revolutionized the world of orthodontics, offering an effective, aesthetic, and convenient alternative to traditional braces. While they are not suitable for every person, they provide an excellent option for those seeking a less conspicuous method to achieve a perfect smile. Visit Aesthetic Smiles of Queen Creek to determine whether clear aligner therapy is right for you.

Looking for quality, personalized dental services in Queen Creek, AZ? We invite you to contact Aesthetic Smiles of Queen Creek at (480) 409-0011 to schedule an appointment or request one online today!