Clear aligners were designed to make the alignment process virtually invisible and more comfortable.
Clear aligners are a series of custom-made, BPA-free plastic aligners and are suited for a range of age groups and cases.
These aligners are removable and sit flat against your teeth as they gradually move your teeth into the desired position to create a natural, straight smile.
Clear aligners are the modern advancements to orthodontic treatment.
How do clear aligners work?
A 3-D scan of your teeth and jaw will allow us to create a personal treatment plan completed through custom fit clear aligners. Each aligner is a mould of your teeth and arch but with a slight shift. Wearing each aligner will gradually move your teeth into the desired spot. You wear each aligner for a minimum of 22 hours each day for two weeks and will be given a new aligner at every orthodontic visit.
Although each treatment is individual, this process takes anywhere from 9 to 24 months. You can see how the clear aligner process works in the video below:
What are the benefits of clear aligners?
Clear aligners use innovative orthodontic techniques to result in a more comfortable treatment experience. There are many benefits of clear aligners including:
Removable for easier eating and maintaining good oral hygiene
Straighten your teeth discreetly
Reduced pain or irritation that comes with brackets and wires
Less time at the orthodontist
A comfortable and holistic approach
Clear aligners at Berwick Orthodontic Specialists in Melbourne
Clear aligners are a popular option among teens and adults who do not wish to wear traditional braces and would like to straighten their teeth more discreetly.
Dr Theresia Sudjalim is recognised as a Diamond Elite Invisalign provider. Being recognised as a Diamond Invisalign provider indicates that your orthodontist is very highly experienced in using Invisalign for orthodontic treatment.
When it comes to dental health, our patients can have peace of mind in knowing that they are receiving high quality care and experience throughout their clear aligner treatment. If you are considering clear aligners, contact our friendly team at Berwick Orthodontic Specialists for more information or to book a consultation.
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