If you are an adult with crooked teeth or bite misalignment, you may be hesitant to treat these problems with traditional braces. Thankfully, with clear teeth aligners, it’s never too late to straighten your smile. Clear Aligners Trays from Shadowridge Dental Group in San Marcos, California, can fix your crooked smile without metal wires and brackets. They are barely visible, making them a fantastic solution to discreetly straighten teeth, especially for adults.
Just like traditional braces, clear aligners can fix various levels of bite misalignments and tooth crookedness. Issues that can be remedied by clear aligners include:
While clear aligners can fix a wide array of issues, the only sure way to determine if you are suitable for treatment is by booking an appointment at Shadowridge Dental Group. Our dentist will assess your dental condition and establish whether the clear aligners treatment is the best option.
Traditional braces work by applying constant pressure on the teeth using metallic wires and brackets. Clear aligners work by gently guiding teeth into alignment by using clear trays that are made with medical grade, BPA free plastic..
The first step is to take impressions of your existing tooth alignment. Computer software is then used to simulate the incremental tooth movements needed to achieve a beautiful, functional smile. Using the computer generated plan as a starting point, the doctor finalizes the treatment plan and approves the number of step aligner trays needed to achieve the desired results.
When your aligner trays are ready, you receive a series of them. You will wear each set of trays for two to three weeks before moving to the next set of trays. This pattern continues until your teeth are perfectly aligned. If you wear your trays for at least 22 hours a day, results will be visible after a few months of use.
Patients and dentists alike prefer clear aligners because:
If you want to correct your crooked smile without the hassle of traditional braces, please call (760) 284-8111 to book a complimentary consultation appointment with the Shadowridge Dental Group to discuss how clear aligner treatment may be the best way to achieve the smile of your dreams.