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What Issues Can Clear Aligners Fix?

November 21, 2022
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Posted By: Dr. Patrick Carter
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Clear aligners in Anderson, SC, can correct most mild to moderate orthodontic issues. However, it’s essential to arrange a consultation with the dentist to be sure.

Mild to moderate issues may mean:

  • Bite misalignment, including overbite and underbite
  • Crooked, twisted, and overlapping teeth
  • Gaps or unusual spacing between teeth

About Invisible Braces in Anderson, SC

Invisible braces or aligners are a discreet approach to orthodontics, and most patients prefer them over traditional bracket braces.

Discreet orthodontics starts with a checkup in our dental office, especially if you’re a new patient, to ensure that clear aligners will correct your orthodontic issues. Often patients are surprised and thrilled when clear aligners are sufficient to straighten their teeth.

If you’re a suitable candidate for clear aligners, we take impressions of your teeth, which are used to create your aligner supply. You wear each set according to your dentist’s schedule before moving on to the next. When you finish your last set, it marks the end of treatment. We then fit you with a retainer to keep your teeth in position, preventing orthodontic relapse.

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Clear aligners offer benefits during treatment and after.

You can expect a comfortable orthodontic system made from clear and smooth plastic during treatment. Additionally, you’ll be able to take them out when eating, brushing, and flossing—not the case with traditional braces.

After treatment, you’ll enjoy straight teeth that are easier to clean effectively with your toothbrush and dental floss. And straight teeth mean a level bite surface, which lowers your risks for cavities, fractures, and general tooth wear.

Contact Your Anderson Dentist

If you’re considering orthodontic treatment or have questions about our dental services, a helpful team member is waiting to speak with you today.

Our team is happy to work with CareCredit financing, allowing you to better finance your dental care.

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