10 Things You Didn’t Know about ClearCorrect
A mouth full of straight, symmetric teeth makes for an attractive smile. Unfortunately, nature rarely grants such a perfect arrangement. Instead, modern orthodontics can provide you with the smile of your dreams without the need for metal braces. In fact, with invisible braces! Enter ClearCorrect.
Traditional metal braces are often great for guiding teeth into the correct position, but they come with many inconveniences and drawbacks. You can avoid these hassles with ClearCorrect transparent aligners from Dr. Graham Farless. They allow us to fix most any alignment problem with your smile discreetly and without the frustrations of traditional braces. But let’s answer a few questions about these invisible aligners. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about this amazing orthodontic system.
1. ClearCorrect Is Removable.
That’s right, you can remove your ClearCorrect aligner whenever you like. Of course, the more you leave your aligner in place, the faster your treatment is concluded. But you should remove your aligner to eat and when you brush and floss.
Since you can take it out at will, you will not have to worry about pieces of food stuck on your hardware—a common problem for those with braces. Also, removability makes oral care much easier as you do not need to navigate your toothbrush or dental floss around wires and brackets.
2. You Should Wear Them While You Sleep.
When you have finished brushing and flossing in the evening, simply pop your aligner back in before you head to bed. You spend up to a third of your life asleep, so you definitely need to wear ClearCorrect during the night. Diligent wearing of your aligner will speed up your treatment and help you to obtain your desired smile sooner.
3. ClearCorrect Is Completely Clear—Really!
Some orthodontic devices advertise discreet treatment, but they merely blend in with your teeth. But this is different. The aligners are totally clear, so no one needs to know you’re even wearing an aligner. Casual observation will not reveal your secret, since everyone will see only your teeth through the aligners.
4. They’re Comfortable.
One of the major problems with metal braces is discomfort. The wires and brackets can scrape your lips and gums. In fact, many braces-wearers routinely use wax to avoid painful poking and abrasions.
ClearCorrect is completely metal-free. There are no wires or brackets to cause discomfort. In the unlikely event that you do break an aligner, you can simply remove it until you’re able to see Dr. Farless. You will not be forced to endure damaged hardware as you would with traditional braces.
5. Your Aligners are Custom-Made Just for You.
Your aligners are not one-size-fits-all. Instead, they are fabricated from measurements, photographs, x-ray images, and impressions taken by Dr. Farless and his team. This means that your aligners are designed to perfectly fit your unique mouth and address your individual problems.
6. Dr. Farless Has Options for You.
Dr. Farless realizes that everyone has different needs and patients need financial options. So, he offers three different choices in ClearCorrect treatment: a course limited to six aligners, a course limited to 12 aligners, and a course of unlimited aligners. Set up a consultation to find out which option is right for you.
7. Patients of Most Ages Can Use ClearCorrect.
These aligners are perfect for most adults and adolescents, but even some younger patients can use them. If your child has not yet had their back molars or wisdom teeth come in, they may be a candidate for ClearCorrect. Dr. Farless will be glad to let you know if it’s the right option for your child.
8. Treatment Time Varies Among Patients.
Just like with metal braces, the length of your treatment time will depend on your individual situation. In general, ClearCorrect treatment lasts for one to two years, but this can be shorter or longer according to the nature and severity of your orthodontic issues.
9. Most Adults are Appropriate Candidates.
This system can help with a variety of needs including overbites, underbites, crowding, gaps, and crooked teeth. Although you will definitely appreciate the aesthetic results of your ClearCorrect treatment, the system is not intended to be solely cosmetic. It can address functional problems as well. However, especially complex or severe orthodontic issues may require correction with traditional metal braces instead.
10. Dr. Farless has Undergone ClearCorrect Training.
ClearCorrect requires special training in order to offer these aligners to patients. Dr. Farless has completed this training and has extensive experience with administering treatment. Unlike do-it-yourself mail-order aligners, these require the expertise and guidance of a licensed dentist. Of course, this means that if you have any questions or run into problems, Dr. Farless and his team will be with you every step of the way.
Is ClearCorrect your answer for a straighter, healthy smile? You can find out from a consultation with Dr. Farless. Simply contact our office, and we’ll be happy to help in any way possible.