To clean your clear aligners, rinse them with warm water and gently brush them with a soft toothbrush. You can also use a cleaning solution specifically designed for clear aligners.
No, you should remove your clear aligners when you eat or drink anything other than water. This is because food and drink can stain or damage the aligners.
Clear aligners may cause discomfort when they are first placed or when you switch to a new one. However, this discomfort is usually mild and disappears after a few days.
The length of clear aligner treatment varies depending on the individual patient's needs. Most patients will wear their aligners for 12-18 months, although some may require longer treatment.
Clear aligners offer several advantages over traditional braces. They are virtually invisible, which means that you can straighten your teeth without anyone noticing. They are also more comfortable than braces; you can remove them to eat, brush, and floss.
Yes, clear aligners are just as effective as traditional braces for most patients. They can be used to treat various orthodontic issues, including mild to moderate crowding, overlapping, spacing problems, overbite, underbite, and open bite.
Dr. Lee spends time with his patients, presenting every treatment option available and helping patients choose the right treatments for the best results. These options include implants, implant-supported dentures, endodontics, periodontal therapy, oral surgery, and all basic restorative treatments. And to make things even better, we offer laughing gas completely free of charge, so you can experience a worry-free and peaceful treatment.