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Addressing the Queries About ClearCorrect Aligners

Posted by FLEX DENTAL on Oct 30 2019, 02:04 AM

ClearCorrect is a set of aligners meant for teenagers and adults. This is a treatment with clear teeth aligners that do not involve metal. Thus, they are nearly invisible when worn. With this treatment, you will have to go through different phases of alignment. Each phase will involve a new set of ClearCorrect aligners. Every period will last for three weeks, where you’ll need to wear your aligners 24/7 except when eating, drinking, or oral hygiene care. When you transition from one phase to another, you should notice results in your teeth alignment. You will need checkups with your dentist to ensure that the progress is going as planned. 

If you have problems with your teeth alignment, ClearCorrect aligners might be the solution for you. You surely have questions about this type of aligner if they are a part of your options. For that reason, Flex Dental has addressed the common queries about ClearCorrect aligners. Read on! 

What should I expect during the treatment?

Wearing ClearCorrect aligners will not be painful. However, you should expect brief periods (that may last for days, not weeks) when the new aligners may cause discomfort to your teeth. You will also notice that your bite feels different from time to time while your teeth are in transition. You should also expect to have difficulties at first while you adjust to talking when you have the aligner on. 

How comfortable will the aligners be?

For the first few days of wearing your aligner, it is relatively common to experience tenderness or sensitivity. However, your aligners will become comfortable the more you wear them. It is also possible for sores and irritation to happen, but they do not occur that often. Just like in braces, the aligners will cause unnecessary discomfort when they have changed too abruptly. Nevertheless, ClearCorrect aligner has a unique system that balances treatment time and comfort.

How are these aligners cleaned? What happens if I don’t clean them? 

It is relatively easy and simple to keep ClearCorrect aligners clean. Most aligners can be cleaned with the use of a toothbrush and cool water. Using a non-abrasive toothpaste is also recommended. Cleaning instructions are provided on every bag of new aligners. If you don’t maintain proper oral hygiene and preventative care, several oral health problems may occur. These problems may include tooth decay, periodontal disease, decalcification, and inflammation of the gums.


Don’t let misaligned teeth ruin your smile! Flex Dental offers ClearCorrect aligners under Orthodontics in Tampa, FL. We are located at 310 S. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite #120, Tampa, FL 33609. Call us to schedule an appointment!


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