What is American Aligners?
Invisible aligners is a rather new system which uses a series of transparent aligners to straighten teeth without braces. Invisible aligners from American Aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means you, can wear your aligners without anyone knowing; People can hardly notice it and you can eat and drink what you want. You can brush and floss normally to maintain healthy gums and teeth. There are absolutely no wires, metal or brackets which may even cause mouth abrasions.
How does American Aligners work?
· Wear each set of aligners for about two weeks.
· Remove only to eat, drink, brush, and floss.
· Your teeth will move gradually each week.
· Visit us every 6-8 weeks.
· Total treatment time averages 6-12 months.
· Average number of aligners is between 8 and 30
|Traditional Braces||American Aligners (removable) raditional Braces|
|How does it work||Traditional Braces uses brackets and wires to move your teeth to the required alignment||American Aligners system uses a series of removable transparent aligners to straighten your teeth without wires or brackets|
|Invisible||No. Metal-typically silver; can pay extra for color or enamel color||Clear/invisible|
|Treatment time||24/7 for an average of 2 years, depending on patient needs||22-24 hrs/day for 6 to 18 months, depending on patient needs|
|Maintenance||Brush brackets and wires regularly while brushing teeth; water pick may be helpful.||Easy Cleaning system, or brushing and rinsing trays in luke warm water|
|Follow up visits||About every month||Change aligner trays every 2 weeks; visits every 4 to 6 weeks|
|Follow up to treatment||Retainer likely needed ongoing, maybe only at night||Retainer likely needed ongoing, maybe only at night|
Health Benefits of American Aligners
- Easier cleanings
- Healthier Gums
- Improved chewing and speech
- Maintain comfort and tooth structure