Clear Aligner Therapy
Fountain Valley, CA

Man with clear aligners from Bijan Family Dental Practice in Fountain Valley, CANot everyone gets braces when they are teenagers. Some adult tooth or bite issues do not become apparent until after reaching adulthood. Also, there are adults who want to straighten or respace their teeth in adulthood because it is easier to afford them.

No matter what the reason is, that you are thinking about fixing your teeth now that you are an adult, or if you are the parent of a teenager, there are options available for your smile that do not involve clunky metal braces. Here is some information from Bijan Family Dental Practice about clear aligner therapy and how it may benefit your smile.

Benefits of Choosing Clear Aligner Therapy Over Traditional Braces

Clear aligners have several advantages if you choose them over traditional braces, which is one reason they have become so popular. First, clear aligners are less noticeable than traditional braces. While traditional braces usually have metal brackets with metal wires that are easily seen, clear aligners are made from clear plastic, so it is difficult to tell that you are wearing them at all.

Also, because clear aligners are removable, you can take them out to eat, which makes cleaning your teeth after meals or snacks far less challenging. You will be able to brush and floss your teeth easily. Clear aligners are less expensive than braces, and the treatment time is generally shorter than the treatment time with braces.

There are also no brackets to break or wires that can become loose, which means fewer trips to our dentist for repairs. Clear aligners do not cause the same amount of discomfort that people with braces report having, especially when they first get braces or when their braces are tightened.

How Does Clear Aligner Therapy Work?

Clear aligner therapy begins when you come into our office to have a consultation. Dental professionals can make molds of your teeth for your aligners, or they may take photos of your teeth and use 3D modeling to make the aligners. Instead of tightening wires to move all of your teeth at the same time, aligners focus on one or two teeth at a time.

Once those two teeth are in place, the aligners will focus on a different area of your mouth. Clear aligners change over time, as our dentist gives you a new set of aligners about every other month to replace the old set. You will continue to get a new set of aligners until all of your teeth have moved into their correct position.

Clear Aligner Therapy: Cost and Affordability

Braces can be expensive. In general, adults who wear braces or who have teenagers with braces will spend between $3,000 and $7,000 on treatment with braces. Of course, there are factors that determine whether your braces will be more or less expensive.

Where you live in the United States is one factor because the cost of braces varies from region to region. Also, any orthodontic treatment becomes more expensive with a complicated orthodontic case than with fairly simple tooth respacing. The cost of braces differs from dental practice to dental practice as well.

The cost of clear aligners is one reason people choose clear aligners over braces. Just like with braces, the cost of clear aligners is affected by where you live, the dental practice you choose, and the difficulty of your case.

Luckily, our dental practice has several payment options you can take advantage of. Many practices offer monthly payments for clear aligners to make them more affordable for families. Also, clear aligners are covered under most dental insurance plans, so be sure to check with your dental insurance company about how much of the cost of clear aligners they will pay for and how much you will need to pay for your treatment. You may also want to ask about other payment options, such as using a medical or dental credit card.

Success Stories With Clear Aligner Therapy

Thanks to the benefits of photography, it is easy to see the results of clear aligner therapy. Emily came into our dental office because she was not happy with the way her teeth looked. She suffered from crowded, poorly spaced teeth, especially toward the front of her mouth.

She chose to be treated with clear aligners for seven months. Clear aligners not only respaced her teeth but solved her crowding issues in both her upper and lower jaws. She could not be happier with the way her smile looks now!

We also had a patient, Antonio, who wanted to fix the large gap between his two front teeth. His previous dentist tried bonding and surgical techniques to eliminate the space, but those techniques did not work. We fitted Antonio with clear aligners, which he wore for six months, and the space between his two front teeth disappeared. He is thrilled with his new smile!

Choosing the Right Clear Aligner Brand for You

When it comes to choosing the right clear aligner brand for you, there are several things you need to keep in mind. First, there are a lot of clear aligner brands on the market now, so you will want to read the patient review of each aligner product. Be sure that you pay attention to any issues with discomfort, service, or issues patients report with the clear aligners.

You will also want to ask our dentist which clear aligner product would be best to use for your dental issues. It also would not hurt to check with your dental insurance company about which clear aligners they cover. Some dental insurance companies only cover certain brands of dental aligners.

While you are asking about types of aligners, you can also ask about the cost. Each aligner company is different, and you need to know what each charges for patient care with clear aligners. That way, you can make the most informed decision possible for your situation and your budget.

Clear Aligner Therapy is Available in Fountain Valley CA Today

What if you are not sure about which clear aligner product is right for you? That is ok. Let our office help you figure out your needs with a consultation. Why not give Bijan Family Dental Practice a call at (714) 421-4494 so that we can make an appointment for you to consult with our dentist about clear aligners? Reach out to us today.

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