Aligner is one kind of orthodontic treatment that became popular day after day because it is a way to realign your crooked teeth by wearing an invisible, removable orthodontic appliance that is an effective, aesthetical and comfortable way to give you that perfect smile.
This revolutionary alternative to other uncomfortable, and unpleasant metal braces , aligners will orthodonticly realign your tooth by the method with the use of series of plastic trays that will gradually adjust and realign your teeth.
Aligner is considered as the best orthodontic treatment for those adults whom are looking to fix and realign their teeth in an more pleasant and esthetical way.
What are the cases of malocclusion that our orthodontist can treat using aligners ?
How do aligners Realign and adjust your teeth?
Before placing the aligners our orthodontist will do a series of investigations involving multiple x-ray’s example of these x-rays are the Cephalogram and OPG and then our Orthodontist will decide the proper movement of your teeth in order to provide you with that perfect smile, then an impression will be made and both X-rays and impression is sent to the lab where your custom made tray will be fabricated.
You will use a Series of aligners in order to achieve the perfect well aligned smile you wish for, the number of aligners depend on your malocclusion case, but it usually takes between 20-30 set of aligners one for each jaw and will be provided as pairs by our orthodontist on your next visit , and You should wear each pair of aligner for a period of 2 weeks before visiting our orthodontist and taking the new set, remember that they are removable, but you should wear them most of the time with the only exception being when you eat or brush your teeth, so that we could achieve the desired result in the shortest period of time.
How long does the treatment take ?
The duration of the treatment usually depends on the case of malocclusion being treated but usually for an adult it would take less than a year to perfectly align your teeth . But remember that Aligners depends on your compliance so if you wear them almost all the time and visit our orthodontists for the regular follow-ups then the faster and better the results are.