Achieve a Perfect Smile with Clear Aligners in Sanford

At Smith & Smith Orthodontics, Dr. Brian D. Smith and Dr. Lynn H. Smith provide exceptional orthodontic care with offices conveniently located in Sanford and Bayboro, NC. With years of experience and a commitment to excellence, our practice offers personalized treatment plans to help you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile.

Braces vs. Clear Aligners

What are Clear Aligners?

Clear aligners are a revolutionary orthodontic treatment that uses a series of custom-made, removable trays to gradually straighten your teeth. Unlike traditional braces, clear aligners are virtually invisible, making them a popular choice for both teens and adults. Since their introduction, clear aligners have transformed the orthodontics industry by offering a more aesthetic and comfortable alternative to metal braces. They have become increasingly popular due to their effectiveness and convenience.

How Clear Aligners Work

The clear aligner treatment process begins with a comprehensive consultation at Smith & Smith Orthodontics. Dr. Brian D. Smith or Dr. Lynn H. Smith will evaluate your teeth and bite using advanced 3D imaging technology to create a precise digital model of your mouth. Based on this model, a personalized treatment plan is developed, mapping out the exact movements of your teeth. A series of custom aligners is then created specifically for you. Each set of aligners is worn for about two weeks, gradually moving your teeth into alignment. You must wear the aligners for 20-22 hours a day, removing them only for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing. Regular check-ups with Dr. Smith ensure your treatment is progressing as planned. Over time, the aligners will gradually shift your teeth into the desired position, resulting in a beautifully aligned smile.

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Advantages of Choosing Clear Aligners

Clear aligners offer many benefits over traditional braces. They are virtually invisible, allowing for discreet teeth straightening, which is particularly appealing to adults and teens. Being removable, clear aligners provide the flexibility to eat and drink without restrictions and make maintaining oral hygiene easy. Made from smooth, comfortable plastic, they reduce the risk of irritation and discomfort often associated with metal braces. The treatment usually requires fewer office visits, making it convenient for busy individuals. With a customized treatment plan, clear aligners ensure precise and efficient teeth movement, resulting in a beautifully aligned smile.

Discreet Appearance

Clear aligners are virtually invisible, allowing for discreet teeth straightening. This is particularly appealing to adults and teens who may feel self-conscious about wearing braces.

Removability

The removable nature of clear aligners provides the flexibility to eat and drink without restrictions. You can easily take them out for meals and enjoy all your favorite foods without worry.

Easier Oral Hygiene

Clear aligners make it easier to maintain good oral hygiene. You can brush and floss your teeth normally, ensuring that your oral health is maintained throughout the treatment process.

Comfort

Made from smooth, comfortable plastic, clear aligners reduce the risk of irritation and discomfort commonly associated with metal braces. They are designed to fit snugly over your teeth without causing irritation to your gums and cheeks.

Convenience

Clear aligner treatment typically requires fewer office visits compared to traditional braces. This makes it a convenient option for busy individuals who have limited time for frequent orthodontic appointments.

Precision and Efficiency

With a customized treatment plan, clear aligners ensure precise and efficient teeth movement. The digital planning process allows for accurate predictions of how your teeth will move, resulting in a beautifully aligned smile in a shorter amount of time.

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Book Your Clear Aligners Consultation Today

Ready to achieve a straighter smile with clear aligners? Contact Smith & Smith Orthodontics in Sanford today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Brian D. Smith or Dr. Lynn H. Smith. Start your journey to a beautiful, confident smile with our expert care and personalized treatment plans. Let us help you transform your smile and improve your life. Serving Sanford, Bayboro, and nearby areas.