About Teeth Aligners
Quite a few individuals did not require or weren't able to have braces in their youth, but they now have some spacing or crowding problems that do not allow them to have a straight, beautiful smile. Clear teeth straightening trays are tight fitting covers for the teeth created with see through acrylic, and sometimes plastic material that delicately moves teeth into a straighter look. Using various sets of aligners over a specified course of time, clear teeth aligners are able to transform moderately crowded teeth and spacing issues for straighter, healthier teeth. Clear aligners are often preferred by adults over traditional orthodontics since they are unnoticeable and can be removed for brushing, flossing, and eating. Our dentists at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics in San Antonio, TX discuss teeth straightening alternatives, including clear teeth aligners during regular appointments.
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What to Expect
Each tray of clear aligners are uniquely fitted depending on the individual's present teeth alignment. Each tray of aligners are made based on impressions, X-rays, and images. The patient will be provided 3 - 4 sets of trays at their appointment and our dentists will check to see that the initial set fits as they should so that modifications can be made. Our clients need to wear their aligners as much as possible. The trays should be removed for brushing and flossing, as well as eating. Within a few weeks, a new set of trays will be provided during a fast appointment at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics.
The number of weeks that an individual has to wear each phase of aligners varies based on the unique needs of each person. The estimated timeframe needed is typically discussed by our dentists at the consultation. the aligners will be worn daily until the teeth are straight. Evaluations at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics will be given at each appointment so that the straightening can be assessed. Our dentists will help patients so they have a full understanding of the ongoing progress. After the teeth are straight, a permanent retainer device will be set on the teeth for permanent results.
Depending on the patient's dental insurance, a portion of the orthodontic aligners may be paid for. Our front desk staff at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics will communicate with the patient's insurance contact to determine their benefits and provide an accurate cost of the patient's expected fees. Individuals who do not have insurance coverage for orthodontics treatment, may evaluate The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics's different payment plans.
Plan Your Procedure
Straighten Up Fast
Individuals in the San Antonio, TX area who wish to have straight teeth may consider clear teeth aligners at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics. Developed for individuals with overlapping teeth and spacing problems, teeth aligner trays from The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics can effectively fix these problems. Moreover, patients do not have to concern themselves with the discomfort and unattractiveness of metal accruements. Discuss with our dentists and get your options for gorgeous, straight teeth.