Custom Clear Aligners
in Beaufort, SC

Want to straighten your smile without having to wear clunky metal braces? Clear aligner therapy is an excellent choice for patients who want to achieve beautiful, symmetrical teeth quickly and discreetly. If you’d like to learn more about clear aligner therapy and what it can do for you, please contact us! We’d love to provide you with more information and help you achieve a smile you love.

closeup of a person holding up a clear aligner

What are the advantages of clear aligners over metal braces?

Clear aligners offer a more discreet and aesthetically pleasing option for straightening teeth, as they are virtually invisible when worn. Unlike metal braces, which can be uncomfortable and may cause irritation to the cheeks and gums, clear aligners are custom-made from smooth, BPA-free plastic, providing a comfortable fit and minimal irritation. Additionally, clear aligners are removable, allowing for easier oral hygiene maintenance and the ability to continue enjoying all of your favorite foods. Treatment times for clear aligners also tend to be the same or even shorter than traditional metal braces.

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How do I take care of clear aligners?

It’s always important to remove clear aligners before eating or drinking anything other than water to prevent staining or damage. Brush and floss your teeth after meals before reinserting your aligners to prevent food particles from getting trapped and causing bacterial buildup. Clean your aligners daily using a soft toothbrush and mild soap or clear aligner cleaning solution to remove plaque and bacteria. Avoid using hot water or abrasive cleaners, as they can damage the aligners. Additionally, remember to store your aligners in their case when not in use to prevent loss or damage.

man inserting a clear aligner onto his teeth

Are clear aligners right for me?

Determining whether clear aligners are right for you depends on various factors, including the severity of your orthodontic issues, your lifestyle, and personal preferences. Clear aligners are an excellent choice for mild to moderate misalignment and spacing issues, but they may not be suitable for more complex orthodontic cases. During your consultation with our experienced orthodontic team, we will evaluate your specific needs, discuss your treatment goals, and help you determine the most suitable orthodontic solution for you.

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