Even28 at-home™ Clear Aligners

TEETH STRAIGHTENING AS EASY AS 123!

Am I a candidate for at home clear aligners?

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    Even28 at-home is a simple, affordable and convenient clear aligner system. We straighten most smiles in 3 to 6 months with our at home clear aligner program. Fix your smile at home, without wearing metal braces and without having to see your dentist about a hundred times! Our at home clear aligner program is designed to fix minor orthodontic conditions like closing small gaps, fixing crooked front teeth and straightening that one snag tooth that refuses to line up with your other teeth. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose Even28 at-home™ clear aligners to straighten your smile:

    • Quick results: Average treatment time for Even28 at-home™ is just 5 months, which means your even smile is just a couple of months away.
    • Affordable: Even28 at-home™ costs just $1,995. This is nearly 50% less than what dentist delivered clear aligner programs cost!
    • Convenient: Get all of your clear aligners upfront. This way, there are no additional dentist visits required until you're done with your program.
    • Financing options: Straighten your smile without having to break the bank! All of our participating Even28 Clear Aligner providers offer affordable monthly financing options. Financing terms range from 6 months to 5 years and your monthly payments could be as little as $50 a month for those who qualify.
    • Access to a trusted and experienced local dentist: Unlike unsupervised online aligner programs, Even28 at-home™ is not a do-it-yourself program. All of our clear aligners are offered exclusively through our network of local dentists and orthodontists. Your Even28 Clear Aligner dentist will help you get started, monitors your progress and makes sure that you're happy with the final results. Plus, you can always swing by your dentist if you have any questions or run into an emergency. Your Even28 Clear Aligner provider is there to assist you throughout your entire smile journey.

    Ready to straighten your smile with Even28 Clear Aligners? Find an Even28 Clear Aligner provider near you to see if you qualify for our at-home clear aligner program today:

    THE AFFORDABLE CLEAR ALIGNER PROGRAM 

    Am I a candidate for Even28 at-home clear aligners?

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    Ideal candidates for Even28 at-home clear aligner treatment are those with crooked or gap front teeth.

    Our goal is to qualify everyone for Even28 at-home™ clear aligners. Of course not everyone ends up qualifying for at home clear aligner therapy. More complex orthodontic conditions can not be treated with at home clear aligners. Instead, they require dentist-delivered clear aligners (like Invisalign® or Even28 at-dentist™). Sometimes your only option is to wear braces.

    So how can you tell if your smile qualifies for at home clear aligners? Well, you probably have to see your dentist to figure it out. Find an Even28 Clear Aligner provider and they can help you out. Typically, cases with mild teeth crowding, gap teeth and other minor orthodontic misalignments qualify for at home aligners. Here are a few examples of cases which typically qualify for Even28 at-home™ clear aligners:

    MILD-TO-MODERATE ANTERIOR TEETH CROWDING

    aka crooked front teeth

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    MILD-TO-MODERATE ANTERIOR SPACING

    aka gaps between front teeth

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    MISALIGNED ANTERIOR TEETH

    aka snaggletooth!

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    ORTHODONTIC RELAPSE

    You forgot to wear your retainers…for like 5 years!

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    Want to see if you're a candidate for wearing at home clear aligners? Take our at home clear aligner assessment quiz to see how likely you are to qualify for wearing at home clear aligners. Find an Even28 Clear Aligner provider near you to get started with your new smile today for as little as $50 a month:

    THE AFFORDABLE TEETH STRAIGHTENING PROGRAM

    How much does Even28 at-homecost?

    Even28 at-home™ is an affordable clear aligner program offered exclusively through local dentists and orthodontists. Even28 at-home™ costs just $1,995 or as little as $50 a month when financed. That's 30 to 60% less than similar Invisalign® clear aligner programs! It's also the same price as do-it-yourself clear aligner systems like Smile Direct Club™ but without all the risks and dangers of do-it-yourself aligner programs. With Even28 at-home™ your entire smile journey is supervised by one of our experienced local dentists or orthodontists. Your Even28 Clear Aligner provider takes care of everything for you to ensure that your treatment goes according to plan. Here are some of the benefits of having access to a local dentist throughout your clear aligner journey:

    • Your dentist makes sure that your teeth and gums are healthy enough to start clear aligner therapy
    • Only your dentist can take accurate impressions or scans of your teeth. They also  take any necessary photos, bite registration, etc. to better diagnose and treatment plan your smile journey
    • Your dentist works closely with our lab technician to design a customized clear aligner program designed exclusively to your smile
    • You'll also receive a cool animation showing your projected tooth movement so you can see your final smile before starting (known as the EvenCheck animation)
    • Access to your Even28 Clear Aligner provider just in case you have any questions or run into an emergency
    • When your treatment is complete, your dentist will assess the final results to make sure treatment was successful. If necessary, they will take corrective actions such as adjusting your bite, closing any remaining gaps with bonding, etc.

    Ready to straighten your smile with Even28 at-home™ clear aligners? Having a straight smile is easier than you think. Find an Even28 Clear Aligner provider near you to see if you're a candidate for our at-home clear aligner program.

    A STRAIGHT SMILE FOR JUST $1,995

    Even28 at-home™ costs $1,995 at all participating Even28 Clear Aligner providers. The price is fixed and all of our participating providers have agreed to charge the same fee. The $1,995 price includes your complete clear aligner series and all necessary visits. Basically, everything you need to start and finish your smile journey. To see a full list of what's included in your Even28 SmileBox click here.

     

    FINANCING FOR AS LITTLE AS $50 A MONTH

    You'll be glad to know that Even28 Clear Aligner providers also offer affordable monthly payment plan options. Start your treatment today with no money down and take your time paying it off at a pace that you're comfortable with. Payments could be as little as $50 a month when financed with your good credit. Find an Even Clear Aligner provider near you to start your smile journey today:

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO STRAIGHTEN YOUR SMILE

    What's included with your Even28 at-home™️ program?

    Even28 at-home™️ comes with pretty much everything you need to straighten your teeth for a new smile. Here's a list of what's included with your Even28 SmileBox:

    • Your complete series of custom-designed clear aligners (upper and lower set packaged and labeled in correct order)
    • Clear aligner container to store your aligners when not wearing them
    • Outtie tool to help you remove your clear aligners
    • Chewies to help you seat your new aligners
    • Instruction manual
    • Promotional offers including our refer-a-friend program gift cards
    • A few other helpful accessories

    Click here for a more detailed description of what's included in your Even28 SmileBox.

    START YOUR SMILE  JOURNEY WITH US

    Why should you choose Even28 at-home™️ to straighten your teeth?

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    Average treatment time for Even28 at-home is 5 months. That's just 5 months to an even, straight smile!

    Straightening your smile with Even28 Clear Aligners is simple, painless and affordable. Schedule your consultation with a participating Even28 Clear Aligner provider to get started. On your first visit, your dentist will examine your teeth to see if you're a good candidate for Even28 at-home™️ clear aligners. If you qualify,  give them the thumbs up and they'll start your treatment the same day! All it takes is a few scans/impressions, a couple of photos and X-rays and you're all set to start your smile journey.

    Your Even28 Clear Provider will take care of everything for you. From impressions to animation, from designing the perfect plan to delivering quality aligners, our team has you covered. Your dentist works closely with our laboratory technician to design the perfect custom plan for your smile. We even email you a cool animation (EvenCheck) to show you your tooth movement throughout the course of your treatment. We will let you know once your clear aligners are ready so you can come pick them up from your dentist or even have them shipped right to your home. It's that simple!

    Be sure to ask your dentist about other useful dental accessories if you need them. You can purchase useful custom accessories like a custom night guard, retainers, whitening trays or sport guards alongside your clear aligner program. You will receive your custom accessories at the same time as your clear aligner package. Plus, your dentist will offer steep discounts when you purchase these custom accessories alongside your clear aligner program. So don't forget to ask your dentist about these accessories or you could miss out!

    AVERAGE 5 MONTH TO AN EVEN SMILE

    How long does Even28 at-home™️ program typically take?

    On average, Even28 at-home™️ takes between 3 to 6 months to straighten most smiles. Obviously each case is different and treatment times vary based on how much tooth movement is required. The more tooth movement needed, the more clear aligners you need, and the longer your treatment. Our median treatment time is just under 5 months. This means that your even smile could be just 5 months away!

    Interested in finishing your treatment even sooner? Be sure to ask your dentist about Even28 Express. Even28 Express cuts down on treatment times by about 35% (click here to learn more). Of course, you must follow your dentist's instructions to finish your treatment on time. Be sure to wear your teeth aligners as instructed. No cheating allowed (well, a little cheating is okay, but not too much!) Here are some helpful tips on how to correctly wear your clear aligners to achieve the best end results:

    BE PATIENT!

    At first, wearing your clear aligners can be a bit uncomfortable and awkward. Luckily, everyone gets used to wearing them within the first 2 to 3 days. It gets easier and easier as you continue going through your clear aligners. A good advice is to wear your new aligners at night time. This way, you can go right to sleep and adapt to them overnight. Feel free to use pain relievers (likeTylenol or Advil) or try drinking a cold soda as you continue to get used to wearing your new clear aligners.

    2 WEEK MINIMUM PER ALIGNER

    There are 3 important rules which you must follow:

    1. Wear your clear aligners in correct sequence (aligner #1, #2, etc.)
    2. Wear each aligners for the recommended numbers of hours each day
    3. Be sure to wear each aligner for at least 2 weeks

    Never skip an aligner. Also, don’t rush through wearing them. Wear each clear aligner for a minimum of 2 weeks before switching out to the next one. Why 2 weeks? If you wear your clear aligner for less than 2 weeks your teeth won’t stabilize in their new position. This means they can bounce back to their previous position. If you switch to a new aligner and it’s too painful, feel free to continue wearing your old aligner for an extra 2 to 3 days. The maximum wear time for each aligner is 4 weeks. If you’re still having issues switching to your new aligner after 4 weeks, go see your Even28 Clear Aligner provider. Your dentist will help you figure out if there’s a problem and offer a solution.

    WEAR YOUR ALIGNERS THROUGHOUT THE DAY

    There are 3 methods to wear your clear aligners:

    • FULL-TIME WEAR METHOD: The standard wear method requires you to wear your clear aligners full time, which means at least 21 hours per day. You must wear your clear aligners when you’re awake or asleep, working or breaking, talking or relaxing! Only them out for eating, drinking or cleaning your teeth. Water is the only exception and you can leave your aligners in when sipping water.
    • DAYTIME WEAR
    • NIGHTTIME WEAR

    Click here to learn more about daytime wear and nighttime wear techniques to see if they might be a better option for you.

    OTHER HELPFUL TIPS

    • Wear your clear aligners when sleeping (unless you’re using the daytime only method)
    • If your aligners are not seating all the way bite on your chewies for a few minutes to seat them
    • If your aligners are too tight stand in front of a mirror and use your outtie tool to pull them out by removing the back portion first and then the front
    • Remove your clear aligners daily and brush and floss your teeth as you normally would
    • Clean your clear aligners with liquid soap but don’t use toothpaste or it could damage them
    • Maintain your regular cleaning appointments throughout your smile journey
    • Keep each aligner in its proper packaging and never throw them away, in case you have to re-use them in the future
    • Contact your Even28 Clear Aligner provider if you have any other questions or run into an emergency

    MORE COMPLICATED ORTHODONTIC CONDITIONS

    What if I don't qualify for at home clear aligners?

    Even28 at-home™️ is our most popular and affordable clear aligner program. After all, who doesn't want a straighten smile in an average of 5 months for under $2,000? Of course not everyone qualifies for at home clear aligner treatment. For example, if you need to correct bite problems, have really crooked teeth or suffer from an underbite or crossbite, then you won't qualify for at home clear aligners. Now, this doesn't automatically mean that you have to wear braces. You may still qualify for dentist-delivered clear aligner programs like Even28 at-dentist™️ or Invisalign®.

    Dentist-delivered clear aligner programs allow for more control over your tooth movement as compared to at-home treatment. These programs are offered through local dentists and orthodontists and they require periodic dentist appointments. Most of you are already familiar with Invisalign® clear aligners and how they straighten your teeth. Even28 at-dentist™️ is a similar clear aligner program which comes with unlimited clear aligners and is offered through participating Even28 Clear Aligner providers. To learn more about Even28 at-dentist™️ clear aligner program click here.

    Let's take a closer look at orthodontic conditions which typically don't qualify for at home clear aligner programs and require dentist-delivered clear aligners instead:

    ANY TYPE OF BITE CORRECTION

    Orthodontic cases which require bite correction should always be treated under direct dentist supervision, regardless of whether you choose clear aligner therapy or braces. You need a dentist to supervise your treatment and correct your bite relationship. There’s a good chance your dentist will use attachments (buttons), perform tooth contouring, etc. to assist in tooth movement. Do-it-yourself aligners do not offer any dentist supervision or intervention. As a result, DIY aligners routinely screw up patients’ bites in the process of straightening their front teeth. Dentist-delivered clear aligner programs may cost a bit more, but they prevent you from developing bite problems. Don’t mess with your bite! Bite problems stress your teeth and lead to tooth fracture, failure of dental restoration, headaches, TMJ problems and other serious complications. Always go with dentist-delivered clear aligners like Invisalign® or Even28 at-dentist if you require any sort of bite correction.

    COMPLEX TOOTH MOVEMENTS

    Tougher orthodontic conditions should never be treated with at home or DIY aligner programs. For instance, extremely crowded teeth don’t respond well to at home or DIY aligner programs like Smile Direct Club™. To properly straighten super-crowded teeth, your dentist must create additional space to accommodate your teeth into their new position. This technique, known as tooth contouring or interproximal reduction (IPR), can only be performed by a licensed dentist using dentist-delivered clear aligner programs. Without proper dentist intervention you’ll end up with subpar results. Plus, your teeth will simply relapse back to their original position within a few years. Tougher orthodontic conditions should always be treated with dentist-directed clear aligners like Invisalign® or Even28 at-dentist™. The other solution is to wear braces.

    Definition of Even28 Dental Terminology

    ATHLETIC MOUTH GUARD (SPORT GUARDS)

    An athletic mouth guard is a dental device used to prevent injury to your mouth during sport activities. There are two basic types of athletic mouth guards: (a) over-the-counter athletic mouth guards which can be purchased from your local drug store or online;  (b)custom athletic mouth guards made by your dentist to fit precisely to your mouth. Custom athletic mouth guards provide a better fit, more comfort and better protection of your teeth and gums against injury. Additionally, custom athletic mouth guards help reduce your chances of sustaining a concussion during serious sport injuries.

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    ATTACHMENTS (BUTTONS)

    Attachments, or buttons, are tiny white fillings which dentists place on your teeth. Buttons are used to apply additional torque onto your teeth to rotate/tip more stubborn teeth. This allows for better tooth movement to help straighten severely crooked teeth. Buttons are temporary: once your clear aligner therapy is complete, your dentist will remove all buttons from your teeth.

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    BITE ADJUSTMENT (OCCLUSAL ADJUSTMENT)

    Bite adjustment, or occlusal adjustment, is a procedure used to correct minor bite issues by removing interferences in the way your teeth come together. Bite adjustment is typically performed after completion of orthodontic treatment, or other extensive dental treatments, to correct ant remaining issues with your bite. The goal of bite adjustment is to ensure that there is even pressure to distribute your bite forces evenly. Without bite adjustment, you run the risk or fracturing your teeth and fillings,  developing headaches and other bite-related problems.

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    BRACES

    Braces are placed by your dentist or orthodontist to straighten your smile. Braces treatment relies on metal brackets which attach to your teeth surfaces as well as wires and rubber bands used to move your teeth into their desired final position. You can fix almost all types of orthodontic misalignments using braces. The alternative to braces is known as clear aligners. Clear aligners are used to fix mild-to-moderate orthodontic misalignments and clear aligners are not as effective as braces when it comes to complex tooth movements.

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    CLEAR ALIGNERS

    Clear aligners are a series of custom-made plastic trays which are used to move teeth for orthodontic treatment. Clear aligners are made using impressions or scans of your teeth. Each plastic tray moves your teeth just a fraction of millimeter. As you continue wearing each aligner, your teeth gradually move into their desired final position. Wearing clear aligners is more comfortable and less visible than putting on braces. Plus, you can remove clear aligners by yourself whereas braces are constantly stick to your teeth. Clear aligner treatment is used to fix mild-to-moderate orthodontic misalignments.

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    CROSSBITE

    Crossbite is where your upper teeth sit on the inside, instead of the outside, of your lower teeth in the horizontal plane. Crossbite is typically the result of having a large lower jaw or one that is positioned too far out as compared to your upper jaw. Having a crossbite affects your appearance as well as your dental and gum health. Plus, having a crossbite severely increases the likelihood of damaging your posterior teeth. Unfortunately, very few crossbite misalignments can be fixed with clear aligner therapy. Fixing your crossbite requires wearing braces, possibly in addition to tooth extraction or even jaw surgery.

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    DEEP BITE

    Deepbite is an extreme case of overbite. A deep bite is where your upper front teeth completely cover your lower front teeth in a closed biting position. Having a deep bite affects your appearance as well as your teeth and gum health. It also increases the likelihood of fracturing your anterior teeth, affects your bite and causes headaches. Some cases of deep bite can be fixed with dentist delivered clear aligner therapy. However, most deep bite conditions require wearing braces instead of clear aligners.

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    DIGITAL SCANS

    Digital scans capture copies of your teeth to communicate the shape, size and position of your teeth with their dental laboratory. Dentists and orthodontists take digital scans of your teeth by using a special computerized scanner. Taking digital scans is more comfortable and quicker than traditional impressions. Plus, digital scans can be submitted immediately to the laboratory for faster and more accurate results.

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    EVEN28 CLEAR ALIGNERS

    Even28 clear aligners are a type of custom-made clear aligners used to move teeth for orthodontic treatment. Even28 clear aligners are an alternative to Invisalign®, ClearCorrect™, Smile Direct Club™ and other clear aligner systems. Even28 offers 2 different types of clear aligner programs: Even28 at-home™ and Even28 at-dentist™. Even28 at-home is an affordable clear aligner program offered through local dentists. The program is similar to Smile Direct Club or Candid Co. Even28 at-dentist is a dentist delivered clear aligner program similar to Invisalign®. Your dentist places attachments, performs tooth contouring and bite adjustment to give you better end results. Your Even28 dentist will help you decide if you’re a candidate for clear aligner therapy and will help you choose the program that’s right for you. 

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    EVEN28 AT-HOME

    Even28 at-home™ is a clear aligner program similar to Smile Direct Club™, Candid Co™, Byte™ and other DIY clear aligner systems. The biggest difference between Even28 at-home and these other DIY clear aligner programs is that Even28 at-home requires an initial visit to a participating Even28 dentist. Your Even28 dentist will determine if you’re a good candidate for at home clear aligner therapy. If so, they will take impressions/scans of your teeth and help you get started with your clear aligner program. Even28 at-home is priced similarly to DIY clear aligner programs with the added benefit of having a local, experienced dentist supervise your treatment. Even28 at-home is ideal for treating simpler teeth crowding, spacing, mild overbites, orthodontic relapses and other mild orthodontic conditions.

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    EVEN28 AT-DENTIST

    Even28 at-dentist™ is a clear aligner program similar to Invisalign®, ClearCorrect and other dentist directed clear aligner systems. The biggest difference between Even28 at-dentist and other dentist directed clear aligner systems is that Even28 at-dentist includes unlimited clear aligners. This allows your Even28 dentist to offer ideal treatment without concern about how many aligners are required to complete your treatment. Even28 at-dentist programs require a combination or tooth contouring, attachment placement and/or bite adjustment. Even28 at-dentist is ideal for treating severe teeth crowding, moderate overbites and other mild-to-moderate orthodontic conditions. To learn more about Even28 at-dentist clear aligner treatment, visit a participating Even28 dentist near you.

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    FIXED RETAINER

    Fixed retainer is a type of retainer that is permanently glued onto your front teeth. A fixed retainer is an alternative to wearing removable retainers. Fixed retainers are recommended for patients who have trouble remembering to wear their retainers. They are also a good option for those who have undergone extensive tooth movement where there is concern of orthodontic relapse. The biggest advantage of fixed retainers is that they always stay on your teeth. This means that you never have to worry about forgetting to wear your retainers or losing them. The disadvantage of fixed retainers is that it makes it difficult to clean teeth which connected to your retainer. You must maintain excellent oral hygiene and periodic dental cleanings if you opt to wear fixed retainers.

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    IMPRESSIONS

    Impressions are moldings of your teeth which your dentist uses to communicate the shape, size and position of your teeth with the laboratory. Dental impressions are typically taken using putty or Vinyl Polysiloxane (VPS). They are used for communicating the shape, size and position of your teeth for clear aligner therapy. Additionally, dental impressions are used to make custom night guards, athletic mouth guards, orthodontic retainers, crowns, bridges, dentures and many other dental prosthesis.

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    INVISIALIGN®

    Invisalign® is a dentist delivered clear aligner system similar to ClearCorrect™ and Even28 at-dentist™ . Invisalign® was established in 1997 by Align Technology. Their clear aligners are unique in that they are scalloped around your teeth as opposed to extended beyond your teeth margins. Invisalign® clear aligners are used to fix teeth crowding, spacing, overbite, orthodontic relapse and a few other orthodontic conditions. For more advanced Invisalign® treatments, your dentist may use attachments, tooth contouring and/or bite adjustment. If you’re interested in Invisalign® clear aligner therapy, you must visit a participating Invisalign® provider near you. Your Invisalign® dentist or orthodontist will help you decide if you’re a candidate for clear aligner therapy and help you get started. 

    NIGHT GUARD

    A night guard is a device worn overnight to protect your teeth against the harmful effects of teeth grinding. There are two basic types of night guards: (2) over-the-counter night guards which can be purchased from your local pharmacy or online; (b) custom night guards made by your dentist to fit precisely to your teeth. Custom night guards are recommended for patients with more advanced teeth grinding habits, history of broken teeth and those suffering from frequent headaches or other TMJ problems.

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    OPEN BITE

    An open bite is whenever you have a gap between your upper and lower teeth in the vertical plane when biting down. Open bite is typically the result of childhood thumb sucking or tongue thrusting. Having an open bite affects your appearance as well as your chewing efficiency. Luckily, most cases of open bite misalignments can be fixed with Even28 at-home™ clear aligner therapy. The worse cases of open bite still require braces instead of clear aligners.

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    ORTHODONTIC RELAPSE

    Orthodontic relapse occurs once you’ve completed braces or clear aligner treatment but fail to wear your retainers. Failing to wear your retainers causes your teeth to gradually shift back to their pre-treatment position and become crooked again. Orthodontic relapse is exacerbated by your wisdom teeth pressing against your remaining teeth or losing teeth. Luckily, orthodontic relapse is easier to treat as compared to initial orthodontic therapy. Most orthodontic relapse cases can be fixed with clear aligner treatment in lieu of braces.

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    OVERBITE

    Overbite is the distance between your upper and lower front teeth in the horizontal plane. Having an overbite is a terms that refers to having an excess distance between your front teeth. A normal overbite is about 2 to 3 millimeters. Anything greater than that is considered having an overbite. Having an excessive overbite affects your appearance as well as your teeth and gum health. It also causes your anterior teeth to fracture more frequently. Luckily, most cases of overbite misalignment can be fixed with clear aligner therapy. The worse cases of overbites require braces instead of clear aligners.

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    REMOVABLE RETAINER

    Removable retainers are orthodontic retainers which can be inserted and removed from your mouth by yourself. There are two common types of removable retainers: Essix retainers and Hawley retainers. Essix retainers, also known as clear retainers, are similar to clear aligners, except they are made from very firm plastic. Clear aligner therapy typically uses Essix clear retainers to prevent orthodontic relapse. Removable retainers are easier to wear as compared to fixed retainers. Removable retainers tend to lose their effectiveness over time and require replacement. Plus, there’s a chance that you could lose your removable retainers. It’s recommended to purchase more than one removable retainer so that you have at least one backup, just in case.

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    RETAINER (ORTHODONTIC RETAINER)

    A retainer is a dental prosthesis designed to keep your teeth in their current position upon completion of orthodontic treatment. Without wearing your retainers, your teeth gradually move back to their pre-treatment position. There are two basic types of retainers: (a) removable retainers which come in and out of your mouth; (b) fixed retainers which are permanently glued onto your teeth. Your dentist or orthodontist will help you determine which type of retainer best suits your needs.

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    SMILE DIRECT CLUB™

    Smile Direct Club™ clear aligners are a type of at home clear aligner system similar to Candid Co™, Even28 at-home™ and other at home clear aligner programs. Smile Direct Club™ was established in 2013 by a pair of young entrepreneurs. They use Invisalign® made clear aligners and offer up to 20 clear aligners to straighten your teeth. The biggest criticism of Smile Direct Club™ is that you never actually meet the dentist in charge of straightening your teeth. This leads to risks which could cause irreversible damage to your teeth and gums. Smile Direct Club™ clear aligners can be used to fix mild teeth crowding, teeth spacing and other minor orthodontic conditions. For more advanced orthodontic treatments, you require dentist delivered clear aligner treatment or braces. If you’re interested in Smile Direct Club™ clear aligner therapy, you must visit a participating Smile Shop™ or buy their impression kit online.

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    TEETH CROWDING

    Teeth crowding occurs whenever you have more teeth in than there is space to accommodate them. Typically, teeth crowding results from having too many teeth in your mouth or because your teeth are too large for their respective jaw. Teeth crowding causes your teeth to fight over space with one another, which leads to crooked teeth. Having crowded teeth affects your appearance and can cause cosmetic concerns. Additionally, teeth crowding is a trigger for gum disease and dental cavities. It can also negatively impact your bite and overall oral health. Teeth crowding can be fixed using braces or clear aligner therapy. 

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    TEETH SPACING (GAP TEETH)

    Teeth spacing occurs whenever you have natural gaps between your teeth. Typically, teeth spacing occurs because your jaw is too large for your teeth. This causes your teeth to drift apart and creates gaps in between them. Teeth spacing also happens when you lose a tooth which causes your remaining teeth to drift and creates gaps in your mouth. Teeth spacing affects your smile and can cause aesthetic concerns. Additionally, teeth spacing increases your likelihood of developing dental cavities and gum disease. It also negatively impacts your bite and oral health. Teeth spacing can be fixed using braces or clear aligner therapy. 

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    TOOTH CONTOURING

    Tooth contouring is a technique used by dentists and orthodontists to assist in clear aligner therapy. Tooth contouring is an alternative to extracting teeth. Your dentist will shave away a tiny bit from one or more of your teeth to create additional space for tooth movement. Tooth contouring is used in dentist delivered clear aligner therapy to treat teeth crowding, overbite and certain other orthodontic conditions. Typically, spacing and openbite treatment does not require teeth contouring.

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    UNDERBITE

    An underbite is the reverse of an overbite, where your lower front teeth stick out in front of your upper teeth. Underbite is typically the result of having too large of a lower jaw or when your lower jaw is positioned too far out as compared to the upper jaw. Having an underbite affects your appearance as well as your dental and gum health. It also increases the likelihood of fracturing your anterior teeth, affects your bite and could lead to headaches. Unfortunately, very few underbite conditions can be fixed using clear aligner therapy. Most underbite conditions require wearing braces, possibly in addition to tooth extraction or even jaw surgery.

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    WHITENING TRAYS

    Whitening trays are custom-designed plastic trays which are used to bleach your teeth. Whitening trays are custom made by your dentist using impressions or scans of your teeth. They are designed to precisely fit on top of your teeth to efficiently deliver bleaching gel to your teeth surfaces. Custom whitening trays yield better whitening results as compared to most other at home bleaching options. Plus, you can reuse your custom whitening trays over and over again to maintain a whiter smile over time.