Farmington Family and Implant Dentistry

Farmington Clear Aligner Treatment

SureSmile Orthodontic Clear Aligners

Are you considering clear aligners? SureSmile offers an affordable alternative to Invisalign in Farmington, NY. Like Invisalign, the SureSmile system uses custom digitally-printed aligners that precisely move your teeth without any brackets or wires.

Invisalign Clear Aligner

How do Clear Aligners Work?

Like popular clear aligners systems, SureSmile uses a digital replica of your bite to program where each tooth needs to move. From there, the software will straighten teeth by mapping out tiny pressure points and changes in each set of alignment trays.

Wear your SureSmile trays as directed. Usually, that’s a minimum of 22 hours a day, which gives you plenty of time to take them out during meals and for brushing and flossing. The more you wear them, the more predictable the process will be.

Every two weeks (unless otherwise directed) change your clear aligners out with the next set in the series. Each set of trays is slightly different than the last, continuing your tooth movement in a transparent and predictable manner. Our Farmington dentist will plan to see you about once every other month to ensure your smile is progressing as it ought to.

Digital Oral Scanner For No Mess Impressions

No Goop

No Gag

No Worries!

We are a digital impression practice!

Advantages of SureSmile

Farmington SureSmile patients can enjoy benefits like:

  • No dietary restrictions

  • Simplified home care

  • Discreet clear aligners

  • Digitally precise results

  • Promotes better oral hygiene over traditional braces which make teeth hard to clean

  • Trays will not cut open the interior of the mouth like traditional braces

  • Dental office visits are less frequent than traditional braces

When you straighten teeth that were previously crowded or misaligned, you also reduce your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. And since SureSmile is easy to clean, you’ll enjoy improved oral health from day one. In fact, some experts recommend investing in treatment to straighten teeth for better management of gum disease.

SureSmile Patient Experience

SureSmile Patient Testimonial Holding Clear Aligners

Benefits compared to traditional braces

Both traditional braces and Invisalign will treat a wide variety of cases that include teeth crowding, spacing issues, crossbites, over-bites and under-bites. The best thing about Invisalign however, is that it virtually invisible to the naked eye and can be taken out whenever you need. This allows for better oral hygiene and more enjoyable meals. Patients with traditional braces have often complained of discomfort due to the metal fixtures involved, but with Invisalign the uncomfortable metal is replaced with smooth plastic.

SureSmile FAQ

Most invisible aligner treatments take anywhere from 6-24 months to complete, with 12 months being the average. Everyone is different. We can provide you with an estimated timeframe at the time of your consultation.

Some insurance plans do cover braces and other orthodontic systems like clear aligners (SureSmile, Invisalign, etc.) Our treatment coordinators will communicate with your carrier to help you maximize any coverage you’re entitled to. Be sure to ask about our affordable payment plan options!

Most adults and teens qualify for removable alignment trays. However, there are some exceptions. The best way to find out if SureSmile is right for you is to reserve a no-fuss assessment with our Farmington dentist first.

No, you’re not. SureSmile is great for adults of all ages, even if you’re a grandparent or recent retiree! There are no age maximum limits for enjoying straighter, healthier teeth.

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Can’t wait to straighten your teeth? Find out if SureSmile is right for you. Reserve your no-fuss consultation at Farmington Family and Implant Dentistry today to learn more.

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