Aligner Trays Quiz: All About Candidacy

When you’ve got a friend with clear aligner trays for orthodontic treatment, you may have that aha! moment when that imaginary light bulb goes off over your head. This seems like just what you’ve been hoping for: An orthodontic treatment that can work but that is not as obvious and in-the-way as the metal braces you’ve always envisioned. However, who will it work for? For yourself? For your child? Get the scoop on candidacy details from a quick quiz.

Trays: 2 Things You Must Remember

Are you wearing clear braces with the use of aligner trays? If so, you know that on one hand, it’s an absolute walk in the park! You don’t need to worry about being inconvenienced during the day if it’s time to eat (you can remove the trays) or if it’s time to brush and floss (again, you may take them out). However, we like to remind you not to get too relaxed with your efforts. Remaining on track will help you not only enjoy an aligned smile but also keep your smile healthy throughout the process. Let’s talk!

Clear Aligner Trays: Keeping Them Clear

When you wear clear aligner tray treatment to align your teeth, such as Invisalign or ClearCorrect, one of the major benefits is the fact that the trays are clear, so most people even within close distance won’t notice them. This is a fantastic advantage of wearing clear aligner trays … that is, provided that you actually keep your trays clean and clear. Do you know if you’re protecting them, so you can enjoy the incognito approach to treatment that they afford you? Let’s make sure you’re not making any minor (or major) mistakes!

Ready to fall in love with your smile, but not sure where to start? Send us a photo or a question of your smile, and Dr. Lathrop will respond!