Are Clear Braces Effective?

Dental invisible braces or silicone trainer in the hands of a young smiling girl. Orthodontic concept - Clear braces.

The simple answer is, yes! For simple orthodontic cases, clear braces are the perfect alternative to metal braces.

Ideal for adults who want to improve their smile, without the use of bulky and traditional metal braces. Clear aligners are discrete and removable, making it the perfect solution for you, they are essentially unnoticeable in normal conversation and photos.

Main benefits of clear aligners:

  • Subtlety
  • Comfortable
  • Convenience and
  • Simple treatment procedure

Who is a candidate for clear braces?

Clear aligners work well for orthodontic cases with crooked, crowded, protruding or gapped teeth. About 60% of patients are candidates for clear aligners. However, there could be more complex cases in patients where clear aligners just won’t be the ideal option and a more traditional method, such as the use of metal braces, will have to be considered.

Factors to consider with clear braces

Before opting to go with clear aligners, please consider the following factors:

  • MUST be worn for at least 22 hours per day. This is a commitment and if you are forgetful, please remember that you might not achieve the outcomes you desire.
  • REMOVE your braces when consuming any food or drinks (except water). If you are a heavy coffee consumer all day everyday, this might not be the best option for you.
  • MUST brush your teeth after EVERY meal or drink before you put your clear aligners back on.

Get started today

Looking for the convenience and freedom that clear aligners can give you? Book a free consultation with one of our experienced dentists today and we will discuss all your oral health goals and provide a dental plan for you to get you really smiling!