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ClearCorrect – Clear Braces – Invisible Teeth Aligners – Lexington and Central Kentucky Area*

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Overview

If you are interested in straightening your smile without sacrificing cosmetic appeal, ClearCorrect teeth aligners are a great option. With ClearCorrect, your teeth and bite can be dramatically improved by simply wearing clear aligners. These custom-made appliances not only allow for great comfort, but the freedom of eating whatever you want because they can be easily removed during meal times so you don't have to worry about food getting stuck like you would with metal braces. With 9 locations across the Northeast Kentucky region, Kentucky Orthodontics & Invisalign is an exceptional choice for your orthodontic needs. Our orthodontists are not only highly-trained in applying ClearCorrect braces, but exhaustively trained in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. You can rest assured that you are in excellent hands!

ClearCorrect Vs. Invisalign

The first question patients usually ask us when visiting our orthodontic practice is what is the difference between ClearCorrect and Invisalign? As a top Invisalign provider, we have experienced fabulous results time and time again with both Invisalign and ClearCorrect. Although there are minor differences between the two, the final decision ultimately relies on personal preference. The main differences between the two are:

ClearCorrect:

  • Is often more affordable than Invisalign
  • Retainer at the end is often free
  • Aligners are manufactured in the United States
  • The plastic material may not be as comfortable as Invisalign's

Invisalign:

  • Typically more expensive than ClearCorrect
  • The cost of the retainer is often an additional cost
  • Aligners are manufactured offshore
  • The smart track plastic material offers greater comfort than ClearCorrect

When you come into our office for a ClearCorrect consultation, our orthodontists can discuss the differences further and answer all your questions to determine if ClearCorrect is the best choice for you.

What to Expect

Once you chose ClearCorrect, our orthodontists will take digital X-rays of your teeth and jaws, plus dental impressions that will be used to make your ClearCorrect aligners. Once we receive your aligners, we will schedule a fitting appointment. Generally, you can expect to have follow-up appointments every 2 weeks. During this time, we will check on your progress and issue replacement aligners as your teeth and bite change. If you lose or damage one of your aligners, just give us a quick call and we can have replacement aligners made so that you can continue treatment without waiting until your next appointment. Depending on the position of your teeth and the amount of correction needed, your prescribed orthodontic care could last 12 – 24 months (or 3 – 8 phases of treatment). 

Aftercare

Our orthodontists will require regular visits for checkups to document your progress and to make adjustments as needed. It is also very important to keep your teeth and the ClearCorrect aligners clean so that you do not end up with tooth decay. Brushing your teeth, flossing, and using mouthwash after you take the aligners out to eat is a good habit to start along with rinsing or cleaning the aligner before putting it back in your mouth. You should also store your aligners in their designated protective case during meal times to prevent aligners from being lost.

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A Clear Choice In Treatment

We want to invite you to Kentucky Orthodontics & Invisalign to see all the options available to you. Come visit us at any of our following locations: Nicholasville, Georgetown, Richmond, Winchester, Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort, Owingsville, or Mount Sterling. If you want straighter teeth through ClearCorrect invisible braces, our Orthodontists Drs. Douglas D. Durbin, Lauren D. Morris, and Thomas C. Garner can walk you through the process and see if you qualify. While ClearCorrect aligners may not be suitable for all patients, they are especially effective for patients with severe overbite, rotated or crooked teeth, crowded teeth, or excessive gapping. Call today to get started with ClearCorrect!

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