Clear Aligner Dentist South Bend Indiana

Do you want straighter teeth, but do not want people to see you wearing braces? Ask our cosmetic dentist in South Bend, IN, if you're a candidate for Smile Shapers. These clear aligners can help you regain confidence in your smile by straightening your teeth. Misaligned teeth can be more difficult to properly clean, which can lead to plaque buildup, cavities, and other oral health problems.

The good news is that we offer a range of cosmetic dental services to improve both the look and function of your smile.

How Clear Aligners Work

Smile Shapers clear aligners are a series of trays that progressively straighten your teeth over the course of several months. Each set of aligners needs to be worn for about 20 to 22 hours a day, and treatment lasts approximately six months. However, every patient is different and, depending on the condition of your teeth, you may have a longer treatment period.

Upon completing your clear aligner treatment, you will need to wear a retainer to maintain your new smile. It’s important to remove your retainer when you are brushing your teeth, eating, or drinking anything but water.

Smile Shapers aligners are made out of a biocompatible thermoplastic. They are custom designed for each individual to be comfortable and long lasting. We recommend orthodontic aligners for people with permanent adult teeth who are capable of following proper care and use instructions.

Clear Aligners vs. Metal Braces

It is more difficult to properly clean your teeth and eat with traditional metal braces than it is with clear aligners. Also, you can easily remove your clear aligners as necessary, but only your dentist can remove your metal braces. Plus, people often feel self-conscious while wearing braces. However, clear orthodontic aligners can provide peace of mind all while straightening your teeth.

Book an Orthodontic Consultation

Our cosmetic dentist in South Bend, IN, can help you fix the alignment of your teeth with Smile Shapers clear aligners and regain confidence in your smile. To schedule an appointment, please call Select Dental Associates at (574) 232-8888. You may also fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will reach out to you soon.

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