A perfect smile depends not only on your oral hygiene but also on the alignment of your teeth. Today there are several orthodontic techniques to align your teeth, all very efficient in terms of improving the situation of malocclusion since they exert force in a controlled way on the teeth, gradually moving them to their ideal position.
Surely you have already informed yourself about this topic or with your friends, orthodontists or online, but we want to give you some important elements to help you choose which of the techniques would be best for you. For this we have selected 5 important elements from the aesthetic to the healthy point of view, in order to learn more and be able to choose between brackets or aligners.
In the case of brackets (lingual, ceramic or metal), as they are fixed appliances on your teeth, they make it difficult to clean the teeth, leaving food residues and with it bacteria. This brings cavities, bleeding gums, and / or inflammation. Likewise, if you already have them or are going to use them, you must have inter-proximal brushes, or special dental floss for orthodontics.
The invisible aligners meanwhile being removable allow you to eat food and brush without problems. In addition, there are cleaning techniques for the aligners that allow you to have 100% hygiene, and maintain a perfect and transparent smile.
Lingual brackets, on the inside of the teeth, allow an almost imperceptible treatment due to the difficulty of speaking. On the other hand, ceramic brackets, by making a similarity to the enamel of your teeth, hide their use to a great extent. Another element is the projection in public, perhaps having these devices makes it uncomfortable for you to smile, missing on the opportunity of creating beautiful and happy memories.
Clearfy aligners are highly transparent and close-fitting to your teeth, as they are designed from a 3D scan of your mouth. These plastic BPA free splints are so thin and transparent that at any distance they go unnoticed 100%, in addition they do not affect speech due to their characteristic of being adjusted to your dental arch.
The braces are totally fixed on your teeth, being a foreign element in your mouth, they have an adaptation period that can last about 3 weeks. Being made of metal or ceramic, your mouth or gums can bleed, make it difficult to eat, or speak, at a minimum during this adaptation period.
Clearfy aligners are totally adjusted to your teeth, they do not damage the gums or your inner face. They are modern, comfortable, easy to use and transparent.
Braces are 24x7 so they are an inseparable part of your body for the duration of the treatment, this makes people less responsible with their orthodontic treatment have a good result in the estimated time.
Clearfy’s invisible aligners are designed to use 22 hours a day. As they are removable, the efficient result of the treatment depends entirely on the patient, so if you are disciplined and responsible, this is undoubtedly the ideal for you. On the other hand, if you are one of those who likes to be in front of the cameras (photo or video), you can smile without any problem, remember that they are almost imperceptible.
Metal braces are the most traditional and therefore most common, ceramic and lingual brackets are customized and this increases the cost of treatment (in that order) they can cost an average of $3000-$5000 depending on each case.
Clearfy invisible aligners are fully customized to your arches dental, with state-of-the-art technology. Each set of aligners varies and it can run from $2000 depending on the current state and the ideal one for each patient, which makes each treatment to have a personalized cost. Nonetheless, Clearfy offers financing starting at $64 a month as well as personalized financing options if you have limited or no credit, Clearfy also accepts dental insurance. In addition, taking into account the discipline and responsibility of the patient, they are 30% more effective compared to other invisible aligners on the market.