304 North Cardinal St.
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
304 North Cardinal St.
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
No matter how long your course is, everyone pays $1,950 for a set of SmileDirectClub aligners. This is the case even if you only want to straighten the tops or the bottoms; every order will include aligners for both sets regardless.
Using Invisalign on just the top or just the bottom teeth is referred to as single arch treatment. Single arch treatment can be an option in very rare cases. Typically, we do not recommend single arch treatment and encourage patients to wear Invisalign aligners on their top and bottom teeth.
Other Smile Direct customers have reported nerve damage and broken teeth from the aligner trays. Sadly, many patients who initially choose Smile Direct in hopes of saving money on orthodontic treatments, end up spending thousands more dollars on fixing their teeth with traditional braces and other methods.
How long does it take Smile Direct Club take to straighten teeth? The state-licensed dentist or orthodontist assigned to you will determine the best plan for your needs, but SmileDirectClub aligners straighten most smiles with minor to moderate malocclusion in an average of just 4-6 months.
Yes, Invisalign is available for only the bottom teeth or the top teeth, but it most cases both arches should be treated. The reason being is that you must have a stable bite or occlusion at the end of your Invisalign alignment treatment.
SmileDirectClub recommends that you wear your aligners for 22 hours per day, only removing them to eat, drink, or brush your teeth. If you don’t wear your aligners for the full 22 hours, your treatment will take longer and likely lose effectiveness.
The cost of getting top or bottom only braces range from $3,000 to $5,000.
If you want the shortest Invisalign time, then wearing your Invisalign aligners for about 22 hours per day is key.
Can Invisalign move teeth up? Yes. Moving teeth up (or down for lower teeth) is called intrusion. Invisalign intrudes teeth using anchors on adjacent teeth called attachments or buttons.
Most of the complaints involve customer service issues such as broken aligners, delivery issues and payment problems but dozens describe concerns about treatment results: complaints like broken teeth and nerve damage.
Our network of dentists and orthodontists use Smart Sculpt technology to carefully plan the coordinated movements of every tooth, as well as Comfort Sense technology to move Club members through soft, medium, and firm plastic aligners in a proprietary aligner progression plan.
The difference being, Invisalign offers in-person treatment, while Smile Direct Club offers remote treatment. Both treatments correct the cosmetics of your smile, and with Smile Direct Club, they can correct some bite issues too. With Invisalign, you can treat most bite cases as well as any severely misaligned teeth.
If you didn’t wear your SmileDirectClub aligners for the full 22 hours each day during the period for which they were prescribed, you can usually wear the aligners for an extra day or even a couple of days before switching to the next set of aligners.
If you decide SmileDirectClub aligners aren’t for you within the first 30 days of use, we’ll refund your cost 100%. Even after the first 30 days, you can return your unused aligners for a prorated refund. That’s our promise to you.
Failure to wear the trays for 20 to 22 hours per day can result in complications that may be difficult for Dr. Lee to correct. These complications include: Delayed results: In the short run, failure to wear the trays can result in discomfort.
How Much Does Invisalign Cost for Top Teeth Only? Because the Express treatment requires fewer aligners, the cost for treatment is less than traditional Invisalign treatment, ranging between $1,800 and $3,500, with $2,500 being the average. As always Costs are based on location, doctor and insurance.
Invisible aligners help in a variety of situations where the teeth need to be repositioned, and they can even assist with filling in missing teeth. If you have one or more missing teeth, not only can you still get aligners but you may want to before you have a replacement tooth put in.
Traditional metal braces are slightly more affordable than Invisalign. … While the cost of Invisalign is covered by more and more insurance companies, you’re still more likely to have a little more coverage for metal braces. If cost is a concern, metal braces come out the winner here.
If you only wear aligners at night, you are only compressing the ligament space and not actually changing the bone around the tooth roots. This will not allow any significant tooth movement.
22 hours SmileDirectClub Aligners are designed to move teeth in 4-6 months and require 22 hours of wear per day. Your assigned doctor is a state-licensed dentist or orthodontist who was assigned to you to manage your specific alignment needs.
Nighttime Aligners are worn at least 10 continuous hours per night. That’s compared to the 22 hours of daily wear time for SmileDirectClub aligners. The tradeoff is that Nighttime Aligners average treatment time is 10 months 6 vs. 4-6 months 4 for aligners worn around the clock.
Adults are most likely to get braces for just their front teeth. Many individuals who elect to get this type of braces to choose to do so because they do not want to commit to long-term treatment.
Is there an Age Limit for Braces? You’ll be glad to know there is no age limit to having braces! In fact, many adults visit the orthodontist to have their teeth correctly aligned. This is either because they neglected to see an orthodontist, or they were not able to arrange a visit during their childhood.
No.They do not. Even though braces can adjust the width of your upper jaw, they don’t extend into the structures that affect the shape and size of your nose.
Do you wear Invisalign when you sleep? The answer is yes; you must wear the aligners for at least 22 hours a day. So, this includes when you are sleeping. However, if you wear braces, you’ll wear them all the time.
Invisalign is generally painless but you may feel like your teeth are loose while you’re wearing your aligners. This is because the teeth are actually being shifted and this feeling is completely normal. 22 hours is basically an entire day, with the exception of the two hours allotted for meals and teeth brushing.
This treatment offers between 5 and 10 aligner trays, which would add up to lasting around 3 to 6 months. It doesn’t last as long because there are less issues to correct. If you only have a few cosmetic problems or minor spacing concerns, this would be the quickest and easiest option for you.
Your retainers will fit for as long as you consistently wear them. It’s normal for your teeth to slightly shift after having your Invisalign braces removed or once you stop wearing Invisalign. This is the result of everyday wear and tear on your teeth as you bite down, chew, swallow, and speak.
Why teeth shift after orthodontic procedures Once your braces are removed or you stop wearing alignment trays such as Invisalign, your teeth may start to shift back to their old positions. This is natural. The movement may be more pronounced in some people, while others may experience very little movement.
Since the aligners are designed to begin actively moving your teeth, you’ll likely feel some discomfort for the first few days. However, most people find that the soreness wears off after the first week. You may also notice that you speak with a slight lisp during the first week of wearing your aligners.