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Clear Aligners V/s Self Ligating Braces

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Clear Aligners V/s Self Ligating Braces
S NOPARAMETERSCLEAR ALIGNER  “ALIGNERS4U”SELF LIGATING BRACES
1Treatment PeriodVaries from 4-18 months depending on the severity of the caseRanging from 6 to 30 months or some time even more depending on the complexity of the case
1Treatment PeriodVaries from 4-18 months depending on the severity of the caseRanging from 6 to 30 months or some time even more depending on the complexity of the case
2Treatment ProcessThe treatment process involves a series of custom made plastic trays which are to be worn for around 15 days each before being replaced by a new tray which comes next in the seriesAn adjustable “Arch-wire” is firmly secured with the teeth by the “Brackets” & “In-built Clips”. The arch-wire has to be periodically adjusted by the orthodontist according to the teeth position and movement
3Treatment Ideal ForMild to Moderate cases of teeth straightening, Malocclusions, Crossbite, Overbite & UnderbiteComplex and severe cases of Malocclusions, Crossbite, Overbite & Underbite etc
4AppearanceGives aesthetically pleasing looks. As it is transparent, it is not so easily detectable to the eyesAs they are made of “Brackets & Wires”, they are very much visible while smiling or opening the mouth, thus may affect the aesthetics adversely
5ComfortComfort levels are high as compared to Braces as they have smooth surface and edges due to which they do not create sores by irritating the soft tissues like gums, inner parts of the lips & cheeks etcLower comfort levels as the “Brackets”, “Wires” & “In-built Clips” may irritate & may also create soreness inside the mouth due to continuous friction.
6Oral HygieneAllows maintaining proper oral hygiene as it can be easily removed while eating, brushing & flossing the teeth. Also, they can be cleaned and washed by the user twice or thrice daily, hence enhancing a good oral healthThey are a permanent fixtures till the treatment lasts and hence could be cleaned and brushed only superficially as the gaps between the Brackets, Wire, In-built Clips, the teeth and the gums may remain un-cleaned. This may lead to bacterial formation which may decay the teeth or give birth to periodontal infections as well as foul smell

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