Clear Braces in Fresno: ClearCorrect® with Ryan Dunlop, DMD
The aesthetic drawbacks and discomfort of metal braces drives many adult patients away from receiving the treatment they need. However, orthodontic correction is essential in improving the functionality of your bite and the appearance of your smile, as well as ensuring that you can properly maintain oral hygiene.
At the Better Life Center for Implant & General Dentistry, Dr. Dunlop and our staff want our patients to experience the comfort and beauty of a straight smile. We offer ClearCorrect® as a virtually invisible solution to treating patients with moderate crowding, malocclusion, and twisted teeth.
What Is ClearCorrect®?
As with traditional metal braces, ClearCorrect® is a treatment designed to straighten teeth in your smile and correct alignment in upper and lower arches. On your initial visit to our Fresno practice, Dr. Dunlop and our staff use state-of-the-art imaging technologies to take impressions of your teeth. These images are used to plot out the full course of your treatment, allowing patients to understand the extent of their procedure.
Once aligners are ready, patients receive custom-created and virtually invisible appliances one at a time. By wearing and switching out aligners every two week, ClearCorrect® works to gradually change the alignment of teeth. . After wearing their last tray for recommended time, patients have a straight smile, and a set of retainers to keep it that way.
The Benefits of ClearCorrect®
The core advantage of the ClearCorrect® treatment is the near invisibility of the BPA-free plastic trays. Specially crafted to fit your teeth, the plastic aligners take only a small amount of time to get used to, allowing you to speak and smile naturally without the use of metal braces and wired that are bonded to teeth.
In addition to the aesthetic appeal, ClearCorrect allows our patients to continue with their regular oral hygiene routine. Where traditional braces can require specialized brushes to clean around applainces, ClearCorrect® plastic aligners are removable, so patients can keep to their usual brushing and flossing habits, with only the addition of brushing your trays.
Is ClearCorrect® Right for You?
While this clear braces system is able to fix a multitude of orthodontic issues, tray based treatment is not able to correct severe crowding and malocclusion. Children whose jaws are not done growing are also not viable candidates for plastic aligners, as it becomes impossible to keep their trays up to date. However, ClearCorrect® provides an ideal solution to orthodontics for adult patients experiencing alignment relapse after braces, or those whose alignment issues are mild to moderate.
Contact Us to Straighten Your Teeth Today
For additional information or to find out if you are candidate for ClearCorrect®, contact the Better Life Center for Implant & General Dentistry today. Dr. Dunlop and his staff are committed to providing the highest quality cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry to patients of Fresno from our office conveniently located on the corner of Herndon and Palm.