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The Benefits of ClearCorrect Aligners for Adults

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Crooked, gapped or overcrowded teeth affect both smile aesthetics and your oral health. It makes smiling or eating freely during personal and professional interactions challenging. It can also lead to dental issues such as increased tooth decay and gum disease risk. 

However, there are various effective treatments for misaligned teeth to help you get a straighter and healthier smile, the most common being braces. These dental appliances made of metal wire and brackets are a proven method for correcting orthodontic problems. But it’s not easy to show a metallic smile for the duration of your treatment, which could be between one and three years. This makes many adults hesitant about getting teeth straightening treatments even though it can lead to further misalignments and oral problems. What if you had an alternative to metal braces? Something discreet and effective? Clear aligners are transparent and removable dental devices designed to straighten your teeth subtly, offering superior comfort and aesthetics. Interested? Read our blog to learn more. 

What are Clear Aligners?

Clear aligners are orthodontic devices made of a transparent, plastic material. They are custom-made for your teeth and don’t have any brackets or wires to hold them in place. Clear aligners exert gentle pressure to gradually move your teeth to the desired positions, helping you achieve an even and straight smile. The clear material makes them virtually unnoticeable when worn, allowing you to continue your treatment with minimal disruption to your life. 

What Does the Treatment Involve?

Clear aligner treatment is digitally planned for improved accuracy and successful treatment outcomes. It involves creating a personalised digital treatment plan by taking X-rays, mouth impressions and images. The advanced digital technology lets the dentist show you how your aligners will work and fabricate custom-made aligner trays. Each aligner must be worn for two weeks before moving on to the next one. At the end of your treatment, you will be given clear retainers to hold your newly aligned teeth in place and prevent them from shifting. They must be worn for at least a year or until your dentist gives you the go-ahead to remove them.

Clear aligners are available in many brands, such as ClearCorrect and Invisalign. At Blue Gum Dental Clinic, we offer ClearCorrect aligners, the straightforward choice for straighter teeth. No wires. No brackets. Just clear, convenient comfort — and every reason to smile. We begin with an evaluation of your teeth and discuss your goals for your smile. Once you and our dentist establish ClearCorrect as the right treatment option, we will prescribe your custom aligners and send them to ClearCorrect for fabrication. Each aligner is designed to move your teeth a small amount at a time for a straighter, healthier smile.

Benefits of ClearCorrect

Clear aligners offer many benefits for adults who want to straighten their teeth.

Improved Aesthetics

ClearCorrect aligners are made of a clear, durable plastic that is virtually undetectable. This makes wearing aligners out to work or social settings a breeze. You can continue your daily activities, whether a business presentation, meeting, or a night out with friends, without worrying about the aligners being visible on your teeth. 

Superior Comfort

Clear aligners are custom-made for your teeth, ensuring a snug and comfortable fit. Unlike traditional braces with wires and brackets that rub against your gums, there’s no tooth or gum discomfort. The smooth, plastic material is gentle on the mouth and less likely to cause gum irritation.


Unlike braces, clear aligners are removable. You can take them off for eating, brushing or special events. This makes your oral hygiene easier and less time-consuming. There’s no need to use special brushes, clean around brackets and wires or worry about food debris getting stuck in the braces. Just take them off, brush and floss as usual and put them back on after cleaning them. Need to attend a wedding or a dinner? Take them off when it’s time to eat, rinse your mouth, and you can wear them again after eating. 

Predictable Results

Clear aligner treatment is carefully planned using advanced digital technology, allowing precise control over tooth movement. This often results in predictable and efficient treatment outcomes, with fewer unexpected adjustments needed during treatment.

Fewer Dental Visits

Nobody wants to spend their Saturday or take time off from work to visit the dentist. Adults can use that time better to run errands or have fun with family and friends. ClearCorrect aligner trays are given to you at the beginning of your treatment according to your digital treatment plan. This means you don’t have to visit your dentist as your teeth move and align. Just move on to the next aligner in the series and visit your dentist for periodic checkups and monitoring. With braces, you must go to the dentist for adjustments as your teeth shift, if a wire breaks or when a bracket is damaged. They are fixed appliances that can only be adjusted by your dentist and involve frequent dental visits, which may be inconvenient with a busy schedule.

Eat Your Favourite Foods

Love nuts, popcorn or taco shells? You don’t have to give them up with ClearCorrect aligners because there are no wires or brackets to contend with. Eat what you like during your clear aligner treatment without any risk to your oral health or aligner. Take your aligners off to eat, thoroughly clean your teeth, and enjoy your life while getting a straighter smile. 

Tips for a Successful ClearCorrrect Treatment 

Clear aligners may be a more convenient and subtle teeth straightening option than braces, but there are certain things you must be careful about to ensure optimal outcomes. They include:

  • Wear your aligners for 22 hours daily to ensure a smooth and fast treatment.
  • Don’t eat or drink anything with clear aligners except for water.
  • Don’t consume hot liquids when wearing your aligners, as this can warp the plastic.
  • Clear aligners are more expensive than braces because they are custom-made for you. Always store them in their case to avoid losing them. 
  • Plaque buildup is a common concern during teeth straightening treatments. Maintain your oral hygiene with daily brushing and flossing, ensuring your teeth are clean before inserting your aligner. 
  • Bacteria from your teeth can linger on your aligners. Clean them with warm water and soap every time you take them off. 
  • Wear your clear retainers after treatment to maintain your new smile. Don’t be lax with your retainers, as your teeth can start shifting again without them.


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ClearCorrect: A Discreet & Convenient Teeth Straightening Treatment 

Don’t let the thought of aesthetics stop you from getting a healthy and balanced smile. ClearCorrect is an ideal option for adults and teens who want a straight, healthy smile without worrying about their smile’s appearance. At Blue Gum Dental Clinic, we believe everyone deserves a smile they love. Our teeth straightening treatments are tailored to your aesthetic and oral health needs, ensuring exceptional results. From teeth whitening and general dental care to restorative treatments, we’re here to help you retain a radiant smile for life. Book a consultation with us to begin your smile journey. 

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