Clear Aligners (Invisalign, Spark)
Clear aligners such as Invisalign, 3M Clarity or Spark are custom-made devices that allow teeth to be aligned. Patients are responsible to wear the clear trays constantly, except during meals and oral care. These trays are changed weekly or every two weeks throughout the treatment. Clear aligners are removable and thin. Therefore, they rarely interfere with speech.
Once a 3D scan of your teeth has been taken, Doctor Manh carries out the digital simulation of your treatment. Trays are then made by a laboratory. Each tray is capable of moving one or more teeth, up to 0.25 mm per tray. Wearing your trays gradually moves the teeth to the desired position.
Without the orthodontist taking control of the simulation, the treatment is random and unpredictable. Thus, it should always be kept in mind that aligner brands such as Invisalign, Clear Correct or Spark are only plastic supports to move the teeth. Without the strategy that your orthodontist puts in place, your unguided treatment will not be successful.