Clear Aligner Process Insights You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered how clear aligners are made?

Every patient has a customized treatment plan, which is sent to the manufacturing plants that use industry-leading technology to create your clear aligners.

 

The Clear Aligner Process

  1. Your whole mouth/teeth get scanned by a dentist using special software. This is a revolution in 3D dentistry that has replaced dental impressions with highly accurate digital images of your teeth.
  2. These digital scans are then converted into digital files. 
  3. Shape-engineered aligner molds are 3D printed and then produced using techniques such as thermo-forming and milling, allowing the teeth to adjust and be guided into place. 
  4. Clear aligners use a process that includes biocompatible polyurethane resin and stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers. 

Our clear aligners have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration since 1998.

 

Your clear aligners are:

Precise & personal

No more icky teeth molds. The images of your teeth get quickly captured using a special scanner.

 

Made for comfort

Your comfort is at our forefront. It uses We use a material that is engineered specifically for the clear aligner system to guarantee a great fit.

 

Trimmed for you

Your gum lines are considered in the process, so your aligners are individually trimmed. This gives you an aligner that looks better and feels better.

 

Checked for quality

When your smile is on the line, quality is everything. Each one of your unique aligners is checked to meet strict quality standards

By combining 3D printing with dentistry, the clear aligner technology lets you see a new smile before you even start.

Ready to set up a consultation? Our team is here to make getting started simple.

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