You’ve got the venue, the dress, the flowers, the color scheme, and the makeup inspo, but have you thought about your teeth? Maybe you’ve got a gap in the front or a single front tooth that’s out of alignment. Now’s a better time than ever to do something about it, and we’ve got an affordable alternative to braces that’s invisible and removable! Have you heard of clear aligners? They’re a teeth-straightening solution that’ll fit seamlessly into all your wedding planning. And you’ll get straighter teeth in as little as 6 months. That’s half the time it takes to plan a wedding! Wondersmile is an Aussie-owned and operated clear aligner company with clinics located across Australia. Their aligners are BPA-free, FDA approved and designed by orthodontists.
What are clear aligners?
They’re the future of mild to moderate teeth straightening. And, one of the key advantages that clear aligners have over braces is they don’t require monthly clinic visits. The teeth movements are digitally programmed and then printed into each aligner, meaning no time-consuming waiting rooms. Clear aligners will fit in with your wedding planning schedule, not the other way around.
What do clear aligners treat?
Clear aligners fall into the cosmetic treatment category of teeth straightening. They are ideal for mild to moderate spacing and crowding. And can be used to treat the upper and lower 6 front teeth. With clear aligners, you can treat crooked teeth, gap teeth, and general crowding issues.
How do clear aligners work?
The process generally starts with either a 3D teeth scan at a clinic or with an at-home impression kit plus a series of teeth photos. From there, a team of orthodontists will assess the photos and scans. A 3D animated model of how your teeth will straighten over the course of the treatment will be sent to you. This means you’ll be able to see your teeth straightening results before you start. Then it’s a matter of accepting your treatment plan and waiting for your personalized set of aligners to be delivered to your door in one easy-to-use kit.
Are clear aligners effective?
Yes. Clear aligners are successful in the treatment of mild-to-moderate crowding and spacing issues. If you follow the treatment plan and wear them for the recommended time you will see results. Some people see results in as little as four months into treatment with most seeing results in 6-9 months.
Who designs the clear aligner treatment plan?
Licensed orthodontists who are experienced in teledentistry. The treatment plans are then printed and made in Germany and the US with BPA-free plastic resin for quality control.
How much do clear aligners cost?
Up to 60% less than braces. This is possible through the elimination of clinic visits. Teeth straightening technology has come a long way over the last 20 years. Teeth movements are predictable. That’s why clear aligners are able to be accurately programmed to move teeth into the desired position over 6-9 months.
Will clear aligners straighten my teeth in time for the wedding?
Yes. If you choose the all-day treatment plan that requires a wear-time of about 22 hours per day, you’ll see your teeth straighten in 6 months on average. If you opt for the nighttime aligners that require a wear-time of about 10 hours per night, you’ll see results in 9 months on average. If you stick to the treatment plan, you’ll see results in time for your big day.
What are the advantages of clear aligners over braces?
Clear aligners are invisible and removable. Aligners are often referred to as invisible braces. No one will see them in your pre-wedding pics. You can wear them to your engagement party, wear them to your bachelor or bachelorette party, and easily pop them out to eat and drink what you want. Clear aligners are more affordable than braces. Weddings cost a lot and you don’t want to dip too much into your budget for teeth straightening. Aligners are an affordable alternative, costing up to 60% less than braces. The reason aligners are generally cheaper than braces is that there are no monthly clinic visits, which reduces overheads, and no clinical markups. You can also do payment plans that are straightforward with a minimum 20% deposit. Clear aligners deliver results faster than braces. With clear aligner treatment plans, you’ll see results in an average time of 6-9 months. For braces, it generally takes 1-3 years for treatment times.
How do I start my clear aligner journey?
You can take a free online assessment with Wondersmile to start the journey. From there, you can order an Impression Kit that you can do at home. Or book a 3D teeth scan at a clinic near you. The impressions or scans are then used to create your personalized aligner treatment plan. The aligners are then shipped directly to your door.
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