ClearCorrect FAQs

Are you considering ClearCorrect treatment to achieve the smile of your dreams? You’ve come to the right place! At Aspen Dental in Denver, CO, our expert dentists, Dr. Rossow, Dr. Noce, and Dr. Neal, are dedicated to providing comprehensive orthodontic care with ClearCorrect. Whether you’re curious about the process, benefits, or what to expect, our ClearCorrect FAQ page has all the answers you need to make an informed decision about your orthodontic journey. Let’s dive in!

Frequently Asked Questions About ClearCorrect

  1. What is ClearCorrect?

ClearCorrect is a modern orthodontic treatment that uses a series of custom-made, clear aligners to gradually straighten teeth. These invisible aligners offer a discreet alternative to traditional metal braces.

  1. How does ClearCorrect work?

ClearCorrect applies gentle pressure to shift teeth into the desired position over time. Patients wear a series of aligners for about two weeks until their teeth are properly aligned.

  1. Who is a good candidate for ClearCorrect?

ClearCorrect is suitable for most patients with mild to moderate orthodontic issues, including crooked teeth, gaps, and minor bite alignment issues. During your consultation at Aspen Dental, our dentists will assess your dental health and determine if ClearCorrect is right for you.

  1. How long does ClearCorrect treatment take?

The duration of ClearCorrect treatment varies depending on the complexity of your case and your treatment plan. On average, treatment can take anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.

  1. Are ClearCorrect aligners comfortable to wear?

Yes, ClearCorrect aligners are designed to be comfortable and smooth, with no sharp edges that can irritate your gums or cheeks. Most patients find them easy to wear and adjust to.

  1. Can I eat and drink with ClearCorrect aligners?

While you should remove your aligners before eating or drinking anything other than water to prevent damage, you can enjoy all your favorite foods during ClearCorrect treatment.

  1. How do I clean my ClearCorrect aligners?

To clean your ClearCorrect aligners, rinse them with lukewarm water every time you remove them from your mouth. To remove plaque or debris, you can gently brush them with a soft-bristled toothbrush and non-abrasive toothpaste.

  1. Will ClearCorrect affect my speech?

ClearCorrect aligners may initially cause minor changes in speech patterns as you adjust to wearing them. However, most patients adapt quickly, and speech issues typically resolve within a few days to a week.

  1. Can I play sports or musical instruments with ClearCorrect aligners?

You can participate in sports and play musical instruments while wearing ClearCorrect aligners. Just wear a mouthguard during contact sports to protect your teeth and aligners from injury.

  1. How often do I need to wear my ClearCorrect aligners?

For optimal results, wearing ClearCorrect aligners for at least 22 hours a day is recommended, removing them only for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing.

  1. Will ClearCorrect aligners affect my oral hygiene routine?

Maintaining good oral hygiene is crucial during ClearCorrect treatment. While wearing aligners, brush and floss your teeth regularly to prevent plaque buildup and maintain healthy gums and teeth.

  1. Can I switch to ClearCorrect from traditional braces or other aligner systems?

Many patients switch to ClearCorrect from traditional braces or other aligner systems for various reasons, such as comfort, convenience, and aesthetics. Our dentists at Aspen Dental can evaluate your case and determine if ClearCorrect is suitable for you.

  1. Will I need to wear a retainer after completing ClearCorrect treatment?

Yes, wearing a retainer is typically necessary after completing ClearCorrect treatment to maintain the alignment of your teeth. Your dentist will guide retainer wear and follow-up care to ensure long-term results.

  1. Is ClearCorrect covered by insurance?

ClearCorrect may be covered by dental insurance plans that include orthodontic coverage. Our team at Aspen Dental can help you navigate insurance benefits and provide information on financing options to make ClearCorrect treatment affordable.

  1. How often will I need to visit the dentist during ClearCorrect treatment?

You’ll have periodic check-up appointments with your dentist at Aspen Dental to monitor your progress and make any necessary adjustments to your ClearCorrect treatment plan. The frequency of these visits will depend on your individual treatment needs and progress.

 

ClearCorrect Clear Aligners in Denver, CO

At Aspen Dental, a straight, confident smile is within reach for everyone. With ClearCorrect treatment in Denver provided by our experienced team of dentists, you can achieve the smile you’ve always wanted without the hassle of traditional braces. Don’t let orthodontic issues hold you back – schedule a consultation with Aspen Dental today and take the first step towards a beautifully aligned smile with ClearCorrect!