Smile Shapers are fabricated to have unparalleled strength and invisibility, so that patients will never have to worry about noticeable cracks or stains.
- Not only will aligners be created specifically for patients' needs and teeth, but their treatment plan will also be specific to their case.
- These aligners are fabricated out of a clear resin and disappear on top of dentition. Completely unnoticeable, your patients will never have to deal with unseemly stains as long as they follow the simple cleaning guidelines.
- Smile Shapers easily snap on and off patient's teeth and simplify tasks, such as maintenance and eating.
FAQ for Dentists
What conditions can be treated with Smile Shapers?
Smile Shapers are full-arch clear aligners that are used to treat visible malocclusions in patients with permanent dentition.
Are Smile Shapers covered by dental insurance?
We always recommend checking with your patient’s primary insurer, as coverage will vary between patients. If your patient’s policy allows for orthodontic treatment then Smile Shapers may be covered.
How long must patients wear aligners each day?
Patients should wear aligners 20-22 hours per day and always remove them while eating, drinking hot liquids, and brushing teeth.
Are Smile Shapers recommended for any age group?
Smile Shapers are recommended for people with permanent dentition and who can comply with patient care and use instructions.
Does Smile Shapers offer post treatment retention?
Yes, we offer a wide variety of retainers to use after clear aligner therapy has been completed.
What can Smile Shapers do for my practice?
A high number of people can benefit from straighter teeth which offers significant income potential for your practice. Appointments are quick and easy, so that you do not waste any valuable chair time.
FAQ for Patients
How long does each treatment plan take?
Every treatment is highly specified to each patient, but on average each aligner should be worn 20-22 hours a day with an average treatment of 6 months.
My aligners do not seem to be fitting very well, what should I do?
Contact your dentist. They will be able to figure out what exactly happened and how to get your treatment back on track.
My aligners are cracking. Should I just continue wearing them until my next check-up?
No, contact your dentist. Breakage is rare as long as you follow the patient care instructions you received with your first pair of aligners. However, if the aligners do break, your dentist will be able to help you, so that you may continue with treatment.
I think I might be having an allergic reaction to my aligners, is this normal?
Although rare, it is possible for patients to be allergic to the aligner material. Immediately discontinue use and contact your provider.