You should schedule a dental checkup and a cleaning before you begin ClearCorrect treatment to make sure your teeth and gums are in top health and to avoid unnecessary risks.
If you’re a good candidate for clear aligners, our Orthodontist at Gentle Care Dental in Los Angeles, will take photos and x-rays, use a scanner or impressions to capture the shape of your teeth, and submit your prescription to ClearCorrect.
ClearCorrect will make a series of clear aligners customized to apply pressure to the teeth that you want to move. Our Ortho team will check your progress periodically and give you new sets of aligners. You’ll wear the aligners for at least 22 hours per day, progressing through each step until your treatment is done.
Each doctor or orthodontic office sets their own fees. The cost may range from around $2,000 to $8,000, it ultimate depends on the complexity of the treatment, your location, and other factors.
Generally, yes. Funds from flex spending accounts and health savings accounts can be applied to orthodontic appliances like clear aligners.
Not necessarily.We offer monthly payment plans to help fit your budget.
Wear aligners as directed by our orthodontist—usually two to three weeks per step, at least 22 hours per day. Take them out to eat and brush your teeth.
This varies from patient to patient. Treatment can take anywhere from a few months to a few years, depending on the complexity of the case.
Clear aligners are completely transparent, which makes them much more discreet than metal braces.
No. ClearCorrect manufactures aligners based on prescriptions from dentists and orthodontists. Our orthodontist plays the biggest role in ensuring the success of your treatment.
Most patients do experience significant improvement in their smiles, but it’s impossible to guarantee the outcome of any orthodontic treatment. Your results may vary.
To prevent relapse, doctors usually prescribe a retainer after any orthodontic treatment. ClearCorrect offers affordable, discreet clear retainers suitable for patients treated with clear aligners or traditional metal braces.
Many dental plans do include coverage for orthodontic appliances such as clear aligners. If you meet your insurance company’s eligibility requirements, they may cover a portion of the total treatment cost up to a lifetime maximum, which is typically between $1,000 to $3,000.
Contact our finance department at Gentle Care Dental in Los Angeles and speak to an expert about your financial options to pay for a treatment like this.
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