Convenient and nearly invisible, Clear Aligners are experiencing a growing trend for adults who want to avoid traditional braces. You may know clear orthodontic aligners by different names. They are commonly referred to as invisible aligners and use a clear plastic or acrylic mold that conforms to your bite.
Clear Aligners are …
Clear Aligners are better for preventing the development of tooth decay or gum disease.Dr. Mario Garita
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The length of treatment depends on the amount your teeth need to be moved or rotated. Mild bite problems take less time than more significant tooth spacing and orientation issues. Typically, an adult who had braces as a child and has experienced tooth shift over time will need less time than one who has not.
Sometimes, treatment is as little as 10 weeks.
Clear Aligners have significant cosmetic advantages over traditional braces: you avoid the unsightly and sometimes painful brackets, connecting wires, and rubber bands.
Other benefits are:
Dr. Garitaâ€™s proprietary Clear Aligner is also likely to be less expensive than similar products in the U.S. and Canada. Even with airfare and accommodation costs factored in. The cost of dentistryâ€”especially cosmetic dentistry and orthodonticsâ€”is about half what you can expect to pay at home. Also, since youâ€™re already in Costa Rica for treatment, you can enjoy the many tours and other activities that San JosĂ© and the rest of the country have to offer.