At Sparkman Orthodontics, we’ve seen the power that corrective treatment has for patients of every age. While it’s a common misconception that orthodontics is meant for kids or teenagers, clear aligners can help adults achieve happier and healthier smiles that give them a renewed sense of confidence. Clear aligner treatments such as Spark and Invisalign can tackle orthodontic issues big and small to provide you with better oral health and improved aesthetics.
Invisalign is a revolutionary treatment that has redefined orthodontics by providing a virtually invisible appliance as effective as traditional metal braces. This corrective treatment involves a series of clear aligners molded to fit your mouth perfectly as they gradually shift your teeth into place for your dream smile.
We begin this treatment by taking a scan of your mouth with our iTero scanner and creating a 3D model of your smile. We use this model to plan out your treatment and show you the projected results of Invisalign treatment. Once you and one of our doctors decide on the course of your treatment, we’ll have the Invisalign aligners printed based on the model of your teeth. Every two weeks, you’ll receive a new set of aligners that have been slightly changed to further shift your teeth. Invisalign is printed using a thermoplastic material that industry-leading scientists designed to be so comfortable patients’ can’t tell they’re wearing their appliance.
Spark Clear Aligners
We are excited to offer our patients multiple clear aligner options for them to choose from, and Spark clear aligners are another fantastic option for patients who want a discreet corrective treatment. Spark clear aligners work similarly to Invisalign in the way that they use a series of aligner sets to gradually shift your teeth into the best position for aesthetics and function.
What makes Spark aligners stand out from the rest of the leading aligner brands is their commitment to clarity, comfort, and efficiency. Spark aligners are famous for being the clearest aligners available, so our patients benefit from a nearly invisible corrective treatment. While some clear aligners may yellow with time, Spark aligners maintain their clarity to keep patients smiling through treatment. Additionally, this appliance is made using TruGEN™, an innovative technology that experts designed to be more comfortable and polished.
Why Should I Get Clear Aligners as an Adult?
Clear aligners are a popular appliance among our adult patients who want the excellent results of braces with a more discreet appearance. Not only do Spark and Invisalign aligners give you a more aesthetically pleasing smile they can also give you a healthier smile. Many orthodontic issues are left untreated after childhood or worsen in adulthood, and they can negatively impact your oral health. Issues such as crooked teeth and misaligned jaws can make speaking, eating, biting, and more painful. Clear aligners allow our adult patients to finally get the smile they deserve without the look of traditional metal braces.
What Are the Benefits of Clear Aligners?
Clear aligner treatments, such as Invisalign and Spark aligners, are virtually invisible, so patients can work toward the smile of their dreams without a noticeable appliance affixed to their teeth. Another great benefit of clear aligners is that they can be easily removed whenever it’s convenient. This means patients can eat whatever they like and continue to brush and floss their teeth as they normally would. One of the greatest benefits of Invisalign and Spark aligners is their extreme comfort. Each type of aligner is printed in comfortable materials to fit snugly over patients’ teeth, so there is never painful rubbing against your gums or soft tissue.
How Much Will My Clear Aligners Cost?
The price of clear aligners varies from patient to patient depending on the type of aligners they choose, how long they need to be in treatment and more. While we believe getting clear aligners is an investment into a happier and healthier smile, we know some families need help budgeting for this life-changing appliance. To help all families and patients in our communities get the care they deserve, we’ve developed several flexible financing plans. Additionally, we work with many insurance providers to help cover the cost of your treatment.
How Do I Sanitize Clear Aligners?
Keeping your clear aligners clean is simple and only adds one more step to your daily routine. After you finish brushing and flossing your teeth, you should take a toothbrush and warm water and use them to scrub the fronts and backs of their aligners. This will rid your aligners of any food debris or harmful bacteria, so you don’t put a dirty appliance back on freshly cleaned teeth.