Attachments are small-tooth colored composites bonded to your teeth to help achieve certain required movements. Dr. Semaan will decide whether attachments are required for your treatment.
At Clear Smiles Orthodontics, Dr Semaan loves to share his many reasons for Invisalign Clear Aligners. Click here for 15 of them.
The use of buttons/attachments is an important aspect of your treatment, with carefully considered placement allowing Dr Semaan to get the optimal turning force to straighten your teeth with greater control and accuracy. Some competitors might dismiss the need for attachments with clear aligner therapy and call them unsightly or Read more…
The simple answer is no. Your smile deserves the very best and to ensure Dr Semaan has everything to create the healthiest and most beautiful smiles possible in the most comfortable, cost effective, and cosmetic way, Clear Smiles have access to a range of other great orthodontic appliances including Insignia Read more…
Yes. When worn according to the prescription given by Dr Steven Semaan, one of Australia’s most experienced Invisalign-trained doctors, Invisalign treatment is just as effective.
Invisalign clear aligners are most effective when worn 20 to 22 hours per day and changed approximately every 1-2 weeks.
The average treatment time is about the same as with traditional braces, but the actual length of treatment depends on the severity of your condition and can only be determined by Dr Semaan in your initial consultation.
Much like the days after a good workout at the gym, most people experience some tooth soreness for a few days after wearing new aligners. This is perfectly normal. It is a sign that your aligners are working by moving your teeth into a straighter position. This soreness should gradually Read more…
Invisalign aligners are made of a smooth, comfortable, BPA-free plastic that is scalloped to not irritate your cheeks and gums like some other clear aligner products and traditional metal braces do.
Invisalign aligners are made of multi-layer SmartTrack® material to gently shift your teeth into place with a high level of precision. Engineered to use the right amount of force, in the right place, at the right time to gradually shift your teeth into the desired position.