Your smile has an impact on your confidence and the impression you make, unlike any other. If you have been living with misaligned teeth, protruding teeth, or other dental challenges, it’s just a challenge to keep your head high and go through your day with conviction. 

Because of this, many people invest in dental treatments and orthodontic procedures to finally gain a beautiful smile. However, while the idea of having perfectly aligned teeth is attractive, the traditional braces that are commonly used in this treatment can often feel uncomfortable and painful. Additionally, they can be unsightly for some. 

The good news is that, aside from traditional braces, there are other orthodontic options that can bring you the same results: Invisalign* Clear Aligners and Damon braces. While both are popular options, what are their differences, and how can you know which one is better for you? We’ll be answering these questions in the following sections.

What are Invisalign Clear Aligners? 

Invisalign Clear Aligners are a popular choice because of their distinct features: they’re comfortable and completely removable. Unlike traditional braces that have annoying wires and braces that can poke the insides of the mouth, clear aligners are smooth and custom-made to fit snugly onto your teeth.  

How do Invisalign Clear Aligners work? 

Seeing that Invisalign Clear Aligners are a series of plastic aligners that will be custom fit to your mouth, this means that there are no pesky wires and brackets in the picture! Dr. Steven Semaan will create a step-by-step plan for your treatment by using Invisalign 3D technology. In this process, a 3D image of your teeth will be created from the X-rays and impressions of your teeth. From here, Dr. Semaan will map the movement of teeth that’s necessary to make them straight. 

What are Damon braces? 

Damon braces are similar in some ways to traditional braces. These have brackets and wires, but there are no elastic o-rings to hold the wires in place. This is because Damon braces are self-ligating systems, and the wires are attached to brackets through a slide mechanism that naturally moves with the teeth as they align. Compared to traditional braces, Damon braces are significantly more discreet and comfortable to wear. 

The advantages of Invisalign Aligners 

While Damon braces are a good option, Invisalign treatments simply stand out at Clear Smiles because of Dr. Semaan’s expertise with the Invisalign Clear Aligner system. If you decide to go with these aligners, you have the confidence that Dr. Semaan will be with you every step of the way, monitoring your treatment remotely through a high-tech mobile app. 

This remote feature is another aspect to adore. Even while you are in the middle of your orthodontic treatment, you can continue to work, travel, play, and enjoy life while having the confidence that your treatment is progressing the way Dr. Semaan designed it. 

Our dedicated orthodontic care team is also serious about keeping your teeth straight. This is why we provide all our patients with clear and bonded retainers at the end of every Invisalign treatment plan, along with a free subscription to our exclusive after-care programme for 6 months. 


Invisalign aligners are a great choice for those who lead active and busy lives and may not be able to come into the office often. Putting together the skills of our orthodontic professionals and the capabilities of the latest technology, you will receive a treatment that’s remotely monitored and highly customised for you. 

Taking the first step to a healthier, more beautiful smile means knowing you’re always a candidate for straighter teeth with a specialist. Discover your treatment options with Dr. Steven Semaan by booking a free consultation today!

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