This Is How Clear Braces Work.

This Is How Clear Braces Work.

The days of aligning your teeth with metals and wires are long gone. Clear braces are a set of invisible trays which give you the opportunity to undergo teeth straightening without anybody barely noticing it. Mostly, these are made up of medical grade PETG or PU plastic material which fit firmly on your teeth. However, our AlignerCo clear aligners are specially made from Raintree Essix plastic which sits comfortably on your teeth; thus, making them less painful and more convenient. Though people with very severe issues or milk teeth are advised to not align their teeth with clear braces, it is possible to easily treat overbite, overjet, crowded teeth and teeth gaps with these.

How Do Clear Braces Align Your Teeth?

The 3D images or models of your teeth will be made with the help of your teeth impressions. Your smile specialist will then understand your bite and start producing a series of custom-made clear braces from a clear plastic material to be worn over a prescribed period of time. These aligners can be removed while eating, drinking, brushing and flossing but are to be otherwise worn for the entire day(for about 20-22 hours each day).

Basically, clear braces use the technique of applying pressure to the teeth so that they naturally align themselves. But, is this really possible? Yes, it is! The bones around our teeth have the potential to move according to the pressure applied by the clear braces.

The usual metal braces move the teeth by applying pressure and joining them. The metal braces use certain teeth as anchors. These anchors pull the other teeth and align them as well. On the other hand, clear braces use a series of aligners or trays to align the teeth gradually. These aligners use lesser force than metal braces eventually resulting in less pain. However, in the beginning, you might experience mild pain or discomfort. This is because your teeth take time to adjust with your clear braces. Such pain and discomfort usually lasts a day or two. But, if this pain exceeds, you can always contact your smile specialist or the customer service to help you out. The AlignerCo customer support is available 24/7 if you need assistance. A live chat session is  also available on the website to answer all your queries as soon as possible.

After wearing your first set of aligners for a few days, you wouldn’t feel any pressure. Therefore, it is time to change the set of trays. Usually this happens after a day or two but we wait for two weeks. This is done only to prevent the teeth from rotating back to their original positions. So, after about every 14 days you will have to wear a new set of aligners which will be slightly more aligned than the previous one. There are certain virtual check ups in between to keep a check on your progress and to see if you are on the right track. If any issues are found, the smile specialist may change your plan of treatment. This process goes on until your teeth finally reach the desired alignment.

After your treatment ends, you will be given a set of retainers on the basis of your treatment. You will have to wear these for about 6 months or as recommended by your smile specialist. These form a major part of your treatment but are often neglected the most. The retainers prevent your teeth from falling back into their misaligned positions. So, make sure you wear them to give a nice final touch to preserve your newly aligned sparkling teeth.

We here at AlignerCo, offer clear braces treatment at the most affordable rates. We also have a special Smile Flex Easy Plan according to which you can pay in small instalments. It is an easy installment plan of $95.00/mo for 11 months with $275.00 down payment (Total $1320)

And we accept all major forms of payment. And guess what? We don’t even require a credit check so that everyone is eligible for our plan (However, our standard SmileFlex plan does require a soft credit check).


To get the optimum results, it is very essential that you wear your clear braces for as long as possible and follow all your oral hygiene routines with discipline. Obviously, applying pressure to your teeth will cause some sort of discomfort. But, if you are looking for something that is convenient and comfortable but efficient at the same time then clear braces are probably your best bet.


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