Teeth Straightening Options in Cary

Many people assume they have to wear braces if they want to straighten their teeth, but there are actually clear teeth straightening options.



Invisalign® clear aligners can correct misalignment, crowding, and spacing, all without any brackets or wires. Instead, this and similar orthodontic teeth straightening options gently shift teeth with the use of clear aligners. They are custom made to fit your smile, and are one of the discreet teeth straightening options available today. Plus, thanks to the iTero digital scanner, we can create aligners with pinpoint accuracy and make even the most minute changes to get you the results that you’re looking for.

Every couple of weeks you’ll swap out your trays for the next set, which are specifically designed to move your teeth to a certain position. You’ll only need to visit us around once every six weeks so we can make sure your treatment is progressing as planned. During treatment, you can take out the trays to brush your teeth like normal and eat without any food restrictions.

Orthodontics FAQ

Why should I straighten my teeth?

One of the main reasons people want to straighten their teeth is because they want a more attractive smile. Yes, having straight teeth can improve the appearance of your smile, but that’s not the only benefit. Besides a bump in self-image and self-confidence, properly aligned teeth help you bite and chew more effectively. They also make it easier to keep your teeth and gums clean so you can avoid oral health problems.

How much will my orthodontic treatment cost?

There is no single answer for how much orthodontic treatment will cost as it depends on a variety of individual factors. How much work needs to be done is one, and we can only see that once we’ve seen you for a consultation. We also have flexible financial options available to make it easier to fit orthodontics into your budget.

How long will my treatment take?

Just like with the cost of orthodontics, many factors go into the length of your treatment. Some of these include your age and the complexity of your case. The average time for Six Month Smiles is six months, while other options are generally lengthier.

Do I have to wear a retainer when my treatment is done?

Teeth naturally shift over time, and you don’t want to lose all the hard work we did during with orthodontics. That’s why it’s important to wear retainers once your treatment is complete. We’ll give you a schedule of how long you should wear your retainer to ensure that your teeth stay straight.

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