Clear Aligners in Melbourne: cost & treatment

Teeth Straighteners and Clear Aligners

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Clear Aligners: The Comfortable, Invisible Alternative to Braces

Clear aligners are a popular orthodontic treatment option that offers a comfortable and effective way to teeth straightening. Brands such as Invisalign, ClearCorrect, and Sure Smile offer custom-made, clear, and removable aligners that gradually shift your teeth into the desired position.

As the name suggests, clear aligners are practically invisible, so you won’t have to worry about feeling self-conscious during the entire treatment. The aligners fit your teeth perfectly and are more comfortable than traditional braces, as they don’t have any metal brackets or wires that can irritate your cheeks, lips, or gums. They are also removable, which means you can eat whatever you like, brush and floss your teeth normally. For more information, watch Dr Atousa Moradi’s YouTube video about teeth straightening.

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Clear Aligners

Getting started with clear aligners is easy. Your MC Dental dentist will evaluate your teeth, discuss your smile goals and any potential issues. If clear aligners are the right treatment option for you, your dentist will take photos, 3D scan and x-rays of your teeth to create custom aligners that are tailored to your needs. After about 4 weeks, you’ll receive your aligners and can officially start your treatment.

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Complimentary Orthodontic Consultation

Considering a dental realignment or teeth straightening? We understand that some dental procedures can be a big decision, so we would love the chance to introduce MC Dental’s orthodontic services in a free 1:1 consultation.

  • Discover what’s possible with a 15-minute consultation
  • Understand the costs involved
  • Have your questions answered
  • No pressure or obligation to proceed

Call 8608-8968 or book online to book a free orthodontic consultation. Please note, this offer is for patients without existing orthodontic appliances. If you’re already part-way through orthodontic treatment with another dentist, please contact Reception to discuss your needs.

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Teeth Straightening Options

Clear aligners are a practical option for correcting minor misalignments and spacing issues of your teeth. When facing more complex issues such as severe crowding, underbite problems, overbite, and crossbite problems, then braces may provide a better solution. Your dentist will work out the best plan for your teeth straightening options.

Overall, clear aligners offer an easy, comfortable, invisible, and effective orthodontic treatment option for many patients. Consult with an experienced dentist to determine if clear aligners are the right choice for you.

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Clear Aligner and Teeth Straightening FAQ

Are you an Invisalign provider?

Yes, we are an accredited Invisalign provider at MC Dental Melbourne. You may call 03 8608 8968 and book any of our 6 locations across Melbourne for your free orthodontic consultation. Please note, this offer is for patients without existing orthodontic appliances. If you’re already part-way through orthodontic treatment with another dentist, please contact Reception to discuss your needs.

How teeth straightening works with clear aligners?

Clear aligners apply a gentle, constant pressure to the teeth, gradually shifting misaligned teeth into the desired position over time. Each set of aligners is designed to fit the patient’s teeth at a specific stage of the treatment. The patient will get a new set of aligners every few weeks as the teeth move.

How long does clear aligners treatment take?

The length of treatment with clear aligners can vary depending on the individual case, but generally takes about 6-18 months.

How often do I need to wear the clear aligners?

Clear aligners should be worn for at least 22 hours a day, only being removed for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing. Your dentist or orthodontist will give you full instructions when the treatment starts.

Can I still eat my favorite foods while using clear aligners?

Yes, you can still eat your favorite foods while using clear aligners, as long as you remove them first. It’s important to avoid eating or drinking anything besides water while wearing the clear aligners, as this can damage them or cause unwanted staining.

Does wearing clear aligners hurt?

Some patients may experience mild discomfort or pressure when starting a new set of aligners, but this is normal. Typically, the discomfort goes away after a few days. Clear aligners are generally more comfortable than traditional metal braces or other teeth straightening options, as they do not have any sharp edges or wires.

How do I take care of my clear aligners?

Clear aligners should be cleaned daily with a soft-bristled toothbrush and water. Do not use toothpaste, as this can scratch the aligners and create a breeding ground for bacteria. Special cleaning solutions are also available. Please consult your dentist when you visit MC Dental.

Are clear aligners covered by insurance?

Many dental insurance plans cover clear aligners to the same extent as traditional braces. It’s important to check with your insurance provider to confirm your coverage. We are preferred dental provider for health funds in Australia, please check our health funds page for details >>

How do I know if clear aligners are right for me?

The best way to determine if clear aligners are right for you is to schedule a consultation with an experienced dentist or orthodontist. They can evaluate your individual case and recommend the most appropriate treatment options. MC Dental offers 15-min FREE orthodontic consultation at any of our dental clinics in Melbourne. You can call us 7 days a week on 03 8608 8968 or book dentist appointment online >>

Please note, this offer is for patients without existing orthodontic appliances. If you’re already part-way through orthodontic treatment with another dentist, please contact Reception to discuss your needs.

Do I need to see an orthodontist or dentist for teeth straightening?

At MC Dental, our dentists are equipped to help you straighten your teeth and reach your smile aspirations. For more intricate cases, if needed, our dentist will recommend a qualified orthodontist to ensure optimal results. We offer a free orthodontic consultation, so you’re well-informed before deciding on any treatment.

Please note, this offer is for patients without existing orthodontic appliances. If you’re already part-way through orthodontic treatment with another dentist, please contact Reception to discuss your needs.

With six easily accessible locations throughout Melbourne, our dedicated team is available seven days a week—even on public holidays—and offers extended working hours for your convenience.

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