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How are ClearCorrect braces fitted?

Gregory J. Jorgensen, DMD
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
The ClearCorrect system is a series of clear plastic aligners much like Invisalign. The "fitting" occurs when your orthdontic office takes very accurate impressions of your teeth that are used to create digital models. The teeth on these digital models can then be "straightened" by your orthodontist using software rather than pliers. Once he is satisfied with the result, he then submits his "prescription" for your smile to the factory where the aligners are constructed. When they are returned to your orthodontist, he then starts moving your teeth by snapping the first set of aligners over your teeth. You're on your way!

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