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How are ClearCorrect braces different than other braces?

Gregory J. Jorgensen, DMD
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
The ClearCorrect system is a series of clear aligners that sequentially move the teeth by slightly changing their positions within the plastic shells. Unlike conventional braces where metal wires provide the forces that simulate tooth movement, clear aligner systems (like ClearCorrect and Invisalign) use clear plastic that surrounds the teeth to generate force. The biggest differences between ClearCorrect and regular braces are that they are clear and they can be removed for eating and brushing.

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