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ACE Aligners – Washington, PA

Enjoy an Invisible Solution for a Straight Smile

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Alignment and bite issues are common, which are usually corrected during adolescence. If you missed out on orthodontics as a child or teen, you may feel you are too old for braces. The wires and brackets are effective for moving your teeth, but they create a juvenile appearance. You are not out of options. Bartusiak Dental Care provides the latest solutions for orthodontics in Washington, PA. You can get the straight smile you have always wanted without metal braces using ACE aligners.

What are ACE Aligners?

ACE aligners are custom-made invisible trays that correct bite and alignment concerns without needing brackets or wires to move your teeth. As a patient-preferred alternative to metal braces, you can get the straight smile you have always wanted using a nearly invisible solution.

What are the Benefits of ACE Aligners?

Since the aligners are clear and removable, you will enjoy several advantages that are not possible using traditional braces, such as:

  • Discreet: Smile with confidence while on your journey to a straight smile because no one will know you are wearing them.
  • Comfort: The aligners are smooth and custom fit, so you do not need to worry about any irritation to your lips and cheeks or slipping when you talk.
  • Easily Detachable: Enjoy your favorite foods and oral hygiene is a breeze because you can take the aligners out of your mouth.
  • Quick Results: The average treatment time is about 12 months.
  • Inconvenience: You spend less time visiting your dentist in Washington, PA because you do not need appointments for adjustments.

What is the Treatment Process Like?

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ACE aligners are effective for resolving a variety of bite and alignment concerns; however, you need an initial consultation to ensure they are the right choice for you. We perform an extensive examination to assess your oral health and alignment issues. Besides a visual examination, we take x-rays, pictures, and a digital impression. Based on the information, we create a customized treatment plan.

We use a 3D model to map the movement of your teeth. The information is fabricated to a series of aligners, which are worn over your teeth for at least 22 hours per day. You wear each aligner in the series for 1 to 2 weeks depending on your individual treatment plan. You must come into our office every few weeks, so we can monitor the movement of your teeth. In about 1 year, you will finish the series of aligners. You will briefly need a retainer to prevent your teeth from moving back into their previous positions.

How Much Do Clear Aligners Cost?

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There is no set amount you can expect to pay because the cost is determined by your individual treatment plan, such as the number of aligners you need. We help you maximize the value of your dental insurance and we accept a variety of payment options to keep your new smile affordable.

If you are ready to start your journey to a straight smile, contact our office today to schedule your consultation for ACE aligners.