In-Office vs. At-Home Aligners

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In-Office vs. At-Home Aligners
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Are DIY Orthodontics A Viable Option?

Smiles are powerful, and good quality teeth increase a person’s pride and self-confidence, which impacts directly on your enjoyment of life. This is why people ask our talented team of caring experts at the Dental Lounge for help with their smiles

There are, however, people who choose to go the DIY, mail-order route, and that’s why we are discussing In-Office vs. At-Home Aligners here for you today.

What Are At-Home Aligners?

These aligners are also called mail-order or DIY aligners. You start with purchasing an at-home kit with which you make an impression of your teeth. No 3D scans or x-rays are done to check the quality of your teeth or the bone. The mail-order company will make your clear alignment tray and post it to you.

You might be mistakenly attracted to the lower price, but, unfortunately, lower prices often come with quality sacrifices in a product and its results. 

At-Home aligners also use generic plastic; therefore, the results will be inferior. Dental professionals use high-tech, responsive, patented dental plastics the deliver excellent results.

What Are In-Office Aligners?

In-Office aligners are aligners that have been prepared and created by certified, qualified dental professionals and the treatment has been carried out by a team of the qualified dental professionals. Their price might be slightly higher than At-Home Aligners, but they give you world-class expertise and safe, effective treatments that last a lifetime. 

Realigning teeth is medical science, studied for hundreds of years and now using cutting-edge technology. Dental professionals undergo lengthy training, therefore, making the treatment seem effortless. The involvement of a dentist is vital for the success of the treatment.

Your dentist will have a strong relationship with a quality manufacturer. Furthermore, your dentist will scan and x-ray your mouth to ensure everything is in order and will create a perfect impression of your teeth. 

You will not run the At-Home Aligner risk of loss of teeth or dental injuries that might cause greater costs to remedy.

An In-Office Aligner team of certified professionals will always be available to answer your queries as opposed to a call-center telephonist for an At-Home solution. Your dentist and the caring, nurturing support team will help and guide you, keeping your comfort and dental health as their top priority.

Teeth alignment is a medical procedure. The American Dental Association (ADA) strongly discourages patients from choosing At-Home, DIY aligners. Your teeth require healthy gums and stable jaw bone tissue. Attempting to manipulate this sensitive and complex procedure at home is a big risk to your oral health and will not deliver the beautiful smile that you deserve. Book a Complimentary Consultation

You’re just a few months away from your best smile ever. The Dental Lounge is committed to redesigning your dental experience with the best advice on In-Office vs. At-Home aligners in Pompano Beach, FL. You can reach us by calling (954) 686-5729 or using our convenient online platform. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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