“At home aligners” vs. “in office Orthodontics”

I’m sure you have all see the commercials, Instagram and Facebook ads, YouTube advertisements, etc. At home clear aligners are all the rage right now! But did you know there are some serious consequences of not being seen by an orthodontist in person?

AAO (American Association of Orthodontists) has some very interesting information on their website, if you’re interested. “Orthodontic treatment involves the movement of biological material, which if not done correctly could lead to potentially irreversible and expensive damage such as tooth and gum loss, changed bites, and other issues. For an example of a consumer who claims to have had an issue with his orthodontic treatment, click here to view a news story.” Click here for AAO’s full article.

Dr. Spurrier highly recommends that you see a professional to straighten your teeth. We use the company Clear Correct in our office. They have great customer service and working with them is so easy! The best part is that we will do all of that work for you! You will never need to contact Clear Correct with questions because our staff will relay all questions and concerns for you. We want you to receive the best and most convenient care possible! Here is our past blog post with more information about Clear Correct.

It’s so easy to make an appointment, so call us to see if you are a candidate for Clear Correct aligners of your very own! 801-943-7349