THE INVISIBLE ALIGNERS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • Why Flash Aligner?

Flash Aligner because the treatment with aligners has a shorter duration than the one with traditional orthodontic retainers.

  • How long does the treatment with Flash Aligner last?

The duration of the treatment varies according to the complexity of the case, thus the number of aligners. It can last for 3 up to 18 months.

 

  • Does Flash Aligner work?

Yes, it does. The treatment with aligners has been largely used on more than 1,500,000 people. The technological progress allows accurate predictions of the final outcome, obtaining even more satisfactory results.

 

 

  • Who can use Flash Aligner?

The treatment with aligners is good for patients with permanent teeth, both adolescents and adults. Your dentist  will verify the possibility to use it.

  • Is Flash Aligner as effective as traditional retainers?

If worn as advised by your dentist, Flash Aligner is as effective as a traditional orthodontic retainer in most of the cases.

 

  • What benefits do Flash Aligners offer compared to traditional retainers?

The aligners are removable in case of necessity, to practice sports, for a special occasion and, last but not least, to brush the teeth and pass the dental floss as usual!                            

 

  • How long is it necessary to wear tooth aligners?

Always. In order to achieve maximum effectiveness, they must be worn at least 20 hours a day, removing them only to eat and to clean teeth.

 

  • Do the aligners have to be cleaned?

Yes, they do. The aligners must in fact be removed to eat, avoiding the inconvenience of food getting stuck among brackets and wires - as it happens using traditional orthodontic retainers - and to brush teeth, permitting to easily keep a correct oral hygiene.                           

 

  • Is it easy to keep teeth clean with Flash Aligner?

Yes, it is. The aligners must in fact be removed to eat, avoiding the inconvenience of food getting stuck among brackets and wires, as it happens using traditional orthodontic retainers, and brush teeth, permitting to easily a correct oral hygiene.

 

  • What material are the aligners made of?

They are made of a hypoallergenic plastic material exclusively for orthodontic use.

  • Is it possible to chew gum while wearing the aligners?

It is better not to; as with any other food, aligners must be removed in this case.                          

 

  • Does smoking have any effect on the aligner?

Yes, it does. Smoke stains the aligners and alters their transparency. It is therefore suggested to take them off before smoking, so to avoid deteriorating them before the course of treatment has ended.

  • Where can Flash Aligner be found?

Contact us, we will recommend an orthodontist!