Dr. Baldwin offers SureSmile® aligners as an alternative short-term orthodontic treatment option for teen and adult patients. SureSmile offers patients the opportunity to straighten teeth, improve the bite, and create a new smile that is beautiful and healthy.
Choosing the right type of orthodontic treatment depends on a thorough evaluation and discussion of your cosmetic goals. Dr. Baldwin has the training and experience to provide comprehensive diagnostics and care for short-term orthodontic needs that can be addressed using a clear aligner system. SureSmile can be used to treat:
- Crooked teeth
- Orthodontic relapse in adults who had braces
What are the benefits of using SureSmile aligners?
SureSmile has key benefits for patients including:
- Clear, comfortable aligners for discreet treatment
- Unique Essix® plastic developed as a performance material that supports expected results
- Software-driven treatment planning for greater accuracy and enhanced digital technology that can offer faster treatment times for patients
The SureSmile Process
Your treatment with SureSmile begins with digital impressions and a thorough evaluation of your bite and tooth position. Dr. Baldwin will use the proprietary software to create a treatment plan that will use a set of clear aligners to reposition the teeth for improved dental health and a straighter smile.
SureSmile software helps Dr. Baldwin address your unique needs with digital modeling. Throughout treatment, Dr. Baldwin can use advanced software to monitor progress and make adjustments to ensure your planned result. Most patients can complete treatment in about a year. Your final result is designed to realign the teeth so that your bite is functioning naturally and is comfortable.
Why choose Dr. Baldwin?
When it comes to enhancing the appearance of a crooked smile or improving your long-term dental health through orthodontic treatment, Dr. Baldwin can provide care that is personalized and detail-oriented. He uses the latest digital technology in our office for convenient, consistent treatment planning and implementation. Our CBCT scanner can provide a high-resolution, detailed analysis of all structures affecting your bite. Using these images, Dr. Baldwin is able to identify concerns and create a treatment plan that is tailored to your needs.
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SureSmile® aligners FAQs
How long will my SureSmile treatment last?
Most patients can complete their treatment in 40% less time than traditional braces. The actual length of your treatment will involve many factors. During your consultation, Dr. Baldwin will be able to tell you how long your treatment will be. Overall, your treatment will be shorter compared to braces!
Do I have to wear my aligners 24 hours a day?
No, but you need to wear them for the majority of the day. Usually for about 20-22 hours and even while you are sleeping. They can be removed to eat, brush and floss.
How do I care for my aligners?
While the SureSmile treatment is fairly easy, there are some basic care instructions that you should follow. You should avoid consuming hot liquids because they can alter the shape of aligners. The only liquids you should consume while wearing them is cool water. Also, please do you now chew gums while wearing your aligners. You must only use special cleaning products to keep your SureSmile aligner clean. Dr. Baldwin will give you these specific cleaning instructions when your aligners are ready.