What is CA® CLEAR ALIGNER?
CA® CLEAR ALIGNER is the transparent splint system by SCHEU-DENTAL for the almost invisible correction of teeth position. For more than 85 years, SCHEU-DENTAL has been developing high-quality, innovative products for orthodontics, dentists and laboratories worldwide. CA® CLEAR ALIGNER has been developed especially for treating adults and allows aligning your teeth smoothly, without metal elements or orthodontic plates, using only transparent resin splints, the so-called aligners. The thicknesses of the custom-made splints vary between 0.5 to 0.75 mm offering the utmost in comfort for you – they are almost invisible and you can speak without any problems.
What are the advantages of CA® CLEAR ALIGNER versus fixed treatment?
CA® CLEAR ALIGNER splints:
- are transparent and almost invisible
- can be taken out at any time, e.g. for your snack at lunch time
- are easy to clean
- won’t affect your natural speech
- are fabricated individually for you and adjusted to your treatment progress regularly
- are comfortable to wear – only at the beginning you’ll feel a slight pressure
Who can be treated by CA® CLEAR ALIGNER?
CA® CLEAR ALIGNER has been developed especially for treating adults, but young persons, preferring an invisible way of teeth aligning and depending on the indication, can be treated with CA® CLEAR ALIGNER as well.
How long does the treatment with CA® CLEAR ALIGNER take?
The duration of treatment depends on many factors, such as your individual tooth position and your cooperation regarding the wearing time, on average the alignment will last 6-8 months.
How should the CA® CLEAR ALIGNER splints be cleansed?
You should always rinse your splints with water after wearing to avoid sediments and discoloration. Moreover, it is recommended to use a special cleansing care like CETRON®, which is available in your pharmacy. CETRON® will clean your splints lasting and with care – and it isn’t expensive at all.
Will it be sufficient to wear the CA® CLEAR ALIGNER splints only at night?
No. You have to take into account that the CA® CLEAR ALIGNER treatment replaces a fixed correction of tooth position and therefore you should wear your splint 24 hours, taking it out only short time, e.g. during your meals. This is the only way to assure the optimum treatment results in the scheduled treatment time.
What does a CA® CLEAR ALIGNER treatment cost?
Treatment expenses depend on your individual indication. Having taking your anamnesis, your certified orthodontist can make an estimate of the expected cost.
Who will fabricate the CA® CLEAR ALIGNER splints?
Your individual splints will be fabricated by your orthodontist or a laboratory he’ll choose.