Clear Aligners in Jacksonville Beach
and Ponte Vedra Beach

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The Brace Place provides clear aligners in Jacksonville Beach & Ponte Vedra, FL. Call 904-249-0037 or contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation.

What are Clear Aligners?

Clear aligner therapy is an alternative to braces treatment for aligning the teeth and bite. Clear aligners are made of flexible plastic that is almost invisible on your teeth. Treatment involves a set of aligners that gradually shift your teeth into the proper position. You wear each aligner for about 1 week, then switch to the next one in order until your treatment is complete and your teeth are in the desired position.

Benefits of Clear Aligners

Clear aligner therapy has many benefits:

  • Virtually invisible. Clear aligners are almost completely undetectable. Most people won’t notice that you’re wearing anything on your teeth at all.
  • Convenient. Clear aligners are removable for eating and taking care of your teeth. There are no dietary restrictions or special tools required for cleaning.
  • Improved dental health. Straightening your teeth with clear aligners improves your dental health in the immediate future and for the rest of your life as long as you wear your retainers to maintain your results.
  • Better looking smile. Clear aligners straighten teeth and close gaps to give you a better looking smile.
  • Less/no irritation. The smooth plastic of your aligners won’t irritate the inside of your cheeks and lips.
  • Shorter treatment time. On average, clear aligner therapy takes less time than braces treatment.

Are You a Good Candidate for Clear Aligners?

Clear aligner therapy can treat many of the same orthodontic conditions as braces. If you need mild to moderate corrections, such as for crowded teeth, overbite, underbite, gaps between the teeth, and other common problems, you may be a good candidate for clear aligners. However, some cases are too complex to be treated with clear aligner therapy. A brief evaluation can determine whether or not clear aligners would be an effective treatment option for you.

Why Choose The Brace Place?

The Brace Place offers clear aligner therapy among our other orthodontic treatments to give patients a more discreet option for straightening their teeth.

Dr. Goldknopf is a board certified orthodontist with years of experience providing clear aligner therapy for patients. Using advanced technology and 3D imaging, scans will be done to make impressions of the teeth. Dr. Goldknopf will design the best possible treatment plan to ensure it will give you the desired results.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is clear aligner therapy as effective as braces?

For some patients clear aligners can achieve similar results as braces. Other patients may not be eligible for clear aligners, and may need braces to treat more complex orthodontic conditions. A brief evaluation can determine which treatment option would be best for your needs.

How do you clean your aligners?

We recommend cleaning your aligners with a soft-bristled toothbrush (a different brush from the one you use on your teeth) to prevent scratching and clear, unscented soap that won’t transfer dyes or scents onto your aligners.

How often will I need to go to the orthodontist during treatment?

You will need to come in for monitoring appointments every 1-2 months to ensure the aligners are working effectively. This allows for any adjustments that may need to be made so that your teeth shift into the correct position.

How many hours a day do I need to wear my aligners?

You should wear your aligners as much as possible throughout the day and night, only taking them out to eat and care for your teeth. A good goal is to wear your retainers 20-22 hours a day for best results.

Contact Us Today

To learn more, call 904-249-0037 or contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation.