To correct malocclusion, a growing number of patients and doctors prefer clear aligners to traditional wires and brackets, due to advantages such as:
No dietary restrictions
No obstructions to flossing or brushing
Controlled single-tooth movement
Remote monitoring options
Compared to traditional wires & brackets, clear aligners are:
Compared to traditional wires and brackets, clear aligners are comfortable.
It’s easy to remove aligners and eat whatever you like. There are no wires to trap food or get in the way when you floss
Clear aligners show off your smile, so most people won’t even notice you’re wearing them.
Sources: “Clear Aligners in Orthodontic Treatment” by T. Weir in Australian Dental Journal, 2017; “How Clear Aligners Can Bring in More Revenue for Your Practice” by Normand Bach, DMD, MS on Dentistrytoday.com, June 2, 2017