Get the feeling of a confident smile with SureSmile Aligner.
SureSmile Clear Aligners are absolutely affordable!
Doctor Zive will thoroughly analyze the complexity of your bite and teeth alignment, as well as a 3D photo of your future amazing smile. Every person is unique and SureSmile state-of-the-art technology allows us to develop a plan that is specific to you and biologically achievable which keeps costs down. We will then develop a treatment cost that reflects your personalized treatment plan with an estimated timeframe. The length of treatment time depends on the severity of your individual case.
Because SureSmile clear aligner therapy is classified as an orthodontic treatment, many patients receive insurance compensation that cover between $1000 to $1500 of the cost - with some policies as high as $3,000. Doctor Zive will have a staff member assigned to work with you to identify your specific policy benefit.
Our office offers payment plans for remaining balances and you can discuss what monthly payment you are comfortable with that fits into your budget. Once you see how affordable your ideal smile can be you won’t want to wait another minute to get started!
Are you a candidate?
SureSmile aligners can be used to treat the majority of common orthodontic issues for teens and adults. They effectively treat mild cases, such as crowding and gaps, as well as more difficult corrections like overbite, underbite, crossbite and openbite.
Most SureSmile doctors can use aligners in all or part of almost any treatment plan, depending on the severity of your specific case. The best way to determine if you are a candidate is to schedule an appointment with Doctor Zive. The doctor will present you with various treatment options and explain the differences, so that together you can make an informed decision on the best course of treatment to bring to life your ideal smile.
MTM Clear Aligner
MTM® Clear•Aligner is the virtually undetectable way to align your smile without traditional braces. MTM® Clear•Aligner uses clear, removable aligners to correct slight misalignments (such as crowding or gaps). Each custom fit aligner is fabricated per your doctor’s treatment plan, to progressively advance your teeth into their ideal position, leaving you with a healthy and beautiful smile. MTM® Clear•Aligner is surprisingly affordable, achieving results at a fraction of the time and cost of many other aligner or bracket treatments, including clear braces and invisible braces. See if you are a "good fit" and then consult Dr. Zive at Court Street Family Dentistry to get moving.
Properly aligned teeth contribute to maintaining healthy gums, and can help prevent more serious health problems from arising. Misaligned teeth can lead to stress on the jaw muscles and excessive wear of the enamel, negatively affecting the long-term health of the teeth and their supporting bone structure. Crowded or gapped teeth can be difficult to care for and can lead to periodontal disease with associated gum and bone loss and in some cases, the possible loss of one or more teeth.
Achieving your ideal smile is an investment in you!
Below are examples of anterior cases commonly treated with MTM® Clear•Aligner. If one closely matches your own smile, you may be a good fit for MTM® Clear•Aligner.
MTM® Clear•Aligner can be used to treat “Midline Discrepancy” – a condition that occurs when the center of the upper and lower teeth are not aligned, or are off center. Midline Discrepancy can be an indication of improper bite, which may lead to pain and further issues.
This animation shows how MTM® Clear•Aligner can be used to treat “Tipping”. Tipping is a condition that occurs when the teeth tilt at an angle outward or inward, or lean forward or backward. Tipping can cause other teeth to shift creating crowding and an improper bite.
MTM® Clear•Aligner can be used to treat “Rotation” – a condition that occurs when the teeth are turned clockwise or counterclockwise. Rotation can can make proper oral hygiene difficult and may lead to tooth decay.
This animation shows how MTM® Clear•Aligner can be used to treat “Intrusion” or “Extrusion” – a condition that occurs when teeth sit too high or too low. This can make proper oral hygiene difficult and may lead to tooth decay.
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