About Teeth Aligners
Quite a few individuals did not have the need or weren't able to wear braces during adolescence, but they now experience some spacing or crowding problematic areas that keep them from attaining a straight, beautiful smile. Clear teeth orthodontic aligner trays are uniquely designed covers for the teeth made from invisible acrylic, and sometimes plastic material that effectively moves teeth into alignment. Using stages of aligners over a number of months, clear teeth aligners effectively straighten moderately crowded teeth and spacing irregularities for straighter, healthier teeth. Invisible aligner trays are often preferred by adults over traditional visible straightening methods since they are unnoticeable and can be set aside for brushing, flossing, and eating. Our dentists at DentalWorks - Hickory in Hickory, NC explain teeth straightening recommendations, including clear teeth aligners during regular cleanings.
"Good practice. Does good work. Friendly staff."- M.M. / Google / Mar 15, 2018
"Very friendly and concerned about my teeth and comfort. I'm so very thankful for their services."- K.S. / Google / Mar 15, 2018
"My very first visit to Dental Works was to get a painful tooth extracted. It went amazingly well.. Dr. Spurgas was wonderful and his assistant, Natasha, was absolutely wonderful. I have lived in the Hickory area for 10 plus years and wish I had heard about Dental Works back then. But better late than never. I went in yesterday for my "new patient" appt. I can not tell you how empressed I was. I have never had such an indepth exam from a denal outfit in my life. From Jessica, who took individual x-rays of my teeth to Michele who examined each and every tooth and then the one and only amazing Dr. Spurgas who told me the treatment plan they figured out for me. I've got a lot of work to be done but believe me I know I'm in capable hands with my team and Dental Works."- T.C. / Google / Mar 02, 2018
"Great place. Friendly and knowledgable staff. I am from Chapel Hill, and I love this place more than UNC Chapel Hill Dental a lot more, because the staff are a lot more personal. Even though they don't have the most up to date equipment, my insurance works with them while UNC does not."- M.Z. / Google / Jan 28, 2018
"Dr. Spurgas and Tasha was AWESOME during my procedure today!! This was my first visit and definitely not my last. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and I would highly recommend DentalWorks for all your dental needs!!"- R.Y. / Google / Jan 22, 2018
What to Expect
Each phase of clear aligners are tailored depending on the individual's existing teeth structure. Each tray of aligners are manufactured based on impressions, X-rays, and images. The patient will be provided 3 - 4 sets of aligning trays at their appointment and our dentists will check to see that the initial set fits as they should so that any tweaks can be made. Our clients generally wear their aligners as many hours in a day as possible. The alignment trays should be temporarily set aside for brushing, eating, and drinking colored liquids. When one tray has been worn for a specific period of time, the next phase of trays will replace the current set during a fast appointment at DentalWorks - Hickory.
The treatment timeframe that an individual has to wear each group of aligners varies based on the unique needs of each person. The progression of trays needed is typically discussed by our dentists at the consultation. the aligners will be worn as often as possible until the teeth are repositioned accordingly. Evaluations at DentalWorks - Hickory will be given at each appointment so that the repositioning can be assessed. Our dentists will help patients so they have a full understanding of the ongoing progress. After the teeth are straight, a fixed retainer will be set on the teeth for long-lasting results.
According to the details of the patient's dental insurance, a portion of the treatment may be accounted for. Our front desk staff at DentalWorks - Hickory will communicate with the patient's provider to determine their benefits and provide a realistic cost of the patient's expected fees. Individuals who do not have insurance coverage for clear aligner treatment, may evaluate DentalWorks - Hickory's in-house payment plans.
Plan Your Procedure
Straighten Up Fast
Men and women in the Hickory, NC area who wish to have orthodontic work may consider clear teeth aligners at DentalWorks - Hickory. Developed for individuals with overlapping teeth and spacing problems, teeth aligner trays from DentalWorks - Hickory can progressively fix these irregularities. Moreover, patients don't have to concern themselves with the hassle and appearance of metal accruements. Consult with our dentists and get your options for gorgeous, straight teeth.