Learning about remote treatment
What’s the difference between in-person aligner treatment and remote at-home treatment?
You’ve got options when it comes to straightening your teeth with clear aligners. Some in-person treatment methods require monthly visits to an orthodontist’s (or dentist’s) office, where a ... read more
Why is remote treatment so much less expensive than in-office care?
We’re able to charge 65% less than braces and in-person aligner treatment because our direct-to-consumer business model cuts out all the overhead expenses associated with office visits. Depe... read more
Do I need an x-ray before beginning treatment?
We require that you see a dentist and have your primary oral care needs addressed prior to beginning treatment, which may include x-rays. Your dentist will conduct a cleaning, check for cavi... read more
Is remote treatment safe?
Yes, teledentistry has been shown to be very safe and effective for lower-risk dental patients. And clear aligners have been around for over 20 years, with many studies showing them to be sa... read more
How do I know if my teeth and gums are healthy enough for orthodontic treatment?
This will be determined by your dentist, as part of the regular dental appointment we require you to have before beginning treatment with Candid. Then one of our orthodontists will evaluate ... read more
Does remote treatment comply with dental laws in my state?
Yes, and you'll only be treated by an orthodontist licensed in your state. read more
Will I know the name of my orthodontist?
Yes! And your orthodontist will personally work on your case to determine the most effective course of treatment. read more
If an issue or emergency arises during treatment, what do I do?
Our orthodontists carefully plan aligner therapy so there should be no clinical issues over the course of treatment. If you experience a problem or have questions about any aspect of your Ca... read more