Can I exercise with aligners?
Absolutely. The aligners will have no impact whatsoever on your ability to exercise.
How do aligners work?
Aligners work by using carefully calibrated force to move your teeth into a new position, forcing the body to adapt by remodeling the bone. Each set of aligners is a unique 3D-printed model ...
Is there anything that can make treatment go faster?
Remote monitoring actually makes treatment go faster than it would be if you had to check in with your orthodontist in person before every step of treatment. You’ll get the go-ahead to switc...
How do I clean and/or sanitize my aligners?
Cleaning your aligners will help keep your teeth healthy and clean throughout treatment. If possible, you should clean your aligners anytime you remove them. We recommend rinsing residual to...
How do I take my aligners out/put them on?
To put your aligners on, gently push them over your teeth with your index fingers (for the bottom) or your thumbs (for the top). They should fit easily, although early in each step of treatm...
How is my treatment plan made?
The process starts with your dentist taking X-rays, a 3D scan of your teeth, 8 intraoral and extraoral photos, and a dental and medical history questionnaire. Once all your records are taken...
Will the aligners cause soreness?
You can expect a little bit of discomfort as you get used to wearing your aligners—after all, you’ll have something completely new and unfamiliar in your mouth for extended periods of time. ...
How do I keep track of when to change my aligners?
You keep track using CandidApp. Only change to the next step when you’re instructed to do so after taking a scan.
What if I lose or break an aligner?
If you lose or break an aligner, contact the Candid Care Team immediately. Do not wear your aligners if they have broken. Depending on your case, you may be able to move on to the next align...