If a person is looking to improve the appearance of their teeth and straight them the Clear Correct aligners are a good choice. These aligners are clear and they are almost invisible when worn. No one will know that a person is wearing an aligner. This is great for adults and teens that do not want the embarrassment of metal braces. These aligners will need to be cared for and kept clean. These are some tips for cleaning Clear Correct aligners.
Eating and Drinking
While these aligners can be worm for the majority of the day, a person should remove them while eating or drinking. The aligners are made from a thin plastic material. Foods and drinks can damage them. Food may also get stuck in the aligners and lead to the development of cavities. To prevent the damage they should always be removed while eating.
A person wearing these aligners should not chew gum. The gum can become stuck to the aligners. It will be hard to remove the gum and make sure every last speck is gone.
Cleaning the Aligners
A person should remove the aligners when they are brushing their teeth. This will make sure that food particles are removed from the teeth and they get cleaned. A person should also brush their aligners separately. They should use a toothbrush and gently clean the aligners on all side. They also need to make sure to clean the part of the aligners that will be against their teeth. Once the aligners are cleaned they should be rinsed off with warm water to remove the toothpaste. A person should clean the aligners every time they brush their teeth or at least twice a day. No special cleaning solution or a complicated process is needed to keep these clear aligners clean and sanitary.
Storing the Aligners
When a person is eating they should be the aligners in the special protective case. The case is designed to hold the aligners and will prevent them from getting dirty or damaged when they are not being worn. A person should also put them in the case at night when they do not need to wear the aligners as they sleep.
The Clear Correct aligners are easy to clean and take care of. All that is needed is a little toothpaste and a gentle toothbrush and the aligners can be cleaned in a couple of minutes.