Aligner Fit Questions

Aligner problems, fit, solutions

How can I clean my Aligners?
For most people, day time rising with cool tap water is sufficient. For added cleaning, daily cleaning with your Daily Fusion Foam will keep your aligners c...
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 at 11:03 AM
Problems fitting Aligners
In some cases, some of the aligners in a set of steps will fit quite loosely or tightly, and can initially be difficult to get seated onto the teeth. This j...
Wed, 7 Mar, 2018 at 4:57 PM
Inserting problem aligners
Please use bilateral force while inserting the aligner; insert the aligner anteriorly and then posteriorly with bilateral equal pressure. This means please...
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 11:43 AM
How do you use Chewies?
Some aligner users benefit from using chewies to make their aligners seat properly and/or more comfortably.  Insert aligner, bite the chewies in the mid...
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 at 11:22 AM
How do chewies help?
Biting on aligners with chewies help them fully seat, especially when moving to a new set of aligners. How does this work? 1. The chewing squeezes the a...
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017 at 4:22 PM
My aligners feel loose after about a week or so. Can I change them early?
We  strongly suggest changing aligners every 2 weeks in order to give your bones and tissues time to heal and fill in as your teeth shift. If do not follow ...
Wed, 23 May, 2018 at 12:07 PM
How do teeth move in my mouth?
Your teeth are anchored in your mouth with bone, tissue, and roots. To move your teeth, you have to move your teeth through these structures. Bone cells and...
Tue, 22 May, 2018 at 4:56 PM
Do I need a nail file for my aligners?
Our aligners are completely customized to your mouth and very snugly fitting. However, once in a while an aligner may require a little bit of adjustment.  ...
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017 at 6:02 PM
When is the best time of day to change aligners?
Easiest to do just before you go to bed. Aligners are usually the most uncomfortable about the first 10 hours of wear, as they need to seat to your teeth a...
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017 at 5:57 PM
Why do some of my aligner feel loose and others tight?
Having some aligners feel loose (or tight) is normal. Why? The aligners can sometimes cause the teeth to react quickly, and they will move, causing the alig...
Wed, 23 May, 2018 at 8:53 AM