We’re here to set it straight with 6 facts about clear aligners and why you should consider kicking off this treatment. 


#1 They’re easy to adapt to.

Like any treatment out there, you need to be dedicated to the process. However, aligners are designed to be convenient: they’re removable, invisible, and comfortable. They’ll let you discreetly straighten your teeth in an average of 6 months without worrying about metal wires clogging your mouth. And the best part is, you can take them off whenever you want to eat or drink. That’s a win-win situation if you ask us.


#2 They’re made of medical grade plastic.

We don’t know about the rest of them, but what we can tell you is that BASMA aligners are:

1. Made of high quality and food-grade elastic plastic
2. Free of parabens, BPA, and phthalates
3. ISO and CE certified

Bottom line: we don’t do cheap.


#3 They DON’T hurt like braces.

Let’s be clear – nothing hurts like braces.

We cut and polish aligners to make them fit your teeth perfectly and comfortably. Sure, you might experience some pressure in the beginning, but that’ll usually go away after a few hours or days. Unlike braces, aligners won’t cause blisters in your mouth or make it painful to eat. If you’d like to know more about life with aligners, check out our blog post on dealing with discomfort.


#4 They’re sturdy. 

We clinically design and 3D print aligners to make them flexible, yet resistant. Unless you step on them (which we hope you won’t), you’ve got nothing to worry about.


#5 They’re comfortable on all levels. 

Not only are they colorless and painless, but clear aligners are also flavorless. Since we’re working with medical-grade plastic, we offer comfort on all levels. However, you might experience a build-up of smell and taste if you don’t wash them properly or if you smoke and drink certain beverages while wearing them.


#6 They’re still suitable after a certain age. 

We say it again, and again: you’re never too old to begin an aligner treatment. As you grow older, your teeth will naturally shift out of place – especially if you haven’t properly worn your retainers after a braces treatment. Whether you’re a parent, a grandparent, an entrepreneur, or even a college student, aligners will help you gently and conveniently readjust your teeth while you achieve every milestone in your life.


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