Sequential plastic aligners
A series of clear removable plastic aligners can be used to straighten your teeth without metal wires or brackets. As you replace each aligner with the next in the series, your teeth will move, little by little, week by week, until they have straightened to the final position your orthodontist has prescribed.
Sequential plastic aligners can align teeth but, as yet, they cannot correct significant bite discrepancies.
Sequential plastic aligners are considerably more expensive than fixed appliances (braces) which remain the most effective and controlled way of moving teeth.
The most common sequential plastic aligners available in Australia are made by Invisalign®.