Thirty-five percent of young adults feel embarrassed by their mouth and teeth, and 33% avoid smiling. Yet 82% believe straight, bright teeth help you get ahead in life.
It’s true: A straight smile can help boost your confidence and make others view you as happier, healthier, and smarter.
If you’re looking to straighten your teeth without embarrassment, we’re confident SmileDirectClub can give you the grin you deserve. Check out these pros and cons of SmileDirectClub to help decide if our clear aligners are right for you.
Forget those pesky food restrictions you’d have with braces. With our clear aligners, you can eat all the popcorn and caramels you like – just be sure to remove your aligners first. Take out your aligners when eating and drinking anything other than cool water. You can easily keep them clean with some gentle hand soap and water.
More than half of SmileDirectClub customers report better dental hygiene while wearing aligners compared to before they started. Your teeth (and your breath) will thank you.
Many of our customers achieve the smile they love in an average of 4-6 months. Compare that to the average treatment time for braces, 24 months. That’s about 4 times as long. Gulp.
By the time you head off to college, you could have the straighter, brighter grin you’ve always wanted. Results this good speak for themselves.
Bye-bye, brace face. Some clear aligner brands require the use of attachments, buttons, and rubber bands. SmileDirectClub doesn’t. So our clear aligners truly are … invisible. You’ll have senior portraits and prom photos you’ll actually like looking back on.
Like a mouth guard, clear aligners fit snugly and comfortably over your teeth. They’re made of BPA-free plastic and generally don’t need to be removed when playing sports or working out. Even NBA star Draymond Green wore his invisible aligners during basketball games.
(And if a rogue soccer ball hits your face during the big game, it will be way less painful than if you had braces instead of clear aligners.)
Every customer is assigned a state licensed dentist or orthodontist who oversees their smile plan and remotely monitors their progress along the way. You will also have regular virtual vists. With no regular in person visits required, SmileDirectClub is perfect for your packed schedule. You won’t need to take time away from school, practices, or social events for monthly orthodontist appointments like you would with braces.
In addition, our Customer Care team is available 24/7 via phone, email, social, and chat to answer any questions you have and to direct you to our dental team whenever necessary.
SmileDirectClub clear aligners are not only doctor-directed, but also affordable – and up to 60% less than other teeth straightening options. No credit checks. No forms to fill out. We accept HSA, FSA, and CareCredit. Even better: Most insurance companies provide reimbursement for our invisible aligners.
Each of your clear aligners is custom-made especially for your smile plan. We would never want to rush that process! You’ll receive all the aligners in your plan at one time to make your smile journey as smooth as possible. This means if you’re traveling for vacation, a college visit, or a sports tournament, you won’t have to worry about tracking your aligner shipment. As you wait for your personalized aligners to arrive, start building your invisible aligner care kit.
“It is normal to feel slight pain when wearing aligners,” says Jeffrey Sulitzer, DMD, lead dentist at SmileDirectClub.
Not everyone feels pain or soreness during the teeth straightening process, but if you do, don’t stress. Alleviate pain by switching into a new set of aligners at night and by applying dental wax to your teeth and gums. Here are a few other at-home remedies to soothe any soreness.
SmileDirectClub is designed for mild to moderate teeth correction, including gaps, crowding, and rotation issues. Take our free, 30-second Smile Assessment to see if you’re a candidate. Then book a visit to your local SmileShop for a 3D image of your teeth, or purchase a remote impression kit to make molds of your teeth that you’ll send back to us. If the dentist or orthodontist assigned to you determines you’re not a good candidate for SmileDirectClub, we’ll refund you the cost of your impression kit.
The minimum age requirement for our invisible aligners is 12 years old, and customers must have all their permanent teeth. But our age requirement is much lower than other remote invisible aligner companies, which typically have a minimum age of 18 years old. Teens, rejoice!
Take our free, 30-second Smile Assessment today to see if you’re a candidate for SmileDirectClub invisible aligners!