Impression Kit and 3D Scan Process

How do I choose between an Impression Kit or 3D Scan?

A 3D scan is the more accurate form of capturing the structure of your teeth, as it uses a high-power camera to digitally capture your teeth's position. The Impression Kit is more convenient if you d…

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Where can I buy an Impression Kit or book a 3D Scan?

There are 3 steps to seeing if you qualify for SmileLife treatment: You'll just need to take our 15 second Do I Qualify quiz. You can then click here to book your 3D Scan and Consultation. (Please no…

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What if I don't want a 3D Scan?

If you can't or don't want to come in for a 3D Scan and Consultation it's no problem. We also offer an easy-to-use , at-home Impression Kit. Take our 15 second quiz on our home page to see if you qua…

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How does the 3D Scan technology work?

Our SmileTech™ uses a highly accurate 3D optical camera to capture a digital map of your smile, including your teeth and gum lines. This 3D image helps us to determine if you are eligible for Invisib…

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How do I schedule a 3D Scan?

There are 2 ways to do this: Ring us a t 015133347 and we can book you in there and then for a time and date that suits you. Visit our website and book a time and date by clicking here. *Please note…

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How long does a 3D Scan take?

A Consultation and 3D scan at our clinic can take anywhere between 15 to 30 minutes , depending on each individual case. We want you to be confident and comfortable with SmileLife and the results tha…

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What happens if I am late for my appointment?

Please call us at 015133347 and let us know ASAP when we can expect you to arrive. In some cases, another patient may arrive before you and we will then swap your appointments around in order to avoi…

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What if I need to re-schedule my appointment?

Call us on 015133347 at least 24 hours before your appointment to reschedule and avoid a €25 cancellation fee. Please note that in order to re-schedule, you must make a refundable €25 deposit and if…

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Can someone walk me through using the Impression Kit?

Of course! We regularly help our customers with their impressions by either walking them through the process over the phone, or email. We even have this handy tutorial video that you can watch above.…

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Can I get a refund?

Invisible Aligner therapy isn't right for everyone, so if you follow all our processes correctly and the dentist or orthodontist determines that you're not eligible for treatment, we'll refund you en…

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What if I make a mistake on my impressions?

If our lab receives distorted impressions that prevent them from making accurate aligners, here's what'll happen: We will contact you regarding sending another impression kit for a refundable €47.. W…

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I need dental work before I start

That's not a problem and we will be more than happy to hold onto your treatment plan if you have reached that stage of our process. We even encourage you to receive dental work before starting treatm…

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Do you fix overcrowding?

We can fix minor overcrowding. Severe overcrowding typically requires tooth extraction before teeth straightening becomes an option. The first stage in determining your eligibility however, is to see…

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How do I return my Impression Kit?

We have 2 different systems in place for our U.K. and Irish customers. U.K. You can have your kit collected right from your doorstep, completely free of charge! Simply click here to book a day that s…

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Can my aligners be designed to NOT cover my wisdom teeth?

Unfortunately no. Your Invisible Aligners must cover your wisdom teeth. Why? Because your wisdom teeth generally continue growing and if we do not cover them, they can alter your bite. The result of…

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How to do an Impression Check?

Welcome to the Impression Check Process 😃. 👉 Please note : You can still book a FREE Impression Kit consultation here 👈 Have you have decided to complete your impression check without the help of an…

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Can Invisible Aligners reduce the height of my longer tooth?

If you have a specific tooth that is longer than the others then I'm sorry to say that Invisible Aligners cannot make your teeth the same height. We can absolutely straighten your teeth, but we canno…

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When will I get my Treatment Plan?

The estimated delivery of your Treatment Plan depends on the purchasing action you take: Fast Lane. 2 - 3 days. Normal. 2 - 3 weeks. For this reason, we strongly recommend Fast Lane and you can avail…

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How long can I store Impression Putty?

Unopened Impression Putty can be stored for 90 days while stored in a fridge. Meanwhile, opened Impression Putty will go hard in a matter of minutes. If you do need to wait before doing your Impressi…

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What if I have a metal (back bar) retainer on just one arch of my teeth? Am I still able to have a 3D scan?

If one arch of your teeth has a metal back bar retainer, you will still be able to have a 3D scan and treatment plan created for the opposite arch. The dental professional performing your 3D scan wil…

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Do I need upper and lower impressions for straightening one set of teeth?

Yes. We understand that it may seem pointless, but believe us when we say it's not. By performing both an upper and lower set of impressions our dentists will be able to see your natural, resting bit…

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Can I get some dental work done in your clinic before my 3D scan?

Unfortunately, our clinic specialises specifically in dental Invisible Aligner treatment, excluding all other forms of dentistry practice. If you would like to receive traditional dentistry work, you…

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How to do Impressions?

Any Questions? Click on the Chat Icon On The Bottom First thing's first, check out our quick and easy-to-follow tutorial below!. Now there are 3 Easy Steps to making a great impression: Take Impressi…

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