Impression Kit and 3D Scan Process

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

3D Scan Vs Impression Kit. 3D scan - A 3D scan is the quicker form of capturing the structure of your teeth, as it uses a high-power camera to digitally capture your teeth's position. The Impression…

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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.. Alternati…

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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 Clear A…

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How do I schedule a 3D Scan?

There are 2 ways to do this: Fill out the "Do I Qualify" form here. Visit our website and book a time and date by clicking here. Please book here and choose between our Baggot Street or Malahide loca…

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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?

If you are running behind & you wish to re-schedule - simply click "manage booking" on your confirmation email to re-schedule.

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Can someone walk me through using the Impression Kit?

Of course, we're here to help! We recommend booking an Impression Kit Video Consultation with one of our SmileHelpers by clicking here What happens during a video consultation? You can discuss your S…

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Can I get a refund for my Impression Kit?

Clear 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 entire…

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What if I make a mistake on my impressions?

Dont worry ☺️ Our lab technicians are perfectionists and their goal is to achieve the best results for you. A failed impression can be frustrating, but in the long term redoing your impressions will…

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What is the Impression Check?

Our Impression Checks allows you to connect to our remote dental team so that may provide honest feedback on how your impressions attempts look. They will then offer you advice on how you can improve…

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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 by your local dentist before teeth straightening becomes an option. The first stage in determining your eligibil…

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How do I return my Impression Kit?

Follow the link below and when you get there , choose your flag. From that point you just need to follow the on-screen instructions! Click here to learn how to return your kit.

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How to do an Impression Check?

Welcome to the Impression Check Process 😃. 👉 Please note : We recommend that you book your FREE Impression Kit consultation here before attempting your impressions 👈 If you have decided to complete y…

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How Long Will It Take To Receive My Treatment Plan?

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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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How do I cancel/re-schedule my appointment?

Once you make your booking, you will receive a confirmation SMS and email. If you're looking to reschedule or cancel your 3D scan or video appointment. Simply click "manage booking" in your confirmat…

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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 Clear Aligner treatment, excluding all other forms of dentistry practice. If you would like to receive traditional dentistry work, you wil…

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What do I need to have ready for my Video Impression Kit Consultation?

How can I prepare for my Video Impression Kit consultation? 5 Smile Tips. Open your Kit & have it ready! Try on your Upper Tray. Try on your Lower Tray. Grab a towel (just in case, you might dribble)…

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How can I prepare for my Impression Kit Consultation?

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How do I book a Video Impression Kit Consultation?

Please fill out the "Do I Qualify" form here. Purchase your kit. Schedule your video consultation with your Smile Helper (We ask that you book your appointment 3 days after you order your Impression…

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