SmileLife Clear Aligners

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What are SmileLife Clear Aligners?

Your bespoke Clear Aligners are made from BPA-free plastic. How do they work? Our Clear Aligners work by applying small amounts of pressure to particular teeth in order to create your beauitful dream…

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Can I use SmileLife Clear Aligners If I have missing teeth?

Our Clear Aligners can work for some customers who have missing teeth and the dentist assigned to your case will determine this for you. If it is decided that SmileLife Clear Aligners are not the bes…

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Am I a candidate for SmileLife Clear Aligner treatment if I have an implant?

Our Clear Aligners can work for some customers who have an implant, although this is strictly on a case by case basis , as determined by the dentist assigned to your case. If the dentist determines t…

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Are SmileLife Clear Aligners trimmed in a scalloped fashion or straight across?

Your custom-made Clear Aligners will be designed in a straight fashion across the top of your teeth which will allow our dentists to achieve the optimal turning force required to straighten your teet…

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Do I need new impressions for the retainers after receiving dental bonding?

Yes - you will need to perform new impressions or receive a new 3D Scan in order to facilitate this change in your teeth and retainers. You will also need to provide us with as much detailed informat…

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Traditional Braces vs Clear Aligners

Teeth straightening is a great idea for your oral health , and now instead of clunky, metal braces - there's a cheaper, faster way! SmileLife Clear Aligners are the latest revolutionary invention in…

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What if my aligners are loose?

Sometimes when your teeth are making great progress your aligners can become a little loose and this is completely normal. Firstly, don't panic because we have a team always here to advise and help y…

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Can I drink while wearing my aligners?

Yes and no. Drinking cold, non-acidic beverages such as water are perfectly fine. Hot or acidic beverages however, can damage your aligners and affect your results! The best advice that we can offer…

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My aligners are too tight.

Continue to wear your aligners in this case - your aligners are intended to be tight. This tightness is the perfect amount of pressure required to gently and painlessly push your teeth into their new…

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Whats in the ToolKit?

As part of your treatment, we include specific tools within your Invisible Aligners kit, with each serving a different and important purpose. These tools include: A clear, plastic Smile Stretcher. Al…

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Are they actually invisible/discreet?

Yes! Your Clear Aligners will be made out of a see-through plastic - Nobody will ever know that they're there. ;) On top of the invisibility, they are lightweight, comfortable, and strong enough to g…

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How do I remove my aligners?

To remove your Clear Aligners we'll include a special aligner removal tool in your kit. The tool looks like a key in shape, with a circle at the top and small hook at the bottom. To use it, simply pu…

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If I need a bridge on one set of my teeth, can I receive treatment on the opposite set?

Yes! Your Clear Aligners are custom made to fit your teeth closely without being noticed, this means that there is no excess material that could interfere with a bridge on the opposite side of your t…

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I have a black triangle between my teeth and gum!

Don't worry, this is completely normal. We call this an Interdental Space and it is a genetic feature. The Interdental Space or "black triangle" may become more visible after finishing your aligner t…

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What is the best way to clean my aligners?

Toothpaste, warm water and a soft-bristled toothbrush are your best friends when it comes to cleaning your Clear Aligners! There are 2 specific brushing techniques that yield fantastic results every…

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What if I change my aligners too early or skip an aligner?

If you change your aligners too soon or skip an aligner completely, you risk significantly slowing down your progress to the point where you may have to begin your treatment from the beginning again!…

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My first aligner is loose

Firstly, don't worry because we have a team always here to advise and help you. ☺️ How do I know if my aligners are loose? Let us share with you the requirements that would need to be met in order fo…

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What if I have not worn my aligners as prescribed?

Be careful. Our Clear Aligner treatment has been carefully designed by our world-class dentist Dr. Ada Murphy, and she has put in place specific guidelines that must be strictly followed without fail…

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Do Clear Aligners fix bites?

Unfortunately Clear Aligners are strictly focused on straightening the teeth overall as opposed to fixing an irregular bite - this is something Clear Aligners cannot do and if this is what you are lo…

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If I have dentures can I get Clear Aligners?

Clear aligners are an orthodontic appliance for moving natural teeth. This means that if we attempt to move those same natural teeth then at the end of your treatment they will not be in alignment wi…

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Can I receive Clear Aligner treatment if I have crowns?

So long as you qualify for treatment, we can certainly straighten your teeth if you have crowns! Please ensure that you mention any and all crowns that you have when completing the medical form that…

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My aligner is hurting, what should I do? Aligner trimming tutorial

Oh no! That's not good at all and it may be down to your aligner(s) having been printed slightly too snuggly for that specific area of your mouth. Not to worry though, the solution is simple and can…

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Can Invisible Aligners fix my crossbite?

Our Clear Aligners do improve both anterior (inward) and posterior (outward) cross-bites as the teeth are being straightened. However, our Aligners can not guarantee to completely fix a cross-bite as…

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I.P.R. - Everything you need to know.

This article will cover everything you need to know about IPR and its relation to your treatment. What is IPR? IPR stands for Interproximal Reduction and it is a process whereby a small metal tool is…

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My aligner is cracked/broken, what should I do?

Firstly, we need to determine if your Clear Aligner is simply cracked or broken. If broken, the aligner will have a large, visible separation between a specific area of the plastic material (or the a…

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When will I get my aligners?

The estimated time for delivery varies depending on what purchasing action you take. Fast Lane. Estimated 16 working days from the day of approving their Treatment Plan. Fast Lanes shows us that you'…

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Does it fix an overbite?

Our Clear Aligners may aid in the correction of certain bites, but we make no guarantee of this as it is entirely on a case by case basis. Please know that Invisible Aligners are strictly a cosmetic…

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Will Clear Aligners give me a lisp?

For the first day or 2 you may experience a slight lisp while wearing your Invisible Aligners, this is completely normal and is even a rare experience for customers! The reason a lisp occurs is due t…

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Can I wear my aligners in the gym?

This depends on what type of gym-goer you are. Do you bite down hard when you exercise? Then we recommend you do not wear you aligners in the gym as the pressure of your bite may damage your aligners…

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I have gaps between my aligners and teeth

Your aligners are designed for this. Our team will have designed your aligners so that certain teeth have gaps between them and your aligners. This allows those specific teeth to be pulled downward i…

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My aligners don't fit

Your Clear Aligners have been intentionally designed not to fit the exact shape of your teeth as they are now. The result is that they can feel a little to get onto your teeth for the first time. Why…

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SmileKit is now SmileLife

That’s right, SmileKit is officially changing to SmileLife but don’t worry, we’re bringing all of our core values with us! Core values such as: Excellent customer support. Excellent dental support. E…

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Can I get a refund for my aligners?

As the aligners are custom made for you, we unfortunately do not offer any refunds unless there is a fault with them. If there is any fault with your custom-made Clear Aligners that can be proven to…

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