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Do you have crooked, gapped, or misaligned teeth but don't want the hassle of bulky and uncomfortable metal braces?

ClearCorrect aligners are a clear, discreet alternative to give you a straighter smile without metal wires and brackets. 

Learn how Sweet Tooth Dental in Kailua-Kona, HI, can give you a beautifully straight smile with ClearCorrect.

How Does ClearCorrect Work?

ClearCorrect is a series of clear aligner trays that work by using gentle pressure to guide your teeth into proper alignment. Patients wear each set for approximately two weeks before moving on to the next in the series. ClearCorrect results can be achieved in about 12 to 18 months, which is shorter than the average of 24 months with traditional orthodontics like braces. Clear aligner systems like ClearCorrect are a well-known, efficient, and convenient alternative to metal braces.

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Achieve a Straight and Beautiful Smile Contact Our Kailua-Kona, HI, Dental Office Today!

You don't have to live with crooked, gapped, or misaligned teeth. With our careful approach and state-of-the-art technology, we can provide you with effective treatment options to address your dental concerns. Let our team at Sweet Tooth Dental determine if ClearCorrect is the solution you need to achieve the straight smile you've always wanted.

We invite you to call or request an appointment with our office serving Kailua-Kona and patients throughout Hawaii:

(808) 329-0889

Our friendly dental team can comfortably and effectively straighten your teeth with clear aligners.

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ClearCorrect Benefits

ClearCorrect is a trusted orthodontic alternative to metal braces. It has multiple benefits such as:

Discreet Treatment

Because the aligners are clear, they are practically unnoticeable. Most people won't even realize you are wearing them, so you can straighten your smile without anyone knowing you are undergoing treatment.

Removable Trays

Unlike traditional orthodontic treatments like braces, ClearCorrect trays are removable, so patients have no dietary restrictions. You can eat what you love without worrying about breaking a bracket or wire.

Improved Oral Hygiene

Misaligned teeth can make it difficult to brush and floss effectively. By correcting orthodontic issues, you can better maintain your oral health.

Faster Timeline

Treatment using ClearCorrect is quicker than traditional orthodontics. The average treatment time with ClearCorrect is 12 to 18 months, whereas the average treatment time for braces is about 24 months.

Easier Maintenance

Aligner systems like ClearCorrect are easy to maintain as there are no metal wires and brackets to brush around. Simply take out your aligners and clean them with mild soap and a soft-bristle toothbrush.

Is ClearCorrect Treatment Painful?

Realigning your teeth involves some discomfort no matter which method you choose. But clear aligners are much more comfortable than traditional braces, and certainly more comfortable than developing conditions like temporomandibular joint dysfunction by choosing no orthodontic solution at all.

ClearCorrect clear aligners are made from ClearQuartz,™which has a tough outer layer and an inner layer that applies gentle, consistent force. When you start wearing a new aligner, you may experience some mild discomfort. Over-the-counter pain medication should be enough to address any discomfort that results from wearing the aligners. 

Candidates for ClearCorrect Treatment

Aligner systems like ClearCorrect are trusted and tried orthodontic solutions that can correct most mild to moderate bite issues; however, not everyone will qualify for this orthodontic option. Good candidates for ClearCorrect include patients who:

Are Committed to Treatment

Patients who undergo ClearCorrect treatment must be committed to wearing their aligners for 20 to 22 hours a day for optimal and fast results. If you cannot commit to wearing your aligners for the required amount of time, traditional orthodontics may be a better option for you.

Have Mild to Moderate Alignment Issues

While ClearCorrect can treat a host of orthodontic issues, patients with more severe bite problems may not qualify for this clear aligner treatment. Orthodontic options like traditional braces may be the best option for patients with severe misalignment.

Take the First Step to a Straighter Smile

ClearCorrect gives patients cosmetic and restorative benefits during its typical 12-month treatment cycle. Straighter teeth are easier to maintain, and they look great, too. If you have mild to moderate misalignment issues, clear aligners can significantly enhance your smile. If you are interested in a comfortable and simplified orthodontic solution, trust your care to a practice that has been making Hawaii smile for more than a decade.

Request a consultation online or call:

(808) 329-0889

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A Closer Look at How ClearCorrect
Aligners Straighten Your Teeth

As you wear your aligners, they apply gentle pressure on your teeth to gradually shift them into proper alignment over a period of several months. The aligners are removable and practically unnoticeable, making them a great orthodontic alternative for patients who do not want the hassle of bulky metal braces.

ClearCorrect Treatment Timeline

The treatment timeline for ClearCorrect will involve several steps:
"ClearCorrect is a discreet orthodontic treatment option that helps patients achieve results in about 12 to 18 months."
"ClearCorrect is a discreet orthodontic treatment option that helps patients achieve results in about 12 to 18 months."

Initial Consultation

During your initial consultation, your dentist will examine your teeth and mouth. He will discuss your oral health history and ask about your goals to determine if you are a good candidate for ClearCorrect.


Your dentist will take impressions of your mouth, so your aligner trays will be comfortable and fit precisely over your teeth.

Fabrication of Clear Aligners

Your impressions will be sent to a dental lab where professionals will create your aligners using smooth, BPA-free plastic. The aligners are then sent to our Kailua-Kona dental office in Hawaii.

Begin Treatment

Once your aligners arrive at our dental office, your dentist will ensure a comfortable fit. You can then wear the first set of aligners for 20 to 22 hours each day. After about two weeks, you can switch to the next set of aligners in the series. Over the course of treatment, you will periodically see your dentist in our Kailua-Kona dental office so he can monitor your progress.

Maintain Results

Once treatment is finished, it is recommended that you continue to wear an aligner at night to maintain your beautiful new smile. Dr. Oka will provide you with all the instructions you need to keep your smile straight.
It's important to remember that the treatment timeline will vary based on each patient's unique dental needs. Some patients will see results in just a few months, while others will need more time to achieve a straighter smile.

ClearCorrect Aligner Maintenance

Caring for your teeth and aligners is easy. When it is time to brush, remove the aligner trays and brush and floss your teeth as normal. Clean your aligner trays with a soft-bristle toothbrush, water, and mild soap. If you have any questions before, during, or after treatment, our Kailua-Kona dental office is here to help.

What to Avoid

Don't Eat With Your Aligners On

Chewing with your aligners on will cause wear and tear. Always remove them before eating. 

Don't Clean Them with Hot Water

Hot temperatures can warp your aligners. Use cooler water whenever you're cleaning your aligners. 

Don't Throw Them Away

You may not need your clear aligners after you've completed treatment. Our dentist recommends keeping your oral appliances in a dry, cool place after use. By doing so, your aligners can be referenced in case of any issues after you finish treatment. 

Affordable Financing Available

At Sweet Tooth Dental in Kailua-Kona, we do not want financial barriers to prevent patients from straightening their teeth and improving their oral health. We work with most insurance providers to reduce or even eliminate your out-of-pocket costs, and our staff will help file the necessary paperwork with your insurance provider. We also offer cash discounts and accept CareCredit® to help finance your clear aligner treatment if you don't have insurance or if your insurance does not cover all the costs. Contact us today to learn more about our affordable financing options.

What If I Ignore My Misaligned Teeth?

Crooked and misaligned teeth can do more than make you self-conscious about your smile. Without the proper orthodontic care from our Kailua-Kona office, you may experience:

  • Difficulty chewing and speaking
  • Worn teeth from grinding
  • A misaligned bite
  • Increased risk of tooth decay
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder 

Should I See an Orthodontist?

Seeing a specialist like an orthodontist is recommended if you have teeth that are significantly misaligned. But if your misalignment is minor to moderate, ClearCorrect by Dr. Oka can straighten your teeth without the need to see an orthodontist. During your consultation, we will assess your smile. If you need to see an orthodontist, we can arrange for you to meet with one; however, if you are a ClearCorrect candidate, we can help you experience the many benefits of this simplified treatment.

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Sweet Tooth Dental Garrett Oka, DDS

Dr. Garrett B.K. Oka and his team strive to provide patients with the highest level of service and top-quality dental care in order to build lifelong relationships. We want you to enjoy all the benefits of a stunning smile and optimal oral health. Our popular services include:

  • Dental Implants
  • Veneers
  • Dental Crowns
  • ClearCorrect®

To schedule an appointment, contact us online or call (808) 329-0889.

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