Frequently Asked Questions

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How soon can I start?

A great advantage of Viva Braces clear aligners is that you can start treatment right  away from day 1. Unlike other systems that can take up to a month or longer to even get started with treatment. There is no time to waste when it comes to achieving the smile you deserve.

Does it hurt?

Viva Braces clear aligners apply gentle pressure to the teeth which enables tooth movements. There are no sharp metal wires like traditional metal braces. 

Is the Viva Braces treatment expensive?

No. In fact, the revolutionary invisible aligner treatment option is comparable in cost to traditional metal braces or event less, case depending. 

Will people notice that I have "braces"?

One of the great advantages of Viva Braces system is that it is totally invisible and concealed.

I have a narrow palate or skeletal jaw problems. Can I still qualify for Viva Braces?
Patients are evaluated in a case by case basis. Narrow palates and other skeletal issues can be addressed and treated with a variety of appliances prior to aligner therapy. There are multiple options available for these cases.
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When do I see results?

You will be able to notice changes from the start. Your teeth will gradually shift to a more optimal position, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of a great smile early on. 

Can I get whiter teeth?

Yes. You can also save time and see dramatic results by adding a whitening procedure simultanous to your Viva Braces aligner treatment. 

Can I still good in "selfies" while using the aligners?

Definitely yes. Aligners great advantage is that being  totally clear in color, they become invisible in photos and selfies as well. You can continue your normal daily routine while using the aligners. 

How long do I need to use the aligners during the day/ night?

To ensure treatment progress and success it is required of patients to wear the aligners no less than 22 hrs/ per day. Just take them off for meals and brushing your teeth. 

Do I have to visit the Dentist every month for follow up appointments?

No, in fact you will also save your valuable time with the Viva Braces aligners since virtual case monitoring is included as an added service to you. 

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How long will my treatment last?

Thanks to the advanced technology, the treatment times are predictable since the start. Treatment times are much less than with traditional metal braces. 

Can I refer family and friends?

Yes! We welcome new patients and are grateful for your referrals.

Do I need retainers at the end of treatment?

Yes. You will receive retainers at the end of treatment to ensure you can enjoy your new smile for years to come. 

Is there an age limit for the aligner treatment?

Patients can take advantage of Viva Braces treatment from an early age, pre teens up to senior adults. Age is not a limiting factor. 

I had braces before and my teeth are crooked again. Am I a candidate?

Yes. Orthodontic relapse from previous therapy can be treated with clear aligners. Achieve a great smile in a more gentle and faster way. 

How soon can I start?

Does it hurt?

Is the Viva Braces treatment expensive?

Will people notice that I have “braces”?

How long will my treatment last?

Do I need retainers at the end of treatment?

Is there an age limit for the aligner treatment?

I had braces before and my teeth are crooked again. Am I a candidate?

When do I see results?

Can I get whiter teeth?

Can I still good in “selfies” while using the aligners?

Can I refer family and friends?

Do I have to visit the Dentist every month for follow up appointments?

How long do I need to use the aligners during the day/ night?

I have a narrow palate or skeletal jaw problems. Can I still qualify for Viva Braces?