Cooney & Tyner Orthodontics

Class 3 Carriere Invisalign Treatment Steps

If you are an orthodontic patient requiring the Class 3 Carriere Appliance for your Invisalign treatment, learn what our board certified orthodontists have planned for you. Here are the four Class 3 Carriere treatment steps:

Step 1: 3D digital imaging of your teeth.

Orthodontic Treatment Step: 3D Imagining

Step 2: Placement of Carriere Distalizer appliances on the lower arch with Invisalign Aligners and attachments on the upper arch. To begin correcting bite issues, elastics are generally worn for 6-9 months depending on compliance.

Placement of Carriere Distalizer appliances

Step 3: Removal of Carriere Distalizer appliances and placement of lower Invisalign Aligners and attachments. Begin rotating aligners to facilitate movements for the duration of treatment. You will have updated scans and multiple batches of aligners throughout treatment to progress movement as needed.

placement of lower Invisalign Aligners and attachments

Step 4: Removal of all attachments and placement of upper and lower clear plastic retainers. Retainers will be worn full time for a few weeks, then 12hrs a day for a year, then night time for a lifetime to stabilize and maintain your hard work.

Orthodontic Treatment Step: Placement of Clear Retainers

Have questions about the best orthodontic treatment for you? Contact our experienced orthodontic team via phone / email or schedule a complimentary consultation today!

We provide the highest quality orthodontic care to Albany's Capital Region from two convenient locations in Troy & Ballston Lake, New York. We are the Top Invisalign Orthodontist in the area.

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