This chapter highlights the important features of clear aligners and their possible added benefit to orthodontic treatment. In particular, clear aligners disarticulate the teeth and this disarticulation makes it easy to achieve inter-arch tooth movement than with regular fixed orthodontic appliances. This chapter presents different features of clear aligners that may make tooth movement easier than fixed orthodontic appliance.
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Cite this chapter as:Tarek El-Bialy ;
Unique Features of Clear Aligners Compared to Regular Orthodontic Appliances, Recent Advances in Dentistry Orthodontic Biomechanics: Treatment of Complex Cases Using Clear Aligner (2016) 1: 24. https://doi.org/10.2174/9781681083117116010006
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