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Clear Aligner Treatment in Florida

Clear aligners are one of the most popular, convenient, and comfortable teeth straightening solutions for adults and teenagers. With proper orthodontic supervision, clear aligners can fix crooked, crowded, rotated, or gapped teeth.

Learn more about clear aligners and schedule an appointment now to start your smile journey today!

What Are Clear Aligners?

Clear aligners gradually straighten teeth without any metal wires or brackets. During a treatment, an orthodontist will custom-make your clear aligners with virtually transparent, strong plastic that fits your mouth. By wearing these aligners for 20 hours a day, your teeth will gradually shift into place. The duration of the treatment depends on the severity of the case and can range from as short as three weeks or as long as a year. Aligners straighten teeth in shorter amounts of time than traditional braces and they are far less noticeable.

Types of Clear Aligners Offered at Hess

We are proud to offer both Invisalign and AlignerLite clear aligner treatment at Hess Orthodontics. Both types of clear aligners are nearly invisible, removable, and effectively correct uneven and crooked smiles. with noticeable results within ten weeks.


We are among the top 1% of Invisalign providers in the country and have earned the distinction of Diamond Plus orthodontist from Invisalign. Our expert orthodontic team starts your treatment plan by using a 3D digital scan of your teeth to create a custom clear aligner for your mouth. Every few days, replace your aligner with a new one. With our orthodontic specialists’ assistance, your teeth will shift into position over time with each new aligner.

Stunning Results With Less In-Person Times

Because they automatically tighten, you don’t need to come into the office for tightening. These self-ligating braces can help reduce your treatment time up to six months. Everyone’s mouth is different, so treatment times vary.


AlignerLite is an alternative to Invisalign. Just like Invisalign, they are virtually invisible, comfortable, and effective, but only work for specific patients and conditions. During your consultation, an orthodontic team member will use a 3D scanner to create your set of clear aligners. As you progress through treatment, you will switch out aligners to help rejuvenate your smile. With proper guidance, you will achieve a smile that lasts a lifetime.

Are Clear Aligners Right for Me?

Clear aligners are an excellent option for patients with mild or moderately crowded teeth. Patients with severe underbites, overbites, crossbites, or crowding problems may require a more involved treatment plan.

Invisible aligners are also the best option for adults and teenagers since their mouths are close to or done growing. Since a child’s teeth are still developing, they are not an ideal candidate for clear aligner treatment.

Deciding which orthodontic treatment option is best for you depends on several factors. The specialists at Hess Orthodontics will help you choose the best plan for you during your consultation.

Advantages of Clear Aligners

With proper supervision from an orthodontist, clear aligners are an excellent alternative to traditional braces and offer several advantages.



Traditional braces can often make teens feel insecure, and many adults would prefer to avoid them, especially if they work in highly visible careers that emphasize making favorable first impressions. Clear aligners provide the same orthodontic corrections as metal braces but are discrete so you can feel confident throughout your treatment.


Clear aligners can be removed at a moment’s notice for eating, impromptu photo sessions, or brushing their teeth. Having the option to remove aligners allows patients to enjoy all their favorite foods compared to traditional braces that make particular foods and snacks challenging.


The interconnected hardware of metal braces can often irritate gums and cause general discomfort. Clear aligners are smooth, so there are no metal wires or brackets that could cause oral pain. Clear aligners can also help prevent teeth from grinding together.

Serving The West Coastal Florida Area with Award-Winning Clear Aligners

Ready to achieve a more radiant smile? Schedule a complimentary smile assessment in one of our five convenient locations across Florida, including Riverview, Lithia, Apollo Beach, Parrish and Sarasota. Whether you’re looking for premium service from an Invisalign Diamond Plus orthodontist, or you’re looking for an economical alternative with AlignerLite, Hess Orthodontics has the expertise and mastery to help you achieve your most confident smile.

Book your consultation now to talk to one of our orthodontic professionals and learn more about clear aligner treatment options. Join the Hess Family today!
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