Clear aligner therapy is increasing in prevalence as a treatment modality to correct malocclusions. Aligners are now delivered to treat minor problems like orthodontic relapse and even more complex cases involving extractions. This lecture will provide an overview of aligner treatment: covering the spectrum of case types that can be resolved predictably and what assistants need to know, start to finish, to deliver quality aligner care.
Recognize malocclusions that can be treated predictably using aligners
Outline, start to finish, the procedures involved in delivering aligner care
Manage patient aligner treatment from initial aligner delivery to retention