FAQs

 

 

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How do ToothSi aligners work?

A set of top and bottom aligners are designed and customized by a Toothsi- affiliated licensed orthodontist. Gradually, the set moves and positions the teeth through slight adjustments. After considering the ideal solution for your teeth type, a treatment plan is created and shared with you. According to the treatment plan, start with your first set and with time and depending on the progress of your teeth, the next set will be given.

 

What are ToothSi clear aligners?

The clear plastic aligners offered by ToothSi are personalized for your teeth type and help adjust your teeth over a period of time.

 

How can I contact the ToothSi Care team?

The ToothSi team is available for you between Mondays – Saturdays i.e. 6 days a week. You can also drop in a mail to support@toothsi.in or make a call to +91 7045000044. We won’t fail to get back to you at the earliest.

 

How long is the typical treatment process?

After considering the ideal solution for your teeth type, a treatment plan is created and shared with you. The response of your teeth to the treatment defines the duration of the treatment plan.

 

What are the aligners and retainers made of?

Our aligners are made of comfortable, premium quality PET-G (BPA-free) sheets and phthalate-free plastic called Duran. These aligners don’t feel like an obstacle in the mouth like braces and retainers.

 

Why do I need aligners for both my upper and lower teeth if I only want to change one?

Your bite requires the support of both your upper and lower jaw to settle perfectly. Crowding, open bite or gaps between teeth have to be considered while deciding on a treatment plan. Hence, even if the problem persists only in the upper jaw, the lower jaw will require to be fixed as well to coincide with the structure of the upper jaw. Ignoring the issue and only considering half the problem could escalate the issue concerning the positioning and bite of your teeth.

 

Is ToothSi for me ?

 

Does ToothSi ship internationally?

As of now, ToothSi is only available in India. Do you wear braces or facing any issues with your teeth? Give us a call and we’ll help you sort it out!

 

What if I have a dental implant?

A ToothSi affiliated dentist visits you and offers a free consultation. Our services are individualized so, expect a thorough examination of your teeth. After an examination, our orthodontists assess the situation and decide if there is a need for aligners.

 

What if I have missing teeth?

ToothSi aligners can still work for you. A ToothSi affiliated dentist visits you and offers a free consultation. Our services are individualized so, expect a thorough examination of your teeth. After an examination, our orthodontists assess the situation and decide if there is a need for aligners.

 

What if I still have my wisdom teeth?

Some patients are required to remove their wisdom teeth, consult with your dentist about the same. We offer a modelling kit and with the help of the orthodontist’s review of your case, our network of doctors decided if there is a need for aligners.

 

Can I wear aligners if I am pregnant?

It is possible to opt for aligners during your pregnancy however, don’t count on immediate relief as the treatment plans are bound to change to accommodate the new shifts in the position of the teeth. During pregnancy, patients must be aware of the continuous changes in the position of the teeth and depending on the state, the patient will have to retake oral impressions for new set of aligners.

 

Will ToothSi work for me?

Our aligners aim to do the best for you. But, no treatment can be guaranteed. Our aligners are seen as a common solution and frequently used for steady progress. Aligners may not work the same for everyone. Many factors are responsible for making it work. Our responsibility is to keep assessing the progress of your teeth and change the treatment plan if at all required to make a new set for the teeth.

 

What can I expect during treatment?

 

Are there any visits to an orthodontist office during my treatment?

Most ToothSi patients don’t require any visits to an orthodontist or dental office as part of their clear aligner treatment. In case required we will notify you

 

Will someone be checking in on me during my treatment?

Our team will be in touch with you throughout your treatment reminding and encouraging and checking in on your teeth health.

 

How do I know when to switch aligners?

Every treatment plan includes a schedule. You will be reminded and informed about the break and shift in the plan. Accordingly, your aligners will have to be created and worn after assessment.

 

If I am sick, should I keep wearing my aligners?

Your aligners won’t affect your health. But, if you feel uneasy wearing them while you are sick, you must take them off. Especially, if you feel like vomiting, take it off.

 

How do I clean my aligners during treatment?

You need not be harsh with the cleaning. Diluted soapy water will suffice. Don’t use hard chemicals as it may damage the texture of the aligners and scratch the plastic resin.

 

Can I smoke while wearing my aligners?

You cannot smoke while you are wearing the aligners as the heat can warp your aligners. Kindly remove your aligners before smoking, and remember to rinse your mouth before wearing the aligners again.

Can I drink alcohol while wearing my aligners?

You are allowed to drink only colorless, sugar-free, and cold liquids while wearing aligners. Alcohol being a carbohydrate-based beverage cannot be consumed while wearing your aligners. Kindly remove your aligners before consuming the above-mentioned liquids, and remember to rinse your mouth before wearing the aligners again.

 

Can I skip ahead?

We recommend you don’t do this as your orthodontist has planned your treatment to get the best long term results. If your aligners aren’t fitting or are falling out, let us know and we’ll solve that with you.

 

What happens if I lose an aligner?

If you lose one of your aligners, you can order a replacement right away.

 

What happens if things aren’t improving as promised?

We want to make sure you get the results you want, so sometimes updates to your treatment plan may be necessary either during or after your treatment is complete.One way that can happen is an adjustment at the end of your treatment, which would consist of extra sets of aligners at the end of your treatment plan.

 

What happens after treatment?

 

Do I have to wear a retainer after treatment?

As with any orthodontic treatment, you’ll need to wear a retainer regularly to maintain your new smile. We’ll send a set of retainers for free, which must be worn for 22 hours a day for two weeks. After that, you’ll want to wear your retainers only while you sleep.

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