Turkish Journal of Orthodontics
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Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners and The Scientific Reality Behind Their Marketing: A Literature Review

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Department of Orthodontics, İstanbul University İstanbul School of Dentistry, İstanbul, Turkey

Turk J Orthod 2019; 32: 241-246
DOI: 10.5152/TurkJOrthod.2019.18083
Read: 546 Downloads: 235 Published: 27 December 2019

As the demand for esthetic treatments is increasing, more people are seeking alternatives to fixed orthodontic appliances. Clear aligners are an esthetic and comfortable option for orthodontic treatment and have gained immense popularity over the last decade. This review will highlight the increasing popularity of clear aligners by describing some aligner systems frequently used today. The scope, limitations, effectiveness, efficacy, and stability of treatment results achieved with this method will be discussed. Further, this paper will assess the possible side effects caused by clear aligner treatment.

Cite this article as: Tamer İ, Öztaş E, Marşan G. Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners and The Scientific Reality Behind Their Marketing: A Literature Review. Turk J Orthod 2019;  32(4): 241-6.

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