Why SureSmile?

SureSmile® Clear Aligners are designed to ensure they fit comfortably, promote better oral hygiene and deliver the exact tooth movements needed to achieve your ideal smile.

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The science behind the smile

Long-lasting aligners

Proven plastic materials help your clear aligner hold its shape for up to 14 days to deliver optimal tooth movement.

Precise fabrication

State-of-the-art manufacturing delivers laser cut, polished aligners with variable trimlines for optimal tooth movement and patient comfort.

Clinical expertise

Designed by orthodontists, SureSmile technology is backed by more than 20 years of digital planning expertise and all cases are analyzed by our Digital Lab specialists.

Sophisticated treatment planning

Using the SureSmile software, your doctor creates a fully customized treatment plan for optimal correct tooth movement that lasts.

Stronger plastic

Engineered using Essix® ACE plastic, the industry leader in dental plastics, which gives 54% more force to hold its shape for up to 14 days to deliver optimal tooth movement.*

* Data on file

Clinical expertise

Pioneered by orthodontists, SureSmile® is backed by more than 20 years of digital planning expertise and all cases are analyzed by our Digital Lab specialists.

Precise fabrication

State-of-the-art manufacturing delivers laser cut, polished aligners with variable trimlines for optimal tooth movement and patient comfort.

Robust planning software

Using sophisticated SureSmile® software, your dental professional creates a fully customized treatment plan for anatomically correct tooth movement that lasts.

hand holding up clear aligners

How clear aligners work

Clear aligners combine the physical force of plastic with advanced digital planning for precise tooth movement. SureSmile Clear Aligners are created by your doctor and our Digital Lab Specialist, to help provide and an individualized treatment plan that is comfortable and satisfies your needs-your ideal smile is closer than you think.

Start with a scan

At your SureSmile consult, a quick and easy digital scan is taken using Primescan™ intraoral scanner, which together with our SureSmile planning software allows our Digital Lab specialists to develop the optimal treatment plan for you. Your results? Fast. Precise. And an absolutely ah-mazing smile.

* SureSmile accepts STL data from all most commonly used scanners.

The experts behind the expert

SureSmile® Clear Aligners combine the quality care from your dentist with the skills and expertise of our Digital Lab to provide straight teeth. Our Digital Lab specialist partners with your doctor to deliver a treatment plan that will match each patient’s natural anatomy. Each aligner is custom-made to provide precise teeth movement and a quality smile. Over 90% of patients trust their dentist to provide clear aligner treatment to improve their teeth.

Compare treatment options

While there are several similarities between popular clear aligner brands on the market, SureSmile® technology uses proprietary software paired with our Digital Lab experts to support your dental professional in crafting your unique treatment plan for a straighter smile.

 SureSmile aligners
Technology: 
Patented SureSmile software powers precise treatment plan
Uses Essix ACE® Plastic, an industry leader in dental plastics, for aligner fabrication
Variable trimlines for optimal comfort and movement
People: 
One-on-one consults with dental professionals providing expert clinical advice and answers to your questions
Process: 
Uses digital scanning to produce images in place of impressions with paste
Uses traditional brackets and wires 
Easily removable for eating, drinking and flossing
Covered by many orthodontic insurance plans
 Other clear aligners
Technology: 
Patented SureSmile software powers precise treatment plan
Uses Essix ACE® Plastic, an industry leader in dental plastics, for aligner fabrication
Variable trimlines for optimal comfort and movement
People: 
One-on-one consults with dental professionals providing expert clinical advice and answers to your questions
Process: 
Uses digital scanning to produce images in place of impressions with paste
Uses traditional brackets and wires 
Easily removable for eating, drinking and flossing
Covered by many orthodontic insurance plans
 Traditional Braces
Technology: 
Patented Suremile software powers precise treatment plan
Uses Essix ACE® Plastic, an industry leader in dental plastics, for aligner fabrication
Variable trimlines for optimal comfort and movement
People: 
One-on-one consults with dental professionals providing expert clinical advice and answers to your questions
Process: 
Uses digital scanning to produce images in place of impressions with paste
Uses traditional brackets and wires
Easily removable for eating, drinking and flossing
Covered by many orthodontic insurance plans
 SureSmile alignersOther clear alignersTraditional Braces
Technology:   
Patented SureSmile software powers precise treatment plan  
Uses Essix ACE® Plastic, an industry leader in dental plastics, for aligner fabrication  
Variable trimlines for optimal comfort and movement 
People:   
One-on-one consults with dental professionals providing expert clinical advice and answers to your questions
Process:   
Uses digital scanning to produce images in place of impressions with paste 
Uses traditional brackets and wires  
Easily removable for eating, drinking and flossing 
Covered by many orthodontic insurance plans

Interested in the science behind SureSmile aligners? Learn more about the SureSmile Aligner difference.

Frequently asked questions
SureSmile® Aligners are an aesthetically pleasing alternative to braces, especially for minor tooth movements that improve your smile. Specifically, they are for use with teens and adults, from simple to complex cases such as: crowded teeth, spaces and over/underbites. A SureSmile dental professional can assess your needs and recommend the best treatment plan for you. Take our patient assessment to see if you are a SureSmile candidate today.
While there are several similarities between popular clear aligner brands on the market, SureSmile uses proprietary software paired with our Digital Lab experts to support your dental professional in crafting your unique treatment plan for a straighter smile. Check out some additional differentiators below:
  • Unique Essix® ACE aligner plastic material designed to stay comfortable and clear throughout use
  • Uses industry leader in dental plastics for aligner fabrication
  • Rigorous 6-step quality check reviewed by clinical experts for every case
  • One-on-one consults with dental professionals providing expert clinical advice and answers to your questions
  • Digital Data Stream shortens time from planning to treatment
  • Uses digital scan to produce images in place of impression trays
  • Laser trimmed aligners with polished edges allow for more precise fit and comfort
Interested in the science behind SureSmile aligners? Learn more about the SureSmile difference.

SureSmile® is an orthodontic treatment that works to gradually straighten teeth through the wearing of a series of clear, custom-fit, removable aligners. There are no brackets or wires like traditional metal braces.

There are 3 easy steps: the first 2 steps swiftly prepare you for your custom-made aligners; the last step is your transformation, beginning when you put on your first set of SureSmile aligners.

STEPS:

  1. Consult: Make an appointment for an initial SureSmile consultation with your dental professional. Check to see if your dental professional, or others in your zip code, offer SureSmile.  If you are a candidate for SureSmile® Aligners, a 3D digital impression and pictures of your face and teeth are taken and the treatment process begins – no fuss, no mess, just a few minutes in the dental chair.
  2. Scan, Plan & Fabricate: Your dental professional and knowledgeable SureSmile specialists at our Digital Lab plan and design your case using advanced digital software, orchestrating each step of your smile transformation with precision. Using just the right number of custom finished clear aligners, your dental professional partners with our Digital Lab to make your perfect smile one step closer. Once ready, your dental professional schedules a quick visit for you to review your new smile plan!
  3. Treat: Congratulations! Your journey to a fabulous smile begins back in the dental office when you try on your first set of SureSmile aligners. By wearing your clear aligners and following your custom treatment plan, you will quickly notice your clear aligners are not only comfortable and easy-to-wear, but virtually invisible … your friends and family won’t even notice you’re wearing them!

Learn more

For the shortest time to your perfect smile, wear them 20-22 hours each day, including while asleep.

Download Guide

Because each case is different–some patients require more or less treatment–the total cost of your new smile will depend on the treatment plan you and your dental professional agree upon. Be sure to discuss cost, insurance options and payment plans with your dentist during your initial consultation appointment.

Frequently asked questions
SureSmile® Aligners are an aesthetically pleasing alternative to braces, especially for minor tooth movements that improve your smile. Specifically, they are for use with teens and adults, from simple to complex cases such as: crowded teeth, spaces and over/underbites. A SureSmile dental professional can assess your needs and recommend the best treatment plan for you. Take our patient assessment to see if you are a SureSmile candidate today.
While there are several similarities between popular clear aligner brands on the market, SureSmile uses proprietary software paired with our Digital Lab experts to support your dental professional in crafting your unique treatment plan for a straighter smile.
SureSmile aligners Other clear aligners Traditional Braces
Technology:
Patented SureSmile software powers precise treatment plan
Uses Essix ACE® Plastic, an industry leader in dental plastics, for aligner fabrication
Variable trimlines for optimal comfort and movement
People:
One-on-one consults with dental professionals providing expert clinical advice and answers to your questions
Process:
Uses digital scanning to produce images in place of impressions with paste
Uses traditional brackets and wires
Easily removable for eating, drinking and flossing
Covered by many orthodontic insurance plans
Interested in the science behind SureSmile aligners? Learn more about the SureSmile difference.
SureSmile® is an orthodontic treatment that works to gradually straighten teeth through the wearing of a series of clear, custom-fit, removable aligners. There are no brackets or wires like traditional metal braces. There are 3 easy steps: the first 2 steps swiftly prepare you for your custom-made aligners; the last step is your transformation, beginning when you put on your first set of SureSmile aligners. STEPS:
  1. Consult: Make an appointment for an initial SureSmile consultation with your dental professional. Check to see if your dental professional, or others in your zip code, offer SureSmile.  If you are a candidate for SureSmile® Aligners, a 3D digital impression and pictures of your face and teeth are taken and the treatment process begins – no fuss, no mess, just a few minutes in the dental chair.
  2. Scan, Plan & Fabricate: Your dental professional and knowledgeable SureSmile specialists at our Digital Lab plan and design your case using advanced digital software, orchestrating each step of your smile transformation with precision. Using just the right number of custom finished clear aligners, your dental professional partners with our Digital Lab to make your perfect smile one step closer. Once ready, your dental professional schedules a quick visit for you to review your new smile plan!
  3. Treat: Congratulations! Your journey to a fabulous smile begins back in the dental office when you try on your first set of SureSmile aligners. By wearing your clear aligners and following your custom treatment plan, you will quickly notice your clear aligners are not only comfortable and easy-to-wear, but virtually invisible … your friends and family won’t even notice you’re wearing them!

Learn more about how clear aligners work

For the shortest time to your perfect smile, wear them 20-22 hours each day, including while asleep.

Download our Wear and Care Guide

Because each case is different–some patients require more or less treatment–the total cost of your new smile will depend on the treatment plan you and your dental professional agree upon. Be sure to discuss cost, insurance options and payment plans with your dentist during your initial consultation appointment.

Learn more about SureSmile payment options

Are SureSmile Aligners right for me?

From simple to complex cases, we have a treatment option for you. Take our simple assessment to see if you are a candidate.