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Orthodontic treatment is sometimes unavoidable. Braces, however, are an option. At NYC Smile Design, Dr. Elisa Mello and Ramin Tabib offer a range of orthodontic options, including tooth-colored braces and aligner-based orthodontic treatments. If you live in Manhattan or surrounding areas of New York and you suspect you may benefit from orthodontic treatment, we look forward to meeting with you to discuss your needs and to help you determine the most effective solution.

To schedule an orthodontic consultation at NYC Smile Design, please call 212-452-3344 or visit our website. Located in Manhattan, our experienced orthodontists serve New York City, surrounding communities in New Jersey and Connecticut, and welcome patients from all over the world.


ClearCorrect clear aligners are one of the most popular orthodontic options for adults and older teens. Made of a hardened clear plastic, these aligners unobtrusively straighten teeth, making them an ideal alternative to braces for many patients.

ClearCorrect is unique in offering three distinct options for treatment:

  • Limited Six – a set of six aligners designed for mild malocclusion
  • Limited 12 – a set of 12 aligners designed for moderate malocclusion
  • Unlimited – an unlimited number of aligners for more pronounced malocclusion

Treatment time with ClearCorrect varies depending on the level of malocclusion being addressed and the number of aligners that will be needed to perfect your smile. During your initial consultation, Dr. Mello or Dr. Tabib will determine which tier is right for your needs and discuss your options from there.

Benefits of ClearCorrect

ClearCorrect aligners are made of Zendura®, a proprietary polyurethane that has been specifically designed for exceptional strength and durability, stain resistance, chemical resistance, ductility, and stress resistance. Durable, reliable, and attractive, ClearCorrect aligners work to move teeth into their optimal alignment while preserving your comfort and convenience.

Maximum efficiency requires ClearCorrect be worn for 22 hours a day. Aligners should only be removed for eating and tooth cleaning. However, the ability to remove aligners for these tasks is an incredible benefit.

Because your aligners are removed before eating, there are no dietary restrictions with ClearCorrect. You can continue to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, raw and roasted nuts, and even caramel and popcorn during the course of treatment. And cleaning your teeth is easy as well. Simply remove your aligners to brush and floss after every meal to help keep your smile strong, healthy, and stain-free while you are undergoing treatment. By contrast, braces require special instruments to clean and can add a cumbersome and complex element to your daily oral hygiene routine.


Is ClearCorrect Right for You?

ClearCorrect is a great option for many of our patients. The best way to learn if it is a good fit for you is through a one-on-one consultation at NYC Smile Design. During this evaluation, we can talk to you about all of your options – orthodontic, cosmetic, and general – to make sure you are selecting the best fit for your needs.

Please call 212-452-3344 or visit our website to schedule your consultation and learn if ClearCorrect is the right fit for the perfection of your smile.

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