Covid-19 Health Update

Acadia Family Dentistry considers the health and safety of our patients and staff as our highest priority. We have implemented some additional precautionary measures apart from the universal precautions to ensure the health and well-being of everyone. Some of these measures are:
  • Scheduling high-risk patients at designated times
  • Subjecting all patients to a temperature scan at the entrance to ensure their temperatures are below 100.4 degrees.
  • Disinfecting reception room, check-in and check-out countertops and bathrooms every hour, and wiping doorknobs and sinks with disinfectant regularly.
  • Hydrogen peroxide rinses provided before treatment begins.
  • All patients will call to notify staff of their arrivals and wait in the car until they are ready to be seen.
  • Removing magazines, toys, and non-essential items from the reception room.
  • Practicing social distancing: which includes no handshaking and hugging.

Straightening Smiles from Acadia Family Dentistry, at Thibodaux, Louisiana

ClearCorrect Teeth Aligners, A Clear Choice in Straightening Smiles

Back in the day, if you wanted to straighten your teeth, the only option on the table was cumbersome traditional braces. But thanks to technology, straightening teeth has been made easier and comfortable. Now, invisible braces can align your smile discreetly without announcing your intentions to the world. While Invisalign is the most well-known treatment using clear braces, today, we learn about another type called ClearCorrect.

How ClearCorrect works

Like traditional braces, ClearCorrect aligners from Acadia Family Dentistry works by putting gentle pressure on the teeth, except that they use clear braces instead of wires. Clear teeth aligners are created from BPA-free plastic, making the braces gentle on your gums.

While clear braces are removable, you must wear them at least 22 hours a day to achieve the intended results. Your clear aligners are comfortable even when sleeping, so remove them only when eating or brushing your teeth.

After wearing your aligners, you will notice that your teeth are shifting back into proper alignment after a few weeks. You only need a few dental visits to check the progression of your treatment, after which you will receive the next set of aligners.

The ClearCorrect treatment process

Are you looking for invisible braces in Thibodaux, Louisiana? Please schedule a consultation with Dr. Nhu Le. After our dentist is satisfied that adult braces can work for you, the next step is to make precise 3D digital impressions of your mouth. Next, we create 3D models of your teeth and map out a treatment plan showing the gradual alignment process that will position your teeth into an optimal position.

After about two weeks, your aligners will be ready for fitment. You will wear your braces for about two weeks and swap them with another set that moves your teeth one step closer to perfection. While the treatment period varies depending on the severity of your misalignment, most patients wear ClearCorrect aligners for an average of 6 and 12 months.

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New Patients : (985) 303-2920 | Existing Patients : (985) 446-2888

Who can benefit from ClearCorrect?

Invisible braces work effectively for adults and teens because their teeth and jaws have already developed. Just like traditional braces, clear braces are effective in correcting the below orthodontic challenges:

  • Crowded teeth
  • Underbites
  • Crossbites
  • Overbites
  • Open bites
  • Gapped teeth

Benefits of ClearCorrect aligners

The most obvious benefit of clear aligners is their discreet nature. When you are wearing them, you can talk to friends and relatives without them knowing you have them on. The other benefits of adult braces include:

  • Convenience: You can remove clear teeth aligners at will, especially when eating sticky foods. Besides, you can remove your aligners when brushing your teeth and put them back on when done.
  • Comfortable: You don’t have to worry about gum irritation when undergoing ClearCorrect treatment.
  • Effective: If used as directed by the dentist, clear aligners are 50% more effective in treating orthodontic issues than traditional braces.

Want to straighten your teeth without braces that scream for attention? If yes, please dial (985) 303-2920 to book an appointment with Acadia Family Dentistry. We offer effective ClearCorrect teeth aligners that align your smile discreetly and comfortably.

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Dr. Nhu Le, DMD

Dr. Nhu Le, DMD - Acadia Family Dentistry

Dr. Nhu Le believes that her patients deserve the best dental care and treats them like family.

She attended high school in Iowa, obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, graduated from dental school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, and completed her General Practice Residency at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. She worked for a group practice in Orlando, Florida for three years before moving to Southeast Louisiana and to New Orleans. She is currently following dental curriculum at Kois Center.

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