Frequently asked questions

Completely. They are made of transparent, lightweight plastic, so they are barely visible.

No, because the aligner fits over your teeth without obstructing the tongue.

As long as you are over 16 and all the adult teeth are in place, there is no age limit to receiving CThru treatment.

No. They should fit comfortably, because each aligner is designed especially for you and your mouth. They apply a gentle pressure you will soon get used to.

No – you can remove them easily, as you will need to take them out while you eat, brush and floss.

The average is 6-12 months, depending on how much movement you want and how many ‘stages’ you need to go through (which will affect how many aligners we need to make).

Yes, you’ll need to come in every 6-8 weeks to check on progress and make sure everything is progressing well.

If you want to know more, speak to your clinician or a CThru provider who can arrange for a CThru Review. Then they’ll be able to tell you approximately how long your treatment will take and how much it will cost.