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ClearCorrect - Clear Aligners in Carol Stream

Have a straight smile quicker, easier, and more comfortably!

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What Is ClearCorrect?

ClearCorrect is the simple and easy solution offered by our Carol Stream dental office for the straight smile you’ve been looking for!

Using a series of clear, polyurethane aligner trays, ClearCorrect uses targeted gentle pressure to move teeth into their correct positions. No metal! No wires!

Clear aligners are the perfect solution for certain adults with mild to moderate irregularities with their smile and who do not want to deal with fixed braces.

What kind of orthodontic issues can ClearCorrect solve?

  • Gapped teeth

  • Crowded teeth

  • Crooked teeth

  • Rotated or turned teeth

Why Do Our Patients Choose ClearCorrect?

Because, like you, they want a straight smile but have reservations about wearing fixed braces.


This is probably one of the biggest reasons why people chose ClearCorrect. Enjoy a barely-there experience with ClearCorrect.


Cosmetic improvement in your smile can often occur within 6-12 months of treatment with ClearCorrect.


Because ClearCorrect trays are removable, they can be taken out when you brush and floss, letting you clean your teeth thoroughly to safeguard your oral health.

"This dentist office is the best. The dentist and crew are amazing, not to mention very caring, considerate, and, most of all, honest. The office staff is always cheerful and willing to help. I highly recommend this office. You can trust them to make the correct diagnosis because they care."

Sue H. (5-Star Google Review)

Why Choose Carol Stream Dental Associates?

We have a board-certified orthodontist who can provide you with the exceptional results you want!

We are proud to offer our patients a truly full-service experience at Carol Stream & Elgin Associates. We provide comprehensive care by general dentists and specialists who cover all areas of dentistry from hygiene to oral surgery.

Our board-certified orthodontist, who will care for your ClearCorrect treatment, is Dr. Rudolfo M. Valente.

What is the significance of being board certified? It means you will have your treatment done by a doctor who has two to three years of additional education and training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics needed to reach this distinguishing achievement.

It also means you will be cared for by an orthodontist who has the skills and training that very few others in our community who offer ClearCorrect do!

Have Questions About ClearCorrect?

Get the answers from our Carol Stream orthodontist.
  • How comfortable are the aligners?

    Clear aligners are one of the most comfortable ways to straighten teeth.

    The aligner trays are smoothly designed to resist any chaffing of tender tissues in your mouth. During the first few days of wearing each successive aligner, you can experience some tenderness or sensitivity. However, it generally wears off as your teeth adjust to the new trays.

    Your mouth and tongue will quickly adjust to wearing the aligners full-time, and any effects to your speech will soon disappear.

  • How do I clean the aligners?

    Because the aligners are removable, they are easy to clean and maintain.

    They are made of a biocompatible, BPA-free plastic material specially formulated for ClearCorrect, which is stain resistant.

    To clean them, scrub them with a toothbrush, a non-abrasive toothpaste, and some lukewarm water. Thoroughly clean the trays each day and remember to follow an excellent dental hygiene routine at home to keep your teeth clean and free of food debris.

  • How long will treatment take?

    Treatment time depends on the needs of your specific case.

    The more severe the orthodontic issue, the longer the treatment will need to be.

    You can help keep your treatment time to a minimum by keeping your regularly scheduled dental appointments, wearing your aligners for the specified amount of time each day, caring for your aligners properly, and following an excellent oral hygiene program at home.

  • Do I have to wear the aligners at night?

    Yes, you do.

    For the most effective outcome, the aligners must be worn for a minimum of 22 hours a day. They should only be removed to eat and brush your teeth.

    If you do not wear them for the required hours each day, the corrective movement of the aligners stops, and your teeth start to move back into their former positions. Having lost your forward momentum, it can take a few days to get your smile back on track again, adding to your treatment time.

  • Do you offer other orthodontic services?

    Yes, we do.

    We offer Invisalign® at our Elgin office to straighten smiles without the need for metal braces and wires. Invisalign® offers many of the same benefits as ClearCorrect without the drawbacks of traditional braces.

    Our Carol Stream and Elgin offices are proud to offer these advanced orthodontic options to communities throughout Illinois, including Bloomingdale, Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Bartlett, Wayne, Glendale Heights, and West Chicago.

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