3 Things You Will Not Get with Mail Order Orthodontics

Over the past several years, mail-order aligners have soared in popularity. While it may seem like an easy way to get the smile you want, this process needs many things that are important to safely and successfully straighten your teeth. At Grubaugh Orthodontics, we know that every smile is unique and the importance of ensuring you receive the quality treatment you deserve. 

Going through orthodontic treatment can be time-consuming and tedious. However, the time and minor details of your specialized care make your smile success story, a success! You will notice several things missing from the process when using the mail-order aligner approach.

What are mail-order aligners?

When using mail-order aligners, you’re signing up to be your own orthodontist. This means that you are responsible for gathering your impressions, taking photos through a required app, and ensuring that your treatment process is on track. 

While some mail-order orthodontic programs may have the option to have virtual appointments, that’s not always the case, and it lacks the specialized care that is required.  Below we will walk through three of the main things you do not receive when deciding the move forward with mail-order orthodontics.

You will not receive specialized care.

Would you trust yourself to be your surgeon? You’re more than likely shaking your head, no, since surgery requires specialized care. Why would you trust yourself to be your orthodontist? Orthodontic treatment also requires a high level of specialized care. When using mail-order aligners, you lose the customized treatment plan needed to ensure bones in your jaw adjust safely.

There is no one-size-fits-all treatment when it comes to orthodontics. That’s why it’s wise to trust our trained professional team at Grubaugh Orthodontics with your specialized care. We will create a customized treatment plan and focus on treating all of your orthodontic needs, which you will not receive with mail-order aligners.

You will not get treatment for all of your orthodontic needs.

Not only does orthodontic treatment ensure you have a smile you love. It also affects other areas of your face, specifically below your gum line and into your jaw. When you take the DIY route, you lose direct contact with a trained orthodontist like Dr. Grubuagh. He is here to ensure that your treatment plan addresses your orthodontic needs and concerns.

You will not receive this level of care with mail-order aligners. Our teams in Dewitt and Lansing are here to ensure that you receive the best care possible.

You won’t get direct supervision.

As previously mentioned, Dr. Grubaugh is a trained orthodontist who will ensure you receive the smile you’ve always wanted. When visiting one of our two offices, our skilled team is in place to provide direct supervision of your treatment plan. 

Unlike orthodontics with mail-order aligners, our team will monitor your progress, address any concerns, and adjust your treatment as needed. 

3 Things You Will Not Get with Mail Order Orthodontics

You will get a beautiful smile with a personalized treatment plan! 

Dr. Grubuagh and our Dewitt and Lansing teams are here to make sure that you receive the best care possible. We want you to look and feel your best, starting with specialized care from a trained orthodontist.

Why spend time being your own orthodontist when Dr. Grubaugh has spent years perfecting smiles throughout southern Michigan? Visit one of our two locations to receive your personalized treatment plan!