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24 Oct How many percent treatment time saved by PROPEL ?

The teeth move 2.3 times as fast so treatment time can be reduced by more than 60%. However if more predictable movement reduces the number of refinements, the time savings can be even greater. So it is not just faster tooth movement , it is also more predicable movement. If teeth don't track with aligners we then have poorly fitting aligners, then we need to order additional aligners. That takes a lot of time. ...

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24 Oct If patient wearing invisalign how many days faster they can change the retainer ? I said every 3-5 days patient can change their retainer, is it right ?

Twice as fast would be 7 days. But some doctors are doing 3 days. I would say 5 to 7 days. However it is good to let the patient use some judgment too. Patients generally can tell when they are ready for the next aligner so our saying 5 to 7 days is more of a suggestion. It can also vary with how many hours they are wearing their aligners....

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