Clearstep an alternative to fixed wire braces

What is Clearstep?

Clearstep is an exciting new, invisible, easy to wear, comfortable, and above all affordable orthodontic system. The system is used in thousands of clinics in the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, South Africa, Israel, and across Europe. Its popularity is growing at an incredible rate. All you have to do is wear a series of clear wafer thin transparent mouth guard like positioners, which gently guide your teeth from their present to the desired position.

clearstep positioner in hand clearstep positioner in mouth

Who does it work for?

Clearstep is the only system of clear positioners in the world that can treat young children and adults alike. The system has been designed to be infinitely flexible and can deal with the loss of baby teeth, the eruption of new teeth and pretty much any variable.


  • Crowding - teeth are too close together
  • Spacing - gaps between teeth
  • Overbite - teeth overlap too much vertically
  • Overjet - front teeth stick out
  • Underbite - lower teeth stick out/lower jaw too big
  • Crossbite - upper and lower teeth bite on the wrong side of each other
  • Openbite - your teeth do not meet when you bite
  • Misplaced midline - centre lines of upper and lower teeth don't align

So, why Clearstep?

Clearstep is wire free and does away with the need to bond metal onto the teeth. It is invisible, and removable, allowing you, the wearer, to eat that steak dinner, give that public speech, meet that client without embarrassment or discomfort. You simply remove, brush, floss, rinse and reinsert.

Discoloured or stained teeth?

Clearstep's specially formulated whitening gel can be used in conjunction with positioners to effectively remove stains and discolouration. This system really can give you that White Bright and Straight smile. You just have to apply the Hydrogen Peroxide gel twice a day for 30 mins and your teeth will brighten and lighten over a period of days.

orthodontic case before after clearstep treatment
orthodontic case before after clearstep treatment

FAQs About Clearstep

Does ClearStep really work?

Yes. Orthodontists and dentists have been using invisible orthodontics to straighten teeth for decades.

How does ClearStep work?

ClearStep uses proprietary technology to produce positioners customized for each patient's teeth. The patient wears one set of positioners for TWO weeks and then moves to another set if necessary. By the end of treatment, the teeth have will have moved from an untreated to a treated, beautiful smile.

What are the benefits of ClearStep?

ClearStep has a number of important benefits:

  • ClearStep positioners are so clear, they're almost invisible. So no one will know you're straightening your teeth, unless you tell them.
  • ClearStep's customized positioners are more comfortable than other forms of orthodontic treatment. There are no wires to tighten and no braces to scrape against the inside of your mouth.
  • ClearStep is removable, so you can floss and brush your teeth normally during treatment.
  • ClearStep positioners are easy to maintain and clean during treatment, which makes them more hygienic.

How does ClearStep move teeth?

ClearStep uses clear, polymer positioners to move teeth in small increments. Each positioner is designed to apply controlled force on the patient's teeth. The specific teeth to be moved and the amount of movement will depend on the patient, and will be determined by the treating dentist.

What are ClearStep positioners made of?

Clear, medical grade polymers. The positioners are so clear, it's likely that no one will be able to tell you're wearing them.

What do the positioners look like?

Positioners are clear, polymer appliances that are almost completely transparent. Some patients have commented that positioners look similar to tooth whitening trays, others think of them as "contact lenses for your teeth".

How much does it cost?

Treatment costs vary depending on your individual case your clearstep certified dentist or orthodontist will be able to advise you on the cost of treatment after a full constultation and thoroughly examining your teeth. Costs of treatment can vary from £1500.00 up to in excess of £4500.00

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