The Path to a Better Smile is Clear with Beam Orthodontics

Welcome to Beam Orthodontics, where Dr. Paxon and our dedicated team bring smiles to life in West Kelowna. With a conveniently-located office and an emphasis on personalized treatment, we're here to offer you the latest in orthodontic solutions. We can't talk about the latest in orthodontic technology without mentioning clear aligners - let's dive into them.

Clear Aligners: An Introduction

Clear aligners have ushered in a new era in orthodontics. These transparent, custom-made trays are designed to straighten teeth discreetly. Their rise in popularity isn't just due to their aesthetics; it's also because of the flexibility and comfort they offer. As more people seek a blend of effectiveness and subtlety in teeth straightening, clear aligners have become a top choice.

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How Clear Aligners Work

The journey to a straighter smile with clear aligners begins with a digital scan of your teeth. This scan helps in crafting aligners tailored just for you. As you wear each set of aligners, your teeth gradually shift into their desired positions. Every couple of weeks, you'll switch to a new set of aligners, continuing the movement. Regular check-ins ensure everything is on track. But remember, the success of this treatment hinges on wearing the aligners for the recommended 20-22 hours daily.

Advantages of Clear Aligners

Choosing clear aligners offers a multitude of benefits that cater to modern-day orthodontic needs.


One of the most significant advantages of clear aligners is their near-invisibility. Unlike traditional braces with noticeable metal brackets and wires, clear aligners are virtually undetectable. This means you can confidently smile during your treatment without feeling self-conscious.


Designed from smooth, high-quality plastic, clear aligners are custom-fitted to your teeth, ensuring a snug fit without the discomfort of poking wires or abrasive brackets. This makes them particularly suitable for those with active lifestyles, as there's minimal risk of mouth injuries during physical activities.


The removable nature of clear aligners is a game-changer. Whether you have a special occasion, a photo session, or just want to enjoy a corn-on-the-cob, you can easily take them out. This flexibility also means maintaining your oral hygiene is a breeze. Simply remove, rinse, and brush as you normally would.


Thanks to advanced 3D imaging technology, you can visualize the entire treatment plan from the initial position to the final desired outcome. This gives you a clear roadmap of your orthodontic journey and sets clear expectations.

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Without the need for regular wire tightening appointments, clear aligners often mean fewer visits to the orthodontist. Instead, you'll receive several sets of aligners to switch out at home, making the process more streamlined and convenient.


Every set of clear aligners is custom-made using advanced technology to ensure a perfect fit and effective treatment. This level of personalization ensures that each phase of your treatment is optimized for the best results.

Oral Health

With no brackets or wires to trap food, there's a reduced risk of plaque buildup, which can lead to cavities. Plus, being able to remove the aligners means you can floss and brush your teeth effectively, promoting better overall oral health during treatment.

Schedule a Consultation for Clear Aligners in West Kelowna

Ready to embrace the future of orthodontics? At Beam Orthodontics, we're committed to giving you a smile that beams confidence. Book your free consultation today at our office in West Kelowna and embark on a transformative journey with clear aligners.