Vestavia Hills Clear Aligners

Invisible aligners, visible results

Achieve a swift and discreet smile transformation

Our Vestavia Hills clear aligners treatment offers a modern and effective alternative to traditional braces, utilizing custom-made, transparent aligners to straighten teeth discreetly and efficiently. This method promises a beautiful smile in just a few months and also enhances your overall oral health by:

  • Reducing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease.
  • Simplifying oral hygiene routines.
  • Alleviating TMJ pain and migraines.
  • Protecting teeth for long-term durability.

Our tailored clear aligner solutions are suitable for all ages, focusing on minimizing treatment time and maximizing results. Book your free consultation today for a healthier, straighter smile!

Benefits of our Vestavia Hills clear aligners

  • Invisibility: Clear aligners are almost invisible, offering a discreet treatment option.
  • Comfort: Custom-fitted to your teeth, clear aligners provide a more comfortable experience than traditional braces.
  • Removability: Easily remove your aligners for eating, drinking, and oral hygiene.
  • Effective treatment: Ideal for treating a wide range of dental issues, ensuring a comprehensive approach to achieving a perfect smile.
  • Cost-effective: A valuable investment in your oral health and aesthetics, with payment plans available to fit your budget.

Am I a candidate for clear aligners?

Wondering if clear aligners are right for your dental correction needs? Consider the following:

  • Best for mild to moderate dental issues: overcrowding, gaps, bite irregularities.
  • Requires wearing 20-22 hours daily for optimal results.
  • Candidates must have good oral health: no untreated cavities or gum disease.
  • Ideal for those seeking a discreet treatment option, less visible than traditional braces.

Book a free consultation at Blue Lake Orthodontics to see if clear aligners are your best option for a confident smile.

FAQs about clear aligners


What is the difference between clear aligners and traditional braces?

Clear aligners are made from transparent, flexible plastic, designed to be virtually invisible, offering a discreet alternative to traditional metal braces, which are made from metal brackets and wires.


How long does clear aligner treatment take?

Treatment duration varies, typically ranging from 6 to 18 months or longer, depending on your needs. We’ll help you understand what timeframe to expect.


Can I remove clear aligners while eating?

Yes, you can easily remove them to enjoy your meals and maintain good oral hygiene.


How should I take care of my clear aligners?

Taking care of clear aligners is straightforward. Remember the following tips:

  • Remove them while eating or drinking anything other than water.
  • Clean your aligners daily with a soft brush and lukewarm water.
  • Keep wearing them for the recommended 22 hours a day for the best results.
  • Store them in their case when not in use to prevent loss or damage.


Will clear aligners affect my daily activities?

Clear aligners are designed to fit into your lifestyle seamlessly. They are almost invisible and can be removed for eating, drinking, and special occasions, ensuring minimal impact on your day-to-day life.


Do clear aligners hurt?

Clear aligners are generally considered more comfortable than traditional braces. While there may be some initial discomfort as your teeth begin to move, it is usually mild and temporary.


Can I get clear aligners if I don’t have dental insurance?

Yes! At Blue Lake Orthodontics, we provide flexible payment options and in-house financing plans for those without insurance.

What to expect

At Blue Lake Orthodontics, orthodontic treatment is a seamless and worry-free experience.

  • Free Consultation: Your orthodontic journey starts with a comprehensive evaluation of your dental health and a discussion of your aesthetic goals.
  • Customized Treatment Plan: Leveraging our expertise in complex cases, we design a treatment plan that guarantees efficient and effective results.
  • Ongoing Support: Enjoy regular check-ups in our fun and family-like atmosphere, ensuring your treatment progresses smoothly and comfortably.

Visualize your future smile

Leverage the power of digital smile design to see the potential of your smile transformation even before treatment starts.

  • Gain insights into the expected results, understanding how each step contributes to your smile’s enhancement.
  • Preview the progressive movements of your teeth and the anticipated improvement in your smile aesthetics.
  • Armed with a clear vision of your future smile, make confident choices about your orthodontic journey.

Relaxation and convenience await

Our calming atmosphere and friendly team provide a stress-free experience. Enjoy complimentary coffee, snacks, and a remarkable set of amenities to help you feel at ease throughout your visit.

Fun for your family

Discover the fun side of your visit! We’ve got iPads loaded with games and entertainment for even our younger guests.

Stay connected and productive

Take advantage of our complimentary Wi-Fi access and convenient device charging stations.

Brushing Stations

Prepare for your visit with our brushing stations equipped with disposable toothbrushes and toothpaste.

“Dr. Z did my niece’s braces. She had a complicated case. She did great with her braces. They worked with her to make sure she understood all that was going on and made the process as easy as possible for her. I recommend Dr. Z and her team to anyone looking for an orthodontist. My niece just can’t stop smiling.”


“Dr. Z is the best! Our family ENJOYS going to the ortho because they know they’ll get to see her. The care and overall interest she shows her patients is unmatched.”

“Dr. Z is the absolute best! She is genuine and kind and listens to her patient’s concerns. I used to be self-conscious about my smile, but not anymore. Now I get compliments on my smile all of the time.”

Schedule a free orthodontic consultation

Begin your journey to a confident smile with our available same-day options.

Office information

At our office, we're surrounded by a world of convenience. Here's a glimpse of what's just around the corner:

Right downstairs, you'll find Gentry Pharmacy for prescriptions and pharmacy goods.

But that's not all; our neighborhood is filled with healthcare and cosmetic neighbors, including Studio 21 for salon services, Cohn Plastic Surgery, and shopping malls like the Summit and the Colonnade.

This is just a taste of the many amenities and providers at your fingertips, all within reach of:

    • 3100 Blue Lake Dr., Suite 200
      Vestavia Hills, AL 35243

    Appointments Available

    Monday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm