The popularity of clear aligner treatments
(CATs) have risen multiple folds in the past decade or so
due to a demand for an aesthetic appeal and comfort.
However, CATs have limitations in achieving certain
tooth movements. To enhance predictability, resin
attachments have been introduced. This review examines
various types of attachments used with CATs, exploring
their configurations, efficacy, and optimal placement.
Selecting appropriate attachments based on the
malocclusion is crucial for precise and stable treatment
outcomes. Understanding and utilizing these auxiliary
features can optimize the effectiveness of clear aligner
treatments, meeting the expectations of adult patients
seeking discreet and comfortable orthodontic solutions.
Keywords : Clear Aligner therapy, attachments, Invisalign, aligner attachments