Arch Movements

These arch movements are the primary treatment methods used to create or reduce space between teeth.
Our case parameters describe how much movement we recommend for each of these types of movements.


Distalization is moving a tooth along the occlusal plane away from the midline. 


Mesialization is moving a tooth along the occlusal plane towards the midline. 


Expansion is moving posterior teeth outwards away from the midline.


Proclination is tipping the crown of anterior teeth labially.


Lingualization is moving teeth towards the tongue side of the arch.

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ClearCorrect is a medical device manufacturer and does not practice dentistry. The treating physician is solely responsible for prescribing and administering orthodontic treatment. Clear aligner therapy is unpredictable. ClearCorrect does not guarantee a successful treatment outcome. Individual results will vary.

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