When Do You Waste Unused Aligners and How to Avoid It?

with Dr Victoria Martin


Complex cases with aligners require a large number of aligners. Often, we need to stop the treatment, redesign it and throw away all the remaining unused aligners. This is not only a waste of time and resources, it also affects the trust and collaboration of the patient. I’ll share my experience and tips to help you avoid wasting aligners.


Victoria Martin is an accomplished orthodontist with a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry in Spain and a Master of Science in Orthodontics from the Danube Private University in Austria.

Dr Martin has been mastering Clear Aligner Therapy since 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany and has treated more than 800 cases with aligners, with a particular focus on teenagers. She is committed to inspiring other dentists and the aligner industry to avoid overproduction and avoid wasting unused aligners.