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"Thank you, NorthStar, for more than 20 years of specialized service. My needs have been very specific, probably differing from normal techniques, and I know that I have been difficult to please at times, but I greatly appreciate your interest in helping me design appliances. I know your services will continue at the high quality you have always provided me with."

- Dr. R. J. Gibson (Fergus Falls, MN)

Product Warranty

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Standard Warranty and Disclaimer

NorthStar guarantees that appliances will be properly constructed to your prescription and preference on file and will fit the working model provided or model created from provided impression. Refer to NorthStar's 'Bite Registration and Models Required for Full Warranty' form for Warranty requirements prior to initial fabrication.

Returns will be reviewed for warranty coverage if the appliance is less than 60 days from its billed date.


Due to factors out of our control such as distorted models or impressions, NorthStar can only guarantee our fabrication technique and the materials used.  Therefore our warranty is contingent upon an evaluation completed by NorthStar based upon the following criteria...


  • Receipt of broken or defective appliance with original model.  Any appliance that is returned without the original model will not be covered.
  • Assessment of defective material.
  • Assessment of defects in workmanship.


If a new appliance is ordered within the 60 days and the original appliance is being worn by the patient until the new one arrives, there will be a full charge for the replacement appliance.  Upon return of the original appliance and the original working model(s) NorthStar will evaluate the case and issue a credit memo in the amount determined to be under warranty.


NorthStar shall not be liable for any defects that are caused by neglect, misuse, or mistreatment of its products by any third party, for any product that has been altered or modified in any way by an entity other than NorthStar.


Repaired products shall be covered for the remainder of the original warranty period.  Replaced products shall be covered for a new full warranty period. 


NOTE:  This warranty does not apply to Star Aligners or Jump Start appliances.



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