5 Dental Problems Invisalign Corrects

Invisalign makes braces a reality for many individuals. Its features remove the barriers keeping you from the beautiful smile you’ve always dreamed of.

Clear aligners remove the worry of conspicuous metal wires and brackets. And you can say goodbye to the difficulty of cleaning around your braces. Simply pop out your aligner to brush your teeth.

However, you might wonder if Invisalign can help you as it has helped others.

You may ask yourself…

‘Is my gap too wide to be corrected without metal braces?’

‘My teeth are so crowded. Can a plastic aligner really give my mouth more space?’

‘I have an underbite. Can Invisalign bring my bottom teeth into alignment?’

The good news is that Invisalign can correct a number of dental issues. From underbites to crossbites, you can still straighten your teeth without the discomfort of prominent metal braces. Here are 5 dental problems Invisalign corrects:

  1. Gapped Teeth

That gap that was cute as a kid doesn’t look so great at 30. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to correct your gapped teeth but didn’t want to pay the price of wearing metal braces.

With Invisalign, you’ll correct this dental problem gradually… and invisibly. With a series of plastic aligners, you’ll move your teeth closer together to erase your self-consciousness.

  1. Overbite

You may have had an overbite for years. But that doesn’t mean you have to live with it for good. Invisalign helps correct malocclusions such as overbites.

If your top teeth significantly overlap your bottom teeth, Invisalign may be the solution for correcting this problem. Customised aligners move your teeth into proper position, removing your overbite.

  1. Crossbite

A crossbite is a dental problem that can make your beautiful smile crooked. Invisalign explains that a crossbite ‘causes one or more upper teeth to bite on the inside of the lower teeth, and [it] can happen on both the front and the sides of the mouth.’

To see if you have a crossbite, go to your mirror. Give a smile, and pull your mouth away from your gums so you can see all your teeth. Look for a lower tooth that protrudes so an upper tooth falls behind it.

If you see this, then you have a crossbite. The good news is that Invisalign can help you remove your crossbite—without a mouth full of metal.

4. Underbite

An underbite is a dental problem that is more than just unaesthetic. If you have an underbite, you may also suffer from poor chewing and articulation issues. Invisalign helps underbite sufferers find relief.

Let these clear aligners move your bottom teeth back into their proper position. With a ClinCheck, you’ll be able to visualise how your underbite will disappear before you put on your first aligner. (If you haven’t heard of this before, read this article to understand a ClinCheck.)

5. Crowded Teeth

Crowded teeth make it difficult to maintain oral hygiene. With crooked, compressed teeth, it’s harder to brush and floss. And food becomes easily wedged between your teeth.

If you have this dental problem, you’re a candidate for Invisalign treatment. Read here how Invisalign fixed this patient’s crowded teeth and gave her more room in her mouth.

Ready to let Invisalign fix your dental problems? Locate your nearest MiSmile Invisalign provider to find your smile again.

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