Brian Davey DDS

Are You a Good Candidate for Invisalign?

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Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment that uses clear, removable aligners to straighten teeth. It is an alternative to traditional metal braces and is often preferred by adults and older teens who are self-conscious about their appearance. Invisalign is also a good option for people who have difficulty brushing properly with traditional braces.

So, who is a good candidate for Invisalign? In general, people who have mild to moderate misalignment or spacing issues are good candidates for Invisalign. This includes people with crooked teeth, crowded teeth, gaps between teeth, or overbites. Invisalign can also be used to treat certain types of bite problems, such as open bites or crossbites.

However, Invisalign may not be suitable for everyone. People with severe misalignment or bite problems may require traditional braces or other orthodontic treatments. Invisalign is also not recommended for children or teenagers who are still growing, as their teeth and jaws are still developing and may require more extensive treatment.

It is important to consult with a dental professional to determine if Invisalign is the right treatment option for you. A dental professional will assess your oral health and determine if you are a good candidate for Invisalign based on the severity of your misalignment or bite problems. They will also discuss any potential limitations or risks associated with the treatment.

In conclusion, Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment that uses clear, removable aligners to straighten teeth. It is a good option for people with mild to moderate misalignment or spacing issues, including crooked teeth, crowded teeth, gaps between teeth, or overbites. However, Invisalign may not be suitable for everyone and is not recommended for children or teenagers who are still growing. It is important to consult with a dental professional to determine if Invisalign is the right treatment option for you.

If you are interested in Invisalign but aren’t sure if you are a good candidate for the alternative to braces, give us a call today and schedule an appointment. We will be more than happy to help you determine if Invisalign is the best path for you in your oral health journey!