Invisalign Questions

  • Is Smile Direct Club a good alternative to invisalign and can it cause TMJ issues?

    I had braces about 10 years ago and of course never wore my retainers so my teeth have rotated back. I cannot afford Invisalign and have found Smile Direct club as an alternative. I have read many good reviews and it seems as though the process is...

  • Would Invisalign help correct an overbite?

    I have a question regarding Invisalign. I am 20 and I don't want braces now so I was wondering if Invisalign could work for me. I have some crowding of teeth and a deep overbite of my bottom jaw of about 60-100%. But my top jaw is in the normal...

  • Elastic hook broke off one side only

    Hi there, I stumbled across your website as I am in an unfavorable position with my Invisalign treatment. My orthodontist is away and unreachable for the week and my elastic hook on the right side of my mouth broke off. The left hook is still...

  • Why am I not a candidate for Invisalign?

    Hello! So I went to the orthodontics yesterday and they told me I'd get 3 years even though my teeth aren't bad, they're actually pretty straight. So, they found out I still have 1 baby tooth and its impacted because it was supposed to come out 3...

  • Can Invisalign be used with crowns and missing teeth?

    I am a 62 year old female. I have overjet, gaps in my top teeth, crowns, one missing tooth and several fillings. I hate my smile and was wondering if invisalign would work for me with crowns and etc.? Thank you.

  • I still tongue thrust after completing Invisalign. Will my teeth ever

    I recently completed Invisalign express (10 trays). I had braces for several years as a child, but my lateral incisors in particular shifted a lot over time due to a) a tongue thrusting habit and b) bruxism. I now use a Vivera retainer. However,...

  • Shaving between teeth for invisalign

    I have been wearing invisalign. The dentist shaved between my teeth to make room for them to move. They are now really loose. So loose that when I got my cleaning the tech said that my teeth were so loose that they are barely hanging on. She...

  • Can I get a tooth pulled and then Invisalign instead of braces?

    My teeth are very crowded and I have a canine tooth on the right side of my top set of teeth.. I was hoping that instead of wearing braces I could get the canine tooth pulled and then Invisalign would straighten the others?

  • Can invisalign pull teeth forward for a fuller smile?

    Hello! I had braces when I was a teen. They decided to pull 2 of my adult teeth before they put my braces on. The result was terrible! My lips are much smaller and the structure of my face appears very sunk in. Would invisalign help in any way to...

  • will my teeth move if I remove my top permanent retainer?

    A bond on my last tooth, top retainer, keeps breaking. My dentist said next time it breaks they may have to remove it. My orthodontist advises not to have them removed because teeth may move. My retainer has become loose on that same bond. I feel...

  • Will I be a good candidate for Invisalign and will I need any teeth pulled out

    So I have crowded teeth but I\'m not sure if it\'s bad. (My upper teeth). My lateral incisor is a tiny bit behind my central incisor and my canine teeth are above my lateral incisor by just a tiny bit. So I was asking, will I be a good candidate for...

  • Should I use a dentist with little experience for Invisalign treatment?

    I have gotten numerous quotes from dentists and orthodontists on Invisalign. I'm am trying to decide between two. The cheapest quote is $3200, has little Invisalign experience and said treatment would take about 5 months. The other dentist I am...

  • Aligners

    Is anyone familiar with SmileCareClub? The bring aligners to the home, basically they send a kit for you to send in multiple pictures and the molds, then they send you a certain amount of igners for however long they think you need them. Is this...

  • passive trays

    I am on tray 4/20 for upper and lower teeth. I noticed my invisalign treatment plan said that my upper aligners 14-18 are 'passive' then 18-20 are for 'over correction'. I have 7 attachments on my uppers. I was curious if once I get to the passive...

  • Changing a doctor during using of Invisalign

    Hello, I am going to start using an Invisalign trays. I wonder is it possible to change a doctor during using this tool. In my case I have to start in one clinic and then due to relocation in another country I have to continue with another doctor...

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