Will Invisalign® Treatment Fix My Bite?
With their widespread popularity, most of us are at least somewhat familiar with the basics of Invisalign clear aligners by now. You may be surprised to learn, however, that Invisalign treatment can do more than simply straighten your teeth. Believe it or not, Invisalign clear aligners can actually correct a number of bite issues, including an underbite, overbite, deep bite, and others. At Junée F. Gardy DDS, PA in Naples, FL, award-winning dentist Dr. Junée Gardy is proud to help men, women, and teens achieve the beautiful and functional smile they deserve more conveniently than ever with personalized Invisalign treatment. In this blog, you’ll discover how Invisalign aligners can be used to address a wide range of orthodontic issues, including crooked teeth, bite problems, and more.
What is Invisalign treatment?
Invisalign clear aligners are a revolutionary orthodontic treatment that offers patients the opportunity to correct virtually all of the same issues addressed by traditional metal braces – but more quickly, conveniently, and comfortably than the alternative. Instead of using metal brackets and wires to reposition the teeth, Invisalign treatment utilizes smooth, clear, plastic trays that gently shift the teeth into proper alignment.
What are the benefits of Invisalign aligners vs. metal braces?
The majority of orthodontic patients are eligible for treatment with Invisalign aligners, and it’s easy to see why more and more patients are choosing this exciting option each year. Some of the most compelling benefits of Invisalign vs. regular braces include:
- More comfortable
- Less visible
- Fewer in-office appointments needed
- Length of treatment is often shorter
- Easier to brush, floss, and maintain good oral hygiene
- Trays can be taken in and out if needed
- More convenient overall
Can Invisalign treatment correct bite issues?
Yes! In addition to helping patients achieve a beautifully straight smile, Invisalign aligners can also address and even correct some of the most common bite problems, such as:
- Overbite (class II malocclusion)
- Deep bite
For patients with these bite issues, even the simplest of things – like chewing and pronouncing words properly – can be a challenge. Additionally, certain bite issues can have a significant effect on a patient’s overall facial appearance, often leading to self-esteem problems. With the cutting-edge development of mandibular advancement, Invisalign aligners can now be used to improve or correct certain bite issues, including a class II malocclusion (overbite).
It is important for patients considering Invisalign aligners for bite correction to understand that more severe cases may require surgical intervention and/or a combination of Invisalign aligners plus another orthodontic treatment. In addition, patients may require a second or subsequent round of Invisalign treatment to straighten their teeth once the jaw has been repositioned. Oftentimes, however, Invisalign aligners can improve both the bite and the smile simultaneously. During your initial consultation, Dr. Gardy will conduct a thorough examination, perform any necessary imaging studies, and determine if Invisalign clear aligners or another treatment can be used to give you the smile of your dreams.
Wish there were an easy and discreet way to correct your overbite and straighten your teeth? With Invisalign aligners in Naples, FL, there is
Gone are the days when bulky, painful, unsightly metal braces were your only option for getting a Hollywood-worthy smile. With Invisalign clear aligners, it’s easier now than ever to achieve the stunning, straight smile and precisely aligned bite you deserve. To learn more about the life-changing transformations that are possible with Invisalign treatment in Naples, FL, call Junée F. Gardy DDS, PA to schedule your one-on-one consultation with Dr. Junée F. Gardy today.