Crowns (tooth caps) are usually not an issue in Invisalign treatment. However, sometimes in Invisalign treatment small tooth-coloured composites called ‘attachments’ are bonded onto teeth to help achieve certain movements, and these are more difficult to bond on crowns than on teeth. In these cases, the location of the crowns needs to be carefully evaluated. … More Are crowns an issue in Invisalign treatment?
Yes. Spaces between teeth are generally easy to close with Invisalign. Contact us now to find out whether Invisalign is suitable for you.
TMJ refers to the temporomandibular (jaw) joint . People with a TMJ condition can have a number of problems with the jaw joint, some of which can be aggravated by appliances and treatments like Invisalign, and some which can improve, remain the same or even cause the condition to deteriorate. To find out if your … More Will TMJ affect Invisalign treatment?
Wearing a retainer after any orthodontic treatment, whether it they are normal braces and metal brackets or Invisalign, is an important step; because it keeps teeth stable in their new positions. If you want your teeth to remain in their ideal position, it is best to wear a retainer. In many cases your last aligner … More Once Invisalign treatment is complete is a retainer necessary?
A number of Invisalign patients have undergone a previous treatment involving braces at some point in their past, often during their youth. Invisalign can usually correct the shifting that occurs after braces commonly referred to as relapse.
Contact Dr Allen for a consult to determine the best treatment for you. … More I am already wearing braces, can I switch to Invisalign?
No. Unlike traditional wires and brackets, you can eat whatever you like while in treatment because you remove your aligners to eat and drink. Thus, there is no need to restrict consuming any of your favourite foods and snacks. Also, it is important that you brush and floss your teeth after each meal and prior … More Are there restrictions on what I can eat while in treatment?
How long you wear them for determines how long your treatment may last… … More How often must the aligners be worn?
The vast majority of patients report no effect on speech… … More Will the aligners affect speech?
…vaping, however, will cause less staining than smoking tobacco. … More Can I smoke while wearing aligners?