Specific straightening issues

  • Invisalign clear aligners can treat a range of teeth straightening issues, from mild tooth movements to more complex cases. It’s necessary to consult an Invisalign-trained doctor to find out if Invisalign treatment is suitable for you.
  • There is generally no age limitation for Invisalign treatment. It is suitable to effectively treat both teenagers and adults of all ages. For adults, Invisalign treatment, which is a virtually invisible treatment option, may offer the convenience and flexibility to straighten your teeth without worrying about the visibility commonly associated with other treatments.

    For teenagers, the only requirement is that the first premolar and first molar have erupted, which usually occurs between the ages of 12 and 14 years. For both adults and teenagers, it’s best to consult an Invisalign-trained doctor to see if Invisalign treatment is the best option.

  • Yes, spaces between teeth are generally easy to close with Invisalign treatment. However, the size and location of the spaces will need to be evaluated by an Invisalign-trained doctor. Take a look at the other cases the Invisalign System can effectively treat.
  • Yes, Invisalign can correct mild-to-moderate overbites but you should consult an Invisalign-trained doctor to determine the best treatment plan for you. Take a look at the other cases the Invisalign System can effectively treat.

Specific dental issues

  • Because bridges firmly link two or more teeth together, they can offer quite a bit of resistance to tooth movement. Your doctor will be able to determine whether you’re a candidate for Invisalign treatment if you have bridges.
  • Patients with crowns can usually undergo Invisalign Treatment. However, small composites called attachments are sometimes bonded onto teeth to help achieve certain movements. In these cases, the location of the crowns must be carefully evaluated by an Invisalign-trained doctor.
  • People can have a number of problems with their jaw joint, some of which can be aggravated by appliances and treatments like the Invisalign System. To find out if your TMJ will have an impact on your orthodontic treatment, it’s best to consult an Invisalign-trained doctor.
  • Before getting any Invisalign treatment, you should have good oral health and ensure that you’ve addressed any dental problems, including tooth decay and periodontal problems. Speak to your Invisalign-trained doctor for more details.

Who are candidates for Invisalign treatment?

  • No, there is no age limit for Invisalign treatment. It’s suitable to effectively treat both teenagers and adults of all ages. For adults, Invisalign treatment, which is a virtually invisible treatment option, may offer convenience and flexibility to straighten your teeth without worrying about the visibility normally associated with other treatments.
  • There is generally no minimum age for Invisalign treatment. The only requirement is that the first premolar and first molar have erupted and that usually occurs between the ages of 12 and 14 years. Teenagers should consult an Invisalign-trained doctor to see if treatment is the best option for them.
  • There are many Invisalign-trained doctors available and listed on this website.

Switching treatment

  • A number of patients who were initially treated with braces have switched to Invisalign aligners. Speak to an Invisalign-trained doctor to determine whether switching to Invisalign treatment is suitable for you. A list of Invisalign-trained doctors can be found here.
  • A number of Invisalign patients have previously been treated with braces, often during their youth. Invisalign aligners can usually correct the shifting that occurs after treatment with braces, which is commonly referred to as relapse. These patients do so without having to through the inconvenience and social awkwardness of wearing metal braces. Speak to an Invisalign-trained doctor for more information.

Concerns about Invisalign treatment

  • Based on expertise and technology developed in the treatment of over 4 million patients, Invisalign treatment should not cause a collapsed jawline or exposed gums. However, the possibility of a collapsed jawline or exposed gums is related to the doctor’s treatment plan. Thus, it’s recommended to speak to your doctor regarding your treatment goal to prevent this from happening.
  • This depends on your case; however, to ensure a good and aesthetic outcome in terms of the space between your teeth, both the upper and lower teeth are usually treated with the Invisalign System. You should consult an Invisalign-trained doctor who can check to see which treatment option is best for you.