In this blog, we discuss the types of problems that you may experience with your teeth and how Invisalign can solve these problems.
What are crowded teeth?
Crowded teeth occur when you don’t have enough room in your jaw for normal fitting teeth which can cause overlap, twisted teeth, and bunched-up teeth that can get pushed forwards or backward.
What kind of problems can crowded teeth cause?
Crowded teeth can cause a number of issues that lead to an increased amount of plaque, tartar, and harmful bacteria in your mouth. This is due to how complicated it is to brush and floss well with crowded teeth. Poor brushing and flossing can eventually lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Crowded teeth won’t get better by themselves, only worse.
Thankfully, invisible braces can fix crowded teeth misalignment issues, contact Sbenati Dentistry in London Ontario to learn more or book a consultation (519) 474-0220.
What is an overbite?
An overbite is when your upper front teeth have an overlap with your lower teeth. Most people have a little overbite at least which may not be a reason to be alarmed.
What kinds of problems can an overbite cause?
When the overbite is too large your dentist may call it a deep bite which can cause problems like wearing down of your teeth and jaw pain. Depending on how this deep bite impacts your jaw, your dentist may want to adjust your jaw before straightening your teeth. Invisalign clear aligners can use mandibular advancement precision wings to help move your jaw forward while your teeth are straightened.
Sbenati Dentistry knows that this combination of overbites and jaw issues will not go away. This makes Invisalign an excellent option to “kill two birds with one stone” and avoid bulkier mandibular advancement devices.
What is an underbite?
Underbites are when you close your mouth and your lower front teeth are ahead of your upper teeth. Typically this will signify an issue with your jaw in a similar way as with an overbite.
What kinds of problems can an underbite cause?
Severe underbites may require Invisalign treatment or in rare cases where mandibular advancement doesn’t work dental surgery. An underbite will make it hard to chew properly and speak clearly while accelerating the wearing down of your teeth. Thankfully Invisalign can help correct a variety of underbite issues, contact our dental clinic to learn more (519) 474-0220.
What is a crossbite?
A crossbite is when your mouth closes and some of your upper teeth are sitting inside your lower teeth instead of on the outside as they should. Invisalign Doctor Halim Sbenati calls this a crossbite.
What kinds of problems can a crossbite cause?
A crossbite can cause your teeth to wear down or become chipped. It can also cause recession of your gum line. This damage can lead to periodontal disease and eventually bone loss. Thankfully, invisible braces can help correct a variety of crossbite issues, contact our dental clinic to learn more (519) 474-0220.
What are gapped teeth?
Gaps in your teeth occur when you have extra space between two or more teeth, thus your Invisalign doctor would call these gap teeth.
What kinds of problems can gap teeth cause?
This issue can cause extra spaces between your teeth where food can get stuck, leading to tender and sore gums. Thankfully Invisalign clear aligners can help correct a variety of teeth gap issues, contact our dental clinic to learn more (519) 474-0220.
What is an open bite?
An open bite is when your upper and lower teeth don’t touch when your mouth is closed.
What kinds of problems can an open bite cause?
An open bite will make it hard to chew certain foods or even bite into apples or everyday foods. Thankfully Invisalign aligners and attachments can help correct a variety of overbite issues, contact our dental office to learn more (519) 474-0220.
If you are like me you probably like your smile but don’t love it yet. Whether you are worried about correcting one of these issues or simply gaining confidence to look your best at work or school Invisalign is for you.
At Sbenati Dentistry we know that small fixes can really make a big difference, and clear aligners let you get there faster while being a comfortable solution.
If you would like to ask our dental clinic in London Ontario, any questions or schedule an appointment you can use our Request An Appointment form, email us at [email protected], or give us a call at (519)-474-0220. We would love to meet you.
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