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  November 27, 2017

Invisalign can Help Fix Your Overbite Problem

Overbites can happen due to various reasons. Starting from inadequate jaw space to thumb sucking and accommodating teeth, overbite can be the reason for losing your self-confidence and discouraging the happiest person from smiling. However, you can correct overbite problem with Invisalign which is a modern technique to correct teeth problems. You may visit a reputed dental clinic in London where the providers offer Invisalign treatment to the patients.

Who is the suitable candidate for Invisalign treatment?

An overbite is amongst the most common orthodontic issues that can be treated with Invisalign. Most people have some overbite issue where the upper teeth cover the bottom. However, there are minor cases that can be treated with crowns or porcelain veneers. With invisalign, you can treat overbite problem that ranges between 5 to 25%. Normal or mils overlaps usually measure from 3 to 5 mm.

How severe overbite can be?

A severe overbite is usually known as a “class two” or “retrognathic” overbite. An irregular overbite has overlap problem that measures over 5 mm. Invisalign in Watford might not be able to realign and straighten teeth significantly in these situations. The other alternatives are wearing traditional braces, veneers, extractions or repositioning jaw surgery for one or two years.

How can Invisalign help in treating overbites?

The dentist takes photos, x-rays, and oral impressions of your teeth to create customised Invisalign device based on the need of the patient. After this, invisible trays made of plastic are worn over the teeth for at least 22 hours. These clear aligners can be removed only at the time of eating, drinking, brushing and flossing. The wearer needs to see the dentist after few years and at the time of changing the aligners. Thus, overbite disappears over time and the wearer will have straight teeth and beautiful smile.

What are the benefits of Invisalign for overbite problem?

  • Look natural when compared to metal wires and bands.
  • Comfortable to wear without making the gums bleed.
  • Improved dental hygiene, as the trays can be removed easily at the time of brushing
  • Eat whatever you want as brushing and flossing can be done like your natural teeth

How long will it take to treat overbite with Invisalign?

Like every patient is different and so, their overbite problems are. It is not that easy to understand the specific time needed for treating overbite with Invisalign. In other ways, the treatment time varies from one person to another based on their oral issues.


You may visit Market Street Dental Practice where the Invisalign providers can help in straightening your teeth. Thus, you will be able to improve your overall appearance and level of confidence with the right set of teeth.

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