As a revolutionary orthodontic treatment, Invisalign helps individuals obtain the smile that they’ve always wanted, with very little disruption to their lifestyle. With a smooth patented material, the clear aligners are comfortable to wear and treatment is remarkably faster than other methods. Best of all, patients enjoy the benefit of high value orthodontic treatment without bulky metal components that change their appearance and compromise their oral health. At Gramercy Dental Center, we are pleased to offer Invisalign as an advanced smile-straightening solution for teens and adults alike.
Whether a patient requires simple straightening or more complex orthodontic fixes, Invisalign is now used to treat a wide-range of cases. These include those with an overbite, underbite, crossbite, gapped teeth, an open bite and crowded teeth. Consider the discussion below.
An overbite occurs when the upper front teeth overlap the lower front teeth. Depending on the severity of the overbite (most individuals have a small overbite), the misalignment could cause teeth to wear down quickly. On the other hand, an underbite occurs when the lower front teeth protrude in front of the upper teeth. In this case, teeth can begin to wear down quickly, and the individual might experience difficulty eating and speaking.
Causing various oral health problems, a crossbite happens when the upper front teeth sit inside the lower front teeth when an individual closes his or her mouth. While a crossbite can cause teeth to wear down quickly, it could also lead to cracked or chipped teeth, and even receding gum tissues.
When teeth are classified as “gapped,” this means that there are extra spaces between two or more teeth. Because the extra spaces can become hiding places for food and bacteria, individuals with gaps between their teeth are more likely to develop gum disease. In turn, when there is significant space between the upper teeth and lower teeth when one bites down, this is called an open bite. Individuals with an open bite often have trouble biting into certain foods, and can even suffer from jaw pain. Finally, when teeth are crowded, individuals are more susceptible to gum disease, cavities and infection, as it is difficult to maintain good oral health.
At Gramercy Dental Center, we take pride in providing effective solutions that fit our patients’ lifestyles. When it comes to comfort and convenience, there’s no better choice than Invisalign.
To schedule a consultation to learn more about Invisalign and/or Invisalign Teen, call Gramercy Dental Center in NYC today.
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