Does Invisalign give you a case?

The goal is to wear Invisalign at least 22 hours a day. We provide a case to safely hold your trays when you eat. When you’re done eating, we recommend rinsing your mouth—or even brushing if realistic—and replacing your aligners.

Can Invisalign be used for severe cases?

In many cases, however, Invisalign works just as well as metal braces for correcting crooked teeth – even severe cases. Whether the problem is only minor or if the patient has severely crooked teeth, Invisalign will likely be able to correct it.

How many cases has Invisalign treated?

The company making Invisalign, with more than 6 million patients treated, has found children are no more likely to lose their aligners than adults! Myth 8: Any doctor can do Invisalign well. WRONG. Any doctor can do Invisalign.

In what cases can I not get Invisalign?

While Invisalign is offered in many cases, there are some orthodontic needs that are unlikely treatable with aligners including: Dramatic overbite. Large underbite. Crossbite….What can be treated with Invisalign?

  • Misalignment.
  • Gaps.
  • Overly crowded teeth.
  • Overbite / Underbite / Open bite / some Cross bites.

Do you have to wear a retainer forever after Invisalign?

Do I Need a Retainer After Invisalign Treatment? Yes, you’ll need to wear a retainer after Invisalign treatment. Even though Invisalign moves teeth differently from traditional metal braces, the result is still the same. You’ll need to wear retainers after any kind of teeth straightening.

Is 20 hours enough for Invisalign?

Invisalign trays gently nudge teeth into better alignment through micro-movements. The small shifts are spread out over several months or longer so patients feel minimal discomfort throughout the treatment. This is why Invisalign recommends that the trays are worn for at least 20 to 22 hours per day.

What’s the worst Invisalign can fix?

Invisalign limitations Severe overbite: Though a regular overbite may be addressed, severe overbite may require the use of braces. Tooth shape: Too-short or pegged teeth can prevent Invisalign from working properly. Tooth position: If your teeth are too rotated, Invisalign cannot shift them into proper alignment.

Can Invisalign damage teeth?

Can Invisalign Damage Teeth? Yes, Invisalign can damage your teeth – however, this is mostly if proper instructions have not been followed regarding your invisible braces. Invisalign is not painless, it’s pretty common for your teeth to feel sore and uncomfortable – especially after a new, tightened set.

Does Invisalign whiten teeth?

Many of our patients who choose Invisalign® clear aligners are also seeking to whiten their teeth for the ultimate, perfect smile. The great part about Invisalign is you can whiten your teeth during Invisalign treatment! You don’t have to wait to complete your treatment to whiten.

Can Invisalign ruin your teeth?

Is it OK to not wear Invisalign for a day?

The biggest risk of missing any period of Invisalign® use is that the teeth may shift back to an incorrect position. Invisalign® aligners are intended to be worn for 22 to 23 hours out of the day. Any less than this, and you risk hurting your progress.