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How do I know if I need Invisalign braces?

You will know if you need Invisalign braces by checking the way you bite and by talking with your dentist. If your top teeth extend over your bottom (overbite) or your bottom extend under your top teeth (under bite), you may benefit from Invisalign braces. These clear aligner trays treat minor to moderate alignment, crowding, or spacing problems.
Gregory J. Jorgensen, DMD
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
The best way to know if you need orthodontic treatment of any kind is to get a formal consultation with an orthodontist. During your visit the doctor will examine your teeth and explain if and how braces or aligners (Invisalign) are right for you. Most orthodontists do not charge for this initial consultation.

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