I had braces, now I have protruding upper teeth and I hate my face. Will Invisalign help me?
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#Invisalign to correct "monkey mouth"
Option #1: Get metal braces back on for another year or so.
Option #2: Have some of your teeth reduced on the sides of them. (It's called IPR and stands for inter-proximal reduction). Once, very little spaces are created between certain teeth, then your dentist can use Invisalign to reduce those spaces and ultimately reduce the size of your bite. Of course you should get a cosmetic dentist that really knows how to do this and make sure that you research your doctor by looking through their before and after photos to make sure that they are capable of the results that you desire. I do this type of thing in my office all the time, but it is not considered routine practice to most
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Sarah Thompson, DMD
O'Fallon, IL and St. Louis, MO
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