Getting Invisalign after already having braces a few years ago. Should I have teeth removed? What would you do? (Photo)
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Slight Overjet, Should I Remove Teeth Before Doing Invisalign?
Your upper front teeth have been over retracted in an effort to decrease your overjet but making your upper teeth fit an overly retruded lower jaw is not the optimal way of fixing your problem. If you were my patient, I would torque your upper front teeth outward to their ideal location (increase the overjet) then bring your lower jaw forward (using a comfortable appliance). This way you eliminate your overjet and properly align your teeth without extracting teeth and without aligning upper teeth to a misaligned lower jaw.
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