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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by greenville in Greenville SC
Most rotations greater than 30 degrees are considered challenging movements. The degree of rotation correction may depend on a number of factors: 1. Shape of the tooth. Some teeth will not have surfaces that allow the aligner to adequately "grip" them for rotation. 2. Type of attachment used. 3. Length of the root. 4. Axis of rotation. 5. Amount of space available for rotation. 6. Order of movement. Sometimes, sections of fixed braces, buttons, and/or elastics are used to...
Invisalign can change the possition of the teeth by tipping and minor rotating. It is not as good at torquing and moving the tooth great distances. If you think your teeth are quite twisted, you may want to investigate traditional braces as well as Invisalign.
While many things are possible, some things are extra challenging and take longer to do. If the tooth is rotated more than 45 degrees, I prefer wires.
It depends on the situation of the tooth. For example, how is the opposing tooth, is there any space available to rotate, etc. You should check the clincheck first.