My bottom teeth are crowded. Can Invisalign fix my open bite? (photo)
Doctor Answers (4)
Can Invisalign fix this bite?
Open bites are the most difficult problem to fix either with Invisalign or with braces. It really depends on the exact problem and a simple picture is not enough information. Get yourself to an orthodontist with experience with Invisalign...you don't have a simple problem and you really need an expert...not a general dentist who does some Invisalign
If that is Your Actual Bite in the Photo...Not a Chance
Invisalign can actually fix some mild open bites quite well, but in your case it looks like you'd even be hard pressed to fix that open bite without TADs and potentially some extractions if that is your actual bite in the photos.
Invisalign probably cannot correct this open bite
Based on this photo (and assuming you are biting down completely on your back teeth), your open bite probably cannot be corrected with Invisalign. Your upper jaw looks under developed in relation to your lower jaw, and this difference makes your situation more complex. Your dental arches appear narrow, which is contributing to the crowding. You should get an opinion from an orthodontist to learn what your different options are to improve your bite, as it will benefit the long-term health of your teeth.