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Overbite Correction with Invisalign Without Headgear?

My husband has an overbite that disturbs his chewing--this is along with normal crooked teeth. I've had braces (twice) and so understand how s regular headgear would attach to the brackets to correct the overbite. So I'm wondering how an overbite can be corrected with Invisalign when there is nothing to attach?

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There can still be attachments

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Sometimes during Invisalign treatment, tooth colored attachments can be used.  While not perfectly invisible, they are close.  Elastics can then be utilized.

You may find that the overbite cannot be corrected simply by using orthodontics.  A consultation would be needed.

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