Will Invisalign Help TMJ?
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It can in many cases help TMJ syndrome
Depending on the cause of the tmj i suppose. I've treated tmj with invisalign because the patient had a very deep overbite and I was able to correct that and allow the jaw to move forword a lot easier thus easing the stress on the tmj so the patients symptoms diminished. Each case and result will be different. Get a couple consults regarding this treatment.
As a general rule, Invisalign will not help TMJ issues
Sometimes, just simply changing the position of the teeth helps the TMJ disorder. This is fairly rare and cannot be predicted. For the most part, the TMJ issue is more commonly helped with traditional brackets and wires since they can move teeth up or down predictably.
Invisalign can help TMJ but it is not a guarantee
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