Invisalign for Wide Gaps and Slightly Flared Upper and Lower Teeth
- Asked by 6807anon in Canada
- 3 years ago
I am 50 years old would like to straighten and reduce the gaps between my teeth which also seem slightly flared top and bottom. Am I a candidate for Invisalign. Both my lateral incisors are bonded as the teeth are naturally quite short and small. The bonds are 34 years old & have become yellowed and are an odd shape. I'm considering replacing the bonded teeth with veneers or getting the bonding replaced. Should I do that first if Invisalign is an option or after. I also have a missing molar that had no adult tooth.
Gum disease should be controlled before braces or veneers
If active gum disease is present, both veneers and invisalign should be avoided. After the disease is controlled, you may find that veneers is all you really need for the smile you desire.
A combination of invisalign and veneers can give a fantastic result, so the investment for that should be considered as well.
I suggest a consultation with an experienced cosmetic dentist to learn what would work best for you.
Web reference: http://www.DrTimmerman.com
Invisalign first, then do veneers
Veneers work better in your case
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