I have had my teeth straightened with invisalign and now have vivera retainers. I wore them full time for 6 months and now wear every night. In the last couple of weeks I have noticed one of my bottom teeth moving significantly during the day; teeth are straight in the morning but one tooth moves so it is visibly in front of the others during the day, and becomes slightly uncomfortable, it corrects again over night. Should I go back to full time wearing whilst it settles down? For how long?
Large tooth movements with invisalign retainers?
Doctor Answers (3)
Teeth movements after fitting retainers
Some teeth can be a little mobile at the end and this is dependant on the length of the root, the amount of movement done, general health of the tooth.
Sometimes the tooth may hit the upper tooth prematurely.
In any case you could wear retainers day and night for a few months, but if that does not help then you may need a fixed retainer. The Vivera could be cut back to accomodate, or you could abandon it.
Tooth moving after #Invisalign treatment
Sarah Thompson, DMD
O'Fallon, IL and St. Louis, MO