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Surgery or Invisalign for Underbite?

I am trying to decide between jaw surgery or Invisalign to better align my lower jaw due to an underbite; what are the advantages and disadvantages of each option? 

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Surgery or Invisalign

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Invisalign does not work well in the long term for underbite cases.  You need to have the skeletal discrepancy considered and planned around.  Surgery has a high morbidity (pain and recovery and possibility of side effects.  If someone has suggested surgery, you should spend time and get many more opinions.  You should go with full brackets.


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