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?
Surgery or Invisalign for Underbite?
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Surgery or Invisalign
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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