Tongue Thrusting + Invisalign

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Can Untreated Tongue Thrusting Cause Invisalign Therapy to Fail?

Since i started invisalign 6 weeks ago, i noticed my mouth is extremely dry and a layer of film on teeth when remove trays. i am constantly brushing,... READ MORE

Lots of Space in my Mouth from Missing Teeth. Can Invisalign Work for Me?

I had work done a about 10 years ago and 4 premolars were removed as a result. I also had to have my wisdom teeth removed because the wasn't... READ MORE

Is Invisalign Good at Closing Many Gaps?

My teeth are very straight, I just have a lot of spaces between them. My dentist says its from tongue thrust. Would would be my best opinion to close... READ MORE

Should I get Spring Retainer or Invisalign Express? Should I get discounted because I've already had braces through this ortho?

I had braces 3 years ago, and have been wearing my retainer every night since because my teeth frequently shift due to tongue thrust. I have managed... READ MORE

Can an open bite (due to tongue-thrusting) be corrected without surgery?

I am 16 with an open-bite. The bottom row of my teeth seems to be pushed outward probably due to tongue-thrusting. I also have a cross bite along with... READ MORE

Is a palate expander appliance and Invisalign the best choice for cross and open bite, or traditional braces? (photo)

I've seen 2 orthos for my crossbite. the 1st said he could solve with braces, since my R side (the worse side) has enough bone to push those teeth... READ MORE

Best, least embarassing most cost effective way to treat without compromising effectiveness. (photo)

I need help tongue thrust. Over bite. Teeth straightened. And am 27 year old manager who would like to look the part READ MORE

Can I ask for a habit breaking appliance from my orthodontist? I have tongue trust problem, mouth breathing.

I am undergoing invisalign full with IPR. I have overbite/openbite and a narrow palate. The dentist said invisalign could help "widen my smile". I... READ MORE

Since having invisalign fitted, my tongue thrust is worse. Will it improve at the end of my treatment?

I already have a tongue thrust (lisp) I have just gotten Invisalign and am finding my lisp is so much more worse now and it's very uncomfortable to... READ MORE

What is causing my gum recession?

I've gotten opinions from 2 dentists. 1 believes it's a result of my edge to edge bite while another believes it's because of my tongue thrust problem... READ MORE

Is a mild openbite always going to lead to problems in later life? (photo)

Im 18 my openbite isnt to obvious and I don't mind it but I am worried about the future. I think it is caused by tongue thrusting as I have never... READ MORE

Would Invisalign fix my open bite? (photos)

I've had this since I was younger due to a tongue thrust. My dentist hasn't tried to fix it, but they did mention braces once a long time ago. My top... READ MORE

What medical procedures would I need to get my smile fixed? (Photo)

I have a tongue thrust problem and have had it since I was little. An ortho told me that I needed to have surgery to break both my upper and lower... READ MORE

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