Buttons/Attachments on Front Teeth. Concerned?

I am starting Invisalign shortly and I am slightly concerned about the buttons/attachments. I have an underbite, will I have many attachments on my front top teeth? 3 of my top teeth are completely behind my bottom teeth, just concerned about the attachements baching of my bottom teeth when I eat etc.

Doctor Answers 2

Buttons on your front teeth during invisalign

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Attachments are placed strategically on your teeth in order for the necessary movements to take place.  I would not worry where they are going to be and they will not be placed where you will be hitting them.

Attachment and you bite

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No worries. Their placement is specifically designed to get the movement you need when it is needed. If you are wearing your trays a sufficient amount of time you'll be fine. You should also find that your teeth don't touch there when you are eating-b/c food is between them

Jacqueline Demko, DDS, MSD
Chesterfield Orthodontist

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