Should I swtich from Invisalign to regular braces?
Doctor Answers 1
DNA Appliance is worn 12-14 hours a day and orthopedically corrects maxilla underdevelopment
If best results are more important than just cost you should investigate this option. It is generally agreed that growth and development is always the preferred treatment in children though many dentists and orthodontists are not aware of how effective the DNA Appliance is at creating growth and development in adults. The SARPE procedure is another option that requires some surgical intervention.
Ira L Shapira DDS, D,ABDSM, D,AAPM, FICCMO
Chair, Alliance of TMD Organizations
Diplomat, American Academy of Pain Management
Diplomat, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Regent & Fellow, International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics
Board Eligible, American Academy of CranioFacial Pain
Dental Section Editor, Sleep & Health JournalMember, American Equilibration Society
Member, Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences
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