What Happens if Your Teeth Still Need Some Corrections After the Last Set of Refinement Trays?

If someone is getting 5 refinement trays (5 is the maximum for refinements with invisalign LITE) and currently on their fourth of five and concerned about lack of results. Does anybody know what may be done if the fifth doesn't shift the teeth far enough? What alternative does one have in order to achieve the perfect set of teeth?

Doctor Answers 3

What happens when I need more aligners?

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The number of aligners is based on what the doctor will be charged for...he/she can ALWAYS ask for more...but will have to pay for them.  If you contracted to get a certain result (straight teeth) and , through no fault of your own, your teeth are still not right, the doctor should pay for more aligners and finish the treatment....at least this is the way I do it!

Saint Louis Orthodontist

More trays after last refinement

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You are able to get more trays fabricated it would just cost more money to have that done. Whether the dentist is willing to not charge you is something that you would need to discuss with your dentist.

Leonard Tau, DMD
Philadelphia Dentist
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More Corrections After Last Set of Refinement Trays

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If the Doctor showed you the ClinChek, before you agreed to go thru with treatment, and if you agreed with the predicted results shown, then the Doctor and Invisalign should provide enough trays to reach that predicted goal. If you now want "better" than the original prediction, then you and the Doctor will have to pay for additional trays.

Jay Neuhaus, DDS
New York Dentist

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