Can Invisalign Close my Gap?

I have a gap in my two front teeth that is about a quarter of an inch wide. Would invisalign work for me?

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Can Invisalign Close my Gap?

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Yes. With proper treatment planning by an orthodontist and aligner compliance, Invisalign can efficiently and effectively close all spaces.

Ashburn Orthodontist

Invisalign would absolutely work

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Yes absolutely! Invisalign works very well to close gaps. Its the shortest way to close gaps without anyone noticing as they are completely invisible.

Hope this works for you. All the best!

Warm Regards

In most cases, yes!

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In most cases, the Clear Correct can close the gap and align the teeth, but there are also cases where other factors will not be conducive to closing the space.  These factors would be determined during a consultation. 

Tamara Gray, DDS
Keller Dentist

Can Invisalign Close my Gap?

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Can invisalign be used to close gaps between teeth…absolutely. Certainly it depends on the size of the space and that would have to be evaluated. Without photographs or without an evaluation it is hard to say if it actually can be done with invisalign or how long it would take. So definitely visit the dentist and get an opinion on that.But it does definitely work for closing spaces.

Amanda Canto, DDS
Houston Dentist

Closing a large front tooth gap.

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Yes, I have had this done to my own gap with invisalign and it looks great.  Invisalign can close unsightly gaps  but some addidtional bonding of composite or some veneers may be needed to make teeth sizes look more ideal if you have smaller teeth.  A good cosemetic dentist can show you what combinations of teatments can make things look and function best.

Invisalign and Gap Issues

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Invisalign may very well work for you. However, you would need a  thorough examination  with a treatment plan devised, taking into consideration the spacing between your teeth and behind your teeth.

When considering space closure, there is often retraction of teeth required and there must be appropriate space between the teeth and the opposing teeth, in order to achieve the desired result.

Janet H. Stoess-Allen, DMD
New York Orthodontist

It amazes me what we can accomplish with Invisalign.

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Invisalign can do amazing things with closing spaces and relieving crowding.  I have yet to find a case that we couldn't solve with Invisalign.

Invisalign works great to close the spaces or gaps

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One of the top indications for Invisalign is to close the gaps between teeth. It is highly predicatble treatment for closing spaces between teeth. However you should be very careful of jaw tooth size discrepency, that may lead to relapse of gaps even after the treatment is finished. In thise case proper retention, or/and use of some restorative procedures hep to add the teeth width so that there is no frustration in the long run.

Dalvir Pannu, DDS
San Jose Dentist

Invisalign will Close Gaps

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Perhaps one of the best things invisalign does is close gaps.  Treatment times vary but if you are happy with the shape and color of your teeth invisalign can be ideal.

Tim Huckabee, DDS
Southlake Dentist
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Invisalign Closes Gaps Well

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Invisalign is a great technique for closing (and holding closed) gaps between teeth.  The aligners can grab onto teeth to very effectively move them together, not just push the crowns together by tipping them, but actually get some good root movement as well.  Extreme cases, however, may need actual braces, because braces can move the roots of teeth even more effectively.  An evaluation by a Certified Invisalign Dentist should be performed before determining the best treatment.

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