I'm 16 yrs old and have an open bite. Can I Get Invisalign? (photo)

I am a 16 year old girl i have an openbite and cross bite would i be able to get Invisalign

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Can I Get Invisalign

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You are NOT the ideal candidate for Invisalign. Have a consultation with an experienced orthodontist for your options.

New York Dentist

Some cases are better done traditionally

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There are limits to what can be done with Invisalign, and while SOME may say that Invisalign CAN work, it is unpredictable in how well it will turn out.  I suggest seeing an experienced orthodontist, as you may need a surgical consultation.  It is possible that a tongue thrust or positioning habit exists, which should be addressed as well, otherwise the case can relapse after it is all done.

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