Set Back Canine After Braces. Should I Get Invisalign?

As a teenager I had both canines in my palette. These were treated with fixed appliances. One has settled fine but the other as never settled. I had my braces off 5 years ago. I have broken 4 retainers where the tooth cracks them. I still have to wear a retainer else the tooth wobbles. The tooth is set a few mm back. Would invisalign be an option? Would something else be better? I don't want train tracks again.

Doctor Answers 1

Invisalign to move a pushed in canine

From your description it sounds like Invisalign would be a great option. Whenever a re-treatment is done it is essential to obtain a comprehensive orthodontic evaluation, including appropriate x-rays to check tooth root anatomy and position.

San Ramon Orthodontist

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