Invisalign Treatment for Crowded Teeth in Davis
Invisalign Treatment for Crowded Teeth
Teeth crowding is a condition of misaligned teeth. Your teeth become
twisted, overlapped, or bunched up as a result of space shortage.
Crowded teeth impact your life in different ways including:
Altering your facial appearance
Causing discomfort or pain when biting or chewing
Biting your tongue or inner cheeks when speaking or
Difficulty in speaking
Invisalign offers dental treatment for teeth straightening using
clear aligners that shift your teeth into their proper positions over a
period of time.
Your dentist may recommend tooth extraction before you can start
What causes crowded teeth?
Crowded teeth can be inherited. If you have crowded teeth you may
have inherited the condition from your parents. Apart from genetics,
some other factors include:
Consistent use of oral objects in early childhood, for example,
Repetitive habits in childhood, for example, thumb
Extensive use of feeding bottles in early childhood
Premature loss of baby teeth
Injuries or trauma that misaligned the jaw
Cleft lip or palate
Gum disease (periodontitis)
Excessive pressure on teeth and gums
Poorly fitted dental crowns, braces, or fillings
How can Invisalign fix crowded teeth?
Invisalign aligners are made of a thermoplastic material that
delivers a force that moves your teeth slightly every day.
Your Invisalign dentist uses X-ray machines and Invisalign scanners
to create custom-made aligners for you.
You will wear your first set of aligners for approximately 2 weeks
after which a new set is given.
Each set improves the condition of your teeth and depending on
whether your case is mild or severe, treatment can take 6 months to 18
Get Invisalign for crowded teeth
Crowded teeth can interfere with your normal life affecting your
speech, eating, smiling, and confidence in general. If you have
questions or concerns, speak to an Invisalign dentist today.