My daughter has some teeth coming in crooked. Can we use invisalign?
Ellie L. – Miami
Invisalign is a fantastic procedure, but it won’t work for your daughter. One of Invisalign’s limitations is that the teeth have to be fully erupted to work properly.
If you wait until her teeth years, you could use invisalign. Before that, you’d have to try other types of procedures.
However, even if it were possible, I wouldn’t recommend invisalign for children. The reason is patient compliance. Unlike braces, which are stuck to your teeth, it is up to the patient whether or not to wear their invisalign aligners. Children are very likely to not only take out the aligners and mess with them, but to lose them as well.
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