Is it a good idea to change a bite via Invisalign or other orthodontic treatment if you have crowns on all top and bottom teeth
Steven Bader (Newton Centre, MA) on Jan 8, 2012
This is an interesting question. If you have in fact ALL crowns, then your bite should be or have been adjusted when the crowns were placed. It is possible to improve your bite with regular braces or straighten your teeth with Invisalign after crowns are placed. It is just unusual. I hope that helps!
Amanda Seay (Mount Pleasant, SC) on Jan 3, 2012
Both Invisalign and orthodontic brackets can correct a bite depending on the amount of movement required. Orthodontic brackets are sometimes faster and better at achieving bigger tooth movement. Orthodontic brackets do not adhere to porcelain very well but are often not a problem when there are only a few teeth with porcelain crowns. If you have all crowns on your upper and lower teeth then brackets may not be the best choice depending on how much movement you are trying to accomplish.
Debra Glassman (New York, NY) on Jan 3, 2012
a Malocclusion or bad bite can cause muscle and joint problems as well as tooth mobility and periodontal disease. Orthodontic treatment as well as Invisalign can be used to fix the bad bite. In both cases fixed bridges as well as implants cannot be moved. I would make sure your primary dentist has a good knowledge of bite relationships