lower teeth straightening

Can I Get Clear Aligners on Bottom Teeth?

lower teeth straightening
Clear aligners apply pressure to move your crooked, crowded, or misaligned teeth from their original position to a desired one. The process results in perfectly aligned or straightening teeth and gives you a healthy and beautiful smile. It also solves a number of problems such as speech impairment, bite, chewing, and breathing issues, and takes care of overall oral hygiene. Now, by saying misaligned teeth and their correction, we mostly refer to upper teeth. But what if there’s a glitch in the bottom teeth, and it needs to get straightened? Can clear aligners do the job? The answer is yes, and here’s how to go about it…

Bottom teeth and malocclusion

Crooked bottom teeth are generally the result of overcrowding. Hence, despite straight upper teeth, sometimes your smile gets affected due to the misaligned bottom teeth. Some of the common causes for misaligned bottom teeth are:
  • Your mouth is too small
  • You lower jaw is narrow
  • Early loss of milk teeth
  • Your upper jaw and lower jaw are not aligned to each other
  • Childhood habits such as thumb sucking and overuse of pacifiers
  • Jaw injury
The outcome can be many like difficulty in maintaining oral hygiene, unhealthy gums due to overcrowding, and wear and tear of the teeth. In-person orthodontic treatment is the only way to treat such issues and clear aligner is definitely one of the best ways.

Clear aligners for the win

Your orthodontist is the best person to assess whether your malocclusion can be treated with clear aligners or not after he has gone through x-rays and scans of your teeth and jaw. Once decided that clear aligners can fix your problem, a series of plastic trays are custom-made to fit your bottom teeth. Every week, you need to change into a new aligner to keep shifting the teeth to the desired position. However, certain issues need to be taken care of while using clear aligners to straighten your bottom teeth only. An ideal smile is one where the top and bottom arches are in line with each other. Thus, if the upper teeth are straight and only the bottom teeth need fixing, then it may result in bite issues that were otherwise not there. To avoid any such adverse situation, it is ideal to let your orthodontist decide the course of the treatment and do what is best for your case.

Our Products

Aligner Treatment

Your doctor will advice on the best treatment option for you. We support mild to comprehensive treatment complexities

oral care - OrthoFX

Retainer Subscription

FXTetra Bright retainer material that makes your teeth appear naturally whiter and cleaner

Try It Kit

Your doctor will advise on the best treatment option for you.We support mild to comprehensive treatment complexities

Archives

November 2020(1)
October 2020(2)
January 2021(1)
December 2021(2)
August 2021(2)

Share

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Dental Profit

How Clear Aligners Can Raise Your Revenue

Although the pandemic and its aftereffects did have an impact on the clear aligner market in the US, it still stood at $1.28 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17% to reach $4.55 billion in 2028 from $1.52 billion in 2021.

Read More

Leave a reply

your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*

Our guarantee, we guarantee will make you smile.

Did you lose your aligners?

Don’t freak out. We’ll promptly replace your aligners for free. That’s how we roll.

Do your teeth have a mind of their own?

Teeth are unpredictable, so we’ll treat you again if they move back after your treatment.

Did you change your mind?

No worries if you’re not interested anymore. We’ll give you a pro-rated refund.

Tip: If a company has a guarantee like this, they must really like you.