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If you have a crossbite, you may be wondering how to correct it and achieve a harmonious bite. Invisalign, a popular orthodontic treatment, offers a discreet and effective solution for fixing a crossbite. Let’s explore how Invisalign can address a crossbite and help you achieve a properly aligned smile.

invisalign inverness - eilertsen dental careUnderstanding Crossbite

A crossbite occurs when the upper and lower teeth do not align correctly when biting down. In a normal bite, the upper teeth should slightly overlap the lower teeth. However, in a crossbite, the upper teeth may sit inside the lower teeth or vice versa. This misalignment can cause issues with chewing, speech, and overall oral health.

How Invisalign Works

Invisalign is a modern orthodontic treatment that uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually shift and straighten the teeth. Each set of aligners is custom-made to fit your mouth and is designed to move your teeth incrementally until they reach their desired positions.

Correcting Crossbite with Invisalign

Invisalign is an effective treatment option for correcting various types of bite irregularities, including crossbites. Here’s how Invisalign can fix a crossbite:

  • Custom Treatment Plan: The first step in your Invisalign journey is a consultation with an experienced Invisalign provider. They will assess your teeth and bite, discuss your concerns, and create a custom treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Using advanced 3D imaging technology, the provider will map out the movement of your teeth and show you a virtual representation of the expected results.
  • Aligner Usage: Once your treatment plan is established, you will receive a series of clear aligners. Each aligner is worn for approximately 1-2 weeks before progressing to the next one in the series. The aligners gently and gradually exert controlled forces on your teeth, guiding them into their proper positions.
  • Bite Correction: During your Invisalign treatment, the aligners will target the misalignment causing your crossbite. They will apply the necessary forces to gradually shift your teeth into the correct alignment. The aligners are designed to address the specific needs of your crossbite, helping to align your upper and lower teeth for a harmonious bite.
  • Monitoring Progress: Throughout your Invisalign treatment, you will have regular check-ups with your orthodontist to monitor your progress. They will ensure that your teeth are moving according to plan and make any necessary adjustments to your treatment.

Benefits of Invisalign for Crossbite

Invisalign offers several benefits for correcting a crossbite:

  • Discreet Treatment: Invisalign aligners are clear and virtually invisible when worn. This means you can undergo treatment without drawing attention to your orthodontic journey.
  • Removable Aligners: Invisalign aligners are removable, allowing you to eat, drink, brush, and floss with ease. Unlike traditional braces, there are no dietary restrictions, and maintaining oral hygiene is simple.
  • Comfortable and Smooth: Invisalign aligners are made from smooth, comfortable plastic, minimizing irritation to your gums and cheeks. There are no wires or brackets to cause discomfort.
  • Efficient and Predictable: Invisalign treatment is known for its efficiency and predictability. The custom treatment plan, along with the precise movements guided by the aligners, ensures consistent progress towards a corrected crossbite.

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Why Choose Eilertsen Dental Care for Your Invisalign Treatment?

Choosing Eilertsen Dental Care for your Invisalign treatment is a decision rooted in expertise, personalized care, and a commitment to your smile’s transformation. Our experienced team of professionals not only possesses the knowledge to craft a tailored treatment plan but also understands the value of making your journey comfortable and convenient.

With state-of-the-art facilities and a track record of successful Invisalign cases, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve your dream smile. Your confidence is our priority, and at Eilertsen Dental Care, you’ll find a partner who’s passionate about enhancing your dental experience and bringing out the best in your smile.

What People Are Saying About Us

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Shirley WilliamsonShirley Williamson
17:10 05 May 23
Excellent serviceFrom the reception, nurses, Hygienist, and of course Dr Eilertsen, the whole team put me at ease making my experience a pleasure.I would highly recommend Eilertsen Dental Care if you’re looking for the best look no further.
Martin BullardMartin Bullard
09:36 17 Feb 23
Dental care is of the highest quality at Eilertsen. Even the longer procedures have been expertly handled, pain free and with excellent after care. I recommend this practice to anyone in the Inverness area who seeks the best that dentistry can offer.
Alasdair MackenzieAlasdair Mackenzie
09:24 17 Feb 23
Great dentist and hygienist, however the waiting room had no wifi (and no signal) which meant I couldn’t work when waiting. When I asked if there was wifi, I was just told ‘no’ by the receptionist. I was going to add a suggestion to the box, but there was no pen.
Debbie TDebbie T
15:24 14 Nov 22
So glad I found Eilertsen Dental Care! Great peace of mind belonging to their scheme, knowing my teeth will be so well looked after. Very professional and friendly—the staff really put you at ease. Never had such good dental care and thoroughly recommend.
Duncan MackayDuncan Mackay
08:20 07 Sep 22
I have attended this practice for many years and I never fail to be impressed by the quality of the work carried out by both the dentists and the dental hygienists. Procedures are explained clearly and in such a friendly manner. And most importantly despite having some major work carried out on a few occasions I did not feel any pain during, or after, the treatment. I would also like to pont out that the reception staff are so efficient, friendly and most helpful. This is an outstanding dental practice.

How to Visit Us for Invisalign in Inverness

We are conveniently located at 📍Cradlehall Business Park, Inverness📍 If you want to visit us for your Invisalign treatment from Inverness or a nearby area such as Westhill, Allanfearn, Viewhill, Nairnside, House of Daviot, Leys Castle, Culcabock, Inshes, Culloden, Cradlehall, Smithton, Raigmore, or Haugh, reaching us at Cradlehall Business Park is quite straightforward by car or bus. Bus routes including 2, 3, 6, 27, and M39 have stops close to our practice.

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