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My Invisalign Aligner is Not Fitting Right: What Should I Do?

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When a person wants to straighten their teeth, they have two main options — traditional metal braces and clear aligners. Invisalign is the top manufacturer of clear aligners. Many patients love using the clear aligners, as they are practically invisible. They are easy to use and can be removed when necessary.

However, sometimes patients have issues with these aligners. One of the biggest issues with Invisalign aligners is the fact that the fit can sometimes be off. The aligner may be too tight or loose, leading to gaps and a poor fit. When this happens, the aligner will not work as well.

Also, you need to make sure you are adhering to your treatment plan. If you are not wearing your aligners for at least 20 hours a day, they will not straighten your teeth like they are supposed to.

Sometimes teeth move too quickly or slowly. This means aligners can become too tight or too loose. When this happens, your orthodontist may need to make some adjustments.

Sometimes dealing with a fit issue just takes time. When you get a new set of aligners, you may need to get used to them. To get your aligner to fit more snugly, try these tips:

Contact Our Ypsilanti Dental Office About Invisalign Today

Invisalign aligners can sometimes have issues with fit. In most cases, the problem resolves itself the more you wear the aligner. In some cases, though, you may need to have your orthodontist make some adjustments.

Have issues or questions about Invisalign? Let the team at Comprehensive Dentistry know. Our friendly team is always willing to answer your questions, so you get the care you need. Contact our Ypsilanti office today by calling (734) 480-0033 or filling out the online form.