Final wire... teeth don't meet

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Final wire... teeth don't meet

#1 Post by stellarxoxo »


I recieved my final wire and powerchains on Wednesday, and my teeth must be shifting quite well because now I can't bite down without my front top tooth hitting the bottom bracket. Before the new wire i could bite doen and all my teeth met...With previous wires I know it's taken a bit for my teeth to meet again/being able to bite down and meet but trying to bite down now it's driving me crazy. Is this something that will sort itself out.. or am I going to need the bracket moved or something?

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Re: Final wire... teeth don't meet

#2 Post by Nozzelnut »

If the elastics don't move teeth enough; your ortho can put bends in the wire to help. Just make sure to point out your concerns at your next appointment.
Round 3 (lifetime) Invisalign treatment started 2/26/20. Estimated 9-14 months.

Upper ceramics 5/21/14, Lower stainless 5/28/14
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