For many patients who experience tooth misalignment, Invisalign® clear aligners are a discreet and comfortable alternative to traditional orthodontic braces. However, besides the overall appearance of your smile, a misaligned bite can also lead to a host of other dental health concerns, including tooth sensitivity and excessive tooth wear. Therefore, truly correcting your bite may require more than just straightening crooked teeth, but also rebuilding and fortifying compromised tooth structure.
Crooked teeth are among the most common factors, but others may include worn tooth surfaces that throw your bite off balance, or chipped teeth that are structurally weaker due to the damage. Bite equilibration is the process of thoroughly diagnosing the various factors that contribute to bite misalignment and creating a conservative treatment plan to successfully address them. For many patients, that means straightening teeth with Invisalign® aligners as well as lengthening or building up tooth structure with cosmetic bonding.
Using our wide range of experience and array of advanced technology, such as the iTero digital scanner, we can perform a comprehensive digital analysis to diagnose every aspect of your bite’s misalignment. Then, we can combine Invisalign® with bite equilibration therapy, such as conservative tooth bonding, to fully correct bite misalignment, tooth sensitivity, and more. In fact, Lathrop Dental Center is the only practice in the Katy, TX, area that offers this unique treatment combination.
With iTero digital scanning, we can offer a unique combination of Invisalign® and bite equilibration treatment to provide the most comprehensive solutions to improving your smile. To learn more, schedule a cosmetic consultation with us by calling Lathrop Dental Center in Katy, TX, today at 832-437-3849. You can also request an appointment online by filling out our form here. We proudly serve patients from Katy, Fulshear, Weston Lakes, Simonton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Brookshire, Wallis, Orchard, Cypress, Sealy, Columbus, and all surrounding communities.