Open Bite

What you need to know about transforming your smile with Invisalign® treatment.

What is an open bite?

If your upper and lower teeth don't touch when your mouth is closed, your doctor calls this an open bite.

What kinds of problems can an open bite cause?

An open bite can make it hard to chew or difficult to bite into some common foods, like apples.1,2,3

Can Invisalign clear aligners fix an open bite?

Yes, Invisalign clear aligners can fix an open bite. We can help you find an experienced Invisalign doctor who can show you what Invisalign treatment can do for you.

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  1. Egermark-Eriksson, I., et al. “A Longitudinal Study on Malocclusion in Relation to Signs and Symptoms of Cranio-Mandibular Disorders in Children and Adolescents.” The European Journal of Orthodontics, vol. 12, no. 4, Jan. 1990, pp. 399–407., doi:10.1093/ejo/12.4.399.
  2. Laufer D, Glick D, Gutman D, Sharon A: Patient motivation and response to surgical correction of prognathism. Oral Surg 41:309-13, 1976.
  3. Ngan, P, and H W Fields. “Open Bite: a Review of Etiology and Management.” Pediatric Dentistry, vol. 19, no. 2, 1999.