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Do I Need Invisible Braces in East Longmeadow?

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A smile can tell you a lot about a person. It can also play an essential role in a person’s self-confidence. Ask yourself: what does your smile say about you? 

If you are concerned about crooked teeth, misaligned teeth, or an overbite or underbite, Dores Dental can help. Keep reading, and then be sure to call 413-241-3995 to request your Invisalign invisible braces consultation. Through a series of clear orthodontic aligners, we can get your smile where it needs to go in a hurry.

Signs You Might Need Invisible Braces

We have plenty of experience with patients who want to improve the appearance of their smile. But our invisible braces are used for a lot more than just cosmetic purposes. 

If you are experiencing any of the following issues, you may benefit from Invisalign invisible braces:

  • Crowded or crooked teeth
  • Overbite
  • Underbite
  • Open bite
  • Crossbite
  • Gapped teeth
  • Misaligned teeth

Crowded or Crooked Teeth

The most common reason people get our always discreet invisible braces is overcrowding. Crowded teeth become crooked, making the teeth more difficult to clean properly. In some cases, proper brushing and flossing may become impossible. When teeth can’t be properly cleaned, food and plaque become trapped, leading to tooth decay and gum disease. 

With our invisible braces, we can properly space your teeth, ensuring your smile not only looks better, but can be cleaned properly as well. 


An overbite is when the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth. A slight overbite is normal, but when there is too much of an overlap, it can cause issues that need to be fixed. If the majority of your lower teeth are hidden by your upper teeth, you may have an overbite.


An underbite occurs when the upper front teeth sit behind your lower teeth. In most cases, an underbite is caused by a disproportionately-sized jaw. An underbite can lead to biting and chewing issues as well as imbalanced facial features.

Open Bite

An open bite is when the upper and lower front teeth don’t touch. This can cause problems with talking and eating. In most cases, an open bite is genetic but it can also be the result of prolonged pacifier use and thumb sucking. 


A crossbite is when the teeth or jaw are misaligned. When you bite down, the teeth on the sides of your mouth should align. A crossbite can cause uneven wear on your teeth. Invisible braces can help align your teeth or jaw to fix the problem. 

Gapped Teeth

Gapped teeth are more than just a cosmetic problem. If you have gaps between your teeth, food can get stuck in between them, causing a buildup of plaque that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. 

Misaligned Teeth

If you have teeth that stick out and aren’t aligned with the rest of your teeth, you have misaligned teeth. Misaligned teeth can make it more difficult to bite and chew. 

However, if you are living with any of the above dental issues, we can help. Call Dores Dental today at 413-241-3995 to schedule an appointment. During your consultation, we will examine your teeth and come up with an orthodontic solution that will work best for you. If you are ready to have the smile of your dreams, contact our East Longmeadow, MA office right away.  

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