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is it safe to use invisalign if i grind my teeth a lot at night?

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Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes, its safe.: It should be fine. Invisalign plastic is fairly strong & durable. Also, you'll be switching out of your aligners on a 2 week basis, so even if the current aligner starts to thin, you'll be switching into your next set fairly soon. If, however, you and your dentist discover that the aligners aren't withstanding your grinding, then you may need to switch trad'l braces.
Answered on Mar 17, 2017
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