I've always had crooked teeth growing up but I never really paid much attention to it. I didn't feel like an issue to me during my teenage years. My mom gave me every opportunity to get braces, but I declined every time because I didn't want those unsightly things attached to my face for years, I thought it would kill my confidence. Fast forward to 2013, I'm 21, and in hindsight I would have... more
I wore braces when I was young, before retainers existed. As my wisdom teeth tried to come through and had no room, my teeth moved. I had all 4 removed, and wore a permanent metal retainer attached on my bottom teeth for several years. Still, my teeth never looked really good again. With time and age (I'm 60)they worsened. The bottom is very crowded and the top has a very crooked tooth.... more
I started invisalign 11 weeks ago - I have 11 for the top and 21 for the bottom. I have 2 attachments on the top and 5 on the bottom. I've had no pain, except for the occasional need to file (with an emory board) the rough edges. So far, I've seen no movement, but am assuming that the teeth are moving since each tray fits OK - tight at first, but not uncomfortable. My concern is that... more
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Did not mind wearing the trays, it was also great because if there was a super special occasion I could take them out for afew hours if I felt the desire. I had to wear them quite a bit longer than I was orig. told, I had to get 2 sets of refinement trays afterwards so I was first quoted about a year but ended up in treatment for almost two to get things as perfect as possible. lower teeth... more