Excessive saliva!

  • glm777
  • 8 months ago

Hi all, I'm so glad I found this community! I am 3 days into my 1st of 22 trays and I'm having a few issues. The first and most annoying is the excess saliva - I feel like I (and I know this is gross) I have to constantly suck the saliva out of my aligners! And if I talk more than a few words, I get a spit bubble and spew saliva all over the place. Not to mention the lisping that comes along with the excess saliva! Secondly, the first day I had them on they fit snugly and the edges were pretty flush to my gum. Now, they seem to have pulled away a bit from the gum and my inner lip and cheek will sometimes get caught in them! That hurts!! I keep telling myself that it's ok - this is all still very new and I will get used to it. After all, little kids get braces all the time and they eventually get used to them, right???

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I am on day one and that was the fist thing I noticed was the extra saliva not to mention a slight lisp. hopefully it goes away..TBD
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It should get better Anthony, mine did after the first tray. I also think that when they are brand new, it is all we can focus on and every little thing seems HUGE. But I have noticed that as the trays go on, I am able to not focus on them as much and that is a great feeling. Do I LOVE them?- nope! But I am willing to put up with them for the end result. If you like you can follow my blog "And in the beginning there was...tray one (glm777)". I am very honest in my reviews and try to update every week to 10 days. Following other peoples' blogs really helped me know that I am not alone and what I've been experiencing for the most part is normal. Hop on over and foillow my journey! Hang in there!
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I'm glad you started this conversation glm777, it seems you aren't alone in experiencing a lot of spit in the beginning, Tidus54 mentions the same thing!

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