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Any tips on getting rid of the little bubbles that show between the aligners and the teeth?

  • Katie Lynn
  • Buffalo, NY
  • 3 years ago

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Water is a great tip, thank you ! It does not last for long but it's magic :-)
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I have thought about poking pin sized holes in the bottom of the trays to allow drainage. But have not done it.
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Huh…never considered that.  Have you asked your doctor whether that would affect the integrity of the trays?
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I think Invisalign is best option.
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When I got my first set I was making the sucking noise a lot and didn't think people could hear it until finally a few people asked me to stop. I drink a lot of water, so on my last sip I pull the water through the trays to flush it out (similar to if your rinsing with mouth wash and you want to pull it through your teeth) You leave the liners in while doing this and it helps clear the saliva out!
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I can relate... I found myself sucking the air out also - my daughter finally told me to stop because it was annoying. The bubbles do tend to make the aligners more noticeable. Still can't complain as my teeth are so much straighter.
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Just to clarify, you mean the saliva bubbles, right?

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Yes! I don't have many on my lower teeth but a lot on the top and it makes the alignments more noticeable.
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Hi there! I don't have a good remedy for the saliva bubbles... This is what I do, I create a vacumn between by teeth and the aligners by sucking the air out. This will temporarily remove the air bubbles. Unfortunately, when I am bored I do this frequently and it makes a funny suction sound that is mildly entertaining. (Not as entertaining as Angry Birds, but it will do in a pinch, lol) Sorry, I'm not much help in this matter. If you find a good solution, please share it with the Community. Goodluck!
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I know this is really old but the way I found to stop this is to leave just a little water in your trays when you put them back in. That way you don't see the bubbles at all.
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