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Does Invisalign Work for People with Periodontal Disease?

I have periodontal disease. Am I a good candidate for Invsialign? READ MORE

Is It Possible for Patient with Gum Disease to Get Invisalign?

I'm considering Invisalign and one provider quoted £2300. My dentist is saying I have gum disease. I have had cleaning sessions done. The... READ MORE

Will Invisalign Irritate Gums and Lips Like Traditional Braces?

I am currently wearing what's called a space maintainer... I am not sure why (they didn't really explain it to me) because all I want are straighter... READ MORE

Can Invisalign Work with Receding Gum Issues That Are Semi-under Control?

My teeth have never been perfect, my right front tooth has always protruded and I have a crown on it dues to an injury as a child. I'm 54 and now,... READ MORE

My Gums Are Red and Irritated Since I Started Wearing Invisalign, What Can I Do?

This is the 2nd day I am wearing invisalign. A part of my gums is red, irritated and sore. It looks like its bleeding but its not. What does this mean... READ MORE

Irritation to Tongue, Gums and Under Lips: Could I Be Allergic to the Trays?

The first 2 weeks of my treatment were great. This last week, however, has been horrible. It feels like I burned the entire inside of my mouth. My... READ MORE

Gum Recession Due To Invisalign? (photo)

I am on trays 14/24. Around tray 6, I noticed gum recession one tooth. My trays were trimmed. The gum doesn't appear to be getting worse but my... READ MORE

Teeth Settling into Gums During Invisalign?

During Invisalign treatment is it common for teeth to settle down into the gum more and require additional procedures to correct the final bite? I... READ MORE

Do I Really Need Invisalign for Bite Correction/Gum Recession Issues? I Have No Cosmetic Concerns That Would Prompt Me to Do It

My dentist found some gum recession on the inner aspect of my upper molars. Based on the pattern of the recession, he says it is most likely caused by... READ MORE

Two Consultations Told Me I'm a Candidate for Invisalign. Based on Recommendations Below, What's Safest For Teeth/Gum Health?

I've Had 2 Orthodontic Consultations.  I Was Told by Both That I'm a Candidate for Invisalign.  I Have Mild Crowding, excess... READ MORE

Is It Ok to Brush my Teeth with Wisps, or Could the Rigid Bristles Damage my Gums or Enamel?

I like the convenience the Colgate Wisps offer, but compared to a soft bristled toothbrush the bristles seem so rigid that I worry they could do... READ MORE

How to Have Less Gum Show? (Fuller Smile) (photo)

After four teeth extractions were done and taking off my braces I am happy with the result because my cheeks look sunken in and I have a short smile.... READ MORE

Invisalign With Gum Recession? (photo)

Is it possible to broaden the smile with invasiling if I have gum recesion? READ MORE

Will my big buck teeth remain too long and huge after Invisalign treatment? (Photo)

I have over-jet, huge buck teeth and I'll be getting the Invisalign treatment in two months' time. As you can see, my two front teeth are over-sized... READ MORE

Tooth misalignment due to wearing only top retainer?

I had braces 15 years back and I wear retainers every night. I had a gum graft procedure on gum behind bottom front tooth done 45 days back. My... READ MORE

Gum bleeding with Invisalign?

I just got Invisalign and it's the forth day in, and my bottom left tooth by the gum is bleeding a little , is it normal to have minor bleeding ? READ MORE

Will Invisalign Still Work Proberly if I Cut off the Ends- Last Half Bit of Last Moule?

Hi, i just started invisalign and bottem was bothering me /digging into my gums so my ortho trimmed a little and told me i could do it myself at home... READ MORE

Do I qualify for invisalign express? (photo)

I recently had laser gum removal for an overgrowth. In the past I never had any issues with crooked teeth or overcrowding...however I have always had... READ MORE

Gum pain from Hawley retainers after a year? Could pregnancy cause the problem?

I wear Hawley retainers every night for the past year (since finishing Invisalign). 3 weeks ago, after having my teeth cleaned, my bottom tray caused... READ MORE

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