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What is the New Material Used by Invisalign?

My orthodontist mentioned that my refinement trays would be made of a new material introduced a few weeks ago. What will be the difference in my new... READ MORE

Why is a Invisalign Refinement Needed if Teeth Fit Final Tray?

If technically the invisalign system works by slowly changing the shape of the tray so that the teeth may fit on each position and shape of the tray,... READ MORE

Unsatisfied with Results, No Refinement Trays Offered by Doctor? (photo)

Paid £3,950 (~$6,300) for 12 trays Invisalign Lite in London. Feeling overcharged. I put ib the last tray in December. I am not happy with my upper... READ MORE

INVISALIGN - I am on my 21st aligner and I have 22 in total. How long will refinements take?

I started the invisalign program nearly a year ago and I'm just about on my last aligner. All my teeth are now completely straight except for my front... READ MORE

First Refiner Tray - How Many Days?

Greetings all, I just got my first set of refiners today. My ortho said the first tray was actually a passive aligner, so I only had to wear it for a... READ MORE

Replacing Invisalign Refinement Aligners Every 7 Days?

I've just started my Invisalign refinement and am on aligner 1 of 10. My ortho's assistant has instructed me to wear each aligner for 7 days. She... READ MORE

Refinement is Needed After Invisalign. Should I Get Traditional Braces or More Trays? (photo)

I just finished my last set of invisalign trays today. My orthodontist told me that I need a refinement and gave me two options: get traditional... READ MORE

Does Refinements Give You a Better Result?

Im wondering do refinements correct your teeth to reach the same result your initial clincheck shows you if your teeth dont turn out the same result... READ MORE

What Happens if Your Teeth Still Need Some Corrections After the Last Set of Refinement Trays?

I am getting 5 refinement trays (5 is the maximum for refinements with invisalign LITE) I'm currently on my fourth of five and am concerned about the... READ MORE

Can I Do A Invisalign Refinement After Retainer?

I just finished my first round of refinement for Invisalign. I have to do a second round for the top, but moving on to retainers for the bottom. I'm... READ MORE

Invisalign Passive Refinements? (photo)

Hello, I am 15 months into my Invisalign treatment and am now on my 5th refinement tray of 18. I had IPR done on the third tray, and my gaps are... READ MORE

My Invisalign Refinement Treatment is the Same As my Original Plan - 18 Trays. Is This Normal?

Currently there is still some slight crowding on my lower front teeth. Not happy about this -makes me wish I would have gone with traditional braces. READ MORE

Can I Have a Top Set of Refinement Aligners with an Unfinished Set of the Original Aligners on Bottom? I Don't Have a Picture.

On tray 11 & it completes top set. Skipped 1 top set per ortho.I had 22 for the bottom & am on #10. Need refinement trays Told to wear top... READ MORE

Can I Still Get Invisalign Refinements After Retainer?

I currently have the retainers now after my Invisalign plan. I noticed my top two teeth are slightly crooked still and already went through 1... READ MORE

Should I push for some refinement trays or settle with my result following full invisalign and a spring retainer? (photo)

I finished my invisalign with 21 top/23 bottom trays. At my last appointment, my otho said,"Let's go ahead and make your retainers". I wasn't... READ MORE

At tray 20 from 29, why did k-9 tooth stop tracking. After 28 trays I've got 41 refinement trays.

I'm concerned about the large amount of refinements, I have had 14 buttons placed on my upper teeth and 8 on my bottom. My bottom teeth are straight.... READ MORE

Are Refinements Needed if Dental Implant is Done Immediately After Invisalign Treatment?

I am an Invisalign Express patient on tray 7 of 10. I will also need an implant at the end of treatment for tooth # 3 upper right. My doctor has told... READ MORE

Nearing end of Invisalign Express treatment. Can I switch providers for refinements?

I am on my last tray and tomorrow is my final appointment. My lateral incisor is still crooked and not symmetrical in comparison to the lateral... READ MORE

Why are my refinement trays the same number as the first ones?

Hallo. I finished my 21 U+L trays, with 13 attachments in. They seemed to work, they all fit. I've got now 21 U+L refinements, 8 attachments. I'm very... READ MORE

Do you have to wear upper and lower refinement trays?

I only have two weeks left on my Invisalign treatment. My uppers look perfect. I have one tooth that needs tweaking on the bottom. Do I have to wear... READ MORE

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