My ortho told me to change my invisalign tray every 11 days, is that ok to do?
How Often Should I Change Invisalign Trays?
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Change Invisalign clear aligners regularly - as prescribed by your orthodontist.
Invisalign tooth movement is planned for each aligner set to be used for 2 weeks. But, since all patients are different, your orthodonitst may prescribe longer or shorter time periods. And, since some teeth move more readily thanothers, the time interval may change as your treatment progresses. Rely on your orthodontist to tell you the time-frame and sequence that will work best for you!
11-14 days is fine
Should be no problem to rush the case if its ok with your orthodontist. Dont do it yourself! If he suggested it then its fine
Two weeks is standard
If your orthondontist told you 11 days, I would certainly go with that. There may be a reason he is doing that now, but may increase intervals later on. I know some doctors do large movements and have patients wear them for 3 weeks, so it really is under their direction and judgement based on the treatment plan and goals.
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Invisalign clear alligner shoul be changed every 2 weeks.
If you wear the Invisalign aligners ,24/7 , it should be changed every 2 weeks. This is the period Of tooth movement that was designed for each aligner to move the teeth.
Invisalign says to change every 14 days
While 11 days likely will work just fine, the "party line" is 14.
I know of a case where they changed every 7. It worked, but the needed movements were fairly minor.
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