Annoying, but Worth It!
I am on tray #4/10 for top and #4/13 for bottom....
- 12 Apr 2008
I am on tray #4/10 for top and #4/13 for bottom. It definitely gets better. I've taken everyone's advice to start the new trays at night, with some ibuprofen. I wake up without a headache, just a sore mouth. Also, it takes a couple minutes and a good shove to get each new tray in, but they are so much easier to deal with in the morning. I put in the most recent trays just 1.5 days ago and I am having significant pain in my mouth. The trays are pretty sharp and are cutting the edges of my cheek and tongue. I will try to cut them down somehow (?). I also experience throat pain with each new tray for a few days. It is annoying to take them out to eat, then brush and floss, etc., but I'm doing better with it. It just gets to be a habit. I'm sure my dental hygienist will notice that my teeth and gums look better at my next visit!