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Invisalign - Metal Button for Elastic Has Inflamed my Gum - London, GB

I was wondering if anyone could help. I am now on...

I was wondering if anyone could help. I am now on tray set number 6 and have just had my metal button added on one side so that I can use an elastic to correct an overbite (something I did not know about before undertaking treatment but oh well).
However, I have now had it for 2 days and I this morning could not get the elastic off the button. I eventually tugged it out but now cannot get it back in because my gum has inflamed around the metal button basically engulfing it. Is this normal to begin with? Should I just keep trying to get the elastic on or leave it off and see if the inflamation goes down?
Everytime I try and get it on, it just inflames the gum more and is now rather painful. Do I need to go back to my orthodontist?
Hi!  Wondering whether the issue with the button was ever resolved?  I hope your treatment is proceeding well :).
Hello! Yes it did- I went back to my orthodontist and he was stumped at first! Apparently has never had the issue but I have very small gums! I was glad to know I wasn't going crazy. He ended up having to take off the hook and turned it the other way up so I now hook in the elastic the other way. It's now very easy to do which is great!
Oh!  Well that's nice, that it could be accommodated so easily, LOL!  I wish I could see a picture of the backwards button.  Are you around aligner ten now?
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