First 2 Weeks with Clear Correct - Milford, CT

My teeth has one space at the top, which I wanted...

my teeth has one space at the top, which I wanted to correct and the bottom has one tooth that has always been pushed back so I wanted to line it up with the others. I just got my aligners about 2 weeks ago. The first few days were awkward and I had soreness inside my jaws and lines from the aligners inside my jaws because I bite my jaws often. After the first couple of days it went away. Nothing unbearable. They are easy to put in and take out. I use denture cleaners twice a day to keep them clean. I don't think much happens during this first phase, I think the moving will happen in the next phase. I go back the first week of July 2014. I do have a slight lisp but I'm getting use to talking with them in now... insurance didn't cover this so I paid out of pocket, so I hope this works. I'm 35 and dealt with my mouth this way for this long, so traditional braces just aren't an option. I figured why not, I did a lot of research and this seemed to be a good option. Fingers crossed. Hope it works...
Question: I just received my phase 0. The seem to go over the gum a great more than the other company. Almost a straight ling across covering a lot of gum as opposed to be cut around the teeth. Is that normal? I'm afraid it going to damage gum line.
I have the same problem so I assume its normal. I do get lines inside my jaws also, which were uncomfortable at first and very sore. So they do go into the gum line and jaws.. I was told that they can be shaved down for a better fit but I didn't bother. I just got use to them. Ask your doc about shaving them down if it's to unbearable. I am getting phase 1 in 2 weeks, I hope the movement starts so that I can say if this was worth it. Also, a heads up my teeth are very sensitive when I chew now. So it makes me eat slower and softer.. , which may not be a bad thing for health but I don't like the feeling.
Thank you vonabee :) I'm not in pain, just worried about the covered gums losing color. I worry about it killing the tissue. I will ask at next appointment. Any idea when you will receive your phase 1?
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The office explained everything clearly. I just didn't anticipate it taking 3 months from the time my impressions were taken to receive the first set of aligners. I was told 4-8 weeks. So I figured on 8 weeks but it took 3 months... Otherwise, it's a friendly, clean office.

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