Just Started, Still Waiting - Plantation, FL

I chose Invisalign because my teeth seem to be...

I chose Invisalign because my teeth seem to be prone to cavities, and I can't afford to have anymore that may be overlooked by traditional braces.

I am currently one week into my first set of trays. While my trays are in I have a lisp, when I think about the lisp it seems to get worse. I haven't experienced any pain as far as "moving of my teeth", but I don't think there is much to move around. I have noticed the past few days my front teeth hurt as if they have cavities. Although you can not see the trays when I smile with them in, I have a hard time smiling because I feel as though my face has changed shape with them in. (probably due in part to the fact that I am unable to close my teeth together in the same manner without them in)

I have only recently started reading other peoples blogs, and I hope that I see quick progress and my lisp goes away. The constant brushing doesn't annoy me, I'm used to brushing my cavity ridden teeth, but the rinsing and brushing of the trays is something I need to get used to! As far as other "care" methods, I am pretty unsure of what else I need to do to take care of them-my dentist didn't give me much guidance and at the time I had no questions.

I just started my third set of trays and I was a...

I just started my third set of trays and I was a little apprehensive about them, I popped them in with ease and no pain. It only took a few hours and lunch time to roll around for me to pry them off and realize how much pain I was in. It wasn't awful, but I haven't felt pain since my first set and the first few days. The tooth to the left of the gap (see picture below) hurt the most. I've noticed that the gap has gotten bigger over the past 6 weeks, but I am hopeful that this tray will begin to fill the void.

Cleaning tips: I soak the trays in 1/2 mouth wash 1/2 water and then give them a quick brush after. When I first got them I used vinegar which got rid of the stench of morning breath and seemed to clear up the cloudiness the trays seem to get as you get closer to the next set.

Howard Finnk

I absolutely adore my dentist. Before finding him I was extremely nervous just thinking about the dentist. I would recommend him to anyone, and to those who have taken my recommendation couldn't be happier. I have never waited over 15 minutes, the entire staff is beyond friendly. They offer numerous options to confirm/schedule appointments, ie. text, email, phone call. They work with you to make payments, and offer financing.

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