Location: Florida, FL
Member since 8/16/2012


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Reviews by CraftyMama

It's a HUGE Commitment - Ocala, FL

Five weeks into my Invisalign experience, I currently have mixed feelings. I wore traditional braces for almost 3 years as a teenager (I'm now 54) and as many others have said, retainers were not used past the first year (mine broke anyway and I didn't have the money to buy a new set--I was in... READ MORE

Questions from CraftyMama

Travelling Overseas While Wearing Invisalign?

My husband and I want to take a 3 week vacation to Europe. I've been wearing Invisalign for 8 months and have another 3-4 months left, then 6 months+ with the retainer fulltime... READ MORE

Recent comments from CraftyMama

I used about 75% water and 25% peroxide and have not had a problem-I scrub them with a soft toothbrush after soaking them. I soaked them in that each time I had them out. Now I'm on retainers and I soak them for about 6 hours. They... READ COMMENT

I guess misery likes company LOL so I'm glad I'm not the only one. I'm picking up a new retainer from ortho tomorrow that I insisted on getting from Invisalign. The retainer the ortho gave me, well, let's just say I saw my teeth... READ COMMENT

It really does get better and easier. I know I felt like giving up so many times, but I just kept telling myself 'one more tray, two more weeks.' If I broke it down into weeks by tray rather than looking at...'I still had 20 or 15, etc... READ COMMENT

A year later I'm still wearing my retainers about 8-10 night. They feel snug when I put them in, so I'm afraid to NOT wear them. But I tend to grind my teeth at times, so I don't mind having them in. READ COMMENT

You will be sooo happy when you're done. It is a journey and it changes your times... but usually for the better. I didn't loose much weight, but I didn't gain ANY during the time either, which my dr said was good. I started... READ COMMENT