mskitkat56

Member since 10/12/2012

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Questions from mskitkat56

How Can I Avoid Getting a Tear in the Corner of my Mouth from Taking Invisalign Aligners in and Out?

I have a small mouth and am only wearing the aligners at night so that the tear can heal. READ MORE

Have Any of the Dentists on This Board Been Invisalign Patients Themselves?

I have found it almost impossible to wear the aligners 22 hours a day, and am very self-conscious about the obvious attachments and dry mouth (still lisp a little after 9... READ MORE

What is the New Material Used by Invisalign?

My orthodontist mentioned that my refinement trays would be made of a new material introduced a few weeks ago. What will be the difference in my new vs. current aligners? READ MORE

Teeth Whitening with Aligners?

Is it okay to use bleaching gel (15% from my dentist) with aligners and/or retainers? I have one attachment, and I understand that it won't get bleached along with my teeth. I... READ MORE

Recent comments from mskitkat56

Because you are spending another year to get your teeth back to the way they were when you were unhappy with the way they looked, and that may still not fix your problem. You went to an independent ENT who agreed with your othodontist,... READ COMMENT

Is this a serious post? READ COMMENT

Have you had both types of braces? I had traditional metal ones for a year and a half in high school, didn't wear my retainers, and then had almost two years of Invisalign 40 years later. I think that most people who have had both would... READ COMMENT

Flubadoo, I think that you should schedule consultations with at least one or two more othodontists. Nobody on this board is going to know if your estimate is "too much". Mariposa 0209, $7,000 does sound expensive, but I think that the... READ COMMENT

I've heard that the equipment is very expensive, which is why some orthodonists (including mine) still use the traditional impressions. READ COMMENT