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

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

I had liposuction of the abdomen and flanks (no legs, no fat transfer), and I had bruising on my inner thighs to just below my knees. It has taken 3 weeks to completely clear up. READ COMMENT

I know that you can't say the name of the doctor, but was this a board-certified plastic surgeon? READ COMMENT

Try sipping water throughout the day, or sucking on some sugarless mints. I did find that wearing the aligners dried my mouth out, but I survived two years and am very happy with my results. READ COMMENT

Try other orthodontists or travel back to your original city a couple of times for appointments (you only have 12 weeks/6 trays left?). READ COMMENT