Member since 11/3/2012


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Reviews by wws27

My Long and Disappointing Experience with Invisalign - New York, NY

In case anyone finds it useful I want to share my (long) experience of invisalign. I should have had braces as a child but was too stubborn to wear them so my bite was left untreated. As an adult I was very unhappy about how I looked when I smiled, especially with my upper teeth which were very... READ MORE

Recent comments from wws27

It also helps to soak them in water every time you take them out to eat, if possible. This way you remove any saliva before it dries. Once saliva dries on the aligner it's harder to get off, even if you brush them. Sometimes you can't... READ COMMENT

Thanks for the updates Barbara! I had my teeth straightened with a combination of invisalign and braces. Have been wearing the retainer day and night for 4 months. Now just starting to wear it only at nights. It's nice to finally have... READ COMMENT

That's a great idea with the toothpaste! I also heard of people buying bleaching solutions such as nite white and bleaching their teeth at home using their retainer. You just have to be careful not to put too much bleach in the retainer... READ COMMENT

My feeling is that whether teeth shift or not is determined more by the specifics of your jaw shape and how much the teeth were corrected in the first place, and not by whether you had invisalign or braces. A lot of people who had... READ COMMENT

HI Megan, At least I got there in the end! But it was very annoying to waste so much time and money. I did go back to my dentist for a cleaning a few months ago, but I am definitely thinking of finding another dentist as I don’t... READ COMMENT