melissa80

Member since 1/16/2013

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Reviews by melissa80

Crowding with Extractions - Indiana, IN

I've had crooked teeth since I can remember. My parents couldn't afford braces when I was young. Several of my baby teeth never came out, and I am missing my top lateral incisors. I wore a retainer when I was 12 after they pulled most of my retained baby teeth, but they kept my top baby canines... READ MORE

Recent comments from melissa80

Its a pretty new product in the US. They've been using it in other countries for a little longer. My orthodontist heard about it at a convention he went to and highly suggested I try it given how long my treatment would be. I can't... READ COMMENT

Thanks Charlene! It was a nice surprise to see some attachments missing :) READ COMMENT

I've noticed that these aligners don't hurt as much as my old ones did when I'd first put them on. So I wonder if that's why I have so many more, maybe the Dr slowed down the movement a bit? Since I had to do a refinement because they... READ COMMENT

That's crazy that your ortho is going to charge double the price for the acceledent. mine bought a bunch of them last year for $900 a piece, and charged me $950 for it. There's no reason she needs to charge you that much of a mark-up. I... READ COMMENT

I'm 4 months in and haven't had any of those problems. I brush them about 4-5 times a day, I keep a tooth brush and paste in my purse, it hasn't been an issue. If they start to get a smell, I soak them in some very diluted Listerine,... READ COMMENT