PreOrtho

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Location: Georgia, GA
Member since 12/4/2013

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Reviews by PreOrtho

Fashioning The New Me a.k.a. My Invisalign Experience - Georgia, GA

Hello everyone! I'm a mid-20s pre-dental student, hoping eventually for orthodontia (hence the name). This is where I will be writing about my experience with Invisalign for approximately 15 months. I will be updating every aligner, and adding progress pictures every other aligner, so about... READ MORE

Recent comments from PreOrtho

Hi Fuschia! I'm so glad this keeps you motivated. It is really helpful to see similar cases. Just keep wearing your aligners ~22+ hours a day and use your chewie every day to make sure your teeth are fully within the aligners at all... READ COMMENT

My mouth was pretty dry the first couple of weeks of my treatment but it's the complete opposite now. Xylitol does stimulate saliva production and is helpful for dry mouth so it could help, but I'm not sure how effective a mouthwash... READ COMMENT

@charlotteamber, I think most orthos recommend 6 months because that's the minimum amount of time it takes for the periodontal ligaments (they attach your teeth to your bone) to reorganize around the new positions of your teeth. 3-4... READ COMMENT

@TwoPlusOne, I think I do get notifications for comments on reviews, at least most of them, and I've been meaning to reply. READ COMMENT

Yes, one of the things I was hoping for was that my lips would "pucker out" less. From the front it looks fine but I don't really like how it looks from the side even though other people like it, weirdly. Right now, even though the... READ COMMENT