Discomfort + Invisalign

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Should the Invisalign Tray Edges Be Sharp?

I started my Invisalign treatment yesterday.Well yesterday, there were no gaps or edges sticking out. Today, the bottom tray has a small gap between... READ MORE

Have Jaw Pain After Invisalign, Supposedly Caused from an Overbite, Is this Discomfort Permanent? (photo)

I have finished my Invisalign treatment. I've been having left jaw pain. My orthodontist stated that I have a bit of an overbite so my it puts... READ MORE

Can I Switch from Invisalign to Metal Braces?

I am on tray 5 or 23 for my invisalign. I just noticed how inconvinient they are for me. I am a runner and I need to be eating a lot more times a day... READ MORE

I'm on day 3 of invisalign and I am experiencing bruising within my cheeks and inner lips. What can I do to ease the discomfort?

When my front lips go over my teeth the invisalign edges scratches my inner lip, is there anything that could help ease this discomfort? READ MORE

If I have symptoms of TMJ, and metal sensitivity, with traditional braces, is Invisalign likely to be a successful alternative?

Traditional braces, with bite turbos, caused symptoms of imbalance, temporal pressure/discomfort, ear noise, facial imbalance, sunken temples, and... READ MORE

Can Invisalign straighten my teeth? Improve jaw discomfort/alignment and fill gap of extracted tooth? (photos)

Had palate expander & braces as a teenager, noticed subtle shifting during college years but retainer no longer fit. Now in my late 20's my teeth are... READ MORE

Will Invisalign fix my open bite/crowding? (photos)

I had braces a few years ago and have a permanent retainer on my bottom arch. I didn't wear my retainer on my top like I was supposed to and I am... READ MORE

Can a metal Invisalign button be placed on a dental implant?

3 Weeks ago I had an Invisalign refinement due to some of my teeth not tracking correctly. Part of the refinement included a metal button to attach a... READ MORE

Why do so many Invisalign clients receive trays that have rough edges? Is it a quality control issue or can process be refined?

Contributors to this website - either in their updates or the forums - often describe the discomfort caused by the incredibly rough edges that their... READ MORE

What will fix my cross bite? (photos)

I had braces for most of my teenage life and yet it appears the cross bite was never fixed. The bite itself does not cause me discomfort or grind when... READ MORE

How painful can the Invisalign treatment be?

Since the tray #3, the first week of wearing a new aligner is so painful ! I'm not speaking about pressure or discomfort here, it's real pain, i'm 31... READ MORE

Am I a candidate for Invisalign? (Photo)

I am 40 years old and do not think I can tolerate the discomfort with metal brace. I am open to getting implants for the space from past tooth... READ MORE

What can I do for discomfort that started once buttons were added? (Photo)

I have been wearing Invisalign trays for 5 weeks. With tray 3 they have added buttons to assist with movement. Initially there was a rubbing sensation... READ MORE

Pain while using Invisalign. Should I discontinue use?

Month 5 Invisalign Gum disease treated before started, have several large fillings and extractions 3 weeks ago ortho advised change retainer weekly... READ MORE

Are teeth movement while in Vivera retainers normal?

I have just started wearing Vivera retainers. The bottom tray does not snap in as easily as the top tray and takes some effort to get it in. There is... READ MORE

Pointy Invisalign aligners. What if I swallowed the wax while sleeping and discomfort came back again?

Today is my 3rd day wearing my Invisalign aligners, I couldn't sleep last night because of their pointy edges.. At the moment I don't have regular... READ MORE

Invisalign hyper tooth sensitivity with gum recession and root exposure

I am a 62 year old woman who has a lot of gum recession and root exposure, which I have under control. I got Invisalign and yesterday, I got five... READ MORE

Can Invisalign Express 5 change your bite/jaw alignment? Does it cause TMJ/TMD?

I had metal braces as a kid and as I got older my teeth started to shift due to not wearing a retainer. I went to my dentist and received Invisalign... READ MORE

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