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What Can I Do About the Constant Urge to Chew on my Invisalign Trays?

I have this constant urge to chew on my plastic invisalign trays. My jaws are always clenched and I am always chewing/grinding. Especially after the... READ MORE

Does Invisalign Work on Misaligned Teeth?

I am a 51 year female. I've been wearing a retainer at night from the orthodontist for the past 5 years. My top front teeth are shifted over I was... READ MORE

I'm clenching and grinding my teeth in my sleep. Will it affect the movement of my teeth?

I clench my teeth while sleep with the trays in.i seen thw print oncw i take the trays out.does that effect the movement of my teeth,with me being on... READ MORE

Vivera Vs Grinding Guard As Retainer After Invisalign?

The space left by an extracted lower front tooth has finally closed after two rounds of Invisalign. I am concerned about effective retention to keep... READ MORE

Is It a Problem Grinding my Invisalign?

Well I find myself grinding my back teeth with my aligners in. I have 5 days left with this tray. Is it a problem looking forward to grind my teeth. I... READ MORE

How can I stop grinding my teeth while I wear Invisalign?

I just got Invisalign roughly 3 and a half weeks ago, and how I'm starting to get used to it. However, there is a small layer of plastic coming off of... READ MORE

Hate the feel of attachment glue/resin smeared on my teeth. Any suggestions?

I just had attachments added to my teeth. I was expecting bumps, but not how awful the resin smeared all over my teeth feels. I complained about my... READ MORE

I want to cancel my Invisalign treatment, so why is my dentist charging me so much?

I have tmj symptoms and grinding. They said invsailgn would be a great fit. I then saw a tmj specialist who said otherwise. I told the dentist to hold... READ MORE

Can I get Vivera in a heavier material? Or something else I can wear over them?

I am a terrible grinder, and I do it much more with the retainers in at night. I actually damage the retainers by grinding them against each other.... READ MORE

Can Invisalign hide the chipped teeth 8,9,10 in the photo? Is Invisalign ok for light nightly grinders/clenchers? (Photo)

Also, can Invisalign be ok for patients with pre-molar crowns? I heard that Invisalign can dislodge crowns or result in cracks in teeth. My front... READ MORE

Can Invisalign retainers replace a traditional splint for grinding?

I grind my teeth pretty hard (have chewed through my night guards in the past) but don't have any TMJ. I have worn a pretty thick splint that has... READ MORE

Is there anything I can use at night to stop teeth from touch while wearing Invisalign?

I thought I had an underbite until I saw an Orthodontist, but he called it a crossbite. I'be worn a nightgard for years due to nighttime... READ MORE

Can I reverse teeth moved up with Invisalign and move them back down where they used to be with Invisalign again? (photo)

I've completed the 5th and final tray of my Invisalign treatment, and I'm regretting having my two front teeth pushed up a millimeter. It was my... READ MORE

What's Up with my Jaw Alignment or my Bite?

I'm a teeth grinder and i've managed so far to crack one molar i wear a night guard and i've managed to grind through it in less than 6 months i feel... READ MORE

Can Invisalign treat Class II deep bite, crowding, midline (adult)? (photos)

I have: Excessive deep bite, crowding upper and lower, lower midline to the left. I clench & grind at night. One orthodontist told me metal braces... READ MORE

What can be done for front teeth biting surfaces hitting each other, & painfully bending, wearing, & chipping teeth? (Photo)

Wore retainer from 7-10 yrs. In 40's now. Started wearing gaurd for night grinding last yr. Realized teeth shifted as result. Several front top &... READ MORE

Are Invisalign or veneers a viable option for shorter teeth from grinding?

My teeth have always been a bit shorter but due to grinding, they've gotten shorter over the years-exposing a small gap in my two front teeth. I've... READ MORE

Can Invisalign trays act as nightguards & prevent tooth wear from light grinding/clenching? I have no TMD. (photo)

1. Will Invisalign protect against grinding damage? 2. Since trays are changed every 2 weeks, that's not enough time to chew thru them? Anybody had... READ MORE

Sleeping issues with Invisalign... How do I sleep better?

I am about half way through my 38 trays of Invisalign. Since I started, I have not slept well at all. I constantly grind/bite when I sleep and had to... READ MORE

Can grinding on Invisalign cause splintering of trays, and is the plastic shards toxic if swallowed?

I have TMJ and noticed I am clenching more often with my 1st trays. Online articles state that grinding may help move teeth. My concern is that I have... READ MORE

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