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Is It Required That Teeth Are Shaved to Correct Crowding with Invisalign? Can Teeth Not Be Shaved with Invisalign?

My family dentist no longer does invisalign and recommended traditional braces. He actually told me that teeth had to be shaved for invisalign and... READ MORE

How Common is IPR (Tooth Shaving) with Invisalign?

I have read a lot of Invisalign reviews and stories. I have found that it is fairly common that people mention IPR or the process of shaving down... READ MORE

Should Teeth be Shaven and Bonded Before or After Invisalign?

Looked healthy before. I wanted to remove 1 bottom veneer (illusion of straight teeth.) Front teeth bunched over 2 side teeth. Extract problem back... READ MORE

Repairing Excessively Filed Teeth

While filling a couple of cavities on my top right back teeth, the dentist filed my teeth down to low. So, much so that I can no longer chew with much... READ MORE

Teeth Shaving for Invisalign?

I had a consult and was given my treatment plan. My dentist told me that I would need 0.5mm shaved in between 9 teeth. Is this excessive? Can this be... READ MORE

Teeth Shaving and Black Triangles w/ Invisalign?

I recently asked a question about what to do about small gaps in my teeth. My teeth seem to be larger at the bottom than top: Can this be corrected by... READ MORE

Tooth Shaved Down for Invisilign but Now It's Really Sensitive?

I needed IPR in between two of my bottom teeth. After I noticed some pain around the teeth when I drank ice water. I started trying to avoid any hot... READ MORE

Is sensitivity to temperature after tooth shaving normal? (Photo)

Hello! I'm in the middle of my invisalign tx. Over the past few months ice had normal mouth pain from the teeth moving which I expected. Last Tuesday,... READ MORE

My teeth became very sensitive after attachment removal. Did my doctor overshave my tooth? What should I do?

Hi, i just finished my mid course adjustment for the invisalign, my doctor shaved off the old attachments and put on the new ones, however one tooth... READ MORE

Tooth Eruption on #9/Orthodontic Invisalign? (photo)

When I was 10 I chipped a tiny piece of my front tooth and the dentist shaved it to make it even. It seems to have erupted since then. It is 1mm... READ MORE

Teeth still "out of bite" after treatment and refinements. Dentist said they may need to shave my bottom teeth. Is this normal?

By tray #4, I noticed my front teeth would make contact with my bottom teeth, instead of my molars making contact like they used to. I finished... READ MORE

What is the best way to fix crowding of lower teeth? (photos)

I've just completed round one of Invisalign treatment. My orthodontist started with 27 sets of trays (no attachments). With the lower ones, maybe due... READ MORE

Is extraction preferred over shaving in my case? I'm a 55 year old male... (photos)

I'm getting Invisalign and I was told the #23 tooth pushed forward bottom right of the picture should be removed instead of teeth shaving because of... READ MORE

Invisalign 2.8 yrs w/ AcceleDent! I had crowding on bottom teeth, grinding issues and over bite. I just got new (last). (photo)

Set of (12) trays. I developed black holes due to triangle teeth shape. I used my animation to get the doctor’s attention he said animation is not a... READ MORE

How would my teeth be best corrected by an orthodontist? (photos)

I have an overjet and I don't think my front four top teeth are symmetrical. My Ortho has suggested Invisalign and shaving the front teeth by 0.2mm to... READ MORE

What's wrong with my lower canine teeth? (photos)

I'm wrapping up my first set of Invisalign refiner trays. But my lower teeth concern me. Most of the original crowding has been resolved (with minor... READ MORE

For mild over crowding of teeth, can the dentist shave off part of my teeth to see if they move before I get Invisalign? (photo)

I have very mild crowding on my bottom teeth; one sticks up a little. I had braces but didn't wear my retainer. Now my retainer doesn't fit. But it... READ MORE

Buttons put on yesterday and I can't stand them. Can I have them removed or shaved down?

I received 7 buttons on top, two of them on my one front tooth and it's so gritty and awful feeling. There is no way I want to continue. I am... READ MORE

Too much of a gap made with IPR? When can I expect it to close? (photos)

I'm doing invisalign, I'm on the second week of tray 3 and Doc had me come in for attachments and IPR and then continue wearing tray 3 for one more... READ MORE

After 2 rounds of Invisalign, do I need to worry about my dentist "adjusting my bite" by shaving down teeth and enamel? (photos)

I am on my last tray of invisigline after 18 trays and then 9. Before I started, I had a slightly open bite in front. My open bite is corrected and my... READ MORE

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