Invisalign Review. Mildly Crooked Teeth From Crowding - Australia

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I have mildly crooked teeth from crowding on the...

I have mildly crooked teeth from crowding on the bottom row and my incisors are turning on the top row. My teeth might stay as they are or get more crowded so I decided to do invisalign for 6 months. In the first two weeks I had clear plastic retainers. My teeth became sensitive & felt loose in the first 3 days so I modified the solidity of my food. Eating biscuits was very unpleasant . I was not told this so I got concerned that it would be rougher sailing than I imagined, but the sensitivity subsided after 3 days. On the 2 nd tray they add the nodes to my teeth. My dentist did it very quickly . The top tray he fitted in was very tight but manageable in terms of pain. This time I got a little depressed as I had cold sores and I had to get the tight retainers out out. I almost cried with pain inside and outside. It was initially much more difficult to remove the retainers and my teeth hurt for the first 5 days of the 2 nd tray. After 5 days I got used to it and have learned to get them in and out fairly quickly moving from left to right to rip them out.. I was surprised at how ugly my retainers looked .2 nodes on my incisor teeth make me look like I have fangs. They are definitely noticeable. I'm starting my 3rd tray (4th week) Tuesday . I imagine the pain for the first 3 days will start again. No turning back now!! Also I've developed a slight lisp which was supposed to go after a few days but it is still slightly there. I cant help constantly sucking on the retainers, so I'm mindful of trying not to do that. This happens as the retainers become looser on the teeth. The pain/sensitivity is manageable. Yes you can take your retainers out to eat but they don't tell you that it'll be best to stick to softer foods. Maybe it is obvious to the dentist!

By the way the lisp has pretty much gone, but I am...

By the way the lisp has pretty much gone, but I am still clenching and sucking on my retainers at times.
Seddon dental

I'm happy with my provider after 4 weeks of treatment .He is helpful and professional . I know that they will see me if iI have a problem. but I didn't realise it would not look invisible and in fact be noticably,quite ugly.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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