Location: Irvine, CA
Member since 9/28/2008


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Retainer Will Cost You $1,200/Year

So I went through 18 months wearing invisalign trays and the treatment worked very well to straighten my teeth. But I was very disappointed to learn from the dentist that I would need to replace the retainer trays about every four months at a whopping cost of $400 per tray. I felt like ringing his neck. He should have informed me of this cost when I asked him to outline the costs for me before... READ MORE

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He did mention a permanent retainer, but advised against it because it's hard to clean. He actually wore one himself. I got the impression from him that it was kind of a nuisance, and food would get caught in it, but he did not say... READ COMMENT

True, I could have opted to go to an orthodontist, but the dentist told me that it would cost a few hundred dollars for a retainer at the end of the treatment, which turned out to be misleading. This is the type of tactic I expect from... READ COMMENT