Location: Portland, OR
Member since 1/26/2009


  • 4 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Happy with Procedure - Portland, OR

I have been wanting this done and finally looked into it. Dr. Kim's name came up in a search with great reviews; I was already familiar with OHSU's reputation. At my initial consult, Dr. Kim answered all my questions to help with my decision. I'm very pleased, would definitely have it done again. READ MORE

First Couple of Days with a New Tray Are the Worst

Today is day four for me, I started treatment on Friday (today is Monday).  It's gotten a lot easier every day, today I am accustomed to the tray and don't notice it nearly as much as the first two days.  The worst was on Friday and I kept thinking, "what am I getting into".  Some of the edges were poking me in the cheeks and tongue, my jaw hurt from not being... READ MORE

Recent comments from avalon321

Your teeth are very sensitive due to the movement occuring. I hope by now it has improved for you. Remember, the most tooth movement with a new tray is in the first two days. When I first started I was really uncomfortable the... READ COMMENT

The first few days of a new tray are definitely the hardest to remove...hard on your fingernails. It does take a little practice to get them off at first but I found the easiest for my bottom tray is by my molars on the left side. ... READ COMMENT