Member since 2/8/2013


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Good Results Half Way Through - Pleasanton, CA

I am 56 and correcting my bite to help preserve my teeth. My treatment is 42 trays, currently in number 21. Previously my lower front teeth were being chipped due to impact by the uppers during chewing. That no longer happens now that my bite is partially repaired. Cost is $4500 with insurance picking up $1100. In the long run it will be a real cost saving if my teeth are preserved. I had a... READ MORE

Recent comments from PixieDust2

I use a soft bristled toothbrush with water only to remove most of the buildup, then I clean the rest of the way using a denture tablet in a sonic cleaner. The cleaner only cost $45 through amazon. My trays are consistently as clean as... READ COMMENT

I'm in the refinement stage and I can tell you that the new tray technology is much more comfortable. Invisalign has improved the rough edge problem. The trays fit snugly against the teeth; they do not project away from the lateral... READ COMMENT

Following up on my previous reply. I finished the primary treatment 2 months ago, consisting of 42 tray sets. My teeth are so much better. However, we need to do the refinement to achieve complete reversal of my severe overbite. I am so... READ COMMENT

I must agree with your kids. I could not imagine wearing metal. Yeah, the trays wrench your teeth and they hurt some for 3 to 4 days. It is worse in the beginning, and oh how you will feel great when it's over and your teeth are great.... READ COMMENT

Someone on this blog mentioned using mouth wash to clean invisalign trays. Recently I tried this, grabbing what we had on hand, Crest non-alcohol mouthwash, and it seems to be working quite well. I soak the trays in this mouthwash... READ COMMENT