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Invisalign: Bumpy Start but Getting Better - Springfield, IL

When I was a teenager I had traditional braces and the dreaded headgear, which nearly extinguished my budding social life. Since then, my teeth have gradually moved back to their original positions. The return of my overbite and the crowding of my bottom teeth have bothered me for a while, so I decided to try Invisalign. My first day was terrible. The lower tray cut into my gums and my... READ MORE

Recent comments from leener

I forgot to mention that I didn't have Juvederm put into my lips. I had it in the lines between my nose and mouth. READ COMMENT

I have it done about once a year. I do have some bruising and quite a bit of swelling. Once the swelling was so bad the next day I had to call in sick to work. I looked freakish. I've noticed if I put ice on it right afterwards and keep... READ COMMENT

I wouldn't worry about. I have Invisalign and my speech is normal. You just have to get used to it. The first day it did affect but speech, but once I got accustomed to it I was fine. READ COMMENT

Yes, I started mine a week ago and have lost a few pounds. I don't want to take them out so I don't snack during the day at all. My teeth were also very sore for the first few days so I didn't eat much at all. I expect the weight loss... READ COMMENT

I am on my first tray and I understand how you feel. The first three days were really hard for me, and I was questioning why decision to get Invisalign. I had the same problems you described with tongue and mouth soreness, I also... READ COMMENT