Member since 9/18/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Not in Love with Invisalign (Yet??) - Raleigh, NC

I've been thinking about Invisalign for many years but as it was quite expensive and mostly cosmetic for me, I never followed through. But suddenly at 35 I found myself able to afford it and I figured, why not? It sounded so easy (Invisible! Mostly painless! Few office visits! Amazing results!) so I talked to my dentist (yes dentist, not orthodontist, oops!) and decided to give it a try. I... READ MORE

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Can't close my lips comfortably with aligners in!

I am one week into my first set of trays and I am having a great deal of pain in my cheeks and chin because I have to force my lips to close over my aligners.  And it is... READ MORE

Recent comments from Wednesdayz.child

Hi! No, I have not done any regular braces as an adult. I remember them being terrible as a kid, though, but they were not on the inside of my teeth. I agree, go to an orthodontist! I had no idea how important it would be to have... READ COMMENT

It is interproximal reduction, it's when they grind down a little bit of the sides of the teeth to make room for them to move. : ) READ COMMENT

Thanks : ) I'm hoping most people won't look as closely as I do at my teeth, I think generally people don't stare at teeth (I do, but I'm weird!!). The lateral incisors are not even. One (my left) has been pulled down and lines up... READ COMMENT

Yes! I've already noticed changes. After they took the buttons off my top teeth, but I was still wearing the tray until the Hawley arrived, my teeth started moving! I suddenly had this big gap between my back two teeth that had... READ COMMENT

The plastic hits my teeth, I think that's why it won't seat on the roof. It hits too far down the teeth, I think. Although after wearing the retainer overnight it fit better this morning (and my teeth are sore!) but still with some... READ COMMENT