Location: Omaha, NE
Member since 11/7/2013


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From Snaggletooth to Straight Smile? Being Patient is Difficult! - Omaha, NE

I'm 28 and have always been bothered by my front incisors being twisted, effectively turning my smile into a somewhat scary thing. Sure, they're fairly symmetrical in their twist, but who wants to be called a vampire by your younger cousins other than around Halloween? :) In recent years, I noticed the teeth shifting more and becoming less symmetrical (the pictures from the past don't lie,... READ MORE

Recent comments from latentsmile

Honestly, I would guess you are not SEEING the movement quite yet because your back teeth have to move first to make room. Because you have a lot of crowding, this wouldn't surprise me one bit. Have you noticed any differences in the... READ COMMENT

Ortho says I am clear to switch New Year's Day and continue on my regular schedule as long as they feel like they're done moving (like they normally feel at the end of a tray) by the time it's time for the next aligner. :) READ COMMENT

I've also found that using the Chewies when I put my aligners back in my mouth, chewing all the way around the arches, helps reduce my pain from 4 days down to 2 days. I've been amazed that many orthos/dentists neglect these little... READ COMMENT

It is interesting…I'd guess most people favor one side without realizing it, but then again if your bite is correct all the way around maybe not. Hmm. That's disappointing that your bite ended up being screwy. :| I'd be really u... READ COMMENT

I agree, I am loving the way you are setting up the photos!!! READ COMMENT