Location: Orange County, CA
Member since 4/1/2014


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Reviews by adam1995

My Invisalign Experience - Villa Park, CA

So far, so good. I am nearing the last few days of my 2nd set of aligners. The whole thing is expected to take about 20 months. I am 53 years old. I had braces in high school on my top arch only, and was never 100 percent happy with my teeth, so I finally decided to fo something about it,... READ MORE

Questions from adam1995

Severe jaw pain past 24 hours with Invisalign, what do you suggest?

I am 54 years old, and my jaw has made a popping sound whenever I open my mouth for at least 40 years.  The pop is on the right jaw. I am nearing the end of my 3rd set of... READ MORE

54 yo female, nearing the end of 3rd set of aligners, when a previously unknown cracked back molar caused an abscess. (photo)

How will we determine which set of aligners to restart my treatment on, once this whole situation is over with? (My aligners will have not been worn at all for approx 14 days).... READ MORE

Why does Botox last about 11 (eleven) months for me?

I started getting regular Botox injections when I was 39 1/2 years old. I am 54 y.o now. Every 11 months !!! My nurse practitioner/ injector is amazed. She says that she has 2... READ MORE

Tooth abscess numbing shots, June 1, 2014. Will these nerves ever reconnect?

I think 1 of the numbing shots hit my inferior alveolar nerve, and I have had a numb chin and lower lip for almost 10 months. Will these nerves ever reconnect? 54 year old... READ MORE

Why do I still have holes to close up when I'm at the end of my last set of clear aligners? (Photo)

I am on set 24 of 24. Very compliant wearer. My ortho checks my teeth every 2 weeks, and never any problem with fit. My last set is in now and I still have holes to close up,... READ MORE

Recent comments from adam1995

DVTs can develop from just lying in bed all day, not just airplane rides. I have always been given a pair to wear everytime I have had surgery, before i am put under, or have been hospitalized. READ COMMENT

That is called the iTero Scanner. It is more accurate than the old fashioned gooey molds. My orthodontist uses it too. Good luck with your teeth straightening !!! READ COMMENT

Good. Hopefully you can hide out for awhile while your bruising goes away. Have you tried Arnica gel for the bruising? I have no idea if it works or not, but some people seem to think so. READ COMMENT

No pain during the procedure because I was under twilight sleep. After, yes, burning and a rug burn feeling. Normal healing process. Dr Miller's says I am healing great. I went for my 2nd followup yesterday. I go back next... READ COMMENT