Auntjane1960

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

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  • 623 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 616 comments
  • 5 questions

Reviews & Stories

This Procedure Has Changed my Life !!!

My now deceased mother used to always say that "youth is wasted on the young". I didn't really understand what she meant until a few years ago. I have mostly held up well over the years. I am a 56 year old former gymnast, never had children, and weigh only 10 pounds more than I weighed when I graduated from high school. I was not allowed to sun bathe during my youth- my dad lectured me... READ MORE

Over 3 yrs of Invisalign & then wire braces to finish it up - 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, almost 3 1/3 years after my initial Invisalign consultation. I selected "not sure" above, because I... READ MORE

Questions from Auntjane1960

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 Auntjane1960

Cars have the ability to kill if used by a drunk driver or a 6 year old. Knives which we use to eat with can stab someone to death. We are not outlawing cars and knives. I work for a family practice physician who regularly receives... READ COMMENT

It looks like this review was posted 11 months after having them done. READ COMMENT

Sometimes your teeth have to be worse before they start getting better. They have to reshuffle. My teeth looked worse for the 1st year or so, then started to feel and look better. READ COMMENT

I think it is excellent! You write very well and describe everything and Dr. Miller perfectly. Your pictures help a lot too because I have noticed that a lot of his patients do not post pictures. You will be receiving questions and... READ COMMENT

I will be married to my retainers. I will wear them 12 to 16 hours per day. Thanks! Another happy Dr. Miller patient! READ COMMENT