blondesunshine

Location: Kenosha, WI
Member since 2/19/2010

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  • 17 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 14 comments

Reviews & Stories

Accutane (Claravis) = my Rebirth at Age 26!

After trying every over-the-counter and prescription acne treatment known to man, I decided to end my skincare battle for good. I've struggled with acne and oily skin for the majority of my life and had always resisted the use of Accutane because I feared the side effects, namely: depression/suicide & hair loss/thinning. I was also leery about the mandatory use of birth control because... READ MORE

Intralase Bladeless LASIK, 2 Years Later

Growing up, I had perfect vision - or so I had thought. One of my boyfriends in high school once commented to me, "Why do you always give me that mean face?" I laughed and asked him what he had meant by that. Apparently, I had gotten in the habit of squinting without realizing it because my vision was slowly deteriorating.First, I tried eyeglasses. My depth perception with glasses... READ MORE

All the Invisalign Info You'll Ever Need - Kenosha, WI

After having slightly crooked teeth for most of my life, I decided I was ready at age 25 to confront my inner demons and fix my self-esteem crushing mouth for good. As a pre-teen, my folks didn't have the money for braces so I did without. My most notable dental flaw is my left upper canine tooth is crooked and sticks out, and over the years I've compensated for this by adjusting my... READ MORE

Recent comments from blondesunshine

How are things going for you? Better, I hope. Depression is a possible side effect, so I urge you to reach out for help if you need it. Take care & best wishes! READ COMMENT

Hello - I'm so sorry to hear that you're experiencing such extreme sensitivity. Hopefully it has improved by now. I never experienced that kind of tooth sensitivity during the course of my treatment. Please feel free to send any other... READ COMMENT

Hi Fernanda - My treatment ended up taking 406 days (but who was counting, haha). The price I paid did include ALL visits, trays, and adjustments, along with a retainer at the end - this is the case for most Invisalign quotes. Please... READ COMMENT

I hope things are getting easier for you, kimbiec! Let me know if you have any questions, and good luck! READ COMMENT

Thanks for your comment! I did find myself less likely to snack with Invisalign, especially before bed (and that's when I would typically snack). I wanted to avoid cavities so I always made sure my teeth and aligners were super clean... READ COMMENT