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by macgeek
Wed Oct 22, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: OWIE! My new aligner (#7 of 29) is sharp on the edges!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1202

Dental wax is your friend

I use dental wax, till i can get home and file the sharp edges.
I always keep some in my bag.

Jonathan
by macgeek
Wed Oct 22, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Recommended Orthodontist for Invisalign in metro NYC area?
Replies: 1
Views: 773

Dr. Cathrine Park

She is my ortho and I have been VERY happy with her,. (VERY) she is a really kind and funny lady, but also doesn't take any BS. her prices may be a bit higher then normal ($7000) for my invisaligns but I am very very happy with everything Here is her website: http://www.parkortho.com/ She is on park...
by macgeek
Wed Oct 22, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Update for you all
Replies: 0
Views: 669

Update for you all

Well Retainer 13 is my lucky number.
I'm done with my uppers. with nice straight top teeth
I just had my revision imprint taken, I go back to the ortho in December!

MAN, what a joy having the Speed bumps taken off my teeth!!

Pictures (before and after) coming soon!

Jonathan
by macgeek
Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: What is Your Invisalign Cost?
Replies: 25
Views: 9026

NYC - $7000

$7000

All inclusive. (xrays, molds, invisialigns, retainer, revisions, yadda yadda)

Worth every penny!

Jonathan (Brooklyn NY)
by macgeek
Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: anyone have speedbumps on front BIG teeth??
Replies: 26
Views: 8043

My thoughts

the 'shave down' was more like a good flossing with sandpaper no pain, and nothing even noticeable. The speed bumps. There tooth colored! YES they are annoying in my mouth (like I have something stuck to my tooth like peanut butter) but there invisible to anyone looking at my teeth and the ONLY time...
by macgeek
Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: On the road to refinement
Replies: 7
Views: 1427

I have to say

In 2008 they really have improved the mold part of this adventure I had a gel in a plastic tray that was applied to my teeth It took 5 mins to 'set" and my ortho had to tug a bit to get them out ("any extractions of any other teeth are free Jonathan") she said that got a laugh from me. but no gook, ...
by macgeek
Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Bored of this now and very impatient!!
Replies: 9
Views: 2191

PS:

I have been using dental wax, on the rough areas, till my mouth / tounge get used to this thing in my mouth

Jonathan
by macgeek
Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Bored of this now and very impatient!!
Replies: 9
Views: 2191

Hello all!

I just got my invisalign's I am a 50 (50!?) year old male from Brooklyn NY! (so no one notices my lisp!) I am on my FIRST set of uppers/lowers (15 u / 30 L) The one thing I have noticed so far is that some days I don't notice them and some days I feel like I have a Horse chomp plate in my mouth and ...