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by waiting2smile
Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Finally got them... now why did I want straight teeth?
Replies: 32
Views: 6221

Hey hang in there - it will get better. I have certainly posted my fair share of posts ...am i going to pull a tooth out?? it is ever gonna get easy ???etc...but honestly it goes by so quick. I had mine for 3 plus years ans still cant believe Im done. Really, As far as taking them out try gripping t...
by waiting2smile
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Just when you think you're done with those pesky attachments
Replies: 6
Views: 1375

I know how you feel - I had more attachments during my 4 months of refinement than during my whole 3 years of treatment...my suggestion would be to stick it out until the end - you'll be so happy you did - and who knows maybe your ortho cuts you refinement treatment short like mine did, hang it ther...
by waiting2smile
Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: no longer waiting to smile - I cant seem to stop! (PICS)
Replies: 13
Views: 3254

Lilypad - Yes it is great to done however I still get the urge to brush my teeth 4+ times a day :lol: My retainers are essix (I believe so anyways) they are just like the aligners minus the invisalign stamp and number. My dentist said they should last me quite awhile since I am not a grinder. They a...
by waiting2smile
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:07 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: no longer waiting to smile - I cant seem to stop! (PICS)
Replies: 13
Views: 3254

Thanks everyone for your kind comments - its still hard for me to believe that those are pics of my teeth :D

Got my retainers today and they fit like a glove!
by waiting2smile
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: how long do i have to wear invisalign? please read on
Replies: 5
Views: 1464

I bounced between 2 and 3 weeks during the course of my treatment - it really depended on how my aligners fit and my densist was typically one to make the call although he always told me that if they stil felt too tight after 2 weeks wear them longer. As you go on you'll get to know when your ready ...
by waiting2smile
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: no longer waiting to smile - I cant seem to stop! (PICS)
Replies: 13
Views: 3254

And here are the pics...

URL=http://img155.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img2397qu1.jpg] http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/7703/img2397qu1.th.jpg [/URL] http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/4953/img2312zi9.th.jpg http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/1444/img2398dq9.th.jpg and just a quick reminder of where i started :wink: http:/...
by waiting2smile
Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: How much did yours cost???
Replies: 51
Views: 11853

I paid $5200.00 - 52 upper and 12 lower plus 2 refinements (only made it half wat through 1 ) and retainers for upper and lower. Worth every penny. :D
by waiting2smile
Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: no longer waiting to smile - I cant seem to stop! (PICS)
Replies: 13
Views: 3254

no longer waiting to smile - I cant seem to stop! (PICS)

Today I have offically ended my 3+ years on invisalign treatment!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: I endured my last set of mold and the speedbumps are gone. I really am thrilled with the results - my teeth are better than I could have imagined. Thank you to everyone that has put in their 2 cents or lent ...
by waiting2smile
Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:18 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Would I be able to have invisalign?
Replies: 12
Views: 1823

Im with you Lilypad - I officaly finished today and I cant stop smiling at myself ( yeah Im a dork - I know :lol: ). When I look back I cant believe how much they changed. I'm gonna post pics soon. Back on topic - I had an extreme case and some people may argue that my teeth are prefect but im happy...
by waiting2smile
Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: The Final Results are In!
Replies: 11
Views: 1998

Absolutely Fabulous Lily - You must be thrilled. :lol:
by waiting2smile
Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: On the road to refinement
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

So Ive hit bump in the road. I got a call from my dentist office saying that my latest impressions for the top arch were rejected and I need to come in and get it done again :( I guess this is what I get for saying how it wanst so bad this time around in my last post. So I went back yesterday for ro...
by waiting2smile
Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: On the road to refinement
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

So Ive hit bump in the road. I got a call from my dentist office saying that my latest impressions for the top arch were rejected and I need to come in and get it done again :( I guess this is what I get for saying how it wanst so bad this time around in my last post. So I went back yesterday for ro...
by waiting2smile
Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: On the road to refinement
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

So Ive hit bump in the road. I got a call from my dentist office saying that my latest impressions for the top arch were rejected and I need to come in and get it done again :( I guess this is what I get for saying how it wanst so bad this time around in my last post. So I went back yesterday for ro...
by waiting2smile
Sun Mar 30, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: On the road to refinement
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

On the road to refinement

So after 3+ years I have finally completed my 12 lower and 55 upper trays. :D I am definately pleased with the results but figure Ive been at it so long and paid big $$$ to get this done, why not try to tweak those last few things that I notice ( a space here, a tooth tipped a tinybit there ect..). ...