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by gigi3lbs
Wed Feb 09, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: IPR...is it my dentist or is it really violent....r/o
Replies: 1
Views: 1572

IPR...is it my dentist or is it really violent....r/o

He was like sawing with a small saw-like device. He used so much pressure and actually slipped once. I thought he was going to gouge out the back of my throat. Is this how it goes or is he a bit rough? There really isn't any room to fit it between my teeth he had to use a lot of force. Thanks all. :...
by gigi3lbs
Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Dentist if I am on a serious budget?.......
Replies: 6
Views: 2102

Dentist if I am on a serious budget?.......

My choice is use a dentist who quoted me 2800 and my friend used him (She is very happy) or not do anything at all to my teeth as I don't have the 5k the ortho's charge. I don't have a complicated case by the way. Just post braces teeth that have gotten outta line over the years. Would any of you op...
by gigi3lbs
Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:03 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Filing between teeth if I have huge back fillings?........
Replies: 5
Views: 2422

I was hoping they didnt have to do the IPR.....

Seems like everyone has had it. I had braces before and teeth were straight. I dont need more room in my mouth. Good to know it may not be necessary. Thank you!!
by gigi3lbs
Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:46 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Filing between teeth if I have huge back fillings?........
Replies: 5
Views: 2422

No the fillings arent bad.......

just large in area where I felt the wall of the tooth itself was thin. I didnt want that thinned anymore. The filling is solid. Thank you
by gigi3lbs
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Filing between teeth if I have huge back fillings?........
Replies: 5
Views: 2422

Filing between teeth if I have huge back fillings?........

I have large back fillings that take up most of the top surface. I am afraid if I have the filing between done they will just crumble. Is the filing always necessary? My teeth really only need fine tuning and I dont think I need tons of room. Anyone experience this?