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by MIKE82
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: tooth movement after finishing
Replies: 1
Views: 1417

tooth movement after finishing

Am waiting on my refinements and I had my retainer out for the whole day recently because of a family party and fell asleep without putting it back in. When I woke up the next day you could visibly see the regression in my teeth. One tooth was moving back towards its original position. I was surpris...
by MIKE82
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: How many attachments before you wish you had normal braces
Replies: 30
Views: 18548

Re: How many attachments before you wish you had normal brac

that's a very good point if you have attachments on your front teeth then you may as well get normal braces and save alot of money am waiting on my refinements and I've got a feeling that I'll have to have some attachments on the front teeth. Not looking forward to it. With my original plan they wer...
by MIKE82
Sun May 13, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Let's be honest about how many hrs per day we wear aligners!
Replies: 5
Views: 5538

Re: Let's be honest about how many hrs per day we wear align

If am not going out about 20-21 hours


Of a weekend if I go out I might wear them for 16 hours
by MIKE82
Sun May 13, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Freaking Out
Replies: 2
Views: 1577

Re: Freaking Out

If there's no chance of getting any money back then I think the decision has been made for you £4000 ish? is a lot of money. I still go out and enjoy myself with mine. I just take them out when i go out. Up to six hours sometimes. The y haven't really hampered me at all. Not one person has noticed m...
by MIKE82
Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:22 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: How often do you interact with your orthodontist?
Replies: 15
Views: 6161

Re: How often do you interact with your orthodontist?

I got my lower attachments put on, then had a break for eight weeks for my top. In between I paid my bill in full. came back eight weeks later, he put my top attachments on, and said see you in 20 weeks when your done :roll: Like printing money for the dentists! Am over the moon how there progressin...
by MIKE82
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

got top and bottom trays in now on tray 5 there getting tighter and tighter now, can feel them gripping my teeth! Increased level of discomfort but still not really bad. Can see clear changes now though and feel more and more confident with every change of tray. Feeling very happy and am very please...
by MIKE82
Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

this is the first tray that has hurt

very tight and can feel a constant dull ache

not too unpleasent and also you are happy that it deffo means there is something happening

can see a difference looking in the mirror for the first time

got a bit of a spring in my step today, made up
by MIKE82
Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

tray three in


love the feeling of a new tray
by MIKE82
Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

just put tray 2 in


woop woop
by MIKE82
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

yea think I'll be able to compromise and use the disabled toilet to brush my teeth


its like a palace compared to the normal mens toilet
by MIKE82
Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

had them in for 5 days now I deffo feel more confident with them in than out. Dont mind them at all, the only problem is when people are saying lets go for lunch etc, and you cant because of the hassle. I don't even like using public toilets to have a wee in, let alone start using them to brush my t...
by MIKE82
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

day 2 - and I have to say, am finding it very easy so far Think there's too many horror stories on the internet about invisalign. The research I did I was expecting hell am am pleasantly surprised There isn't any real pain, it's more of a discomfort, at worst. The hardest part for me is not being ab...
by MIKE82
Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:35 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

Just got back form the dentist got my invisalign fitted Only did the bottom today, my top trays don't start till tray 5 so am made up with that, also he didn't shave the sides of my teeth, which I was worried about, so am happy. It feels a bit weird, tingly I would say, but in a nice way! Maybe the ...
by MIKE82
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

Re: having bad teeth

what do they say? am getting my invisalign tomorrow am nervous to death to be honest. Need to get a grip, just hope it all works fine. I have a slight overbite, but that doesn't really bother me. On my bottom teeth my middle tooth has grown upwards and backwards and its very annoying - hopefully thi...
by MIKE82
Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: having bad teeth
Replies: 15
Views: 5295

having bad teeth

what do you think people think when there talking to you? I've not always had bad teeth, they've slipped as ive got older and now look terrible. When I talk to people I can see them starring at my teeth and it proper does my head in Wonder if people mention it when your not there, what do you reckon?