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by mlblair502
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:02 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Tray doesn't snap over attachments
Replies: 5
Views: 3365

Re: Tray doesn't snap over attachments

Have you tried to use chewies to help seat the aligner properly? (Kind of like a chew toy for a teething baby lol) I just put in my 3rd tray last night and had to use the chewy to get it to conform correctly. Used it again today after lunch.... this set of aligners is TIGHT! You can buy the chewies ...
by mlblair502
Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: What did you pay for your treatment?
Replies: 43
Views: 13166

Re: What did you pay for your treatment?

1) 13 months for the initial round
2) $5500 includes retainer
3) Invisalign
4) Crowding & crossbite
by mlblair502
Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: How long before your first tray?
Replies: 13
Views: 3752

Re: How long before your first tray?

I had the old fashioned impressions and mine took 3 weeks.
by mlblair502
Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Tray doesn't snap over attachments
Replies: 5
Views: 3365

Re: Tray doesn't snap over attachments

I have 6 attachments on my upper arch (2 of them are on my left central incisor, right lateral incisor, right and left canine and then one on a right premolar) and in order to get the tray over, I have to put the front part of the tray over the front attachments with the tray tilted toward the front...
by mlblair502
Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Help I really need advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1438

Re: Help I really need advice

Invisalign is a HUGE investment in time and money, so please don't feel shy or embarrassed about asking for more than one opinion. I have to wonder if the more experienced ortho at the same practice would consult with her partner, so I am not sure how affective that would be. If it makes you feel be...