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by gs
Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: I threw up when I was taking the Invisalign impressions
Replies: 5
Views: 2081

Ugh, I know taking those impressions was awful! And I've done it twice (at the beginning of the treatment, and for my refinements). Don't worry, out of the whole treatment, I think that was really the worst of it!
by gs
Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Does IPR hurt?
Replies: 7
Views: 5014

It really doesn't hurt! It just feels weird. Takes only a minute or two, depending how much they have to shave.
by gs
Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: What is Your Invisalign Cost?
Replies: 25
Views: 9005

I live in Montreal and I also paid $6500 for my treatment. It was originally for 18 sets of aligners, therefore 36 weeks, but with the refinements, and some extra time here and there, it's really been about 18 months.
by gs
Fri Mar 23, 2007 10:39 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Invisalign Wedding Question
Replies: 7
Views: 9520

invisalign wedding question

Well, I got my invisalign trays about 8 weeks before my wedding (which was last oct; so I was on tray 4 of 18, now only 3 to go yay! but I digress :) I had 4 buttons on my bottom teeth and 2 on top; one on each side, not the front teeth but those on the front 'side' (incisor? sorry, don't know the n...
by gs
Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Bad day with IPR
Replies: 3
Views: 1680

IPR

Every time I go (every 6 weeks) they do IPR. However, it's never hurt, although it's not the most unpleasant thing, just weird. I don't know how many mm they're doing each time though..
by gs
Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Almost done with Invisalign
Replies: 3
Views: 1672

ugh, don't scare me about the retainer! I too am almost done, i'm on #15 out of #18, 7 weeks left!! And when the dentist originally spoke about a retainer all those weeks ago, I too assumed it was something you wear at night, yet I see posts on this and other boards that make me think otherwise...I ...
by gs
Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Public Speaking & Invisalign???
Replies: 3
Views: 2080

public speaking

Once you get used to them (ie, get rid of the lisp factor, if it happens to you), speaking for two hours at a time should probably not be a problem. I often have to give all day trainings or lead all day meetings, and I only start having issues after many hours (my mouth starts getting sluggish, it'...
by gs
Fri Dec 22, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Pain like I've never felt! 9th aligners
Replies: 1
Views: 1258

Pain like I've never felt! 9th aligners

3 days ago I got my regular dental checkup and cleaning, and switched to a new set of aligners (9th set - out of 18 sets). I have been in pain every since. At first I thought it was just the typical pressure type pain I usually get with a new set of aligners for the first couple of days. By the end ...
by gs
Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: new here and to braces, got clearstep
Replies: 10
Views: 2758

pulling teeth out..

peom....I thought the exact same thing the first week, I was actually questioning to myself - is it physically possible to pull my teeth out of my mouth?? it does sound ridiculous but there's no one to really ask and when you just start invisalign, what do you know? Not that I'm that experienced, I'...
by gs
Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:03 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: wonder when people will guess??
Replies: 15
Views: 4394

are you saying that no one has even noticed you have invisalign??