Search found 7 matches

by legalcat
Thu Aug 14, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Salivating like a dog on a hot summer's day
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

Hi there... I had this problem... actually I had both problems... I had excess salivation and then I also had excess dryness... my mouth couldnt seem to make up its mind, within about 2 weeks it was all sorted now I dont have any problem
by legalcat
Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:49 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: How Many Hours w/o Invisalign is "Bad"?
Replies: 18
Views: 51171

My ortho told me that "2 weeks" of wear is considered to be about 308 hours... 2 weeks of 24/7 would be 336 hours... he said if something happens and I feel like I missed a period of time like I fell asleep with them out or some thing or had a special event to do (one example is I am having nasal su...
by legalcat
Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:45 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: anyone have speedbumps on front BIG teeth??
Replies: 26
Views: 8043

Hi everyone. I am only on my first tray. When I did the consultation and trays etc... I was NOT told anything about attachments or also that some of my teeth would need to be shaved down... when i went back to get the trays the first time when they came in... when the assistant was setting me up wit...
by legalcat
Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Dry Mouth is making me insane
Replies: 3
Views: 956

Dry Mouth is making me insane

I am on day 8 of my first tray... I did not notice anything the first two days but after that i started getting extremely dry mouth and lips... its like my lips are dry and when i lick them my tongue is even drier! my whole mouth is dry and drinking water doesnt seem to help or using chapstick etc. ...
by legalcat
Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: What is Your Invisalign Cost?
Replies: 25
Views: 9021

Just wanted to say I am also considered a "difficult" case... i have a lot of crowding, one tooth which is pushed back and overlapped by the teeth on either side, also i have a narrow bite and also none of my teeth line up when i bite down.. wow i sound attractive, LOL... my regular dentist does inv...
by legalcat
Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: What is Your Invisalign Cost?
Replies: 25
Views: 9021

Mine is costing $6,800.... 12 months so 24 trays upper and lower they said at the end of the 12 months they will do new casts and do probably 4-6 new trays at that time to adjust anything... Everything is included except the retainer at the end... There was no cost for the examination or anything......
by legalcat
Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Concerns over IPR??
Replies: 9
Views: 2300

At my ortho only the ortho does the IPR. I havent had it done yet but I will be getting it done in two weeks. When I went to get my impressions made he did shave down a very pointy part on my canine tooth and I was really happy with that. It was a weird feeling but didnt actually hurt... just give m...