Invisalign Questions

Invisalign Every Other Night Causing TMJ Problems

Hi, I just wanted to inform you I think wearing my invisalign every OTHER night has caused TMJ type problems that radiate to the eye/eyelid as a subtle resistance when I try to move eyes and droopy eyelid. Soon after I switched to this schedule from...

What should I do about a loose permanent tooth? (Answered)

I know now what a bad decision this was, but I decided to try Smile Direct Club to straighten my slightly crowded teeth at a lower cost. At the end of the aligner process, my retainers (which were made based on what the computer predicted my end...

Do I Have to Extract?

I just started my Invisalign treatment and I’ve come to the conclusion I don’t want to pull any more teeth. I’ve had all of my wisdom teeth pulled and an extra molar on the left. It’s difficult for me to chew on the left side with the...

Is it Normal to Wear Spacers Under Clear Trays?

I am currently seeing my regular dentist who is administering the mtm clear align trays for me. I had a few spacers prior to my first set of trays then some IPR for my crowding issues. After my first set of trays, I was given more spacers to wear...

Edge to Edge bite

Edge to edge bite (Answered)

Would like to get my front teeth corrected. There are sightly edge to edge and i dont like my smile at times. The bottom canines bother me the most. They stick out and look longer than the rest of the bottom teeth. Whenever i smile, they show up as...

Do you think my son can get invisalign (Answered)

He has a blocked out canine.also he has some overcrowding on the bottom.I think that he has a crossbite and an overbite but im not sure. He wants clear braces because he doesnt like the idea of metal on his teeth.and he has a tooth that curls behind...

Invisalign with Rubber Bands

Will Invisalign help my TMJ problems? (Answered)

I have real bad popping on the left side of my jaw (so loud that it makes people sick to hear me chew) and my jaw doesn’t open all the way unless I slide it to the right and open (when I slide it to the right, my teeth are aligned properly). When...

Invisalign Bite

Is the result considered a proper bite or improper? (Answered)

I need to make a decision about a treatment plan. My lower right lateral incisor hits the side edge of my upper central incisor causing pain and chipping the lower tooth. Also, my left canines grind against each other when I chew. I have mentioned...

Lost my tray on a weekend! Please help! (Answered)

So I finished my invisalign treatment roughly a little over a month ago (end of Feburary 2018). I took impressions for retainer trays then and have been waiting to hear from my dentist that they are in. In the meantime, I've been wearing my most...

Is Invisalign gentler on your teeth? (Answered)

Hello -Does Invisalign cause less root shortening (root resorption) than braces? -Compared to braces, can Invisalign move individual/specific teeth and put less reciprocal pressure on neighboring teeth? Thanks Ben

My Doctor Didn't Give Me a New Invisalign Last Time I Saw Him, but Melted the One I Already Had... (Answered)

My orthodontist has always seemed a bit rude, clearly not caring about anyone in the office. And I don't blame him; it's mostly low-income families that go in there because basically the only insurance they take is the stuff the government gives...

Question concerning elastics for my underbite (using invisalign)

Hello, I've been using invisalign for 150 days and during my last visit (50 days ago), I asked an assistant for some elastics for my underbite. She gave some to me and I've been using them since. I noticed improvement by approximately 2mm. During my...

Is it safe to hot glue my broken retainer together???? (Answered)

I just got my braces off three weeks ago and my dog already got a hold of my bottom retainer piece. I am so lucky my dog only chipped two pieces off of very the end of the retainer. My retainer still fits perfectly but my tongue keeps getting cut...

Is Smile Direct Club a good alternative to invisalign and can it cause TMJ issues? (Answered)

I had braces about 10 years ago and of course never wore my retainers so my teeth have rotated back. I cannot afford Invisalign and have found Smile Direct club as an alternative. I have read many good reviews and it seems as though the process is...

Would Invisalign help correct an overbite?

I have a question regarding Invisalign. I am 20 and I don't want braces now so I was wondering if Invisalign could work for me. I have some crowding of teeth and a deep overbite of my bottom jaw of about 60-100%. But my top jaw is in the normal...