Invisalign User Discussions

My orthodontist was insisting that I would need 14 trays. That seems excessive, is there a way to reuse them or stretch out their lifespan? I feel like I'd be getting ripped off otherwise which isn't fair.
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I've been using them for a few months now and they are getting yellowish stains at the bottom. It's pretty gross and i really don't want to pay for more. Obviously something toxic like bleach is off the table, but there...
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How does an orthodontist decide how many trays you need? My colleaguehad to get 14 but I went to a different orthodontist. Did she just get too many or am I not getting enough? This seems strange to me.
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I like to know the absolute worst case scenario before getting involved in anything like this. Are we talking loosing all my teeth? Or is it worse than that or better? I just need to wrap my head around this so that I c...
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I soak my trays every morning for about 20 minutes, in unscented soap, then brush them. I rinse them every time I remove them. I brush and floss (with a water pik) every time before I put them back in. I even use bottle...
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Recently I have read about theinvisible braces, Invisalign. I just wanted to ask if anybody had some good stories to tell about their own personal experiences? My own dentist is able to put it on, and it seems a bit che...
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How does Invisalign's dental treatment system work and what is it made of? Is it a gimmick or comparable to traditional metal braces?
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Out of curiosity, does anyone know when Invisalign was founded? I read in a magazine that it was started by two students from Stanford University in the late 90s. Is this true?
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I am 21 years old and I've never had perfect teeth. I don't want traditional braces but I'm considering Invisalign's clear aligners. My only issue is the cost. I've heard Invisalign costs in the range of $5000-6000, whi...
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