Category Archives: Invisalign

Solution For My Tooth Gap

I have a huge tooth gap. It’s about 8mm in width. I don’t want braces. I’m too old for that. One dentist suggested snap on smile. Another suggested porcelain veneers. Which is better? Carl Dear Carl, I’m very glad you … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Orthodontist

I’ve had three consultations with orthodontists. I’m looking for clear or invisible braces to straighten my teeth and give me more confidence at work. The first two orthodontists gave me similar treatment options for braces. The treatment period would be … Continue reading

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Invisalign for Spacing Problems

I had braces as a young teenager, but over the years I’ve had some spacing develop between some of my teeth. I don’t feel like I’d be comfortable with traditional braces at my age. In that case, would I be … Continue reading

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Will a Dental Flipper Make My Teeth Look Straight?

I really don’t want braces. They take forever, hurt, and look horrible. Would a dental flipper work to just make them look straight? Ben Dear Ben, I like how you like to think out of the box. That shows a … Continue reading

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Will Invisalign Work for Me?

I have two differing opinions about whether I should use Invisalign. My dentist said Invisalign will be fine for my case, but when I went to see an orthodontist about it he said traditional braces were a better option for … Continue reading

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Solution for a Huge Tooth Gap

I have a tooth gap big enough to almost fit another tooth in. My dentist suggested Lumineers. I can’t imagine that scenario turning out well. What would I have? A center tooth like a cyclops? Eeww! I do want a … Continue reading

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Can Invisalign Substitute for My Retainer?

I am about to finish my Invisalign treatment and I have LOVED it. My friends only noticed I was wearing the aligners when I took them out of my mouth for eating. They always thought it was awesome and always … Continue reading

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Is Orthly a Good Replacement for Invisalign?

I keep reading about this product Orthly that replaces Invisalign at just a fraction of the cost. Is this legitimate? Miranda M. Dear Miranda, If you’re asking if there’s an Invisalign substitute called Orthly which costs less than Invisalign, then … Continue reading

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If My Teeth Shift, Do I Re-do Invisalign Treatment?

I had an Invisalign treatment when I was in my late teens. I’m in my mid-20s now and my teeth seemed to have shifted. Do I need to re-do the Invisalign treatment? Missy L. – Pennsylvania Missy, First, I’d like … Continue reading

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Invisalign and Football

I need to make my mom and my football coach happy. My coach won’t let me play without a mouthguard, and my mom says she didn’t pay for Invisalign for it to sit in my gym bag. Is there a … Continue reading

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