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Anyone use Invisalign or Smile Direct Club? Any advice . Had braces as a kid. Want a final solution to my 14 yr old self's laziness.

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'On many sides.' Preferably top and bottom in this case

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I use smile direct, I'm 6 month in of a 10 month treatment, I'm happy with the results, but I don't think it will look absolutely perfect and you have to have discipline... and it's not final, once treatment is done I'll need to use retainers at night. But for the price and reduced hassle I'm happy

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Thanks OW

Yea, what OW said. Completed my Invisalign procedure, and now have to wear retainers every night. I got complacent and didn't wear my retainers for a week and my teeth moved. I put my retainers back on, hurt like crazy but I'm good now. Definitely worth it

I did Invisalign and was not happy with the results. It did straighten my teeth a little but I still wasn't happy with my end smile. Worst of all it moved my upper teeth out of sync with my bottom row so now my jaw clicks. I'll need to go back to an orthodontist and get actual braces to fix that problem. Would not recommend.

Doing smile direct. Customer service is terrible and results are not as great as Invisalign. Currently on month 12of a 6 month treatment. Went 3 months without aligners because they cracked and it took them 3 months to replace them- so basically my teeth shifted all to way to the original position. Only paid $300 for my treatment after insurance tho so...

Used Invisalign through my primary care dentist! It was simple & your final tray is treated as a nightly retainer at the end

I'm thinking full adult braces for me. Just got get over the initial embarrassment. Damn you parents for not having me insured throughout my youth

What's the point if you have to wear a retainer every night?

🤔 ACN2 you also had to wear a retainer every day and night if you get regular braces as well once they are removed... Teeth move 🤦🏼‍♀️

I know that. There's got to be a better way though. Who wants to have to worry about lugging a retainer with them everywhere?

You can get bonded retainers. Last about 10 years

One year into Invisalign - if your teeth are pretty bad please do not use smile direct club, because you have no dentist. For example, we found out one year after having Invisalign that my bottom teeth were too crowded to get straight, so the dentist grinded one millimeter in between each of them and gave me new trays for the next 8 months. My teeth already look so much better and will be perfect in the end. Use your HSA account to pay for the Invisalign if you have one.

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