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change invisalign trays early

A male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontics: Tooth movement, whether via traditional brackets and wires or by plastic trays must be accomplished in a slow, steady pace. Bone resorbs on one side o ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Absolutely not: Just because the pain-mediating levels in your tissues have dropped to a comfortable level does not mean that the trays have finished moving your teet ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily..: It just may prolong your treatment by a bit. Your treating dentist or orthodontist would be better prepared to guide you.
Dr. Hilary Baskin
28 years experience Orthodontics
No: it may just delay your treatment as your teeth have not moved after the 2 week mark. hopefully you are still wearing the last tray so there has not b ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Invisalign: Since you did not change your aligner on schedule start the new one now. And let your Invisalign dentist know what is going on. You will not hurt yo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
For how long ?: If the current tray no longer fits well, it may make a difference. Best to see your dentist, and bring in the prior two trays for evaluation.
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Dr. Hilary Baskin
28 years experience Orthodontics
Maybe: Depends how long. For one night, even 2, no big deal. For weeks, then yes, it will make a difference. If its been a long time, talk to your orthodo ... Read More
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Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
No but..!: No but do NOT make a habit out of it!!!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Only: Only your treating Dentist or specialist Orthodontist knows your rate of progress. Wear the lower, call the Dentist or Orthodontist and ask for advic ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Invisalign Sequence: The new tray must fit perfectly onto your dentition, otherwise it will not work properly. If it does not work properly, that small error will be passe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Both: It's because if you don't wear one, your teeth will start moving right back to where they were. Ask your orthodontist for mre information.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
No worry: You should immediately go back to your previous aligner and have your dentist or orthodontist order a replacement for the lost one. Good luck.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
3 to 6 months: But ask your treating dentist or orthodontist what their recommendation is, since the above time frame is a general rule.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
No: Over five months your teeth most probably have shifted to a point where you will need new impressions and new trays. You've substantially prolonged yo ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Spitzer
35 years experience Dentistry
Mouth guard cleaning: Be sure you take your antibiotics. You can clean them or disinfect them with an antibacterial mouth rinse or spray.
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