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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.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Call: Call your Dentist or Orthodontic Specialist. If you can' t reach him/her, go to the next tray. If you do not have the next tray, try to wear the tor ... Read More
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Dr. Hilary Baskin
28 years experience Orthodontics
Go to your ortho: your orthodontist can likely get you into your next trays. if you already have them, put in the next set-- you may have to wear with pressure, but th ... Read More

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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
Dr. Maryam Chiani
29 years experience Dentistry
No: Please go back to your dentist/ orthodontist to continue with the treatment. You can’t go back to the previous retainers.
Dr. Earl Sandroff
43 years experience Dentistry
Start over???: Your best answer is to go back to the dentist and see what they recommend. Bring all of your previous trays with you, something may fit but don't rel ... Read More
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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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: Trays are computer calibrated to achieve a programmed amount of movement before stepping into the next tray. If a tray's specific end results are not ... Read More
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 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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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 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
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
No harm done: Wearing your 4th set of trays for two extra days prior to switching to your 5th set will have no long term effect on your treatment. You are probably ... 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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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: Invisalign trays are designed beware for 2 weeks. Retainers should be available in a week to 10 days from the time impressions are taken or from them ... Read More
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