Troubleshooting Guide for your Invisalign
Everyone wants to enjoy a smooth journey through their Invisalign treatment but very few people face challenges in their journey. Whenever our patients experience any difficulties regarding their Invisalign treatment, we are always by their side to help them out. Your teeth' shape will change as per your need with your Invisalign.
We gear up with most of the difficulties you may face quickly over the phone and try to resolve the problem from its roots, we ask you to visit our clinic once or twice in order to make sure everything goes smooth. We don’t charge any extra costs for emergency appointments, it is all included with the cost of your Invisalign braces when you are in the UK.
The following tips and pointers can help you resolve minor difficulties that you may face at home, but in case of any emergency do not hesitate to clear your query from us.
If you lose your Invisalign
If you lose your Invisalign then don’t worry too much. The first thing you should do is to consult with us. If we understand that you need a new set, then we will make sure you get your new set in no time. Also remember to keep your aligners in the proper case when you take them out while brushing, eating, and drinking.
If the aligners are burnishing your cheeks or your tongue
After wearing an aligner for the first time, you can feel irritated inside your cheeks or around your tongue, but your mouth will adapt to it soon and in that meantime, you also can use an ulcer gel to ease the pain. If the aligners which you are using have sharp ends and create discomfort for you then you can smooth the edges with a nail file and if you don’t want to take any risk then you can contact us to make adjustments in accordance to your need.
What to do with a toothache
For the first few days after wearing a new set of aligners, you may experience toothache, so we recommend you take soft foods for the first few days. We also recommend taking pain relief pills if the pain is intolerable.
If you develop sputter
After wearing the aligner for the first time, the patient can experience sputters but within few days your tongue will get adjusted with the aligner. The more you tend to speak, they are faster your tongue will adjust with the aligner.
It is normal to experience bad breath after taking your aligners, so to avoid that you have to switch to a proper brushing schedule. Even if you are not in a position to brush your teeth on a daily basis after eating then you can try chewing gum or drinking water before putting your aligners on again.
You may experience excess saliva as a side effect when you are putting your new braces inside your mouth but there is nothing to be scared of as it goes back to normal after a few days.
Not to remove your aligners
You may experience difficulty wearing the aligners for the first time and also while taking them off. Don’t worry we will help you to set the aligners in the clinic, after using them for few days it will become easier for you to wear the aligners.
Don’t panic if your attachment falls off, contact us and we will arrange an immediate appointment to replace it as soon as possible if deemed necessary. In the meantime, you can continue wearing your aligners.
If you forget to wear aligners
The most important thing about an aligner is you need to wear them at least 20 hours a day continuously, or else your treatment will be prolonged. Your teeth will start relapsing. If you don’t adapt to this habit, then you have to scan for new aligners or you may have to restart your treatment.
If the ‘result’ is not satisfying
If the result is not satisfying enough then you shouldn’t worry about a thing. For satisfying results, we take a new scan for another aligner which is known as the ‘refinement stage’ and it is also included in the cost of Invisalign braces in the UK.