I just started treatment for Invisalign braces and thought I’d share this video of how my teeth will be moving around inside my mouth over the next year. If you know me well (in person), you’ll probably be surprised at how well the computer model resembles my teeth. In the videos, the “.5″ numbers on the bottom teeth indicate that the teeth will be filed down by 0.5mm to so they can pass by each other while shifting. The red marks indicate the locations of the clear handles that will be affixed to specific teeth to help the Invisalign trays grab them.
I got the attachments installed along with my first set of trays today. The attachments are installed using a set of template trays that have placeholders for the attachments. The attachments are placed into the template trays, which are then set onto my teeth, at which point the attachments are bonded using a UV light.
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