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Day 122 of 156….Tray 14

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Time is rolling by! Tray 14 now. Not much to report other than to reiterate some earlier themes. One observation – Before you start this process your expectations will be fairly reasonable. You want straight teeth, maybe a shade or … Continue reading

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Day 5 of 170…whitening!

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Hi Folks, I thought I would give you a brief update on my Invisalign treatment. Things have settled down loads since days 1/2. Tolerance has increased tenfold. I wouldn’t say that the trays feel normal in my mouth (perhaps they … Continue reading

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Day 2 of 170…on my way!

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…I awoke this morning to my new (albeit temporary) life with braces. I actually kept them in this morning until the very last minute when I needed to eat my breakfast. They were not too bad after a nights sleep. … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 170…on your marks!

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I’ve been back to Paul today for the inaugural fitting of my first trays. Ooo, the excitement! My first concern is whether I’ll actually make it. Last time I had an unfortunate encounter with the RAC (it all ended well … Continue reading

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Clincheck Videos Here!

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Ahead of schedule, my Invisalign clincheck videos have arrived . I (and now you) can see the predicted movement of my teeth. How clever! Treatment time is estimated at five and a half months, which is 17 aligners in all … Continue reading

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Let the Journey Begin….

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Finally, after what seems to be an age………(yawn!!) I set off for Soham Dental Practice! “Every journey starts with the first step” as they say. Anyhow, I’m not disappointed. Paul Humber is on-time and is very friendly. Just right in … Continue reading

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Polish Comes Good! (who’d ‘ave thought it?)

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To my surprise, I hear back from Dental Poland today via email….and I’m impressed! Martin is my contact there and sends me a fairly comprehensive breakdown of likely costs. Their view was that the Damon braces system would be better … Continue reading

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Still Happy!

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Well, I’m the kind of bloke that tends to sleep on things. That said I’m just as pleased today as yesterday. I even get an email from Paul acknowledging my appointment. (I’m hoping for a cancellation so I can get … Continue reading

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Decision Made – Feels Good Already!

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I’ve seen one more dentist today – The Priory Dental Practice which is based in Aldridge, West Midlands. I was quoted £3300 + £500 crown + £200 fillings (total £4000) although there was a £150 discount for upfront payment. Nice … Continue reading

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Visit 6 – WS4 Dental Practice, Walsall

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I see yet another dentist today, but only because it was in the dairy and he is fairly local otherwise I probably wouldn’t have bothered. I visit the WS4 practice in Walsall, West Midlands. (Waiting again – the norm now, … Continue reading