If you were lucky enough to get through your teenage years without a set of hefty, uncomfortable braces, chances are that your adult teeth might be in need of a little help to achieve their optimal position and best aesthetic outcome. I was one of those children who had braces for most of my adolescent life. If you’re in this boat (or if you’re trying to straighten your teeth after they’ve relapsed), you’ve probably discovered the technological sorcery referred to as ‘aligners’.
I had a little scare when I went to the dentist last, well I suppose that is an understatement, I freaked out and almost cried. The words “gum disease” came into the conversation and I literally nearly cried in the chair, I didn’t listen to anything else she said. I had already gone into panic mode. Then the treatment came. OUCH!