Getting ready for my picture-perfect smile!
Is Invisalign worth it? Absolutely! Take a look at the benefits of this orthodontic procedure to achieve your dream smile!
Today, we’ll take a look at the beginning of my Invisalign journey with Dr. Thu Nguyen, as I navigate orthodontics in my thirties.
When I was a little girl, my teeth were horrible. They were crooked, buck, and I had a huge underbite. As soon as my “adult teeth” grew in, they grew in terribly – so I was facing huge self-esteem issues at a young age.
This post is in partnership with Dr. Thu Nguyen – all opinions are 100% my own and I’m so thrilled to have you join my Invisalign journey!
I remember seeing my sister coming home with her braces removed, and I was so jealous. Her teeth looked impeccable. My parents reassured me that I’d be getting mine as well. I was still so young (my sister is 9 years older than me), and we were just waiting for the ortho’s okay to get my braces on me!
I didn’t wait much longer: within that year (I was only 10 years old), I was a full-on metal mouth.
Do Teeth Move As We Age?
Yes, it is normal for our teeth to shift over the years – even if we’ve had past dental work.
I noticed my teeth shifting throughout my late 20s, especially after having my first-born. I wanted that to change: and luckily, I crossed paths with the amazing Dr. Nguyen.
Dr. Thu Nguyen And Her Incredible Team
Dr. Thu Nguyen is based in Chateauguay, Quebec and boasts the most gorgeous dental offices. An incredibly talented dentist, Dr. Nguyen’s constant drive to help others lead her to her inspiring career. Her team is impressive, and I couldn’t be more grateful to care for my family’s pearly whites.
Also, her offices are absolutely gorgeous: the aesthetic is pure perfection. Take a look for yourselves!
Is Invisalign Worth It? The Benefits of Invisalign and My Invisalign Journey (So Far)
When people ask me if Invisalign is worth it, the answer is simple: Yes. One hundred times yes.
As someone with experience with traditional metal braces, removable retainers, and permanent wire retainers, I have to say that Invisalign is hands-down, my favorite form of orthodontics. Here are a few reasons why:
There Are No Limitations To What You Can Eat
Because Invisalign is removable, you can eat anything your heart desires – and this means EVERYTHING for a foodie like me!
Maintenance Is Easy
Maintaining and cleaning your Invisalign trays is very simple. Not to mention, maintenance of your teeth’s health is super simple too. The removable aspect to Invisalign is a game-changer. When I had braces, I always found it daunting to floss because it always took extra steps.
Progress Is Satisfying
If you’re a Type A personality like me, then I know you’re competitive and you LOVE seeing progress. With Invisalign, “graduating” from tray set to tray set is incredibly satisfying! I always love receiving the great news from Dr. Nguyen when she tells me that my teeth are tracking and progressing as planned.
Wearing braces for nearly four years was absolutely brutal. I remember feeling extremely uncomfortable every time they’d tighten my braces every six weeks. I also remember the feeling of the irritating brackets that would rub on my cheeks, as well as the wires that would jut out.
Invisalign has been SO much more comfortable than braces, and for that I am extremely grateful.
A Personalized Ortho Experience
The one thing that makes the WORLD of a difference with my orthodontic experience this time around is that Dr. Nguyen and her team have completely personalized my journey, catering to my needs, and putting my teeth’s health THE top priority.
When I first consulted with Dr. Nguyen, I loved the idea that she asked me exactly what I wanted for my teeth, and what my expectations were in terms of fixing my smile. She would even call me when she was working on my file, just to be sure that everything was to my liking – and I appreciated that 100%!
After the consultation, we took impressions and the team walked me through what would happen once the treatment started. I walked into my first appointment with SO much information, that I was not nervous or worried at all.
Free Invisalign Consultations
Great news! Dr. Nguyen is now offering FREE consultations (which are normally $75) for anyone who uses my code LISA75. All you have to do is fill out the form here and you’ll be on your way to getting your dream smile!
Invisalign Payment Plans with Dr. Nguyen
Your dream smile doesn’t have to be inaccessible. Dr. Nguyen graciously sets up payment plans for her patients to make treatments realistic and possible.
I hope you can see why I think Invisalign is TOTALLY worth it! I am still in the middle of my treatment but so far, so good! Be sure to check out my vlog on YouTube to learn more about my Invisalign journey and Dr. Nguyen and her incredible team: