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Katelyn's Zenyum Experience: About Zenyum and 2-Weeks Review

Sunday, 30 December 2018


My wedding is 3 months away and I'm finally doing something to fix my teeth! Many of my friends commented that my teeth are straight and that there was no need to straighten them. But... there's this tooth that bothers me cause it's the only one in the upper row that is not aligned and I want to get it fixed before my wedding! Also, my lower teeth are rather messy, they are hidden when I smile so not many people knew. So I'm currently undergoing Zenyum Invisible Braces to straighten my teeth and I will be recording the entire journey on this blog. For a start, here's why I went with Zenyum instead of other invisible aligner brands.


1. Price
Zenyum has a first consultation cost that's between $120 to $160 (depending on the location of the partner clinic) and the treatment costs $2,200 nett excluding post-treatment retainers. I went to another clinic for a consultation of Zenyum's competitor invisible aligners and was quoted a range of $5,500 to $6,500 for the same treatment (they couldn't even give me a fixed price before I commit to the treatment). Zenyum's price was a major draw for me cause I like how it is fixed and it is really affordable. I had plans to take up the Zenyum treatment before they offered the collaboration.

2. Suitability
I'm suitable for both Zenyum and Invisalign, so naturally I would go for the one that is more affordable. Zenyum is unable to shift your molars and cannot correct bite issues, it focuses on the aesthetic corrections of the front teeth. Hence they all have a consultation to check your bite to determine your suitability. Also, I was advised by both dentists to shave my teeth to create some space so I don't have to pluck my molars. I will share more about this later.

3. Convenience
I very busy with all my wedding planning now and I like how Zenyum is very digitalized and convenient. Pre-checks are done using photos to determine if you are suitable. What's more? Zenyum has an app to send you auto reminders to change your aligners and you can also use it to chat with your dentist and send photos for a virtual review. Very convenient right?

Now on to my review about Zenyum's procedure and my 2-weeks experience with Zenyum!

So far the Zenyum experience from customer service to dental appointments and the Zenyum Invisible Braces have been good! Their customer service officers are prompt in their replies and follow ups and I got my Zenyum Invisible Braces set in a month. The dentist is good and I didn't encounter any discomfort or post Interproximal Reduction (IPR) procedure sensitivity. IPR procedure is usually done to correct crowding, or reshape the contact area between neighboring teeth, by "shaving" the teeth. I did the procedure to correct overcrowding so I don't need to remove my molars!


The Zenyum Invisible Braces are very easy to wear and the treatment plan is easy to follow! All you need to do is to change your braces every 5 days (or per planned) and the braces are packed in Ziploc bags and colour tagged so you know which to use next. Similar to other braces in the market, each time you tighten your braces (in this case, change to a new set of invisible braces), you will feel slight tightness and feel a little uncomfortable in your teeth, but it usually goes a way after a day.


I love how the Zenyum Invisible Braces are really invisible even up close. So many people who asked to see my teeth couldn't see the braces at all. There's no need to worry if you would look different in it or if there's a need to remove them for photos. The invisible braces didn't help me lose weight though, I thought I would be too lazy to remove them to eat but I was wrong hahas. Even though it's the festive season and I've been dining out more often, it's not that troublesome to be on the treatment as they are easy to remove and wear back. Most importantly, it's affordable compared to other options in the market and convenient! P.S I'm wearing the aligners in the below photo!


These are my thoughts after wearing the Zenyum Invisible Braces for 2 weeks and I will share more updates (including before and after photos) thoughout this treatment. If you are keen, you may submit your interest for Zenyum Invisible Braces online and share the promo code "Katelyn50" (to enjoy $50 off your aligners) when their customer service officers contact you for more info to determine your suitability. Happy Holidays!

33 comments:

  1. Hi hi. Did you had to pay the full $2,200 upfront or is it by installment?

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    1. Hi Syha, I'm actually collaborating with them so there wasn't any payment involved. However, Zenyum offers both one-time payment and instalments over an 8-week timeframe.

      Regardless of which method you choose, you will still get all the aligners needed for your treatment up front, making it convenient to plan ahead in case you travel. And if you are keen, you can use my Zenyum promo code Katelyn50 in your first email interaction with them to enjoy $50 off your aligners! :)

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  2. "Many of my friends commented that my teeth are straight and that there was no need to straighten them."
    One look and it's hard to not notice that your teeth aren't straight.
    It's a good step getting your teeth fixed! and even better that it's sponsored! You're so lucky!

    But thankfully Zenyum is a much affordable option compared to Invisalign! Thank you so much for your post, hopefully it works just as well! :)

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    1. Hello, yes it's very obvious to me too but some of them only see the two bunny teeth and think there is no point spending over $5000 to fix them (that's before Zenyum was available). Also, I think it is more obvious in certain photo angles hahas.

      No prob, always happy to share reviews. Zenyum is indeed a much more affordable option and I'm looking forward to having straighter teeth at the end of the treatment! :)

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    2. Its great to know that there are affordable options, are there any compromises I need to be aware of. It would be helpful if you can also list down the trade-offs for Zenyum vs other expensive brands.. after all its a life long investment, only cost is not what I am looking at when it comes to my body..

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    3. Hi, I will try to share as much as I can. However, I've never tried other brands before so it's a little hard to compare too.

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    4. have you heard of clearsmile invisible aligners? they're also another brand based in singapore and kl that manufactures aligners. unlike zenyum, their treatment monitoring is done 100% by dentists or orthodontists. plus, their range of treatment covers all areas from simple aesthetics to more complicated cases. although a bit of a hassle to visit the clinics quite regularly (zenyum doesn't require you to visit them unless there's a problem which i think will be a little too late if there's one), i'd personally choose the clearsmile. their price range isn't that far apart either. maybe 1k extra, but you'll get professional and licensed dentists monitoring for you. and retainers are included in their package as well. but that's just me :)

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    5. Hi, I've never heard of clearsmile and thanks for sharing, always happy to learn new things. But not sure where you heard it from, cause Zenyum is 100% monitored by dentists/orthodontists too! They have an app for patients to privately chat with their dentists and send a photo of each new set so the dentist can see if the aligner still fits per planned. Also, there is a review at the dental clinic with your respective dentist every 2 to 3 months! I thought it was more convenient for me cause my schedule is usually packed and I only need to top up $300 for the retainers so it only adds up to $2,500. I will share more about the app in my next post! :)

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  3. How long after your scan did zenyum send u the aligners?

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    1. Hi Virginia, I received my zenyum aligners about 1 month after the scan.

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  4. Hey there, what are your thoughts on zenyum thus far? Seen any changes in teeth alignment?

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    1. Hi, yes, my teeth is slowly becoming straighter and the spaces between my teeth due to the IPR procedure (to make space for the shift to avoid extraction) are also closing up. I will be sharing more in my next update! :)

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  5. hi there, so you do see some improvement after wearing the aligners? Can i say that its just slight discomfort whenever you put on the new sets? and it's not painful at all? So every time when you need to eat, or snack you will be required to remove first? thank you.

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    1. Hi, it's yes to all your questions. My teeth have been shifting according to the treatment plan! It's not painful at all to me actually, it feels like someone is tugging your teeth a little? I was told to remove the aligners whenever I eat or drink (with the exception of cold or room temperature water) to avoid spoiling/staining them but sometimes I do eat sweets with them on hehe, just remember not to bite.

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    2. Wow lucky you.. can you share this treatment plan? How does it look like?

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    3. Hi, the treatment plan is confidential so I can't share the video. I will be sharing updates in upcoming blog posts though! :)

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  6. Hi may I know if there's a student promo?
    They called me asking if I was a student before promptly hanging up.
    Thanks again!

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    1. Hi Joycelyn, they do not have any student promo and it's a fixed price of $2200 for all customers. However, you can use my Zenyum promo code Katelyn50 in your first email interaction with them to enjoy $50 off your aligners.

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  7. Hi Katelyn, any updates on the progress so far? Could you also share how long your treatment duration is - understand that it's typically between 3-9 months. Thanks! :) Looking forward to your next post on this.

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    1. Hi Cari, my teeth has been shifting according to plan and my treatment is 11 months long. I will try to have the next post up soon! :)

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    2. Wow isn't 11 months for something you termed as "simple" too long?

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    3. Hi, I guess the duration can be a bit subjective? I felt that 11 months is ok cause I have two teeth that requires quite a bit of shifting. Also, I know of many other complicated cases which took 2 to 3 years to straighten (not on Zenyum though)!

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  8. Where is the clinic and who the dentist?

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    1. Hi, I visit Tanglin Dental at Yishun and my dentist is Dr Keith.

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    2. Nice! You started in December right, so about 4 months now, can you share your before/after- mid way through your treatment? Are you still happy with results? Does it irritate your gums?

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    3. Hi, yes I will be sharing updates along the way. I'm still happy with the results as my teeth is slowly becoming straighter. So far it only irritated my gums once, I'm not sure if it was due to the whitening strip I used, but let's not jinx it hehe.

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  9. Hi Katelyn, are there extra charges for the IPR procedure? Or is it inclusive in the $2200 package?

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    1. Hi, there are no extra charges. IPR is included in the package as it is a commonly used procedure in most aligner cases.

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  10. I just got mine last night, To be honest, it hurt for a bit when I got them in, but a few hours later, and it doesn't really hurt that much.

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    1. Hi Michael, glad to hear that! Same for me, I feel some aches/discomfort for each new set but it goes away after a day.

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  11. Hi Katelyn,
    When are you intending to do a follow up blog?? Anxiously waiting. I filled up a contact me online form on ig but there wasnt a promo code section for me to key in your name

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    1. Hi, thanks for following! An update should be ready next week! :) You will need to quote my name via email when a staff from Zenyum get in touch with you after they receive your online form submission.

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  12. Thank you!! Looking forward to see your reviews as well as before & after photos

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