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by Bracefacegal
Fri May 22, 2009 7:59 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: powerchain pain?
Replies: 35
Views: 63134

I got my powerchains on today/plus the return of my sure smile wires (had to go for heavy duty wires to close some stubborn gaps) and a WHOLE LOTTA PAIN...

...I can't even bite into a banana at the moment...so I can certainly empathize with your pain.

Hang in though....the end result is worth it!
by Bracefacegal
Fri May 22, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Finally Braced!
Replies: 10
Views: 1564

Congratulations on getting braced! It is a big step!

Your post reminds me of my first days getting braced....I'm near the end! 10 more weeks!

:)
by Bracefacegal
Mon May 04, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Why did you guys choose to have braces in adutlhood?
Replies: 58
Views: 11723

I chose braces in order to avoid further problems down the road (I had a really bad bite).
by Bracefacegal
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: *Cheers* for Bite Pads!
Replies: 10
Views: 1800

Let's face it, bite pads suck....they've taken all the joy of eating away.

Food just doesn't taste the same!

Blech!
by Bracefacegal
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: WHAT IS THE FIRST THING U WANT TO DO AFTER GETTING DEBANDED?
Replies: 33
Views: 3916

To be able to chew on lettuce properly is something I can't wait for. I love salads...

I'm also looking foward to biting in a nice crusty panino with all the fixings!!!
by Bracefacegal
Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Just Fully braced - Shoot me now, please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1393

Giovanni, Man, I feel for you. I could take teeth pain, but the pain in my mouth due to the brackets slicing and dicing were out of this world :shock: ! I rinsed with hot water almost ever day to help deal with the pain and used wax, but I hated wax and decided not to use it....I've never gone back ...
by Bracefacegal
Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: When do blisters get better
Replies: 3
Views: 613

The irritation and sores stopped about a week and a half into my start with braces. Now, I sometimes forget they are there....
by Bracefacegal
Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Chewing with turbos???
Replies: 4
Views: 1451

I have them too and it sucks....you just need to adapt your chewing....and it will become less annoying.However, I cannot eat lettuce...it is just way too gross swallowing chunks of lettuce leaf....

I've given up a lot of foods because of them for the time being...once they are off, I'll be so happy.
by Bracefacegal
Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Is anyone else as sick of braces as I am?
Replies: 49
Views: 8393

I'm just tired of people asking me why I thought I needed braces.....that alone is enough for me to want them off fast. I have a 10 month treatment time, however, it could be a year....I shouldn't really complain about them because I know a lot of you are doing this for 2 or 3 years...however, my mo...
by Bracefacegal
Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: credit card!
Replies: 14
Views: 1463

Most definately use the credit card if you don't carry balances. I don't so that is why I went with credit card payments. I pay in full every month so that is not an issue. However, if you do carry a balance, then using this method for paying off your treatment is unwise...the interest rates are ins...
by Bracefacegal
Mon Aug 18, 2008 11:03 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: bottom braces cause issues..
Replies: 6
Views: 1322

If your top teeth are hitting your bottom brackets, you need to go back to your ortho and get molar build ups. I had your same issues and they adhered these globs of composite strategically on my molars (on each side) so that my top front teeth don't hit my brackets.... I haven't had my molars meet ...
by Bracefacegal
Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Metal or Ceramic.
Replies: 13
Views: 1726

Oops, double post.
by Bracefacegal
Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Metal or Ceramic.
Replies: 13
Views: 1726

I have upper ceramic and lower metal.

I notice no difference between the two except for the fact that the ceramic are less noticable on the teeth.
by Bracefacegal
Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Are braces losing their "nerd" status?
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

I disagree. I think adults are breaking ground in the destruction of the 'nerd satus' of brace wearers.

I get all kinds of comments from teens who know me and think that it's really cool that I'm wearing them! :)
by Bracefacegal
Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:42 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Honestly, do you brush after EVERY single meal?
Replies: 25
Views: 7218

I try and brush after every meal, but it is hard when life gets in the way of dental care... ;).

Try to rinse out with water when you can't get to brushing right away.