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by snowy0024
Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Monthly Braces Poll
Topic: August Braces Poll
Replies: 20
Views: 19585

My toothbrush

I have been in braces now for 4 weeks and I have been using the electric/rechargable Oral B Vitality that my orthodontist gave me on brace day. I used to use the battery powered Crest spin brush but now that I have gotten used to the little circle head on my Oral B, I love it. The little circle brus...
by snowy0024
Sat Jul 26, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: need ideas for night time dry mouth
Replies: 7
Views: 4395

I use Biotene toothbrush and mouthwash sometimes which seems to help with dry mouth. landela, I cant thank you enough for that information. After doing a google search for biotene products.... http://www.laclede.com/index.asp Their website actually has a list of perscription medications that possib...
by snowy0024
Sat Jul 26, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: need ideas for night time dry mouth
Replies: 7
Views: 4395

Meryaten wrote:You're drinking plenty of water throughout the day, I assume?
Absolutely! All I ever is drink is water, I was never much of a soda drinker. I usually drink atleast 50 oz of water a day.
by snowy0024
Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:19 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Flossing around molar bands??
Replies: 9
Views: 6004

I too had the same problem right after my braces went on. Mine have only been on a few days longer than yours. I have recenlty been able to get my floss between the molar with a band and the one behind it. I don't know if there was extra glue (from the banding) that needed to wear off or if it is be...
by snowy0024
Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:01 am
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: need ideas for night time dry mouth
Replies: 7
Views: 4395

need ideas for night time dry mouth

Hey all, I'm in my first month of braces and I need some ideas on what I can do about waking up in the middle of the night with my cheeks being stuck to my braces because my mouth is so dry. (I never had a problem with dry mouth before braces) Moving my mouth to peel my cheeks from my braces feels l...
by snowy0024
Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New to ArchWired
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

Hi everyone. I too am new to this wonderful site. 6 days and counting until my brace day. Spacers have been in for a little over a week and they drive me crazy. My tounge is so sore from rubbing them all the time. I hope I'm going to be able to handle braces if these little rubber rings are bugging ...
by snowy0024
Wed Jul 02, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: Monthly Braces Poll
Topic: July Braces Poll
Replies: 21
Views: 20924

It will be 7 days until my braces go on so I'm hoping any pain from adjustments will be managable. Although, I have to say that my spacers have been in for 7 days now and today is the first day I can bite down completely on my molars. They have been driving me NUTS!! My teeth don't feel aligned like...
by snowy0024
Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:09 am
Forum: Monthly Braces Poll
Topic: June Braces Poll
Replies: 36
Views: 29546

June braces poll

:D First of all..Hi, this is my first official post as a member on archwired. I will be getting my braces on July 9th (atleast I'll be able to eat some good food on the 4th). When I tell friends I'm getting braces they say "why, your teeth are perfectly strait?" What they don't know that due to my ...