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by krzygrlm
Thu Oct 30, 2008 5:55 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: help! - Bleeding
Replies: 4
Views: 1043

help! - Bleeding

I have had my uppers braced for 3 months with no major problems - just some minor pinching - then last night when I flossed there was some light bleeding - i thought no big deal I had'nt flossed in a couple of days (I know, bad me!) Then this morning, when I went to brush my gums bled so bad it turn...
by krzygrlm
Mon Jul 21, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: GUM Go Betweens
Replies: 15
Views: 7988

I've found (by fluke really) that when I'm in a rush the GUM Softpicks are great for my molars not nearly as messy as flossing. Anyone else tried them?
by krzygrlm
Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Thinking about getting braces... but there is a big problem.
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

I wouldn't be too worried about it - but ask your ortho if you're not sure. I believe that I have a minimum of 6 baby teeth left (I know 2 have been extracted, so that's down from 8) and I have no adult teeth underneath. My ortho said they were in good shape and shouldn't affect the treatment -no gu...
by krzygrlm
Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:07 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: questions about new braces
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Thanks! I have ceramic on top and will be getting metal on the bottom in a few months - minimum estimated treatment time 24 months. Thanks for the info, I didn't really think liquids would be a problem as long as I still brush regularly (4-5 x day) - but all the info i got was for kids and says soda...
by krzygrlm
Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:56 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: questions about new braces
Replies: 3
Views: 947

questions about new braces

hey all! Love the site - it's been a great help and source of comfort. I am 28 yr old and just got braced (top) 3 days ago. I am curious about drinking pop, coffee and alcohol - my ortho seemed to be in a hurry and is over 2 hrs away - do i need to brush as soon as i finish drinking or can it wait u...