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by Rio UK
Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:28 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Stacy's Story
Replies: 20
Views: 3976

Hi Stacy.
You replied to my message about the swallowed wire :lol: so i thought I should check out your story. Congratulations on getting braced! Your teeth are very white! They will look great when they are all finished! - Hopefully in time for your wedding! :wink:
by Rio UK
Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Swallowed a piece of the wire!
Replies: 4
Views: 12874

Hey thanks for your reply. It was the back piece of the wire, about an inch long. I called the hospital and they told me to go in for an xray; Ive just got home. Nothing showed up in the throat and chest area which means its further down!! :shock: The doctor said it should pass out in 24hours and on...
by Rio UK
Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:43 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Swallowed a piece of the wire!
Replies: 4
Views: 12874

Swallowed a piece of the wire!

The bracket on my back tooth came off last week so the wire has just been hanging there. Am waiting to see the orthodontist next wednesday. I've just finished dinner and noticed the back piece of wire has broken off and vanished!!! :shock: So i must have swallowed it! im really worried now, im start...
by Rio UK
Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: swimming/ snorkeling with invisalign
Replies: 12
Views: 8921

I've been swimming in my invisalign. i didnt really think about it but it did feel a little wierd! :lol:
by Rio UK
Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Rio's journey....*with pics*
Replies: 21
Views: 4701

Wow havent been on here for ages! Roost, well I prefer my invisalign at the moment because its coming off soon :D but my teeth do move quicker with my fixed brace! I had a few problems since I last came on here. I havent been for an appointment since early Feburary. Ive been sick, my orthodontist ha...
by Rio UK
Sun Feb 15, 2009 5:50 am
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: on my last alinger!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1216

on my last alinger!!

So excited!! Am on aligner number 14 of 14! I love how my teeth look! I cant wait to be done and have my attachments off!!! :lol:
by Rio UK
Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:38 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: For all the worriers
Replies: 16
Views: 3749

haha, your mad. after all the money spent you should try to do it as good as you can. however its up to you and if your not having any problems then its a relief to us lot who may come across similar problems. good read any way thanks Haha, that's what my man said. When I first met him, I took off ...
by Rio UK
Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: and DONE!
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Congratulations Tony!! I change to my last aligner in 4 days!! :D Cant wait until I'm all done too!!
by Rio UK
Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Blake24 - Braces Story
Replies: 62
Views: 19302

Hi Blake Good luck with your brace journey! I do understand about the whole "game" thing. Being 28 years old and single I worried about the same thing, but ive been on a few dates with guys since I got my braces :D Although I only have metal braces on my bottom and invisalign on the top teeth, I sti...
by Rio UK
Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Rio's journey....*with pics*
Replies: 21
Views: 4701

aw thank you :) Well im happy having invisalign and metal braces. I suppose its quite good in a way to be able to experience both :D I like the way the invisalign braces are discrete and I am able to change the next aligner myself at home. But you have to be displined and make sure you wear them for...
by Rio UK
Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Rio's journey....*with pics*
Replies: 21
Views: 4701

Hi. It was my choice. I wanted invisalign on my top and bottom teeth, but my orthodontist said my bottom teeth were too crooked for invisalign. I still decided to go ahead with invisalign on top though. Im a receptionist for a large company and dealing with people on the front desk all day I know I ...
by Rio UK
Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:44 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How far do you travel to get to your ortho?
Replies: 22
Views: 2371

Mines about 20 mins away by car. So not too bad :)
by Rio UK
Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:28 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Regretting extractions
Replies: 7
Views: 1311

I've been wondering this myself. I had 2 extractions and now im thinking about how the gap is going to close. My teeth are getting quite straight but yet i still have these huge gaps!! :shock:
by Rio UK
Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:58 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Ortho recommends eating with trays in
Replies: 14
Views: 2983

I ate a sweet (candy) with my aligner in once and that felt soooo wierd!! :?
by Rio UK
Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:56 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: marks or stains on attachments
Replies: 2
Views: 1163

Actually i think its the glue thats stained on mine too,and it also look like tea! :shock: oooops!! and I only drink a few cups a week!!