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by jpiper001
Mon Nov 17, 2008 7:31 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: jess's braces blog=)
Replies: 5
Views: 1811

Hi Jess, Thats good that your wire is sticking out the back of your brackets! That surely means progress. http://smileys.on-my-web.com/repository/Music/dancing-009.gif If it isn't bothering you too much, then just wait until Sat. if you can. Then they'll clip it for you then. Do try and stay hydrat...
by jpiper001
Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cat meow's story, now with pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 1968

congrats! glad to hear you arent in much pain! mine still ache! i think my teeth and gums are just sensitive and i just need to get use to it...the spacers killed me and the initial brackets tore my entire mouth apart! ouch! curry turned my light blue ligs to a very strange looking light green, so i...
by jpiper001
Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: jess's braces blog=)
Replies: 5
Views: 1811

well hello all! i am about due for my next adjustment, next sat, and i have noticed in the past few days that my bottom wire is sticking out of the band quite a bit. it isnt jabbing me yet, but my tongue is getting caught on it when my mouth is dry and general discomfort-things. it doesnt really HUR...
by jpiper001
Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:07 pm
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: What did your ortho "give" you?
Replies: 239
Views: 92502

i got a great price first off! $3000! but i got a cool travel/work bag thats purple, a toothbrush, a christmas tree brush, wax, threaders, floss and a sand timer. and i am really nice to the nurses, and when i ask for more stuff, they fill my pockets with it. (asked for another xmas tree, she gave m...
by jpiper001
Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: Lip Balm/Lip Gloss
Replies: 88
Views: 44384

my lips are always dry, and i was a chapstick junkie, prebraces. burts bees is rad, and smells good. anything with an spf, and you know boys love our cherry chap stick=P
by jpiper001
Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: jess's braces blog=)
Replies: 5
Views: 1811

i survived my first adjustment! wow my bottoms hurt! i got a power chain put on the bottom teeth last sat, and the changed the bands on the top teeth. my teeth feel so loose and its still hard for me to chew on anything. when i had the wires put on, it took 2 and a half weeks for me to be able to ea...
by jpiper001
Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Lest I forget! - new pics 4th Sept
Replies: 16
Views: 3784

your teeth look great! i need to take before and after pictures like you, to remind myself why i am in so much pain.=)
by jpiper001
Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:47 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New to the world of Braces! what do you think ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1349

hi, stayc! im sorry your mouth hurts..those spacers hurt me too=P my problem is the almost the same as yours...i have the huge rabbit-tooth gap. (but sweetie, mine is so much worse then yours....i can whistle through it. i used to think that was cute.) mine havent started to crossover like yours, bu...
by jpiper001
Sun Sep 21, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: is it normal for the orthodontist to put on brackets only?
Replies: 11
Views: 4927

i know that one of mine kept moving around every time i ate and brushed, so much that i had to shove it back in with tweezers. my gum was really irritated right there...and they still said it was a pretty tight squeeze *shrug* i guess the moral of that story is "that is why i am not the doctor"... h...
by jpiper001
Sun Sep 21, 2008 12:47 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: is it normal for the orthodontist to put on brackets only?
Replies: 11
Views: 4927

yeah, my spacers dug into my gums constantly, so much that the ortho said something about how irritated they looked=( but i needed them, even after two weeks, my bottom molars were still pretty tight, it was fun getting the bands on today...
by jpiper001
Sat Sep 20, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Lauren, how are you braces treating you?
Replies: 7
Views: 1066

im glad your happy with them=) mine make me look like a kid, too. i am little anyway, and everyone keeps telling me how 'cute' i am. i guess being a little cute for a few years isnt going to hurt me=)
by jpiper001
Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: jess's braces blog=)
Replies: 5
Views: 1811

jess's braces blog=)

well here i am! as you all know, i have joined the meta mouth club two weeks ago when i had my brackets and spacers put on. wow, that metal tore my mouth up pretty bad, and i couldnt eat anything that required chewing until 13 days after the spacers were put on! im so glad to have those things out. ...
by jpiper001
Sat Sep 20, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: is it normal for the orthodontist to put on brackets only?
Replies: 11
Views: 4927

yeah, same deal with me...i have the brackets first, including the 8 spacers and the wires were put on today, two weeks after the spacers. the wire is sooooo much better than brackets alone... but let me tell you what, i am so sore.
by jpiper001
Wed Sep 17, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 775

yeah it was supercool :P
but now the swelling has gone down and i have a slight lisp still, but its not too bad. i am spitting all over my coworkers and i am getting immense enjoyment out of that :twisted:
by jpiper001
Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: well...here we go!
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

well...here we go!

so i have the brackets on and the spacers have been there since a week ago last friday and i can almost chew like a normal person again!
well, i am going to get my bands put on sat., so what should i expect? how long does it take? how great does it feel?=P