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by Lampost
Sat Feb 07, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: removing lingual??
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

oh, it's really not that bad... after a couple of days you get used to it... i only had them on the uppers... i think for the lowers it's more uncomfortable, for me at least it would have been... so i think for the lowers you should go for normal brackets... but it's really your choice... :wink: but...
by Lampost
Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:32 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: wisdom teeth and retainer
Replies: 1
Views: 1085

wisdom teeth and retainer

Hey! I got my essix retainers yesterday, and I have a problem with them... I couldn't reach my ortho but I'll go and visit her on Monday. The problem is that on the right side I still have both wisdom teeth ( but soon they'll be gone ) and my retainers cover also those teeth... So it goes into my mo...
by Lampost
Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:34 am
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Bonded Retainers
Replies: 11
Views: 8812

[quote="blackcat20"]The first time I wore them they set of my gag reflex, but its always been overly sensitive../quote]

how did you get used to them? i got mines yesterday and i can barely put them in because i feel like i'm gonna throw up:(
by Lampost
Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:53 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Damon retention splint
Replies: 2
Views: 2666

jesus christ... I think I'm gonna get one of these... they removed my braces today and they gave me a different retainer but they said that I'll get a damon splint-thing.. this looks HORRIBLE... i'm gonna throw them immediately in the trash, that's for sure, but if you're really interested, i'll wri...
by Lampost
Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: removing lingual??
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

oooh 8) linguals also?
by Lampost
Sun Jan 25, 2009 3:30 am
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: removing lingual??
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

well, it was awful at first... i was lucky i got them in august so i didn't have to go to school, that would've been a bit embarrasing... i couldn't pronounce "s" for over a week... and it also hurt my tongue, so i tried to avoid talking :D it was weird... but after a couple of weeks everything went...
by Lampost
Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: removing lingual??
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

Hey :wink: I have "incognito"... it looks something like this: http://www.myorthodontist.co.uk/new_images/lingual_braces_2.jpg i think it's the same as iBraces.. but I'm not sure... My dentist offered it as an option... I wanted upper and lower linguals, but that would've been extremely expensive, s...
by Lampost
Sat Jan 24, 2009 5:34 am
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: removing lingual??
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

removing lingual??

Hey! I'm new at this website:) I only have 11 days left before saying goodbye to my braces. I have linguals on my upper teeth.. I'm becoming more and more excited and also a bit worried about the removal.. Is the removal of linguals painful? how do they do it? i mean they are different from "regular...
by Lampost
Sat Jan 24, 2009 4:09 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: When you first saw your brace what did you think?
Replies: 53
Views: 8920

i've linguals on my uppers and damon on my lowers.. I got the uppers first, so i couldn't really see any difference :D but 2 weeks later they put on my lowers... i was shocked :D they looked really bad, i had really crooked teeth... so i almost cried :oops: but in one month they started to look bet...