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by kailynsmom
Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:19 am
Forum: Parents of Kids in Braces
Topic: Please someone help!! Quad Helix cutting tongue!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 12597

Thanks so much ohmyjaw and bbsadmin! I am going to see about the removable one once we get back from vacation and see a different ortho. I will definately check out the rinse, too. As for the plastic sleeve, I just don't think that our ortho is willing to try anything else. I, too, am starting to fe...
by kailynsmom
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:08 am
Forum: Parents of Kids in Braces
Topic: Please someone help!! Quad Helix cutting tongue!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 12597

Thanks for your response. She is living off of Nutripals Pediasure type stuff. She will eat some soup and mashed potatos, but that was the first go round. This time, she will not eat anything. I asked the ortho about any other options and he tells me that there are none. I am seriously considering h...
by kailynsmom
Tue Jun 02, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: Parents of Kids in Braces
Topic: Please someone help!! Quad Helix cutting tongue!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 12597

It doesn't because there is nothing really to attach wax or a bandaid too. It's just a metal wire. Thanks for the help. I had read that earlier before I posted and was dissappointed that it couldn't work for her. If you have any other ideas, please throw them at me!!!
by kailynsmom
Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:31 am
Forum: Parents of Kids in Braces
Topic: Please someone help!! Quad Helix cutting tongue!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 12597

Please someone help!! Quad Helix cutting tongue!!!

My child got the quad helix and headgear on May 7th due to her underbite. She is a TONGUE sucker. She started that way back during breastfeeding. We have gotten her to stop during the day, but we can't get her to stop at night. When she got the quad helix, of course at night when she wore the headge...