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by margarita
Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Not happy & thy're coming off ? .....
Replies: 4
Views: 1164

Hey I think I may of had those 'metal hooks' too! like a hook attached to the top of the wire? I don't have them anymore but god they were ugly! I too am getting my braces off in a month but I am desperatley unsure about my teeth I go through phases of loving them/hating them. I think one of my cani...
by margarita
Thu Jul 29, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Months between adjustments??need advice
Replies: 19
Views: 3902

I have ceramics on top and metal on the bottom and i've had about 5 adjustments (I think :? ) and each one has been 10 weeks apart. My estimated treatment time was 12-18 months and i'm getting them off at 11 months so don't worry! I was concerned too as I thought I would be back once a month...
by margarita
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces coming off!! but....
Replies: 5
Views: 1297

To be perfectly honest I didn't say anything as he's a professional and me thinking he obviously knows best and I was 'caught up' in the moment :wink: But in the house I have started to really analyze and thinking 'yeah that tooth is still a bit behind that one' etc etc I'm going to see my normal de...
by margarita
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: what foods stain clear powerchains?
Replies: 9
Views: 2995

I ate loads of 'stainable' foods with powerchains and I only got a fright in the mirror when I had a sandwich with mustard in and they were BRIGHT yellow! I'm talking fluroescent!
by margarita
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: To people who have their braces off: a question about time
Replies: 13
Views: 2698

oh and as for the eating problem I did think 'Erm how am I ever going to be able to chew again?!' as my teeth did just not meet, however after a few months I could eat pretty much anything... the only things I haven't touched are chewing gum and hard candy!
by margarita
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: To people who have their braces off: a question about time
Replies: 13
Views: 2698

My estimate was 12-18 months and I'm getting them off at 11 The pain I experienced when I first got them on was unlike something I had not ever thought was possible! I was in AGONY I also thought I could not see much movement for a loooong time I dunno if that is because I'm looking at them day in d...
by margarita
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces coming off!! but....
Replies: 5
Views: 1297

Braces coming off!! but....

I'm mostly a lurker but I had a adjustment today and my ortho said at the next appointment I can have my braces off :o I was NOT expecting that at all and I'm happy etc but I still don't think my teeth are where they should be? Has anyone else had these concerns and everything was ok in the end? It'...
by margarita
Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Second day of braces, some re-assurance please?
Replies: 14
Views: 2176

hi danny I am also from the UK! I got braces 2 weeks ago and i'm 20. I went private as obviously I am too 'old' for NHS. I didn't have a decent dentist til I was about 17 and he suggested that I get braces as my teeth were straight but a few were slightly wonky I even went to the Orthodontist but be...