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by decisionmade
Fri Aug 03, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Joplin's Story (photos on page 12)
Replies: 383
Views: 132981

Still check'nin on your progress Joplin--Hang tight and soon you'll be crying tears of joy like I did...what a journey you have been on..it makes getting them off all the sweeter...life is indeed good..and especially so..brace free!
all the best
DM
by decisionmade
Fri Aug 03, 2007 9:26 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

Its been many months since i have posted..I've been busy eating corn on the cob and popcorn!! life is good and full of smiles..Just ran in to someone who was speechless..she hadn't seen me since pre braces..Everyone continues to talk of my huge smile!..I'm now wearing retainer only at night..(althou...
by decisionmade
Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: dark or light stains after debanding?
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

Hi! I had my braces taken off on monday and my teeth are soo much whiter than I expected..I drank red wine and cofffee throughout my treatment but WOW they are so white and there are no marks from the brackets at all! I hope you'll have the same results!
DM
by decisionmade
Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:46 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

I did it!! They are off!

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by decisionmade
Sun Feb 18, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

Thank you all!
by decisionmade
Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: After 2 Surgeries Braces Are Now Off!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 20875

hi kate! you look great I just checked out your pictures!..congratulations!!..I was taken aback at first -there is a definate resemblance between the two of us...wow!... I'm still thinking of getting my chin worked on after I live without the braces for a bit and see what I think.. Again congratulat...
by decisionmade
Sun Feb 11, 2007 5:39 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

Before:
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..and today:)
by decisionmade
Sun Feb 11, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

I've felt down about the delays but my "debrace date" is now set...drumroll please...

February 26, 2007 which means two more weeks..I have to get in the office this week to have a wire clipped and lig replaced but other than that ..I am almost there! It has certainly been quite a journey..
by decisionmade
Sat Dec 16, 2006 6:37 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

Almost perfect! my final "ajustment' is 1-3-07 my dr willl look things over and schedule my debracing!! I am amazed everytime I smile in the mirror..I'm still wearing a red elastic on my left side but its definately doing the job and my teeth match up so perfectly when I bite down..I've been using t...
by decisionmade
Sat Dec 16, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: SARPE Surgery
Replies: 1886
Views: 476872

hi all! it has been a very long time since I have posted here but just have to tell you my results are nothing short of amazing!! I'm going to post new photos later on today but for you "sarpers" just starting out..I am soo HAPPY I took this route and am smiling big! My braces come off in about a mo...
by decisionmade
Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:04 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

Thanks Kate! I've been keeping tabs on your progress as well..we certainly have come a very long way and I am sure you are thrilled to have your lower jaw surgery date set! I met with my ortho last week and now we are looking at January for removal. . but even january is way ahead of my original est...
by decisionmade
Sun Nov 05, 2006 12:58 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

ok moving right along...Having my back molars braced was indeed painful for several days but they are lining up fairly quickly..Still hoping to be debraced around Christmas..i'll find out at my next apointment in a week and a half!
by decisionmade
Sun Nov 05, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Joplin's Story (photos on page 12)
Replies: 383
Views: 132981

Hi jopin..just catching up on your progress and glad to know you continue to do well..I too am pleased I went with the sarpe option..Things are looking good for me and I am hopefull I may just thave 2 mos. left with braces..
continue to take care!

DM
by decisionmade
Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

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Here I am!
by decisionmade
Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Decisionmade's (D.M's) story:summer '07 update
Replies: 241
Views: 85518

Thanks all!! Just had another appointment which went very well..All spaces have closed...just replaced the power thread, and am now in a more powerful elastic on my left side. The progress continues to be wonderful! I was given the choice as to brace the top teeth on the top way in the back..the bit...