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by belistic10
Thu Jul 18, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My braces journey (clear at the top/metal lowers)
Replies: 41
Views: 12534

Re: My braces journey (clear at the top/metal lowers)

I got my SureSmile wires a couple of months ago. No way could they make those finishing changes by hand. Pretty amazing technology. Didn't cost me any more either. Your teeth will look amazing when you're done! It is pretty cool :) but my god i found after that adjustment the worst after pain I hav...
by belistic10
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Grrr - Silver Coil on Clear Braces
Replies: 13
Views: 1868

Re: Grrr - Silver Coil on Clear Braces

oh bugger! i have two very long coils as well on the top each side. i have ceramic on upper 6 but metal everywhere else. Now i am never surprised when they add something new and annoying to my mouth LOL your teeth are looking great though
by belistic10
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Nervous, embarrassed, confused
Replies: 15
Views: 2024

Re: Nervous, embarrassed, confused

Hi there i am 27yo female and i have 2 kids so for me surgery was not an option (Despite being given it as a choice) i was given 1 of 3 options i went for the best of all three for my situation as surgery would have meant only a bit of cosmetic correcting (e.g less gum tissue when smiling) to me wit...
by belistic10
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces and Extractions - same day... bring it on!
Replies: 5
Views: 728

Re: Braces and Extractions - same day... bring it on!

oh wow that is alot in one day! hope it goes well! i had dry socket pain in 3 spots after 4 extractions so i was VERY glad to not have my braces put on till 3-4weeks after but i was awfully unlucky!
by belistic10
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: A true overbite?
Replies: 22
Views: 8804

Re: A true overbite?

I had both according to my initial report by my orthodontist, although to me i think the overjet was worse than the overbite
by belistic10
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My braces journey (clear at the top/metal lowers)
Replies: 41
Views: 12534

Re: My braces journey (clear at the top/metal lowers)

hi there :) It will be 24mths in about October I believe, they said I should definately be done before xmas so to me that will be just the most awesome xmas present ever :) and a great NYE celebration if that happen :BigGrin: I dont think i have taken a side profile since i began but my ortho did in...
by belistic10
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: I'm going to get braces this year!
Replies: 390
Views: 38906

Re: I'm going to get braces this year!

i can recommend the ceramics, no idea what incognito is lol :) i have them on the upper 6 which are the most visible and the rest are metal i guess to avoid breakages. so far i havent had anything break, in the beginning the ceramic are definately less irritable on the gums as far as ulcers go, and ...
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Proud and beaming :)
Replies: 13
Views: 1226

Re: Proud and beaming :)

:jump: welldone!! I am also as a adult quite happy now to smile for photos I have already noticed I have to stop myself trying to hide my smile, besides the metal showing i really have no need to anymore :) cant wait to get them off and smile even more! :)
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: I don't know if I should say this but....
Replies: 32
Views: 2969

Re: I don't know if I should say this but....

:jump: :jump: :jump: :jump: wow yay!!! congrats :) thats not far off at all, time will fly!!! right before my birthday on the 30th too :BigGrin: i am so hoping i get out of mine earlier than expected, 15mths in possibly as short as 3mths left but could be 9mths more :roll:
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:54 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: 1 week
Replies: 8
Views: 923

Re: 1 week

:-1 YES you can have a completely normal love life in all ways you want to... I am not interested when my teeth are sore :lol: and elastics make things interesting but still possible lol my partner of nearly 9yrs is very good about it really and understands when i've just had a adjustment i'm sore f...
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:45 am
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: Seriously, how visible are lower ceramics?
Replies: 13
Views: 3730

Re: Seriously, how visible are lower ceramics?

I dont think most people notice my metal lowers either lol i have ceramic upper 6's all the rest are metal. You adjust really quickly to them, I'm hardly aware of them now unless meeting new people i am a bit aware of them still at those times.
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Wisdom Tooth Ulcer
Replies: 5
Views: 1211

Re: Wisdom Tooth Ulcer

also a baby teething gel is great for putting on ulcers- needs to be one made especially for the hospitals it contains lignocaine and a antispectic called chlorhexidine (i know this too as was a vet nurse and we used it for scrubbing pre-surgery lol) brilliant combination for numbing painful ulcers ...
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:42 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Wrong Estimate
Replies: 14
Views: 1767

Re: Wrong Estimate

i'd be absolutely fuming! here in south oz anyway when i had my extractions i got a pretty precise quote of the work to be done, at that time i didnt have Extras cover for dental etc so had to pay full price but they let me pay it off in installments. Now i have the health cover i only have to pay t...
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Getting braces at 19, very excited!!
Replies: 88
Views: 8127

Re: Getting braces at 19, very excited!!

welcome :) not long till they go on now :) i have a 2yr sentence too and honestly its gone so fast :) and mine's costing me around the same price with a interest free payment plan through the ortho too (thankgod for that!) as otherwise I would not have been able to do it either! have a fun holiday! ...
by belistic10
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Just swallowed bracket with my chicken dinner
Replies: 6
Views: 1044

Re: Just swallowed bracket with my chicken dinner

oh yuck :lol: i am always paranoid about swallowing my elastics :roll: managed to not yet but have paniced a couple of times. Hope its all fixed soon!