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by maeby
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

I HAVE A DEBRACE DATE!!! January 24, 2018 :D :D :D Once it happened, it happened fast! The last space closed and my orthodontist started talking about retainers before I had a chance for my head to stop spinning. So, question for you guys: If my goal is retention and ease of use, should I go with an...
by maeby
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

Hi Sideways, Since the last time I posted progress, I had one of my impacted canines removed and the other one finally grew in after 1.5 years of being chained. I also had to have three premolars removed to make room (we left one in place to take the space of the canine that never came in, rather th...
by maeby
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

Five Years in Braces (and counting). I know kids that were born after I got braced and HAVE STARTED KINDERGARTEN. :lol: Guys, I've had it all done. Impacted canine surgery, dental appliances, more impacted canine surgery, Propel treatment, tooth extraction, more tooth extraction. I've even moved sta...
by maeby
Sat Dec 06, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

Hahaha! WMD, that is hilarious! I have to agree with you.

I went to my new dentist today and he agreed that removing teeth would probably lead to the best outcome. Also, happy to report no cavities! Which is great, because I'm terrified of having fillings done. :?
by maeby
Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

Thanks for sharing, Jem! I'd say your words are wise. :)

And you're right, the fact that my teeth flared out seems to indicate that my arch doesn't have room for all the teeth I've, um, incorporated since I started treatment.
by maeby
Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: 23 y.o. university teacher with braces
Replies: 24
Views: 3576

Re: 23 y.o. university teacher with braces

I understand where you're coming from! I had to teach right after I first had my braces put on and I worried about it so much. There were some difficult times, but it hasn't been dreadful by any means. I forget I have them most of the time. I'm curious to hear more about having your teeth removed. I...
by maeby
Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Dude Braces @ 25 --- MapleLeafMan888 My Story
Replies: 294
Views: 39531

Re: Dude Braces @ 25 --- MapleLeafMan888 My Story

Your teeth look awesome! This next bit will fly by, I'm sure. Or hey, it'll seem like it when it's over with. :)
by maeby
Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Scared about surprise braces!
Replies: 7
Views: 1954

Re: Scared about surprise braces!

My teeth have started tilting outward, too. I hope everything goes perfectly! It sounds like you're on the right path! :D
by maeby
Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

Well guys, I just moved out of state and I had to find a new ortho--and a new ortho means a new treatment plan (to some extent). Dr. NewGuy has given me an appliance that is designed to pull harder on the impacted canine, which is good, except it is pretty annoying. The problem: Because we've had to...
by maeby
Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Advice Please: Bicuspids Removed Mid-treatment
Replies: 0
Views: 874

Advice Please: Bicuspids Removed Mid-treatment

Hello! I just moved out of state and I had to find a new ortho--and a new ortho means a new treatment plan (to some extent). Dr. NewGuy has given me an appliance that is designed to pull harder on the impacted canine, which is good, except it is pretty annoying. The problem: Because we've had to mak...
by maeby
Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

Yeash! Has it really been since February that I posted? To be honest, things are pretty much at a standstill until my second canine comes down, and it hasn't even broken through the gums yet. I'm getting a little dejected, since my original forecast said I might get my braces off in two years. Well,...
by maeby
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 220743

Re: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB

Congrats on the good news sablequeenie ! I wanted to pop in and give a visual update on my progress since the surgery two months ago. You can see the progression through the healing process (with stitches) to the point where the chains were "activated" at two weeks, and then to today! I'm so very ex...
by maeby
Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Starting my 30's Braced!
Replies: 27
Views: 2515

Re: Starting my 30's Braced!

Congrats on making it this far! It's an exciting moment and you should be proud of yourself! :D I've had all sorts of fun with my #19. I kept moving and having to go to different dentists after it broke, to the point where they'd say "Well, are you having any problems?" and I'd just tell them, "Yep!...
by maeby
Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maeby Getting Braces
Replies: 94
Views: 39881

Re: Maeby Getting Braces

Hello! It has been almost two weeks since my impacted canine surgery and one day since my orthodontist "activated" the chains to start pulling down those canines. Good news! I can see and feel the one on the left! It's been exposed since the surgery, but it's moved down just a tiny bit and now I can...
by maeby
Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary
Replies: 298
Views: 26098

Re: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary

Good luck with your second time around! I'm only on my first time in braces, but I'm like you, it doesn't really bother me and I'm really interested in the mechanics.The only thing I worry about is it not working out like it's supposed to (since that is a possibility with my teeth). I hope everythin...