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by Clairebear1993
Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:24 am
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Hi fixed retainer
Replies: 1
Views: 723

Hi fixed retainer

Hi everyone I have been braces free for nearly 6 months now and have been cleared by the orthodontist to come back in a year... But I am paranoid that something is going to come apart... And go wrong... I am very careful to brush and floss and get cleans regularly... But getting into the orthodontis...
by Clairebear1993
Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: impacted wisdom tooth and braces
Replies: 8
Views: 1104

Re: impacted wisdom tooth and braces

Hi I would defiantly ask ur orthodontist because I know with mine I had to have them removed before they would proceed with the braces My teeth were very impacted however and I had them quite young (I was 15 when my dentist first said they would need to be removed) I had all of mine removed and my b...
by Clairebear1993
Wed May 29, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: how to correct a 3mm midline drift without extractions
Replies: 7
Views: 1111

Re: how to correct a 3mm midline drift without extractions

My ortho has just started me with an elastic to correct the midline drift that has become more noticeable since I had my braces he said when I see him in 4 weeks it should be heaps better... I only wear the elastic at night as it virtually wires ur mouth shut lol
by Clairebear1993
Tue May 14, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Lisp after extraction
Replies: 5
Views: 6475

Re: Lisp after extraction

Yer it will take longer than that to get used the braces and my dentist told me that it was normal to find it happening throughout the braces time because of the movement of ur teeth :) but hopefully yours will stop soon for u lol
by Clairebear1993
Sun May 12, 2013 7:54 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Aligned teeth but overjet
Replies: 6
Views: 1523

Re: Aligned teeth but overjet

Personally I can see why u wouldn't want surgery... I only had my wisdom teeth out and said not again if I can possibly help it... I have an overjet still and I am nearing the end of my treatment now it was 5mm to start and it is about the same after elastics (elastics were causing more issues than ...
by Clairebear1993
Sun May 12, 2013 7:41 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Permanent Retainer
Replies: 15
Views: 3699

Re: Permanent Retainer

I was also wondering about permanent retainers... My ortho will only give me perminent retainers as I have a lot of spacing... I will be getting them top and bottom as I still have an overbite due to the different sizes on my jaw bones and my other ortho not doing anything earlier Is it possible to ...
by Clairebear1993
Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Dance competitions and braces
Replies: 12
Views: 3286

Re: Dance competitions and braces

Hey again Robot teeth this is my first comp and I have only had the braces a short time so I don't really know what colors people have and stuff like that Anyway go for my appointment on tuesday so will see what the teacher says on Monday night at classes... One of the dances is a group one and I an...
by Clairebear1993
Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Hi I'm a newbie
Replies: 19
Views: 2141

Re: Hi I'm a newbie

Hello everyone... Can't believe it has been nearly 6 weeks that I have had braces

First adjustment on Thursday
by Clairebear1993
Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Dance competitions and braces
Replies: 12
Views: 3286

Re: Dance competitions and braces

Thanks for the advice... I knew there were lots of people with them but was more wondering if the colours will effect things like should I get a plain colour like silver I don't mind the braces and will still smile but I only have 2 dances at the comp so it is fine lol And yer will match the colours...
by Clairebear1993
Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Dance competitions and braces
Replies: 12
Views: 3286

Dance competitions and braces

Hi again everyone I was wondering if there are any people that do dance competions with braces It is my first competition and the first dance performance with the braces What do u do with colours u get? And how do u deal with keeping them clean and stuff when u are there all day? Also I have a weddi...
by Clairebear1993
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Hi I'm a newbie
Replies: 19
Views: 2141

Re: Hi I'm a newbie

hi thanks
yer they seemed to come off
just abit confused lol
by Clairebear1993
Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Hi I'm a newbie
Replies: 19
Views: 2141

Re: Hi I'm a newbie

I was just wondering if it is normal to have a little red spot on my bracket... 3 of the THIS IS SPAM PLEASE REPORT IT TO THE ADMINISTRATOR. THIS IS SPAM PLEASE REPORT IT TO THE ADMINISTRATOR.THIS IS SPAM PLEASE REPORT IT TO THE ADMINISTRATOR. THIS IS SPAM PLEASE REPORT IT TO THE ADMINISTRATOR. ones...
by Clairebear1993
Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Last teeth (2nd Molars) not banded?
Replies: 4
Views: 1425

Re: Last teeth (2nd Molars) not banded?

Ur ortho is the best person to answer ur question... I think u should just ask his opinion
I am no expert only having mine on for 2 days but mine arnt banded at all either so I don't know (mine tilt in towards my tounge) I am going to ask at my next appointment about it
by Clairebear1993
Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Countdown begins until B-Day
Replies: 2
Views: 560

Re: Countdown begins until B-Day

Sounds like u have come a long way... Great work I don't have any other appliances but just the braces gave me a lisp although I did already have one... But saying that I have only had mine for like 2days and am getting used to them so I think it will take alittle practice but u will be fine Good lu...
by Clairebear1993
Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:42 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Different ways to tie ligatures?
Replies: 2
Views: 2513

Re: Different ways to tie ligatures?

I think the 8 shape is to help the wire to be held in tighter maybe
Not sure but that is what it seems like if the teeth where moving faster like that than the o shape