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by Mitch11
Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Dunc's Dental Dialogue
Replies: 26
Views: 4160

Re: Dunc's Dental Dialogue

Hi Duncan, Welcome to the wonderful journey that is braces !!! :-+ :GapToothed: :crazy: :huh: Guidelines to getting your own ticker set up: Go to Tickerfactory.com, select "events", make your choices on tapes and sliders, etc. Finally, you get to preview all your selections on the last page, you als...
by Mitch11
Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Closing the gateways at 38
Replies: 26
Views: 7623

Re: Closing the gateways at 38

Kipepeo,
Thanks!
That's what I thought too. I plan on asking my ortho on my next visit. Which is actually going to be next week as I have to travel and will mess up my adjustment schedule.
Hopefully I can convince him to move the bracket.

:-+ :-+ :-+
by Mitch11
Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:47 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Closing the gateways at 38
Replies: 26
Views: 7623

Re: Closing the gateways at 38

Had my 3rd adjustment yesterday. OMG, my uppers feel like someone's taken a sledgehammer to my face. He only changed my upper power chains, but upon closer inspection, he seems to have threaded it differently. Also, with my overbite closing up, my uppers and lowers are now making contact in some pla...
by Mitch11
Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Forsooth, Gap Tooth! [Getting Braces at 23 & Other Insanity]
Replies: 47
Views: 17441

Re: Forsooth, Gap Tooth! [Getting Braces at 23 & Other Insan

Your teeth are really moving. Isn't it cool when you review the photos over time and you can see the progress?
by Mitch11
Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: And so it begins! (belated)
Replies: 23
Views: 4066

Re: And so it begins! (belated)

Well, that was good news on the pain!!
Time sure passes fast when we're having fun.
by Mitch11
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: I got a powerchain!
Replies: 4
Views: 922

Re: I got a powerchain!

The end of my powerchain was irritating me and I tried what you plan on doing - ended up snapping the power chain off the last bracket. Would recommend wax or a return the doc to do the trim.

:-+ :-+
by Mitch11
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Angel269's Story
Replies: 242
Views: 29711

Re: Angel269's Story

Angel,
You are really showing some movement. I think your teeth look great and am sure you are heading for a superb smile. It will definitely be worth all the pain and grief.

Hang in there!

:rose: :rose: :rose: :HugeGrin: :rose: :rose: :rose:
by Mitch11
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: And so it begins! (belated)
Replies: 23
Views: 4066

Re: And so it begins! (belated)

:jump: :jump: :jump: :jump: :jump:
Yay !!!
Congratulations!

I know how you feel, on Day 1 my second thoughts had second thoughts.
Milkshakes, yoghurt and soup was my diet in the first week.
by Mitch11
Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing a large diastema
Replies: 209
Views: 34616

Re: Closing a large diastema

Dee, I know that the dentist said my teeth would continue to spread and the gaps would widen as I got older if I didn't get it fixed. I have read quite a few stories on this forum and seen some amazing work done as the pictures progressed. The only concern with braces is the financial impact it has....
by Mitch11
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Forsooth, Gap Tooth! [Getting Braces at 23 & Other Insanity]
Replies: 47
Views: 17441

Re: Forsooth, Gap Tooth! [Getting Braces at 23 & Other Insan

Hi Krystal,

I've developed a longer front tooth as well, but it's my left tooth. The doc gave me some spiel that this tooth was weaker than the rest and thus has moved the most. My friends call me snagglepuss now. I hope this sorts out a I do not want to shave the edges.
by Mitch11
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing a large diastema
Replies: 209
Views: 34616

Re: Closing a large diastema

Dee,
How are things going??
by Mitch11
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Closing the gateways at 38
Replies: 26
Views: 7623

Re: Closing the gateways at 38

At 4 wks on 02-Aug: http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/9921/front20120802.jpg Latest adjustment on 01-Sept: http://img834.imageshack.us/img834/6673/front20120901d.jpg Doc says the longer tooth is because it is weaker than the rest and is moving the most (????) My bite is really off centre !!!!!!! You ...
by Mitch11
Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Kitsune's Amazing Adventure with Braces
Replies: 86
Views: 41722

Re: Kitsune's Amazing Adventure with Braces

Kit,
Your teeth look fabulous. In one of your posts you made the statement that your 2 upper front teeth aren't the same length. It's really not noticeable in your pix. How does your doc intend to correct that? I've developed a longer tooth and I'm really worried.
by Mitch11
Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Closing the gateways at 38
Replies: 26
Views: 7623

Re: Closing the gateways at 38

Thanks Elizabeth I've gone back to the purple power chains, adding to the pressure he's put an extra power chain across the two front teeth. OK, I got a problem - the power chain connecting to my last bracket broke - I trimmed off the edge, will this be a problem ?? My next appointment is in 4 weeks...
by Mitch11
Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:48 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Closing the gateways at 38
Replies: 26
Views: 7623

Re: Closing the gateways at 38

Why is it that the week before your adjustment appointment your teeth start misbehaving? My front teeth ache. To top it off, I got a bristle from my toothbrush stuck in my back bracket and I can't get at it. Ended up cutting it. The ends of my wires are tearing up my inner cheeks and I keep swallowi...