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by bbsadmin
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: How often do you clean your hawley retainers?
Replies: 4
Views: 3537

Re: How often do you clean your hawley retainers?

You need to clean them every single day.
by bbsadmin
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: I'm Here To Help
Replies: 2
Views: 292

I'm Here To Help

If you are an orthodontic patient and can't get to your orthodontist or dentist for supplies (and you can't find them in local stores or online), I can help you. As you may know, I have run DentaKit.com for almost 20 years, and I have accounts with all the major dental suppliers. Just let me know wh...
by bbsadmin
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: COVID19 - can't get my braces off for foreseeable future!
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: COVID19 - can't get my braces off for foreseeable future!

A friend of mine was scheduled to get her braces off this week before her wedding. She went on a rant about how all appointments are cancelled with the exception of emergencies and that getting her braces off is not considered an emergency. Her wedding is still on in 3 weeks and has no clue how she...
by bbsadmin
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: DentaKit.com is open and shipping during COVID-19!
Replies: 0
Views: 272

DentaKit.com is open and shipping during COVID-19!

DentaKit.com is open and shipping all in-stock products. The warehouse we work with in Pennsylvania does extensive trucking, as well as shipping of many types of healthcare products and foods. Therefore, they are exempt from the lockdown rules because their business is considered essential (at least...
by bbsadmin
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Post Your COVID-19 Orthodontic Stories or Concerns
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Post Your COVID-19 Orthodontic Stories or Concerns

With many areas of the world going on some form of lockdown, orthodontic patients are being told that their appointments and procedures are being canceled. Some dental offices are closing and people can't pick up their next sets of aligner trays, or get their adjustments done. In fact, the ADA (Amer...
by bbsadmin
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: "What A Long, Strange Trip It's Been" - Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead
Replies: 193
Views: 34378

Re: "What A Long, Strange Trip It's Been" - Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead

twedledee, where are you in Italy? What is it like for you being an orthodontic patient there while the country is on lockdown? My husband and I were in Venice and Padua in early February (part of a larger European trip we took to other countries). We got home Feb. 10th. As you know, there wasn't a ...
by bbsadmin
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: COVID19 - can't get my braces off for foreseeable future!
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: COVID19 - can't get my braces off for foreseeable future!

I've been reading posts on social media about people who are getting their orthodontic appointments postponed or canceled due to this crisis. Most jaw surgeries are being canceled, which is devastating to people who have been planning the surgery for months. I even read one post from a person who go...
by bbsadmin
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: The New ArchWired is Live! Check It Out!
Replies: 4
Views: 2161

Re: The New ArchWired is Live! Check It Out!

Thanks, Dan!
by bbsadmin
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Informative Articles Warning About Smile Direct Club - Horror Stories and Bad Reviews
Replies: 1
Views: 2591

Re: Informative Articles Warning About Smile Direct Club

And here's a new one that is quite alarming: https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2020/1/22/21077146/smile-direct-club-nda-bad-reviews-online-teeth-aligner-customer-refunds SmileDirectClub has asked some customers dissatisfied with the product to sign extremely restrictive nondisclosure agreements ...
by bbsadmin
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: The New ArchWired is Live! Check It Out!
Replies: 4
Views: 2161

The New ArchWired is Live! Check It Out!

Check it out: https://www.archwired.com
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by bbsadmin
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: INPUT NEEDED: New Message Board Ideas???
Replies: 4
Views: 2213

INPUT NEEDED: New Message Board Ideas???

Hey guys, The new ArchWired site will launch before the end of this month. After it is done, I am considering also upgrading this message board. I'm aware that a lot of people seem to go to Facebook these days for forum-type advice. I'm not really keen on using Facebook as a medium for this sort of ...
by bbsadmin
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Metallic dental fillings : to change or not?
Replies: 10
Views: 3284

Re: Metallic dental fillings : to change or not?

I changed the ones which were visible. I had fillings in all of my molars. Eventually I changed out the one that was not too visible. Now all of my filings are composite. Haven't had any trouble with them at all. Some dentists feel that the amalgam fillings should be avoided. Others think they are f...
by bbsadmin
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Recently debraced questions
Replies: 6
Views: 2639

Re: Recently debraced questions

You should tell your orthodontist how you feel. Perhaps he'll make a Hawley retainer for you instead, or re-make your clear retainers to cover all of your teeth. I wouldn't recommend going someplace else to get the retainers made.
by bbsadmin
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Informative Articles Warning About Smile Direct Club - Horror Stories and Bad Reviews
Replies: 1
Views: 2591

Informative Articles Warning About Smile Direct Club - Horror Stories and Bad Reviews

https://whyy.org/segments/inside-the-battle-between-smile-direct-and-organized-dentistry/?utm_term=nprnews&utm_campaign=npr&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR1EXt_nlRhxRgrGVmfXdO4TtbqGlZjdJTJ9LPzubtxJAzVTQ-ecN7wLAzw https://hindenburgresearch.com/smiledirectclub-moving-fast-and-br...