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by Random
Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: My retainer is making me dry heave
Replies: 6
Views: 3980

Re: My retainer is making me dry heave

I had a invisalign type retainer, it worked great for me.
by Random
Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Braces @ 24! Woo hoo!
Replies: 89
Views: 27072

Re: Braces @ 24! Woo hoo!

For them to completely close? The gap on my right side took around 15 or 16 months (it was so gradual that I'm not sure when it closed exactly) and the left side took about 18. For me it was those last couple millimeters that seemed to take the longest but I think that's just because the movement w...
by Random
Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Braces @ 24! Woo hoo!
Replies: 89
Views: 27072

Re: Braces @ 24! Woo hoo!

How many months did it take to close the extraction gaps?
by Random
Sat Oct 27, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: I never wore my retainers
Replies: 6
Views: 3110

Re: I never wore my retainers

My 2nd time with braces as well. I got them first when I was in grade 6 and got them off in 10 so that was 4 years gone, I could of gotten them off earlier but I was stubborn and never wore my elastics. So anyways, 3 years after debracing day, I get them again(2 weeks ago, 19yo next month), not beca...
by Random
Sat Oct 27, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extraction tomorrow
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Re: Extraction tomorrow

[quote="SmilinginCO"]Thanks for the tips! I headed over to the dentist! I told my boss that I would probably not be coming back.[/quote] LOL, make sure you call him so he doesn't try replacing you :) The pain isn't really that bad, it just feels weird. The real pain kicks in with powerchains and ela...
by Random
Sat Oct 27, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Day 3 with braces, Omg
Replies: 21
Views: 3196

Re: Day 3 with braces, Omg

Hang in there :P First week is the hardest, but everything you do after will be almost nothing compared to what you're feeling now.
by Random
Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extraction gap
Replies: 6
Views: 1271

Re: Extraction gap

Thanks for the replies :) Hopefully I can get these off before summer next year. I got one more question about getting a bridge, will I be able to bite down into foods like burgers or chicken after getting a bridge on my front top teeth?
by Random
Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extraction gap
Replies: 6
Views: 1271

Extraction gap

Hey guys, I just got my first premolars extracted on the bottom of both sides and have a few questions. Closing this gap is basically going to be the whole treatment. How long does it usually take to close a 9mm gap on both sides? When they try to close the gap won't my k9 teeth move back and create...
by Random
Sat Oct 20, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: C's story - braces at 32
Replies: 22
Views: 11319

Re: C's story - braces at 32

How is your extraction gap after the first month? Just got mine taken out.