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by coreym95
Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 1st adjustment in 4 days! What to expect!
Replies: 19
Views: 1768

Re: 1st adjustment in 4 days! What to expect!

BraceFace2115 wrote:6 days later the pain has gone but teeth feel sore when top touch the bottom!!
That means it's working! In my experience the contact pain like you are describing has never lasted longer than maybe 10 days.
by coreym95
Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Frustrated with small gap
Replies: 5
Views: 688

Re: Frustrated with small gap

What method is your Ortho using to close the gap? I had 4 extractions and my ortho used closing loops on the bottom and powerchains on the top. One of my top gaps was taking some time to close so he finally put a closing loop on that one as well and it closed up in 6 weeks (about 3mm). He has since ...
by coreym95
Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extractions VS Slight Flaring
Replies: 7
Views: 1413

Re: Extractions VS Slight Flaring

I had my 4 premolars extracted and all looks normal to me. I wore braces for a year before they were extracted. My Ortho thought there would be a chance we could avoid it, but couldn't. I'm glad we did it, because my once my bottom teeth were all aligned (before extractions) they looked way too far ...
by coreym95
Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing Loop
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: Closing Loop

Just a quick update.

GAP1 (day1): 7mm
GAP1 (month 1): 6mm

GAP2 (day1): 7mm
GAP2 (month 1): 6mm
by coreym95
Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extractions!
Replies: 21
Views: 2165

Re: Extractions!

I've been officially back to by "normal" diet for about a week now. Still a pain in the butt though with the food getting stuck back in the wisdom teeth areas.
by coreym95
Mon Jun 30, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Root canal pain?
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: Root canal pain?

I pretty much chalk up all my tooth pain to braces. It usually goes away in 3-7 days.
by coreym95
Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing Loop
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: Closing Loop

Oh I'm not tracking daily. Going to measure once a month.

And things are so far so good. Just started getting back into my normal "pre-extractions" diet.
by coreym95
Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing Loop
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: Closing Loop

Here are a couple pics. One of the gaps from above and one that shows what the closing loop looks like.
by coreym95
Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing Loop
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: Closing Loop

I'll use this thread to keep track of the progress. I'll post some pics soon.

Here are the current measurements. I'll just be doing my bottom gaps as those are the only ones with the loops right now, and they are way easier to measure :)

GAP1 (day1): 7mm

GAP2 (day1): 7mm
by coreym95
Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: My first progress pic!
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Re: My first progress pic!

What was the time difference between those two photos? Lately this seems to happen after my most recent adjustments. One tooth either becomes really really sensitive to cold, or super sensitive to touch/pressure. The past 2 have gone away after a week or so. Waiting for my current one to get better :)
by coreym95
Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing Loop
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Closing Loop

I just got extractions last week and saw my ortho yesterday. Hey put two "closing loops" at my two lower extraction sites. Does anybody have any experience with these? How did they work for you? Mine are shaped like a triangle with a loop at the tip. Here is what mine look like: http://www.jaypeejou...
by coreym95
Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extractions!
Replies: 21
Views: 2165

Re: Extractions!

asylumgreen wrote:When I had all four wisdom teeth taken out at once, I waited two weeks to eat normal food. I think I took it easier than I really had to, but I wasn't willing to risk messing up my recovery.
I think I have the same mindset as you on this one. I think I can last one more week on a soft diet :)
by coreym95
Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extractions!
Replies: 21
Views: 2165

Re: Extractions!

I didn't have all 8 teeth pulled at one time, but my advice for you is to take it very slowly when introducing solid foods back into your diet. If it hurts, don't eat it. I was on a soft diet for a while with the wisdom teeth removal and the premolar extractions. I imagine it'll take a few weeks fo...
by coreym95
Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extractions!
Replies: 21
Views: 2165

Re: Extractions!

Has anyone else on here had their wisdom teeth and 4 other teeth extracted at once? If so, how long until you starting eating food that actually required chewing? I still haven't chewed anything. I have stuck with liquid soups, mashed potatoes, yogurt, protein shakes, etc. I'm just afraid of irritat...
by coreym95
Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Extractions!
Replies: 21
Views: 2165

Re: Extractions!

Wow - I would've been nervous too, probably wouldn't have needed anesthesia - I would have been out cold!! Well done you. I'm having one upper pre-molar taken out next week and then braces two weeks later. My Ortho said she might need to remove some from the bottom as well but wont know until we're...