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by waterworld
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces didn't fix my overjet
Replies: 1
Views: 3068

Braces didn't fix my overjet

Hello, I am 17 years old and going to be a senior in high school. I got my braces off at 13 after wearing them for two years to treat a bad overbite. However, recently I've noticed that I have an overjet. I kept wearing my retainers but judging from the way they fit together, this problem was there ...
by waterworld
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: time to fix overbite/jet w/ or w/o extractions?
Replies: 4
Views: 729

Re: time to fix overbite/jet w/ or w/o extractions?

You could always try a functional orthodontist to move your jaw forward but your treatment might take a while longer.
by waterworld
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Anyone with assymetrical top front teeth (incisors?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1450

Re: Anyone with assymetrical top front teeth (incisors?)

If your teeth are uneven due to chipping a tooth in the past, veneers would be a good idea.
by waterworld
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:33 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: small hole in my essix retainer
Replies: 2
Views: 1906

Re: small hole in my essix retainer

Get it replaced as soon as possible.
by waterworld
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: putting braces back on
Replies: 15
Views: 6477

Re: putting braces back on

Go for it, you don't want to have to pay the whole thing again later on
by waterworld
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Questions on possibility of teeth moving with Essix retainer
Replies: 1
Views: 1221

Re: Questions on possibility of teeth moving with Essix reta

You should probably get used to wearing your retainer full time; your teeth move during the day, which puts stress on the retainer at night and could cause cracking
by waterworld
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Teeth creep when bonded retainer got loose
Replies: 4
Views: 3452

Re: Teeth creep when bonded retainer got loose

Same thing happened to me, I finally tore it off because it was forcing my teeth outward instead of keeping them straight.
by waterworld
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: How Do I...?
Topic: I am not authorized to post photos or urls?
Replies: 2
Views: 5044

I am not authorized to post photos or urls?

Is this because I am a new user?