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by Aneli
Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Stains or something more sinister?
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Stains or something more sinister?

Hello, everyone. I just got lingual braces in last week (lowers). I have always had relatively white teeth, though not completely because I drink coffee A LOT. Since getting my braces in I have been brushing and flossing with a waterpik a ton. Several times a day. I am extremely paranoid that I will...
by Aneli
Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: Foods you ate after first getting braces.
Replies: 10
Views: 5754

Re: Foods you ate after first getting braces.

I also ate pretty much the same foods right away. That same day for dinner, in fact, I had chicken and pasta. Once the soreness kicked in, however, I was eating as little as possible, and foods that I didn't have to chew much. I am past the initial soreness and am eating normally again, though. I im...
by Aneli
Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: Just had my lingual braces put on
Replies: 11
Views: 3836

Re: Just had my lingual braces put on

Oh, wow. My ortho only did the lowers to start with. It has been only a week and today is probably the first day that I feel no cuts or sores on my tongue. The first four were brutal...and that's with just with lowers! I can't imagine having had both in at the same time. I am hoping that the uppers ...
by Aneli
Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: How long
Replies: 19
Views: 4077

Re: How long

I really hope to see some movement soon, too. I am only ONE week in (just the lowers at this point), but my teeth already feel so so weird. They feel...loose?
by Aneli
Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?
Replies: 1089
Views: 180907

Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

I'm 24 and I just got my lowers in last week. I am so so happy to finally be on track to straight teeth! I confess that if I hadn't had the option of getting lingual braces, I would have just continued living with my teeth like this. /: