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by Leeshlund
Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Ceramic Braces, Please Help
Replies: 7
Views: 508

Re: Ceramic Braces, Please Help

Honestly...that sounds high!! I live in Florida where everything is more expensive and I paid 7200 with acceledent same 18 months treatment.. Sounds like you need to go to three or four consultations before you make a decision :-)
by Leeshlund
Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Ceramic on top and Metal on bottom or ALL METAL?
Replies: 22
Views: 8155

Re: Ceramic on top and Metal on bottom or ALL METAL?

I have ceramic and love them no staining here wayyyyy less noticeable imho either way it's totally a personal choice!! My orthodontics charged the same for either one so I went for clear I do have silver wires but the ceramic breaks that up nicely... :D
by Leeshlund
Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Braces at 33
Replies: 6
Views: 868

Re: Braces at 33

Hi, I did it at 40 wish I would have done sooner!! Mine fixed my tmj clicking I had all my life!! My teeth started moving as I got older as well... The sooner the better I believe it sucks to clean them but around our age time goes plenty fast anyways:-) I also use the acceledent which for me has be...
by Leeshlund
Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Teeth never feel clean enough
Replies: 17
Views: 4797

Re: Teeth never feel clean enough

Extra cleanings at the dentist for me every 3 months no matter how much right you do this is the only thing that has worked for me :dance:
by Leeshlund
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Why is my face so LONG? Can braces fix this?
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

Re: Why is my face so LONG? Can braces fix this?

I have a long face as well don't have surgery try fillers first!! Juvederm can be added to your cheeks to add volume giving the appearance of a wider face also you can do it with makeup Google facial contouring ;)
by Leeshlund
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: 25 year old female with new braces
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: 25 year old female with new braces

Congrats and welcome to your journey it's a process but worth it;)
by Leeshlund
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Does everyone get elastics?
Replies: 8
Views: 4236

Re: Does everyone get elastics?

BTW: there are no dumb questions!! :HugeGrin:
by Leeshlund
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Does everyone get elastics?
Replies: 8
Views: 4236

Re: Does everyone get elastics?

I googled this after I read your post... Turns out they are not always required there's a wealth of information about it online so I won't bore you with the logistics but the short answer is not always necessary;););)
by Leeshlund
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Experiences of 'tie wire' around brace (6MS braces 6months)
Replies: 7
Views: 1760

Re: Experiences of 'tie wire' around brace (6MS braces 6months)

Yeah I don't have pain at all from it!!! Weird huh I do use the acceledent though that might be why... The great thing is they don't stain so I welcome them :jump:
by Leeshlund
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Facial changes with braces (not that happy)
Replies: 79
Views: 27169

Re: Facial changes with braces (not that happy)

I have proof as well a new dent were my jaw used to be lol it actually left a dent in my cheek so my ortho believes me but he already warned my about it!! No worries nothing a little filler can't fix :tingrin:
by Leeshlund
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Starting with damon braces soon - overbite & crowding fix
Replies: 14
Views: 1794

Re: Starting with damon braces soon - overbite & crowding fix

Absolutely!!! I didn't have super crooked teeth per say... Mine was more for my bite.. i believe I'm half way... Probably thanks to the acceledent :thumbsup:
by Leeshlund
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Starting with damon braces soon - overbite & crowding fix
Replies: 14
Views: 1794

Re: Starting with damon braces soon - overbite & crowding fix

Your treatment plan is exactly like mine...I'm 6 months in I did get the acceledent and LOVE it!! Best advice...expect most of the discomfort the first 3-4 wire changes after that it's not bad at all!! Also take 800mg or less up to you of ibuprofen before an adjustment it helps immensely with the pa...
by Leeshlund
Sat May 23, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Adjustment was horrible :(
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: Adjustment was horrible :(

I always take 800mg of ibuprofen 1/2 hour before my adjustment/ wire changes I think it helps...
by Leeshlund
Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: aching teeth
Replies: 5
Views: 754

Re: aching teeth

Sooooo normal!! Happens to me the entire time I've been in braces not debilitating just sore and it means there moving!! So I just try to remind myself as long as I can feel changes I'm getting my money's worth Bahahaha :jump:
by Leeshlund
Sat Mar 21, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Water flosser
Replies: 10
Views: 691

Re: Water flosser

I use waterpik at home and portable stays in my purse lol