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by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Anyone have Nickel-Free braces?
Replies: 11
Views: 2479

Re: Anyone have Nickel-Free braces?

That's what I think I'm going to do...I was just curious if anyone had Nickel-Free braces as of now.
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Does the Lisp Ever Go Away?
Replies: 12
Views: 16421

Re: Does the Lisp Ever Go Away?

I'm pretty nervous about getting a lisp. Can I just pull my tongue back a bit when I talk?
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:58 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Change in facial features
Replies: 5
Views: 4264

Re: Change in facial features

During my first ortho consultation, the ortho told me my smile would be different (she said better). I'm still not sure what she meant.
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Ceramic braces too bulky?
Replies: 16
Views: 7510

Re: Ceramic braces too bulky?

I was/am super worried about metal because of the makeup of metal braces (I have a nickel allergy). I recently found out all braces have 8% nickel in them....
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:39 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Is Invisalign an option for me?
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: Is Invisalign an option for me?

Look up ortho's on Invisalign.com. I found one that was the highest rated in my town. He said I was a candidate when other Ortho's said I wasn't.
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:25 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Anyone have Nickel-Free braces?
Replies: 11
Views: 2479

Anyone have Nickel-Free braces?

One of the main reasons I was undecided about braces was my extreme allergy to nickel. The first ortho I saw said saliva would protect me from my nickel allergy. I found this to be too convenient...when pressed, the ortho couldn't give me another solution. Curious if anyone went the nickel-free rout...
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Does this sound right to you? Dentist Office Says Cleanings While In Braces Not Covered By Insurance
Replies: 16
Views: 1057

Re: Does this sound right to you? Dentist Office Says Cleanings While In Braces Not Covered By Insurance

I've actually thought about making an extra appointment every year (beyond my 2 that are paid for). Just to make sure thinking wicked happens in my mouth. I know my dentist would be happy I was in braces in the first place. I agree you should find a different dentist. Maybe your ortho can recommend ...
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Week 1 - Unsure if I made a huge mistake!
Replies: 11
Views: 2753

Re: Week 1 - Unsure if I made a huge mistake!

Any updates on this? I'm getting attachments in a few weeks when I get my aligners.

Hoping for the best for you and that it's just the bonding element!
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Invisalign attachments? Overall experience?
Replies: 18
Views: 11669

Re: Invisalign attachments? Overall experience?

Wow, going from 12 months to 5 months is such a fun surprise!
by Lorion11
Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Anything I should buy ahead of time (before I start treatment)?
Replies: 1
Views: 827

Anything I should buy ahead of time (before I start treatment)?

I've done a lot of research (A LOT...like an obsessed person :oops: ) And I'm trying to figure out what I should buy ahead of time and what I should wait for. I'm thinking of purchasing one of the sonic cleaners and back-up Chewies. However, I'm going to a 1% Provider so I'm thinking they might give...