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by Lovelyteeth
Mon May 29, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Bend in wire
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Re: Bend in wire

:D Thank you for that explanation. That makes sense.
by Lovelyteeth
Mon May 29, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Braces at 41
Replies: 18
Views: 4944

Re: Braces at 41

A week after I turned 41 I had my braces installed. It was hard and painful at first especially first 6 weeks but fast forward 15 months or so and I'm on the home stretch. Best thing I did. Hang in there. It will be worth it.
by Lovelyteeth
Mon May 29, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Bend in wire
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Bend in wire

Hello, Just a quick question for you experts. I'm on my final wire woohoo (upper arch) and had an adjustment today. He took off wire and put a bend in between front incisors. Then he put a 8 ring power chain over front 8. No pain at all with this adjustment. It's like nothing changed. I forgot to as...
by Lovelyteeth
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Daily Change with Braces Video- Time Lapse
Replies: 68
Views: 29161

Re: Daily Change with Braces Video- Time Lapse

Loved this. Very motivational. The whole process amazes me still. I'm just over a year in to treatment and take regular (not daily) selfies of my teeth and can't believe how far my teeth have come. The decision for adult braces took a few years for me and then at 41 I had them installed. It was hard...
by Lovelyteeth
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Lovely teeth is braced - happy 41st birthday.
Replies: 37
Views: 5366

Re: Lovely teeth is braced - happy 41st birthday.

Your teeth look great! :) Thank you. I study pictures and I am still critical of the way one tooth is still in my eyes slightly behind but I'll live with it if it can't be corrected. Compared to before they are 100 percent better. I'm wearing rubber bands at night now which I was scared about but t...
by Lovelyteeth
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: 29 - Braces Journey (terrified)
Replies: 120
Views: 26208

Re: 29 - Braces Journey (terrified)

I was terrified too but a year in I forget these things are on my teeth. I've got full metal and they are self ligating so while the bracket is smaller they are pretty obvious. I started a new job at a boys high school so was very self conscious but now I don't care one bit. It's funny when I bump i...
by Lovelyteeth
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Lovely teeth is braced - happy 41st birthday.
Replies: 37
Views: 5366

Re: Lovely teeth is braced - happy 41st birthday.

If you are reading this and thinking should I do it and take the plunge to get Adult braces I say go for it. Absolutely no regrets.
by Lovelyteeth
Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: So when do you notice things start changing?
Replies: 13
Views: 1157

Re: So when do you notice things start changing?

I noticed changes straight away. I could literally see changes overnight. Then the changes aren't as obvious as they happen behind the scenes so to speak. Now I feel like I don't see any change at all. Lol
by Lovelyteeth
Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:10 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Some of these posts make me really scared!
Replies: 7
Views: 616

Re: Some of these posts make me really scared!

In the beginning I was like you worried about all the things you mentioned. I was in pain and thinking to myself 'what have I done?' but I noticed changes early on and I have not regretted my decision for one second. I wish I did this earlier. I have full metal self ligating brackets and I'm nearly ...
by Lovelyteeth
Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My Damon Clear Story!
Replies: 86
Views: 10362

Re: My Damon Clear Story!

I think I'm getting fixed on bottom and Essix on top. He won't put permanent on top.
by Lovelyteeth
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:31 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My Damon Clear Story!
Replies: 86
Views: 10362

Re: My Damon Clear Story!

Have you got permanent retainers top and bottom. My ortho won't put permanent on top and he says I'll need to wear retainer initially 24/7 then at night for life arghhhh as I run the risk of my arches collapsing even further than they had pre braces.
by Lovelyteeth
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My Damon Clear Story!
Replies: 86
Views: 10362

Re: My Damon Clear Story!

Oh what an excellent result. So worth it. Did you get them whitened?
by Lovelyteeth
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My Damon Clear Story!
Replies: 86
Views: 10362

Re: My Damon Clear Story!

How did you go with debrace. Any pics?
by Lovelyteeth
Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My Damon Clear Story!
Replies: 86
Views: 10362

Re: My Damon Clear Story!

Looking forward to seeing some pics once the bling is removed.
by Lovelyteeth
Sat Aug 27, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My Damon Clear Story!
Replies: 86
Views: 10362

Re: My Damon Clear Story!

Wow. How fantastic. Demanding in a few days. They look great. How long did you need to have elastics for altogether? I'm scared about them and they gave not been discussed as yet. Your teeth look so great. 11 months you lucky thing!