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by Perloo
Thu Feb 04, 2016 1:45 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Benefits of gum recession
Replies: 4
Views: 771

Re: Benefits of gum recession

I had one gum graft surgery that failed and before my 2nd procedure (at a new practice) I asked the senior periodontist nurse why she thought the first didn't work out. She said "You just weren't blessed with a lot of gum. Some people are just blessed with a lot of gum." haha It was the most ridicul...
by Perloo
Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: tongue thrust.. getting rid of it before braces?
Replies: 9
Views: 3699

Re: tongue thrust.. getting rid of it before braces?

I found out that I had tongue thrusting 7 years ago (I'm 25 now). My problem was swallowing incorrectly and resting my tongue incorrectly when my mouth was closed and when asleep. This caused me to form a severe open bite over the course of 4 years after getting my childhood braces off at age 14. Fr...
by Perloo
Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces and depression
Replies: 25
Views: 15360

Re: Braces and depression

I am 25 years old and got my braces on one year and two months ago. This is my 3rd round of braces. I had a standard 2 rounds as a kid and then found out when I was 18 that due to a myofunctional problem (tongue thrusting) I would need braces again and myofunctional therapy. My tongue thrusting had ...