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by elena
Sun Aug 07, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?
Replies: 1087
Views: 179420

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

Got them at 45. I am now 46. I got three extractions, two of them upper jaw bicuspids. I went to my ortho on Thursday and so the before and after profile pictures for the first time. The second set of pictures were taken last month, the first one a year ago. My profile looks completely different. I ...
by elena
Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Will tooth extraction ruin my face?
Replies: 15
Views: 7628

Re: Will tooth extraction ruin my face?

Hello everyone; This is a bump to the thread since I don't seem to be able to start a new post. I started orthodontic treatment in late October and stopped having adjustments in May when I noticed face changes. I had two upper bicuspid extractions and one lower during mid-October and then braces fit...
by elena
Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Has anyone's face shape gone back to normal after braces removed?
Replies: 26
Views: 20560

Re: Has anyone's face shape gone back to normal after braces removed?

- sorry one more thing... to the person who mentions the temples. Well that was the FIRST thing that I noticed, like in March. My friends were like, your lips look different, etc. OK, I didn't mind. But one day looking in the mirror I see my temples sinking. I'm like, wow. Let's apply moisturizer th...
by elena
Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Has anyone's face shape gone back to normal after braces removed?
Replies: 26
Views: 20560

Re: Has anyone's face shape gone back to normal after braces removed?

Dear all, Apologies for the long post and for sort of jumping on this thread, as I don't know how to create posts. I started treatment 8 months ago (ceramic braces). I had three extractions, two bicuspids in the upper jaw and one in the lower jaw. (I know this is unusual but my ortho said sometimes ...