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by Tree84
Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Getting braced in Colombia
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Getting braced in Colombia

6 month update!
by Tree84
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Mexico & Costa Rica
Replies: 12
Views: 1178

Re: Mexico & Costa Rica

As someone getting treatment in Latin America (Colombia) i'd say go for it! The cost saving is huge and they're quite professional. The only thing is that sometimes your appointments won't always be regular (I had to go back early one time to have brackets rearranged) so planning travel could be a h...
by Tree84
Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Getting braced in Colombia
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Getting braced in Colombia

Little update just shy of 4 months. Had another appointment today where he changed me from .016 round wires to .014x25 rectangular. Best news is i'm also off elastics for the next month! Just in time for my trip up to the Caribbean coast :jump: My elastics so far have been at the front to close the ...
by Tree84
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Getting braced in Colombia
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Getting braced in Colombia

Side view
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by Tree84
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Getting braced in Colombia
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Getting braced in Colombia

Well i've had them on for 4 weeks as of today so its time for some progress pics. It doesn't really feel like there's been too much movement but when I looked at the pictures I was pleasantly surprised! the wonky front 4 teeth have started straightening and the wire isn't all over the place like it ...
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Links to Braces Blogs and Diaries
Topic: My Braces Blog Diary
Replies: 2
Views: 3573

Re: My Braces Blog Diary

Thanks, how is the pain going so far?
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: About to take the plunge...
Replies: 16
Views: 913

Re: About to take the plunge...

Thanks for the info, i'm currently stocking up in preparation so will make sure ibuprofen is on the list!
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Getting braced in Colombia
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Getting braced in Colombia

Hi all, i'll be getting braces on for the first time at the age of 31 on Monday. I've wanted to fix my teeth for as long as I can remember, but the cost or my travel plans have always gotten in the way. I'm currently in Colombia where i'll be working for the next year and decided to finally bite the...
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New To (Damon) Braces
Replies: 3
Views: 582

Re: New To (Damon) Braces

Good to hear about the pain. I'm getting some self-litigating braces on Monday and hope i'm in the same situation!
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Braces journey starting 2016-03-17
Replies: 71
Views: 15869

Re: Braces journey starting 2016-03-17

Thanks for the update. As someone getting theirs on soon its good to hear about such progress!
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 12 and a half more hours until I'm in braces!
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: 12 and a half more hours until I'm in braces!

Hope they're going ok. Mine are due to go on Monday and i'm quite nervous too!
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?
Replies: 1093
Views: 182812

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

Getting mine on Monday, a few weeks short of my 32nd birthday.
by Tree84
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: Which electric toothbrush do you have and why did you choose it?
Replies: 19
Views: 6526

Re: Which electric toothbrush do you have and why did you choose it?

Sonicare here, basically because its what they had at the shop but i'm happy with it.