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by cjtramont
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Archwire constantly popping out of my last molar bracket
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Re: Archwire constantly popping out of my last molar bracket

[quote="jaime"]Are you chewing anything particularly hard? I had that happen to me a year ago because of brownie crust (it was worth it, though!). You could try to clip off the wire with wire cutters but be very careful. When it happened to me, they ended up clipping the wire and just leaving it cli...
by cjtramont
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Why do they tell you not to eat nuts?
Replies: 7
Views: 1141

Re: Why do they tell you not to eat nuts?

You can break a bracket, also nuts get stuck under the wires and in and amongst the brackets and can be a PITA to get out.
by cjtramont
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Archwire constantly popping out of my last molar bracket
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Archwire constantly popping out of my last molar bracket

I'm about 10 months into treatment and have the thick rectangular wire on the top and bottom (my online profile says I have the .019 x .025 wire). Since my adjustment two weeks ago the top wire has popped out 3 times already. It wasn't this bad when I had the thinner round wires. I thought the thick...
by cjtramont
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How often do you have your teeth Cleaned?
Replies: 25
Views: 1696

Re: How often do you have your teeth Cleaned?

My hygienist recommends every four months for me. Her recommendations: - brushing at least four times per day (breakfast, lunch , supper, bedtime) with a soft toothbrush. - wait 30 minutes after eating to brush. - start brushing using only a wet toothbrush, no toothpaste to remove larger pieces of f...
by cjtramont
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Elastics is ruining my life!
Replies: 19
Views: 1671

Re: Elastics is ruining my life!

Phew, my ortho said I might be one of the lucky ones that don't need elastics. I've got a bit of an overbite so no idea how she is going to fix it.
by cjtramont
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Mouthwash vs no Mouthwash
Replies: 22
Views: 1597

Re: Mouthwash vs no Mouthwash

[quote="aussietrumpeter"]Oh man I just bought a litre of this Oral-B pro-health mouthwash, thinking the extra fluoride would be good, and now I see it has Cetyl Pyridinium Chloride..... I don't want brown stains on my teeth :( :( Does it happen to everyone who uses it? It says it is preventable with...