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by LisaK
Fri May 05, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

Well...there isnt too much of an update. Ive noticed that my bottom front teeth are almost completely straight and pulled forward as they should be. I just have a little more of the gap to be filled in where they pulled one to make room for them. So thats a huge plus my book! Anyone reading this and...
by LisaK
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: 28 year old fast braces
Replies: 199
Views: 25531

Re: 28 year old fast braces

What a difference. Your teeth look great!
by LisaK
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

So I went back to my Ortho this morning. I was indeed correct! My band did come off my front tooth and thats why it was turning in. Instead of her putting another rubber band on it, she put the metal wire around it to hold the archwire. The downside to it...she said its probably going to take a whil...
by LisaK
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

Ive been noticing one of my front teeth turning in. I think I lost the rubber band that holds the wire in again. I didnt notice it, but I have clear ceramic braces and Im pretty plain and dont like to draw attention to my teeth. So I get the newest clear bands for them. I noticed that the wire looks...
by LisaK
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Finally fixing my teeth.
Replies: 25
Views: 7211

Re: Finally fixing my teeth.

Thanks for posting. Sounds like you and I have the same issues with our teeth. I just got my braces on about a month ago. I'd like to stay I touch and hear your journey.
by LisaK
Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

Update: Yesterday morning I woke up to a weird feeling on my front tooth. I had my husband take a look and of course he didnt notice anything. I look in the mirror and see that might rubber band that holds the bracket or whatever has half broken on me in my sleep. So I called my Ortho and they said ...
by LisaK
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

Alright... Im just made it past the 3 week mark of having these lovely braces on. The discomfort isnt as bad as it was in the beginning. I mostly get it now in certain areas that I believe my teeth are moving and def when I eat. Its a struggle, but this is the price we pay for a beautiful smile. I u...
by LisaK
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How long until I can bite ??
Replies: 5
Views: 586

Re: How long until I can bite ??

Omg I feel your pain! Ive had mine for just 3 weeks and I still have discomfort. I also wanted a burger so bad. I cut it up with a fork and knife and I just swallow it in small bites. I cant live on the mush food all the time. Im glad its not just me. I wasnt prepared for this at all when I signed u...
by LisaK
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Coffee lover
Replies: 9
Views: 743

Re: Coffee lover

I drink one cup every morning. I rinse my mouth if I cant brush them if Im out and about. I have the clear ceramic braces. I did read to cut down on staining with drinks, is to eat with a straw. So thats what Ive been trying to do also
by LisaK
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

LisaK - Sorry to step on your thread, but it sounds like JulieB is drowning and needs a life preserver thrown her way. JulieB - For goodness sake, use the wax! It's there for a reason. I challenge you to find even 1 out of 10 people on the board who viewed wax as anything but a godsend. Really. If ...
by LisaK
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

Well thank you for the warm welcome! Yes its been a tough few weeks. Ive actually had my braces 3 weeks today as a matter of fact...lol. The discomfort had mostly gone away now. I only really feel it when I eat. The pressure on my teeth is what bothers me. Im sure in time that will get better. My m...
by LisaK
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

Well thank you for the warm welcome! Yes its been a tough few weeks. Ive actually had my braces 3 weeks today as a matter of fact...lol. The discomfort had mostly gone away now. I only really feel it when I eat. The pressure on my teeth is what bothers me. Im sure in time that will get better. My mo...
by LisaK
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!
Replies: 27
Views: 2832

Re: New here, Newly Braced and 1st post!

Theres a gap between the upper teeth and lowers until some teeth move to where they need to go. I would to eat more solid food, but my nerves are still a little sore, but like 95% better then they were. Im just over two weeks now with having them on...lol I know it will be worth it in the end :)
by LisaK
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Braces at age 39 - Advice Please!
Replies: 76
Views: 9859

Re: Braces at age 39 - Advice Please!

You'll love it!! I wish I had one a long time ago. My teeth feel squeaky clean after..lol
by LisaK
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Braces at age 39 - Advice Please!
Replies: 76
Views: 9859

Re: Braces at age 39 - Advice Please!

I got the Waterpik Aquarius. I got it from amazon. I think it was around $60. It came with 6 or 7 Attachments. I love love love it!! My teeth feel so much cleaner after I use it and I actually get relief from the discomfort of the braces. Today is one of those days I wish I could get a massage for t...