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by akhsuna
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: TAP elastic came off while brushing
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: TAD elastic came off while brushing

I ended up going to the local ortho in the town I am in right now to get a new elastic band on. She was reluctant as she was afraid of meddling with my braces which were put on by my regular ortho, but I convinced her that I knew where the band should be placed, and she put it on. Now it is tighter ...
by akhsuna
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: advise needed about power chain
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: advise needed about power chain

Hello simbah, I am new here and am not very knowledgeable about power chains. I do think the best person to ask advice from is yor wife's orthodontist. If she can, she could go to an orthodontist in the foreign country she is in if she is really worried. Personally, I do not think going 8 weeks with...
by akhsuna
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: TAP elastic came off while brushing
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: TAP elastic came off while brushing

Oops, I meant TAD (Temporary anchorage device), instead of TAP. So sorry!

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by akhsuna
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: New member
Replies: 4
Views: 873

Re: New member

Hello Ann! Nice to meet you. I am new here as well. My name is Anushka, I'll be 19 in August and I've had my braces for close to a year now! I have Damon metal braces on as well. My ortho told me if all goes well, I'll have mine off in 18 months (best case scenario) or 2 years. My problem was an ove...
by akhsuna
Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: TAP elastic came off while brushing
Replies: 2
Views: 244

TAP elastic came off while brushing

Hello all! I am new here, and this is my first post. I have had my braces since late July 2016 – about a year now. I have two TAP mini screws implanted in each side of my upper jaw, with a rubber band connected to each canine from the screw. One of the bands came off while I was brushing my teeth, a...