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by Bbyrd
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Back in braces at 45!
Replies: 14
Views: 837

Re: Back in braces at 45!

I have “appliances” as well. Expanders but not palate expanders. The top is pushing my front teeth out and the bottoms are pushing my back teeth backwards! I got them on 9/27/17 and I can see a change already! I call them torture devices!! They really do suck but I have gotten used to them. The wors...
by Bbyrd
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: New here!
Replies: 4
Views: 484

Re: New here!

I got my spacers today! Upper and lower expanders go on next Monday! Glad to finally get started and reeeeally praying the expanders work!! :)
by Bbyrd
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How Long Did you Have your Palate expanders in For and how Much Movement did you get?
Replies: 15
Views: 1050

Re: How Long Did you Have your Palate expanders in For and how Much Movement did you get?

I don't know what my measurements are tho... maybe they will tell me next week?
by Bbyrd
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How Long Did you Have your Palate expanders in For and how Much Movement did you get?
Replies: 15
Views: 1050

Re: How Long Did you Have your Palate expanders in For and how Much Movement did you get?

I got my spacers today! It feels like I have beef jerky stuck between my teeth! Haha! I'll get upper and lower expanders next Monday. I'm super nervous for that but glad to just get the process started. :)
by Bbyrd
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Newbie planning to finally get braces
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: Newbie planning to finally get braces

I'm going the hard way with expanders vs extractions. I've almost talked myself out of it several times. If The expander doesn't work and I end up needing extractions anyway I probably won't get them. I would have to go to an oral surgeon and pay more out of pocket plus I'm TERRIFIED to get teeth pu...
by Bbyrd
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How Long Did you Have your Palate expanders in For and how Much Movement did you get?
Replies: 15
Views: 1050

Re: How Long Did you Have your Palate expanders in For and how Much Movement did you get?

I'm following....tomorrow I get spacers and then next Monday I get expanders on top and bottom. I'm trying hard for no extractions! I really hope it works but I'm 34 so it might not. :/
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How long does it take for teeth to close in the Gap after extraction?
Replies: 10
Views: 4144

Re: How long does it take for teeth to close in the Gap after extraction?

Extractions terrify me. :( I hope to start without having to have any.
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: First time braces at 33
Replies: 82
Views: 12157

Re: First time braces at 33

I can't see pics yet...trying to get a lot of post in so I can see them! Im hoping to get an expander so that I don't have to have extractions. :/
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Cost of your braces
Replies: 48
Views: 3835

Re: Cost of your braces

$4700, $850 down, $215/mo and insurance will pay &1500
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 5
Views: 922

Re: Hello!

I'm hoping to use an expander so I don't have to have extractions.
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1009
Views: 211696

Re: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB

Mine aren't impacted. But they are really high. That's what I'm most self conscious about. I'm really hoping they can come down without any extractions. I'm terrified.
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: The older you are, the faster time goes - better 28 than a teen!
Replies: 8
Views: 1422

Re: The older you are, the faster time goes - better 28 than a teen!

I feel like time is going so slow right now....because I'm not started yet! Lol
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: My date approaches
Replies: 12
Views: 1341

Re: My date approaches

I know you are so excited! Can't wait for my turn! :)
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Before and After - Yay!
Replies: 8
Views: 1036

Re: Before and After - Yay!

Can't see pics yet! Trying to get my few post out of the way so I can see before and afters! :)
by Bbyrd
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Full Metal Braces at 35
Replies: 48
Views: 10010

Re: Full Metal Braces at 35

I wish I could see pics! I'll come back when I get enough posts!