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by Jibbers
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Night guard for clenching?
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Night guard for clenching?

I've always had an issue with clenching my teeth during the day even before braces but I didn't grind them, and I never really clenched at night that I knew of just when awake. I got braces about 2 months ago and at first when I had spacers I didn't clench at all because my teeth were so sore. Since...
by Jibbers
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Dating with Braces
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

Re: Dating with Braces

I think that anybody worth your while won't have a problem with you bettering yourself. Good luck!
by Jibbers
Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Which colored ligatures stain the least?
Replies: 20
Views: 17590

Re: Which colored ligatures stain the least?

The dental assistant at my ortho's office told me straight up not to get clear because they turn brown. She suggested silver as the least noticeable without staining and I had those for my first 2 weeks. I ate curry, drank coffee all day and no stains. Just switched to black ligs this week and obvio...
by Jibbers
Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Molar bands
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Molar bands

I just had my braces placed 7/26 (top only) and had molar bands put in 8/7. The bands have buccal tubes and lingual buttons. The buttons are tearing up up my tongue. I can get used to everything else, after the first week I hardly notice the brackets, the tubes are a little annoying but bearable but...
by Jibbers
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Cost of your braces
Replies: 48
Views: 3834

Re: Cost of your braces

35 years old, live in the southern US, 27 month estimated treatment time. Total cost $5800, insurance covered $2000. Paid $1000 down and $100/mo for 28 months.
by Jibbers
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Spacers keep breaking/coming out
Replies: 3
Views: 899

Re: Spacers keep breaking/coming out

[quote="Dureena"]What are you eating when they fall out? :D Sometimes your teeth will be too tight for the spacers to function properly, if the spacers don't work they can always use buccal tubes and then switch to bands (if needed) later in the treatment[/quote] I've been sticking to softer foods s...
by Jibbers
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Spacers keep breaking/coming out
Replies: 3
Views: 899

Spacers keep breaking/coming out

Just got my top brackets and wire 3 days ago, as well as 4 spacers top and bottom (8 total) and go back in 2 weeks for bands. My teeth are super tight and they even broke multiple spacers just trying to put them in. Within 24 hours I had 2 broken spacers and had to go back for replacements. Now it's...
by Jibbers
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Your jail sentence
Replies: 52
Views: 4641

Re: Your jail sentence

27 months.. currently 3 days in...