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by btt
Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Braces at age 39 - Advice Please!
Replies: 76
Views: 8930

Re: Braces at age 39 - Advice Please!

Hi I m 34 and started wearing ceramic braces since march this year.

I can also see movement of my teeth which I think is amazing. But the spaces from extraction are making me very self-conscious.
by btt
Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Mouth sores
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Re: Mouth sores

Thanks so much for the advice.

Still so painful :(. I feel kind of sad that I can't interact freely with my girl... but I guess it'll be much better when I m no longer in pain.
by btt
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Molar bands
Replies: 7
Views: 561

Re: Molar bands

I have that from day 1. Spacer was the worst, but it only took a week or less before a molar band could be placed.

I think molar bands feel pretty much like other brackets except they are bigger and have metal at the "back" where your tongue has to get used to. But it won't take long.
by btt
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Mouth sores
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Mouth sores

I have been on ceramic braces for four months now - I am used to the existence of the braces after the first two weeks... but the problem is - I am the mother of a toddler. I often got hit or bumped into my mouth/my cheek here and there when I am with her. The mouth sores take weeks to recover :( An...