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by Elainef28
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Re: Hello

Hi No my orthodontist explained that I wouldn’t get a complete fix to my overbite. She could get me to a 7 without extractions and 2 with The last time she checked I was down at a 8 but I’d like to hope I’ve gone a bit further. I decided not to extract any teeth Tbh my goal in all of this was to get...
by Elainef28
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Tooth trauma and braces
Replies: 0
Views: 380

Tooth trauma and braces

I am currently in Damon braces and have reached the six month mark :-** I started off with a 12.5m overjet, 10 weeks ago that was down to an 8 I have seen amazing results however I am still a long way off. My orthodontist explains me as a complex case and I don’t know if I should feel grateful or wo...
by Elainef28
Fri May 04, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Damon braces, cleaning and tooth discolouration
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Damon braces, cleaning and tooth discolouration

I have been in Damon braces for around 5 months now I clean my teeth morning lunch tea and bed by brushing two mins, water flossing and then mouthwash, I use the little tee pee brushes for in between my bottom front teeth for a few crowded bits but I’m still finding plaque build up round every singl...
by Elainef28
Fri May 04, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Overjet 10mm. Can invisalign fix it?
Replies: 6
Views: 1072

Re: Overjet 10mm. Can invisalign fix it?

I am currently in Damon braces I had a overjet of 12.5 when I started and 14 weeks later It’s down to an 8 I have to wear elastics also 24 hours a day I’ve seen huge changes. I’ve still a year to go but what a massive difference. In the end I paid privately as I had my hospital orthodontist wanting ...
by Elainef28
Fri May 04, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: Overjet treatment question
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Re: Overjet treatment question

Hi Clare I am currently in Damon braces, for years I’ve had the hospital orthodontist wanting to brake my jaw and I felt that was very extreme. When I started in January my overbite was a 12.5 When I returned 14 weeks later my overbite was down to an 8. She hopes to get me down to a 7 and that’s wit...
by Elainef28
Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Hello

Hello I am a new member so wanted to come and say hello I am Elaine and 34 I am now 4 weeks into having Damon braces fitted, and already can see little improvements. I had braces as a child but was a thumb sucker and have caused myself a bit of a battle now I have a 12.5 over jet, a narrow upper arc...