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by OHbraces
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: No pictures were taken?
Replies: 7
Views: 2345

Re: No pictures were taken?

Pictures and xrays only for me - no molds
by OHbraces
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Sleeping on your side...
Replies: 15
Views: 767

Re: Sleeping on your side...

Has anyone tried a light weight universal sports mouth guard while sleeping. If not molded I wouldn't think it would restrict tooth movement but would cushion between brackets and cheeks...
by OHbraces
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Wait... what?!
Replies: 4
Views: 1490

Re: Wait... what?!

When you get to the point of only a few months left for an early release - do you end up with mixed feelings of can't wait to be done and not getting your money's worth for a full term treatment...?
by OHbraces
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Sleeping on your side...
Replies: 15
Views: 767

Re: Sleeping on your side...

I like the shots idea but with my luck i would end up with a sore mouth and a hangoveršŸ˜–
by OHbraces
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Power chains causing gap?
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: Power chains causing gap?

It can be frustrating not knowing the ultimate plan. At my first adjustment they put a power chain across just my four top front teeth - there were no gaps and not much movement needed. Now a small gap is starting to form in front of my canine tooth on both sides-I assume they planned it that way bu...
by OHbraces
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Sleeping on your side...
Replies: 15
Views: 767

Sleeping on your side...

Does anyone have any tips or tricks, other than lots of wax, to prevent elastic hooks and brackets from gouging your cheeks while sleeping on your side? Lower hooks especially causing issues when laying on a pillow...
by OHbraces
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Impressions / Scans
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Impressions / Scans

Did those that had impressions done have appliances beyond regular brackets? Maybe that is the difference...
by OHbraces
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces coming off but why???
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: Braces coming off but why???

Just ask... With all the money you pay you should have some say in how things are done. If it can't be done without additional procedures it may be wirth it to have it your way
by OHbraces
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Impressions / Scans
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Re: Impressions / Scans

Thanks for the insight - I thought they had skipped a step and rushed ahead. At second consultation after agreeing to financial terms and all they asked if I was ready... Not realizing they meant right now type of ready. I guess I expected more advance prep but after a brief moment of panic it was a...
by OHbraces
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Impressions / Scans
Replies: 16
Views: 541

Impressions / Scans

Is it normal to not have any impressions or scans done before full braces? They took xrays and pictures but thats it...