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by NPmetalmouth
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Gum swelling after adjustment
Replies: 5
Views: 2856

Re: Gum swelling after adjustment

Also, teeth are very sensitive.
by NPmetalmouth
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Gum swelling after adjustment
Replies: 5
Views: 2856

Gum swelling after adjustment

I had my first adjustment and they put a thicker wire on my top teeth where they are trying to close a gap in my front two teeth. Since then the tooth they wanted to move in order to close the gap is surrounded by swollen gum, and there is swelling in the gum between the two teeth. I use a waterpik ...
by NPmetalmouth
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Damon braces first few days
Replies: 9
Views: 2473

Re: Damon braces first few days

[quote=jamierm post_id=506969 time=1551820202 user_id=32659]
Just wondering if you went with the damon clear braces, or the damon traditional metal braces - and what your reasoning was?

Thanks!
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I went with damon traditional. I heard clear stains and just wanted to embrace having braces.
by NPmetalmouth
Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Bite Turbos Falling Off IN sleep
Replies: 0
Views: 1556

Bite Turbos Falling Off IN sleep

Hi everyone. I have had damon braces and bite turbos for 2 months now. I go back to my ortho April 1. I have 4 bite turbos on my 4 upper front teeth. (Well HAD)... I've been stressed at work and believe that I am clenching my teeth in my sleep because I have woken up twice in the past week with a bi...
by NPmetalmouth
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Rubber bands on first day
Replies: 2
Views: 823

Rubber bands on first day

Hi. I got damon braces three weeks ago and my ortho had me start right away with rubber bands (parrot). Any idea how long people usually wear rubber bands if they start with them? I'm using them for class 1 overjet/overbite.
by NPmetalmouth
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Damon braces first few days
Replies: 9
Views: 2473

Re: Damon braces first few days

Update: I took the day off. Later in the evening one of my brackets popped (he may have put it on a tooth that was maybe technically too far back and wasnt ready for a bracket). I had an meltdown and called off of work. Hopefully I can get into the office Monday and get this fixed so I can go back t...
by NPmetalmouth
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Damon braces first few days
Replies: 9
Views: 2473

Damon braces first few days

Hi everyone. I’ll be 22 and a first time metal mouth in two weeks. I’m a RN and an scheduled for work the day after getting my braces put on. I’ll have Damon braces. Anyone know if you can still talk okay or does anyone think I should take the following day off. Thanks so much :)