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by embracethebrace
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Carriere Distalizer and ceramic braces at 28
Replies: 18
Views: 5758

Re: Carriere Distalizer and ceramic braces at 28

Do you have any pictures of your progress? I'm nearly 7 months into wearing the carriere distalizer and am eagerly awaiting metal braces! How did braces compare to the distalizer?
by embracethebrace
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Has anyone had the carriere distalizer?
Replies: 0
Views: 10293

Has anyone had the carriere distalizer?

I have a 9mm overjet and 50% overbite. My orthodontist suggested the carriere distalizer appliance that I would wear for 3-4 months before having braces. The appliance would pull back my front teeth to correct the overjet. I've decided to go ahead with this appliance instead of going for jaw surgery...
by embracethebrace
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: I have something in common with my first graders
Replies: 1
Views: 8769

I have something in common with my first graders

I just recently lost my last baby tooth! And it only took 28 years. I've had a canine baby tooth jammed in until just recently when the dentists extracted it. To be honest, there wasn't much left of it because it was basically ready to fall out (apparently this happens with adults who still have bab...
by embracethebrace
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Getting braces in 10 days - should I choose Iconix braces?
Replies: 3
Views: 1905

Re: Getting braces in 10 days - should I choose Iconix braces?

I'm very interested to find out which option you chose!
by embracethebrace
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: How do braces affect speech?
Replies: 4
Views: 8908

How do braces affect speech?

I'm about to get braces in a short amount of time and I'm worried about how it will affect my speech. I'm a first grade teacher and a huge part of my job is teaching letting sounds, blends, etc. I'm slightly concerned with my ability to teach letter sounds with new braces on. The time I get my brace...