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by SG4
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Got a second opinion mid braces... Advice?
Replies: 4
Views: 2951

Re: Got a second opinion mid braces... Advice?

When I was in braces I had gone for a second opinion mid treatment for my open bite. I felt my ortho was not doing anything to work on my tongue thrust issue. He was not exactly helpful and said he would probably do the same thing my ortho was already doing...🤦🏼‍♀️ So you went to one ortho for a con...
by SG4
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?
Replies: 1079
Views: 167390

Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

I had braces from 5th grade through 8th grade as a kid but as an adult I had them put on at 33 and taken off at 35.
by SG4
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Can’t find an ortho to actually fix my bite...
Replies: 5
Views: 2496

Re: Can’t find an ortho to actually fix my bite...

They were orthos. I did have tongue thrust. I have worked on that for a year and a half now. I feel fairly confident that I have that part taken care of. My ortho that did my original work would alway reply with my arches are straight. And the second one, although seemed promising at first, basicall...
by SG4
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Can’t find an ortho to actually fix my bite...
Replies: 5
Views: 2496

Can’t find an ortho to actually fix my bite...

I had braces from 2014-2016. At the time, the ortho I saw had diagnosed me with mild crowding an anterior open bite, and a cross bite on my back right side. He made it seem very simple and initially told me it would be 12 months full braces and elastics. Well, then my treatment actually took 2 years...