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by Mermaid
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Worthwhile to get braces at 38?
Replies: 5
Views: 440

Re: Worthwhile to get braces at 38?

That's not really a judgment I can make, that's between you and your ortho. What is your hesitation? Having braces is not a big deal, I don't mind them. They take a bit of getting used to.
by Mermaid
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Worthwhile to get braces at 38?
Replies: 5
Views: 440

Re: Worthwhile to get braces at 38?

It is absolutely worth it. In a couple of years, you will be a couple years older, braces or not.
by Mermaid
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Hello! Braces in mid to late fifties
Replies: 11
Views: 2759

Re: Hello! Braces in mid to late fifties

Here is my before photo, the day I got my braces on. As you can see, I have quite of correction to be done. I am so excited that my orthodontist and oral surgeon say they can fix me, I have gone through a lot of orthodontists who were afraid to take me on. It's honestly going to change my life, and ...
by Mermaid
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Hello! Braces in mid to late fifties
Replies: 11
Views: 2759

Re: Hello! Braces in mid to late fifties

Thanks, all. I'm about 5 weeks in, and so far it's been fine. I am having some "leveling" devices put on in about 2 weeks, I suspect that's where the fun will really begin. I will spend about 9 or 10 months with an ever-worsening bite since I have a class II malocclusion and will have surgery to fix...
by Mermaid
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Post Op from Surgery done Jan 28th 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1887

Re: Post Op from Surgery done Jan 28th 2020

How are you feeling now?
by Mermaid
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Post Op from Surgery done Jan 28th 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1887

Re: Post Op from Surgery done Jan 28th 2020

I have not had my surgery yet, so I can't help with suggestions, but I wanted to say this is fantastic to read. Sounds like you're doing really well, and I appreciate the detailed information about how you're doing post-op. Thank you for sharing.
by Mermaid
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Hello! Braces in mid to late fifties
Replies: 11
Views: 2759

Hello! Braces in mid to late fifties

Hello! I just got braces a couple of weeks ago and expect to have them for about 3 years. I will have Lefort I surgery in about a year as well. I am not sure this is an active forum, but am looking forward to reading and learning. :)