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by Khan
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Worthwhile to get braces at 38?
Replies: 7
Views: 4514

Re: Worthwhile to get braces at 38?

Mermaid wrote: > It is absolutely worth it. Can you elaborate? I am not interested in aesthetics here, only whether or not it is sufficiently medically necessary. I am attempting to weigh any medical benefit against a potential for not being able to tolerate braces. Cost is another issue altogether,...
by Khan
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Worthwhile to get braces at 38?
Replies: 7
Views: 4514

Worthwhile to get braces at 38?

Allow me to introduce myself: I am Khan (not my real name, just a fan of the Star-Trek villain). I have had an overbite that I have had as long as I could remember (since childhood), and I have recently discovered that it is considered a deep overbite (lower front incisors about 80-90% covered). I a...
by Khan
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Parents of Kids in Braces
Topic: 16 Year old is a nightmare with braces
Replies: 14
Views: 17918

Re: 16 Year old is a nightmare with braces

Khan wrote: > 3) She becomes abusive to the staff. I would expect this to happen based on the > behavioral regressions you cite. Oh, that’s right. She already bit the orthodontist. I’m pretty sure that counts as being abusive, and if she does it again, I’d be surprised if the orthodontist didn’t can...
by Khan
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Parents of Kids in Braces
Topic: 16 Year old is a nightmare with braces
Replies: 14
Views: 17918

Re: 16 Year old is a nightmare with braces

Okay, I realize I am almost 8 years too late to the party, but I’m going to respond as if it were still 2012. I was doing some online research into whether or not I should consider getting braces (I’m 38 now) and I came across this post. Liliana wrote: > I don't want to take them off her. It would j...