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by cssteam904
Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:38 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cssteam...braces story
Replies: 33
Views: 11419

Adjustment

I had an adjustment last Thursday... We will start with the bottoms....the ortho came in and went off the wall due to how much they had moved of the last 8 weeks....she was so excited....we went up, not one but 2 wire sizes...so my bottoms are now at at .016 NiTi wire....and we put in a spring to tr...
by cssteam904
Thu Jul 26, 2007 5:36 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cssteam...braces story
Replies: 33
Views: 11419

Smoke Free

I just realized that today is my 15 months of being smoke free!!!!!!!!!!!!

:-)o :-)o :-)o :-88 :-V :-88 :jump: :jump: :jump: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :-)o :-)o :-)o :-V :-V :-88 :-88
by cssteam904
Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Hi! Newbie here!
Replies: 9
Views: 1216

Welcome

Welcome aboard. Please take the advise from KK, The day i got my tops on, i didn't go to the bathroom first...and i by time it was done...i didn't care about what my mouth looked or felt like...i just wanted to go to the bathroom. Oh and lip balm....make sure you use that....it really helped. By the...
by cssteam904
Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cssteam...braces story
Replies: 33
Views: 11419

my new jingle i created about a new friend!!!

Wax, Wax, Wax Is my friend Wax, Wax, Wax Gets my lips on the mend ok well that is as far as i got with it before my mind went blank...i was trying to get something about salt water rinses in there...but again....my mind went blank....so if anyone else has more they want to add...be my guest.... Can ...
by cssteam904
Sun Jul 01, 2007 4:47 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cssteam...braces story
Replies: 33
Views: 11419

Update

Just wanted to give a small update on how things are going in my neck of the woods. It is July 1st and the temp outside is about 77 degrees Fahrenheit. It is freaking the first of July...it should be around 90.... ok...so got that out of my system.... back to the teeth. My bottom teeth hurt so much ...
by cssteam904
Thu Jun 21, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cssteam...braces story
Replies: 33
Views: 11419

adjustment 3

Well it is done...i now have a full mouth of metal!!!!! I didnt have to get the lingual buttons, because the springs did a really good job of turning the premolars. I have alternating red and blue ligs on top and wire ties on bottom. They moved me up to a .018 ni/ti wire on top and started me with a...
by cssteam904
Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Today......
Replies: 5
Views: 1011

Full Metal Mouth

Well it is done...i now have a full mouth of metal!!!!! I didnt have to get the lingual buttons, because the springs did a really good job of turning the premolars. I have alternating red and blue ligs on top and wire ties on bottom. They moved me up to a .018 ni/ti wire on top and started me with a...
by cssteam904
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:52 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Today......
Replies: 5
Views: 1011

Today......

Well, I will be going to the ortho in about 1 hour. I am freaking nervous. I dont know why. I have had several adjustments already. I guess it is because I am getting the bottoms put on, cement bricks to open my bite (so i wont bite off the brackets), and lingual buttons. I think I am more nervous t...
by cssteam904
Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: UK Mark's story - 15th adjustment, 68 weeks
Replies: 150
Views: 32124

welcome aboard

I have only been in braces since Feb 08, 07. So, I had all the same concerns as you have. What will people say, will they hurt, etc.... I have only had one person say something to me since (that I didn't tell in advance)....and that was wow, i have noticed you are smiling a lot more lately...have yo...
by cssteam904
Thu May 31, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Ahhh....Straight Teeth here I come. MzWhitney's Tale...
Replies: 7
Views: 1972

Welcome

Welcome aboard....
by cssteam904
Thu May 31, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: braces here i come
Replies: 31
Views: 6867

Welcome

I know for me, the spacers were the worst part. Welcome aboard and I cant wait to see what you think about having braces on! WE WANT PICTURES!!!!!

CSSTEAM
by cssteam904
Thu May 31, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cssteam...braces story
Replies: 33
Views: 11419

Thanks

Thanks for all the encouragement, Kiwi. You are always there with the right thing to say! I didnt even think about that being a possibility!!!!!!!

Here's to you Kiwi

:flowerbloom:
by cssteam904
Wed May 30, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: cssteam...braces story
Replies: 33
Views: 11419

I've got to whine a little

During my adjustment in February, I got powerchains. The purpose of them were to try to help turn my premolars. Well it didnt work and this time around I got spring coils. Well they took the powerchains off for the springs to work....(now that i have the history down)...the whining comes in.....Some...
by cssteam904
Thu May 17, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: OK, I give in *July 30 Adj. p37*
Replies: 454
Views: 116658

personally, i would brush before going. but the jammies....go for it

CSSTEAM
by cssteam904
Thu May 17, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Pixel Witch - UPDATE 6/16/08 - 1 Year Braceiversary!
Replies: 107
Views: 34232

Sounds like you have found the Ortho for you. Glad everything went as well as it did for you. Good Luck and keep us posted on what you decide :frogbraces: (i just love that guy)

CSSTEAM