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by metalgear84
Sat Jun 28, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

What;s luxation? I was never told that....

Also, is there a way to speed the process...? I mean, losen the tooth so it moves faster---anyone??
by metalgear84
Sat Jun 28, 2008 11:20 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

Ollie---i hear ya....it can be very frustrating, the whole process... I've started to realize that i'm way more self-conscious about smiling....i just dont anymore. uffff could it be that your tooth is "ankylosed" ? My doctor said that that's a possibility in my case. The tooth gets stuck to the bon...
by metalgear84
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

j2 couldnt have described the pain better... thats exactly how it feels. today i went to the surgeon and he took a panoram xray of my teeth with the chain. It looks weird--! i should post it soon in my blog. i wanna try to have a positive attitude and hope that by december at least one of the teeth ...
by metalgear84
Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: impacted canine surgery sometime this month....advice?
Replies: 11
Views: 4690

Hey! I just had my exposures last friday---they removed boh canines...surgery wasn't bad at all. I wouldn't say you will feel any real pain but mostly discomfort...and depending how invasive it is, you might get a little swollen. In my case, one of the canines was deep down the gum, so the surgeon h...
by metalgear84
Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

exactly----it's like a rubber string, they pass it through the loop in the gold chain and tie a knot---really tight. I can feel the pressure you're talking about in the neighboring teeth. One of the canines should come down quick, as per my surgeon. The other he said, "good luck"... I guess you just...
by metalgear84
Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

exactly----it's like a rubber string, they pass it through the loop in the gold chain and tie a knot---really tight. I can feel the pressure you're talking about in the neighboring teeth. One of the canines should come down quick, as per my surgeon. The other he said, "good luck"... I guess you just...
by metalgear84
Mon Jun 23, 2008 7:45 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

SURGERY FINALLY DONE!!!

Hey guyss! I've finally done my exposures.....it was a breeze! Seriously, I was freaking out for no reason. So to all of you, relax... On top of the exposures, the surgeon removed this benign tumor. So my face is still a little swollen from that (surgery was friday). As far as pain, very little... I...
by metalgear84
Sun May 11, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

SURGERY UPDATE

Hey GUYS! I ended up not having my surgery last thursday. I had it all planned out---took two days off from work, had my last supper the night before, etc... The day of the surgery I find out that the surgeon never received my chain and x-rays from the ortho, so he couldnt do anything. I was mad!! B...
by metalgear84
Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:45 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

My exposure surgery is tomorrow!!

Im so scared--!!!!! And i'm hoping my face doesnt get swollen..

;-)
by metalgear84
Thu Apr 24, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Impacted Canines - tooth exposure / surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 11948

Ay, ay, ay! I'm really frustrated.........! And i'm the kinda person that's always smiling---not anymore. Can you imagine with the hole? I saw your blog---awesome progress! Your gap was way bigger than mine and you can barely notice it now, from the pix there. I'm really impressed with all the progr...
by metalgear84
Thu Apr 24, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Impacted Canines - tooth exposure / surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 11948

Geez! Crazy....So you've had two holes in your mouth ever since? They can't put something to cover it up, or a fake tooth? We have similar profiles.... I'm 23 and am having the exposure surgery May 1st, to then start pulling the upper canines. I'm so scared! I'm afraid I'm gonna be all swelled up an...
by metalgear84
Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Impacted Canines - tooth exposure / surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 11948

Impacted Canines - tooth exposure / surgery

Hey Guys! Has anyone had canines exposed to have goldchain attached to it? I saw this video on you tube and it looks like a major deal (search impacted canines on youtube) I was wondering how recovery for this type of procedure is like. How long does it take to heal completely? And after they remove...
by metalgear84
Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

My Pix - Impacted Canines

Hey Guys! I had created a blog with some pics.....it was meant for myself, kinda like a diary. Since we are all going through this together, I thought I should share it. here it goes--- bracesboy84.blogspot.com How's everybody's treatment going? Anyone had surgery to have the canines exposed? I'm ha...
by metalgear84
Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 221748

IMPACTED CANINES CLUB

Hello All! I have been on braces for 2 months already and am due next month to have my baby teeth extracted, canines exposed and chains put on them. SO SCARED about the whole process...ufff I was wondering how many people out here are currently on braces for the same treatment--impacted canines, wit...
by metalgear84
Fri Mar 07, 2008 12:07 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: My Braces Journey: Impacted Canine ** PHOTO UPDATE **
Replies: 90
Views: 33870

Hey Buddy! I can only imagine your frustration. I got braces last month to have my impacted canines brought down. I should be having surgery to have them exposed in a month I'm scared to have my baby teeth removed and be left with two holes in my mouth. I wonder if they can cover it up with somethin...