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by duckie1987
Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Implant Surgery question (pictures included)
Replies: 17
Views: 6511

Hi duckie1987... I had few questions for you regarding bone grafting and implant surgery. Did your insurance cover any part of bone grafting surgery? Will it cover implant surgery? Can you please tell me the price estimate you got for these 2 procedures? I live in US. I am not sure where you stay. ...
by duckie1987
Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Implant Surgery question (pictures included)
Replies: 17
Views: 6511

I just had bone graft surgery in both positions of my upper canines. I had my wisdom teeth and horizontally impacted canines cut out 2 months before I got my braces. Now, a year later, I had a consult for implants and I didn't have enough bone, so, I just had the graft surgery, and in 4-6 months I w...
by duckie1987
Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IMPACTED CANINES CLUB
Replies: 1013
Views: 214363

Unfortunately (or fortunately, however you wish to look at it), I had horizontally impacted canines, which apparently had no chance in coming down. So, they were cut out along with my wisdom teeth. The solution to my situation is implants.
by duckie1987
Thu Apr 03, 2008 8:27 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Rubberband config??
Replies: 7
Views: 1368

Clo wrote:K-hooks = Kobayashi hooks.
ant vert = anterior (front teeth) vertical.

That elastic will pull down your upper front teeth a lil bit and the lower a lil bit
up. So, indeed, the vertical overlap will get some bigger.
Yay....thanks.
by duckie1987
Thu Apr 03, 2008 8:23 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Rubberband config??
Replies: 7
Views: 1368

Re: Rubberband config??

1). Are your elastics worn 24/7? Yes, 24/7, except for eating & cleaning. 2). How much longer in braces? Hopefully just 13 or so months, depending on how the implants work out. 3). Where are those springs located? I have a pretty big gap on my lower left arch behind my canine, I am wondering how th...
by duckie1987
Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Rubberband config??
Replies: 7
Views: 1368

Rubberband config??

I've had my braces for almost a year (in May). I had my wisdom teeth removed & my two upper canines were horizontally impacted & those were removed along with my wisdom teeth a year ago. I've had springs in the gaps from my canines ever since the spaces closed in my front four teeth. The spacing is ...