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by sparkles
Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: some sort of a metal ring/band
Replies: 3
Views: 822

in short no, no and no :)

They look a bit viscious but really they aren't. Most people think the spacers you get put in before they go on are the worst.

You will feel tugging and pressing getting them on but it doesn't hurt.
by sparkles
Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:22 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Lig colours (colors)
Replies: 1303
Views: 595612

I got orange and black today! At the risk of sounding like a McDonald's advert :lol: ...I'm Lovin' It!

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by sparkles
Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:13 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 3rd Adjustment
Replies: 0
Views: 480

3rd Adjustment

Hi everyone, not been here recently, not much to say and now back at uni so up to my eyes in work again. But wanted to share, had my 3rd adjustment today! Have orange and black ligs (going to post a pic on lig colour thread in just a bit) and I HAVE A NEW TOOTH!!!!! I'm extremely happy! Does anyone ...
by sparkles
Mon Sep 22, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Lig colours (colors)
Replies: 1303
Views: 595612

bracesafter40 wrote:
I have an adjustment tomorrow again; Orange it will be for Halloween.
I'm going for orange and black for halloween too!
by sparkles
Fri Aug 29, 2008 2:38 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Need Help - Archwire Cutting My Cheek
Replies: 7
Views: 4122

Thanks catfish that looks a very good idea. Today I have a white plastic straw cut to size over it. When I took the straw off last night to go to bed..ouch! the archwire is like cheesewire! Will phone on Monday and see if I can get an appointment to go up and get something more reasonable than a mak...
by sparkles
Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:37 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Would anyone mind sharing their post-surgery swelling pics?
Replies: 3
Views: 891

LOL I was going to say oh the person whose pics I looked at who had lots of yellow bruising would be good (one that stuck out for me when reading other's blogs when I first came ot this forum) and then clicked on your blog link and realised the person I am thinking about is you! Really can't help wi...
by sparkles
Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:31 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Sensitive teeth?
Replies: 3
Views: 705

I don't know the ins and outs of it but yes since I've been braced, I have had certain individual teeth become sensitive...last week it was the back left lower molar with a bracket on it...was making me jump with pain when anything hot or cold touched it. I can only think that it is because your tee...
by sparkles
Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Need Help - Archwire Cutting My Cheek
Replies: 7
Views: 4122

oh wow! Thank you thank you!

Always have straws in the house for the children. Got a snazzy pink one and cut it and put it on. The relief!!!!!

Not sure I could go out with it on, but at least while I'm in it will save my cheek a little bit :)
by sparkles
Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:59 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Need Help - Archwire Cutting My Cheek
Replies: 7
Views: 4122

Need Help - Archwire Cutting My Cheek

Really would appreciate some advice on what to do here. This part of my archwire: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/flmlollipop/2008_0828Pics0005.jpg which isn't attached to a tooth, goes over where my premolar should be is doing this to my cheek: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/flmlolli...
by sparkles
Sun Aug 24, 2008 5:13 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: a few q's
Replies: 15
Views: 2082

Hiya! Toothbrush, I use an oral B sensitive manual toothbrush. Like Meryaten has said, it's more that it is important you use it correrctly and for the right length of time. I use whatever toothpaste I normally use, at the moment it is colgate sensitive cause some of my teeth have become really sens...
by sparkles
Tue Aug 19, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Lig colours (colors)
Replies: 1303
Views: 595612

I got red bands today. I was stuck between orange, red, green and azure so asked the assistant to choose for me. She chose red to match my glasses :lol: But definately going for azure next time! I like the red but don't LOVE them http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/flmlollipop/2008_0819Pics0010.j...
by sparkles
Tue Aug 19, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: Links to Braces Blogs and Diaries
Topic: My Story - The Beginning
Replies: 4
Views: 6377

second adjustment details and pics up on my blog NOW! :)
by sparkles
Mon Aug 18, 2008 1:22 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Random....Or is it just me!
Replies: 12
Views: 1715

I think I notice other people's teeth much more now that I have braces than I did pre braces (or rather in between races in my cases) I do go brace-spotting :) well I don't specifically go out to brace spot but it happens. Similarly I was watching a TV programme last night and instead of being conce...
by sparkles
Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Honestly, do you brush after EVERY single meal?
Replies: 25
Views: 7573

lindesd don't know if this any help but I never floss either.
The hygienist I see told me to use toothbrush and toothpaste for normal brushing, then to use interdental brushes inbetween my teeth.
Works for me, flossing and me have never got on.
by sparkles
Sat Aug 16, 2008 10:00 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Chipped Tooth?
Replies: 7
Views: 1404

if you click on the www bit at the bottom of my message...it should come to the blog or try this http://faysbracesjourney.blogspot.com/ It's the very first photo on the page. No idea what my ortho is going to do with me on Tuesday...he now also has my denture plate to contend with cause it just won'...