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by UGHBRACES
Thu Sep 25, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Lest I forget! - new pics 4th Sept
Replies: 16
Views: 3994

They aren't damons. Damon doesn't have full ceramic brackets.

Your teeth are progressing great.
by UGHBRACES
Wed Sep 24, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Gap=pain
Replies: 2
Views: 779

I use one of those metal dental picks (that the dentist uses to clean your teeth) after i floss, no meat will evade one of those! When i go to the dentist, i never have to get a cleaning as there is zero plaque build up anywhere. Apparently i am pretty handy with one of those 8)
by UGHBRACES
Wed Sep 24, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: License picture with braces...bleck!
Replies: 15
Views: 3205

You show teeth for license pics?

Here where i live most people just look at the camera in their regular non picture mode faces.
by UGHBRACES
Tue Sep 23, 2008 7:16 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Anyone ever had to deal with transposed impacted teeth?
Replies: 2
Views: 820

Re: Anyone ever had to deal with transposed impacted teeth?

I have subsequently had the surgery to expose the teeth but i am a little nervous about the aesthetics, i.e. having an incisor in the place of the canine vice versa .Has anyone had to deal with a situation like mine? I don't know, but once the teeth are pulled all the way down and you get your brac...
by UGHBRACES
Wed Sep 17, 2008 7:37 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Treatment Plan - Estimation of Costs
Replies: 7
Views: 1316

I get my braces on next month, but my Orthodontist has already sent me my financial agreement for me to sign and bring in on brace day. This outlines the total cost, how much i need to put down and what my monthly payments will be. Are you seeing an actual orthodontist? Because you are saying dentis...
by UGHBRACES
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Having impressions taken: here's a handy trick
Replies: 17
Views: 3313

People actually gag from getting impressions? Why? I never noticed anything when i got mine done, nothing to it.
by UGHBRACES
Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My, oh my, I'm going to cry!
Replies: 4
Views: 1075

Wow you got in so quick. My Ortho is so busy that it will have been 7 months from the time my dentist referred me to him, to the time i will finally be braced next month. I am after seeing him 3 times now. 1 - for consult. 2 - for x-rays, molds and pics. 3 - for him to explain to me my treatment pla...
by UGHBRACES
Sun Sep 07, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: JaMster's Story - 29 and new to braces (pictures)
Replies: 13
Views: 3098

I have worse crowding then you on bottom, a few jaw teeth collapsed towards the tongue as well. My ortho said the braces will pull my jaw teeth outwards to widen my arch, and the crooked crowded fronts will(hopefully) then have enough room to be pulled back into alignment. For my case, he said there...
by UGHBRACES
Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Started 2 year journey this Wednesday
Replies: 6
Views: 1126

Wow thats like 20 grand worth of braces for your family, but its well worth it!

Its the same with me, my family could never afford to brace me. So now i am 25 and start my 18 month sentence Oct. 9th. Can't wait.

Good luck.