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by VioletJay
Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Jay's Braces Journey...
Replies: 77
Views: 14819

Re: Jay's Braces Journey...

First adjustment tomorrow and I am excited! Bring it on! Wow - time flies huh! I haven't really been bothered by the braces actually; I do put wax on the front brackets and wires in the night because I have a silly habit of sleeping on my face, which brings wire cuttage to my lower inside lip (overb...
by VioletJay
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Jay's Braces Journey...
Replies: 77
Views: 14819

Re: Jay's Braces Journey...

Had some serious ouchy sensitivity in my left front tooth and my right second molar yesterday - yowza! Seems to be a-okay this morning though. Nothing new to report really - I'm getting used to these suckers actually! And I went to an annual Easter Egg hunt yesterday and NOBODY noticed enough to say...
by VioletJay
Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Jay's Braces Journey...
Replies: 77
Views: 14819

Re: Jay's Braces Journey...

Two week update pictures! The first day picture isn't exactly the best but hopefully it should show the position of the teeth... Also, they are taken at different angles (slightly) so you can't quite see in the second picture that my front teeth have been brought forward - it's so hard to get the an...
by VioletJay
Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Jay's Braces Journey...
Replies: 77
Views: 14819

Re: Jay's Braces Journey...

Alright - apparently it's all good now! :)
by VioletJay
Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Jay's Braces Journey...
Replies: 77
Views: 14819

Re: Jay's Braces Journey...

Well, I'm going in today for a quick check as I thiiiiink the wire (it's super thin) has come loose on the top right side. It felt a bit less tense yesterday and then I investigated, it doesn't seem to be attached to the right rear molar bracket any more. It's going through the bracket but it's "squ...
by VioletJay
Mon Mar 12, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Braces at 35!
Replies: 7
Views: 870

Re: Braces at 35!

I had mine put on four days ago too! Here we go together! :)
by VioletJay
Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: urgently need advice re possible damage to teeth / Jaw
Replies: 13
Views: 1873

Re: urgently need advice re possible damage to teeth / Jaw

Oh wow - I'm so sorry - that sounds awful! :( I'm so sad this has happened to you! I would certainly seek legal advice straight away. Nothing like a lawyer to get the ball rolling in your direction. I can't believe she denied filing your teeth - does she live in la la land? You'd obviously remember ...
by VioletJay
Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Jay's Braces Journey...
Replies: 77
Views: 14819

Re: Jay's Braces Journey...

It's day three and I kid you not, my front teeth have pulled so far forward (with tiny little cracks every now and again - nothing worrying, but I do remember others talking about that sound/feeling) that I have an actual gap between them!! A GAP! Seriously, it's about half a millimeter in diameter....
by VioletJay
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:43 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: "Well, you did it to yourself..."
Replies: 16
Views: 2405

Re: "Well, you did it to yourself..."

Awww geez! Now saying I can't fix it" is a bit silly though because actually you totally CAN, boys! See now I too have to sit here and go "gosh I do have a spot on guy" because when I'm in a bit of mouth pain, he'll make me a bowl of ice cream to take said pain away, or give me a hug to make me feel...
by VioletJay
Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Can I do it?
Replies: 534
Views: 72636

Re: Can I do it?

Oh they look great Ebony! I am on day three of braces now and already noticing very subtle changes in my VERY wonky teeth! I can't wait until I am as far along as you! :)
by VioletJay
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Betsy's getting braces
Replies: 209
Views: 48421

Re: Betsy's getting braces

Ooooh I do like your braces! Just getting used to mine. My lips aren't catching as much as they were in the first few days and actually, they've already pulled my front two teeth up so that they're catching the light like my other teeth! I think the difference is millimeters rather than anything els...
by VioletJay
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Waterpik recommendation and thoughts please
Replies: 39
Views: 4926

Re: Waterpik recommendation and thoughts please

I got the WP-100 I believe - very impressed not only with the power and what it can do but also with the compact nature of the unit: we have a very small bathroom sink area so I needed something that wouldn't take up too much space. I think I paid about $50 for mine - got it from Target. :)
by VioletJay
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Jay's Braces Journey...
Replies: 77
Views: 14819

Re: Jay's Braces Journey...

This might sound like crazy talk, but I am absolutely sure that my front two teeth have moved forward just in the last two days! The reason I say this is because of the way they're catching the light: since they tipped back before, they always looked darker than the other teeth in the mirror or in p...
by VioletJay
Sat Mar 10, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: what's the cost of your braces?
Replies: 575
Views: 111890

Re: what's the cost of your braces?

1. Where are you located? (city, state): Mankato Minnesota 2. How much are you paying for your braces? $5800 - everything including the retainer. Waiting to see if insurance will cover the extractions I had... 3. What kind of braces do you have? Inspire Ice on top on all but the top two molars on ei...
by VioletJay
Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Finishing what began 20 years ago...
Replies: 55
Views: 17159

Re: Finishing what began 20 years ago...

Looking fantastic! Yay! That's 21 days for you - then you'll be all done and will have graduated the braces class I've just begun! :) GREAT! Good job lady! :) :jump: