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by Dee17
Thu May 08, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing a large diastema
Replies: 209
Views: 34176

Re: Closing a large diastema

Hi,
Keep your chin up! I hardly saw any movement for the first three months. I was SO discouraged. But it will happen without you even being aware it is happening. One morning you will wake up and put your tongue again realize that the space is noticeably smaller. Good luck with everything!
by Dee17
Tue May 06, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing a large diastema
Replies: 209
Views: 34176

Re: Closing a large diastema

Ha Ha!! I'm not wearing elastics yet!
by Dee17
Tue May 06, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary
Replies: 298
Views: 26410

Re: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary

Looking really good, OF! I know it seems like it takes forever. I am now officially in countdown mode until the end of October when I can get my braces off. Can hardly wait. It's been a lifetime. Hang in there!
by Dee17
Thu May 01, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing a large diastema
Replies: 209
Views: 34176

Re: Closing a large diastema

Hi Purplestar, You're right. I haven't updated my post in quite a while because things have been progressing rather in a boring way. There hasn't been much to report. My space is now about 98% closed and I expect that my braces will be removed at the end of October 2014 as per the original estimate....
by Dee17
Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Sunshiney Saga
Replies: 262
Views: 25522

Re: Sunshiney Saga

Yay! Such great news!! I'm happy for you.
I am going in today for my 11th adjustment and I'm hoping he's going to give me similar news.
by Dee17
Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary
Replies: 298
Views: 26410

Re: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary

Well, hang in there. I agree that all the waiting around time after the first six to eight months pass is a drag. I haven't seen much change in my teeth in months either. It's very frustrating but forward I go!
by Dee17
Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My Braces Journey...
Replies: 32
Views: 6804

Re: My Braces Journey...

I say bravo for you getting braces now. I think you'll be very happy with the end result when you get to the end of your journey. The teacher very pretty and wants it all straightened up in a nice bro you but I just looked stunning.
by Dee17
Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: braces on at 57
Replies: 6
Views: 696

Re: braces on at 57

Dee17 here. I was 54 years old when I got my braces about 18 months ago. Had those horrible right turbos and my molars as well which made Geeding very difficult. The best advice I can give to you I guess is to just eat soft pasta and scrambled eggs and anything that is soft. It took me forever befor...
by Dee17
Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: OK--This was not the plan!
Replies: 765
Views: 116078

Re: OK--This was not the plan!

Still having problems with that retainer?
by Dee17
Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Braces after 60
Replies: 17
Views: 2136

Re: Braces after 60

Hi library lady, Dee17 here. Welcome to the boards. I think that all of us go through that. Of second-guessing ourselves once we first get her braces. I've had my braces now for about 18 months and I expect I will get them off in October 2014. Anyone who knows me from this forum will be able to tell...
by Dee17
Tue Apr 15, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary
Replies: 298
Views: 26410

Re: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary

Oh, the agony, OF. This was one of the reasons I got my Damon self-ligating braces. I thought I was too old to experiment with colours much. I'm glad I made the decision I did. I'm in official "countdown" mode now. I'm expecting to get my braces removed at the end of October. Yipee!!!
by Dee17
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:30 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Tobilei's Train Tracks.
Replies: 554
Views: 51479

Re: Tobilei's Train Tracks.

Well, Ciara, nothing has actually been said about any kind of debanding date. But at the beginning he said "two years" so I'm just guessing that we are still on track. He also said, "Don't kill me if it takes longer than that!" So, I'm just hoping. I am SO over these things and can't wait to get thi...
by Dee17
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Sunshiney Saga
Replies: 262
Views: 25522

Re: Sunshiney Saga

I hope you will be able to get them off soon!
by Dee17
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:40 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Tobilei's Train Tracks.
Replies: 554
Views: 51479

Re: Tobilei's Train Tracks.

The three of us have kind of all been in this together from the start haven't we, Ciara and Tobelei! I think we're all looking pretty good ! I'm in countdown mode!
by Dee17
Tue Mar 18, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary
Replies: 298
Views: 26410

Re: Oldfart Orthodontic Diary

Awww come on! You don't look like that!