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by isthistaken
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: What was your primary reason for orthodontic treatment?
Replies: 43
Views: 3198

Re: What was your primary reason for orthodontic treatment?

I went to the orthodontist for cosmetic reasons, but if any dentist had informed me of all the problems that I have, including a severe overbite that I wasn't even aware of, and the damage that was being wreaked on my teeth, I would have found a way to do it much sooner. I wouldn't give a quarter fo...
by isthistaken
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?
Replies: 1087
Views: 178175

Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

I am 55 and just got full metal braces 4 days ago. I have always been self-conscious of my crooked teeth, but strangely, no dentist I have been to in the last 20 years had ever referred me, even though I had brought it up several times. My orthodontist was aghast when I told him that, because my cas...
by isthistaken
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Who applied your braces?
Replies: 26
Views: 1719

Re: Who applied your braces?

I got my braces 4 days ago. The assistant did most of the application (was a bit surprised although it is an incredibly busy office.) The doctor bounced in a number of times to check, give instructions, and apply brackets to my multiple crowns.