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by Funsizee
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26
Replies: 28
Views: 11635

WEEK 1 UPDATE

Finally got through my 1st week with braces. My teeth are still feeling quite sensitive and I'm still having a hard time putting on my elastics (Toucans - upper 5's to lower 3's). I was advised by my ortho to wear it 24/7, change it every 6 hours and remove it whenever I eat. Also, does anyone else ...
by Funsizee
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26
Replies: 28
Views: 11635

Re: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26

I agree! You have a lovely smile and they look pretty straight to me too :) The pain is normal. For me it took about 2-2 1/2 weeks before I could chew bread and stuff and at least a month before chicken breast (steak was a little longer again). It will pass though, I promise! Aww, thank you Tobi! I...
by Funsizee
Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Tobilei's Train Tracks.
Replies: 554
Views: 50853

Re: Tobilei's Train Tracks.

Your braces look great! Now I'm scolding myself for going with metal.

Good luck on Thursday :)
by Funsizee
Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26
Replies: 28
Views: 11635

Re: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26

I agree! You have a lovely smile and they look pretty straight to me too :) The pain is normal. For me it took about 2-2 1/2 weeks before I could chew bread and stuff and at least a month before chicken breast (steak was a little longer again). It will pass though, I promise! Aww, thank you Tobi! I...
by Funsizee
Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:28 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26
Replies: 28
Views: 11635

Re: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26

wow your teeth are pretty straight as it is! I dont think your treatment will take long at all, they look great :) Thank you Rhibee :) I hope it doesn't take too long as well. I was quoted 24-30 months, which could be longer if I get extractions. Hopefully, I don't have to :( Good luck on getting b...
by Funsizee
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26
Replies: 28
Views: 11635

Funsizee's Braces Journey at 26

Hi everyone! I have been lurking on archwire for quite some time until I finally decided to see 2 different orthos to consult my "shifting teeth." The first ortho's proposed treatment was invisalign without extractions and second ortho were braces with "possible" extractions (4 in total) to correct ...
by Funsizee
Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Bikerchick85's Quest for a Perfect Smile *With Pics!*
Replies: 183
Views: 23603

Re: Bikerchick85's Quest for a Perfect Smile *With Pics!*

OMG your teeth look amazing!!! I just got my braces yesterday and I'm hoping I my teeth will move as fast as yours :)
by Funsizee
Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: got my braces on today!
Replies: 11
Views: 1782

Re: got my braces on today!

Hi Anna!

Congratulations on your braces!!! Your clear braces look great!

I also just got mine yesterday (Damons - metal) and I'm having a hard time adjusting (mainly with eating).

Good luck on your journey and I can't wait to see proggress pics :D
by Funsizee
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Extraction to help overcrowding and overbite
Replies: 2
Views: 949

Re: Extraction to help overcrowding and overbite

Hi! I'm getting my braces next Thursday. My ortho had advised me to get 4 teeth extracted in order to make room. I didn't feel comfortable about extracting 4 healthy teeth so my ortho was kind of enough to give me the option of extracting after my braces have been put on and depending on how my teet...
by Funsizee
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Celebrating 3 weeks with Damon Braces (metal)
Replies: 8
Views: 2839

Re: Celebrating 3 weeks with Damon Braces (metal)

Hi Steph! I'm glad I found your thread! I will be getting my damons (metal) next week and I'm scared/nervous. This will be the first time I am getting braces at the age of 26. How is the pressure so far? I'm not really looking forward to soft food diet, but on the other hand, I need to lose a few po...
by Funsizee
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Hi! Finally its happening ;)
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Re: Hi! Finally its happening ;)

Yay! I'm also 26 and will be getting mine next week... I've been lurking around here for quite sometime and finally decided to just go for it. I am getting metal damon braces (possibly with TADS) to fix my bimaxillary protrusion and some crowding. My biggest concern is the pain after and not being a...
by Funsizee
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: 47 and getting rebraced
Replies: 103
Views: 26655

Re: 47 and getting rebraced

Hi Kip, I will be getting my braces next week and had a few questions re: your Damons. I've read many reviews about the Damons but some vary when it comes to how comfortable they are. This will be my first time getting braces (at 26) and I'm scared that it will be too uncomfortable or painful to eat...
by Funsizee
Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Beckyboo in Braces
Replies: 186
Views: 27915

Re: Beckyboo in Braces

Good luck! I will be getting mine next Thursday :)

Please keep us posted with your progress:)
by Funsizee
Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Excited for straight teeth, not so excited for adult braces!
Replies: 12
Views: 1344

Re: Excited for straight teeth, not so excited for adult bra

Hi! I'm 26 and will be getting my braces next week. It makes me happy to see others within the same age range sharing their braces story and starting this journey around the same time as myself.

Good luck and please keep us posted with your progress :)
by Funsizee
Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: My story- braces at 26 (just too many teeth)
Replies: 14
Views: 1935

Re: My story- braces at 26 (just too many teeth)

Hi! I'm also 26 and will be getting my braces next week. The ortho told me that I have bimaxillary protrusion and will need to extract 4 teeth in order to make room. Btw, I am of asian descent and have very big teeth :D Like yourself, I don't feel comfortable with extractions and have decided not to...