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by jtsang
Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: No pain since braces
Replies: 45
Views: 3274

Re: No pain since braces

MrsCharisma wrote:big changes already!! Nice!
Thank you!! We are just coming along aren't we?
by jtsang
Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces at 23, gaps 10mm overjet, don't want extractions Pics
Replies: 15
Views: 3904

Re: Braces at 23, gaps 10mm overjet, don't want extractions

Current progress after 1 day in power chains (on top and bottom 4 teeth), and 3 months of braces. My (main) gap is closing! So excited. These power chains are pretty excruciating but it's worth it, my gap was already closing a little with the two wire changes, but with the 3rd wire I got on the 18t...
by jtsang
Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: No pain since braces
Replies: 45
Views: 3274

Re: No pain since braces

Ok, fourth adjustment today. Got a bigger bottom wire and power chain on the bottom. Top just got new ligs. Candy cane color this month!
by jtsang
Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:31 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: small teeth?
Replies: 7
Views: 2445

Re: small teeth?

I think I must have small teeth as well..
by jtsang
Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 2nd adjustment...oyyyyyy
Replies: 17
Views: 1183

Re: 2nd adjustment...oyyyyyy

I think rubber bands are in my near future...like next adjustment. My ortho is a rockstar...I called the office Friday morning to see if I could get seen for the wire. They were closed BUT my ortho called me back and offered to meet me at his office to fix the problem. Poor guy was in the middle of...
by jtsang
Sat Nov 30, 2013 12:59 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Spaces forming
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: Spaces forming

how is one's arch supposed to look like? I mean.. is the top wider than the bottom? My bottom arch seems wider than the top..
by jtsang
Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: chichi is braced!
Replies: 161
Views: 19019

Re: chichi is braced!

Just by looking at the arch wire getting straighter is already amazing!!
by jtsang
Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 2nd adjustment...oyyyyyy
Replies: 17
Views: 1183

Re: 2nd adjustment...oyyyyyy

I have FOUR evil molar bands!! It was horrible to eat the first day.. But once the wire started to align my teeth to the wire, the discomfort greatly reduced. But yes.. Wax wax wax!!!
by jtsang
Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Spaces forming
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: Spaces forming

Anna5 wrote:Yes, I also noticed that. And I think it is good, it means that your arch/ smile is getting wider. So I think you should not worry about this!
Awesome!
by jtsang
Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:43 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Spaces forming
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Spaces forming

It's been about 3 months since I have my braces on.. At last adjustments, I told the ortho that I noticed spaces forming between a few of my teeth .. He said that's normal? Anyone else is experiencing/had experienced this?
by jtsang
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Cut on my tongue.. Owwie!
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Cut on my tongue.. Owwie!

Leebie3 wrote:OWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I can only think of paracetomol and bonjela xo
Thank you! Tried oraljel.. Helps a bit..trying to keep my mouth clean so it won't become infected.
When I pull at the cut, there's a 2 mm gap/hole.. Can't have food stuck in there .. :(
by jtsang
Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Cut on my tongue.. Owwie!
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Cut on my tongue.. Owwie!

Hmm... I need to shave... :shock: :lol:
by jtsang
Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Cut on my tongue.. Owwie!
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Cut on my tongue.. Owwie!

Any help for pain relief?
by jtsang
Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 8th adjustment and one year pics
Replies: 6
Views: 606

Re: 8th adjustment and one year pics

Great progress!!
by jtsang
Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: No pain since braces
Replies: 45
Views: 3274

Re: No pain since braces

Had an adjustment yesterday. Bigger wire, square already!! And clear o rings!!