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by kelse
Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Newbie Post
Replies: 15
Views: 866

Re: Newbie Post

Hi

I'm 37 & got my traditional braces on 17th dec, ortho appt 21st jan.

not bothered me too much!

Good luck x
by kelse
Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:22 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: braces on! pic
Replies: 16
Views: 1654

Re: braces on! pic

Thanks all.

theKT my teeth are only a little uneven - my main changes will come from jaw surgery. Sure you will enjoy seeing your teeth straighten out soon x
by kelse
Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:18 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: braces on! pic
Replies: 16
Views: 1654

Re: braces on! pic

Thanks all.

scottr - my teeth are not bad, my braces are in prep for double jaw surgery.

have got a ortho appt on 21st jan so not long to wait for adjustment.
by kelse
Sun Dec 22, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: a wonderful christmas for all of you!
Replies: 14
Views: 636

Re: a wonderful christmas for all of you!

And to you! Merry Christmas all x
by kelse
Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Intro - new Damon wearer
Replies: 21
Views: 1664

Re: Intro - new Damon wearer

Hello & good luck!
by kelse
Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: braces on! pic
Replies: 16
Views: 1654

Re: braces on! pic

Thanks all. Still doing fine. Have used some wax right at the back on the top set - the big brackets were hurting my cheeks but fine now with the wax. Have found a great way to get a good look at my braces when cleaning them - head torch!! I don't have a lit mirror & I can angle the head torch for u...
by kelse
Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: braces on! pic
Replies: 16
Views: 1654

braces on! pic

Braces on today.

Not sore yet but feels huuuuge!!
by kelse
Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:03 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: eek braces on tuesday!
Replies: 14
Views: 849

Re: eek braces on tuesday!

Hi kelse! I'm getting my braces on Tuesday also! 8 am appointment. I'm really nervous but also excited. I'm also a little concerned that I won't be able to eat any of the yummy meals we are going to over the holidays! Good luck to you and thanks everyone about the advice on the lip balm! Good luck ...
by kelse
Mon Dec 16, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: journey starts on tuesday!
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Re: journey starts on tuesday!

Hi, thanks for the support. I have class 3 malocclusion so will need double jaw surgery after my braces. Was offered treatment as a teenager but stupidly declined. Now going for it at 37! No looking back after tomorrow! So glad you are pleased with your results. My initial spur to go for it was the ...
by kelse
Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: journey starts on tuesday!
Replies: 2
Views: 308

journey starts on tuesday!

Hi all

Have got my spacers in - getting my braces fitted on tuesday. And so begins my 2 year journey thru braces & double jaw surgery.

Eek! Nervous, apprehensive & a wee bit excited too!
by kelse
Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: eek braces on tuesday!
Replies: 14
Views: 849

Re: eek braces on tuesday!

Thanks all for the advice & support. I have found the spacers quite annoying as the feeling of having something stuck between your teeth is really irritating!But it's only for a short time then the real fun will start on Tuesday! ! I'm apprehensive but know that for the health of my teeth and an imp...
by kelse
Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:27 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: eek braces on tuesday!
Replies: 14
Views: 849

Re: eek braces on tuesday!

Ok. Lip balm - check!
Eat loads of yummy things - check!
Thanks for the advice & support x
by kelse
Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: newbie
Replies: 7
Views: 484

Re: newbie

Hi

Welcome. I'm new too & also a mum (age 37, 2 kids).

Glad to hear you're kids are coping well.

Wishing you all the best in your journey x
by kelse
Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: eek braces on tuesday!
Replies: 14
Views: 849

eek braces on tuesday!

Hey all

Spacers are in place, braces on tuesday - first steps in a loooong journey! :D
by kelse
Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: braces 17th dec
Replies: 13
Views: 899

Re: braces 17th dec

Thank you all!