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by Fionisimma
Fri Jan 03, 2014 6:58 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces at 54
Replies: 17
Views: 1387

Re: Braces at 54

Flossing is definitely proving to be a challenge - only on day 2 in braces and after repeated unsuccesful attempts with threaders/plackers/floss fish I just reverted to using some of my husband's Gum soft picks to get the job done... I will resume "mastering" the other methods later today.... :)
by Fionisimma
Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Newbie on board!
Replies: 22
Views: 1312

Re: Newbie on board!

Hi LeeAnnD... How did your "bracing" go? I got mine (Clarity SL ceramic upper and lower) yesterday too! My initial thoughts are: Having them put on was painless. Hooks, especially those on the front lower are going to take some getting used to... rubbing on inside of lower lip area and making it dif...
by Fionisimma
Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:28 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces at 54
Replies: 17
Views: 1387

Re: Braces at 54

Hi there... It's day 2 @ 50yrs old in braces for me... and I'm struggling with the flossing issue too.... I'm just going to keep persevering - plackers/threaders/floss fish - heck something has to make it easier and quicker..... Until then, allowing plenty of extra time @ bedtime... :)
by Fionisimma
Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Newbie Post
Replies: 15
Views: 808

Re: Newbie Post

Braces going on January 2nd... Glad to see other "newbies" starting the journey.... and look forward to sharing our stories/supporting each other along the way..... BTW, anyone else out there doing braces(again) in your 40s or 50s...?
by Fionisimma
Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: "Front Line" customer service :)
Replies: 6
Views: 543

"Front Line" customer service :)

As 2013 draws to a close I am honored to join Archwired! After a year of consultations and research I will be embarking on an 18 month odyssey of braces and surgery in the first week of 2014.... my progress will literally be seen by thousands due to the nature of my job.... and although this is not ...