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by bretthov
Wed Aug 12, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Ceramic on top and Metal on bottom or ALL METAL?
Replies: 22
Views: 8340

Re: Ceramic on top and Metal on bottom or ALL METAL?

timely post as having to make decision on type of braces for myself - ended up with Damon metal on the bottom and Damon clear on top. They said the Damon type would do well on top and hold up okay, but may have some staining issues to be aware of. Not sure anyone's experience with Damon clear and st...
by bretthov
Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How long did it take for you to get braced?
Replies: 17
Views: 1345

Re: How long did it take for you to get braced?

not sure what is typical, but I had consultations with three places over the last 3 weeks. I decided on the one to go with last week and have impressions and spacers done in a little over a week with braces to be put on two weeks after. It could have been faster but needing to get a root canal/crown...
by bretthov
Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Wellllll.... Getting braces tomorrow!
Replies: 3
Views: 302

Re: Wellllll.... Getting braces tomorrow!

congrats - I get spacers put on next week and then braces 10 days or so after. hope your appointment to get them applied went well
by bretthov
Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: new to group
Replies: 2
Views: 208

new to group

Just found this group and look forward to learning more about braces. I'm a 41 year old guy and had first consultation with an orthodontist this past week at recommendation of my dentist. I was nervous, but relieved to know that lots of adults get braces. The orthodontist went over xrays and recomme...