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by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: What type of floss do you use?
Replies: 29
Views: 7391

Re: What type of floss do you use?

I use a regular floss. I'm loving Dr Tung's smart floss. That floss gets everything out! How do you get it under your wires? Or are in you in Invisalign? I have regular metal braces. I just thread it under my wires. I started out using the floss threaders, but I've kinda gotten the hang of getting ...
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: What do you for pain?
Replies: 22
Views: 1643

Re: What do you for pain?

I honestly haven't really had much pain since getting my braces. I'm 2 months in. But I do have high pain tolerance.

That said, last appointment was kinda brutal tho, I had poking wires and blood ulcers. But nothing to the point where I need to take painkillers.
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: What kind of lip balm do you use?
Replies: 142
Views: 68776

Re: What kind of lip balm do you use?

I have a few that I rotate depending on my mood. Currently rotating between eos, kiehl's butterstick, glam glow poutmud and chanel hydra beauty.
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: What toothpaste do you use?
Replies: 12
Views: 5729

Re: What toothpaste do you use?

I rotate between sensodyne, colgate and fluocaril.
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: What did your ortho "give" you?
Replies: 240
Views: 103050

Re: What did your ortho "give" you?

I got a travel kit consisting of:

- Travel toothbrush
- Regular size toothbrush
- 1 box of wax
- Floss
- A small pack of floss threaders
- An hour glass for me to time myself when brushing
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Dental Do-dads (Dental Products Q's and Comments)
Topic: What type of floss do you use?
Replies: 29
Views: 7391

Re: What type of floss do you use?

I use a regular floss. I'm loving Dr Tung's smart floss. That floss gets everything out!
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Your jail sentence
Replies: 52
Views: 5022

Re: Your jail sentence

My ortho estimated 18 months. I'm 2 months in now.
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: What's your favourite elastic colours?
Replies: 20
Views: 1847

Re: What's your favourite elastic colours?

I've tried bright red, light purple and now black. So far, I'm really digging the black. It looks classy and most importantly, does not stain!
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?
Replies: 1087
Views: 178139

Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

Getting it for the first time now at age 35.
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Cost of your braces
Replies: 48
Views: 4161

Re: Cost of your braces

Mine cost me $3600. I paid a deposit of $1200, and will be making monthly payments of $100 thereafter. This is out of pocket, no insurance coverage.
by assertives
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: What x-rays are needed?
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: What x-rays are needed?

My ortho took an xray of the side of my head in addition to the panoramic one. I think it's called the cephalometric xray.