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by jaswi
Sat Sep 13, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Sensitive!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Hmm, I dont know why impressions could possibly make teeth more sensitive.
by jaswi
Sat Sep 13, 2008 4:12 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Glue between teeth
Replies: 4
Views: 2342

Yeah I'd probably just wait till your next appointment and tell the ortho about it. Who knows, in that time it may come loose on its own.
by jaswi
Sat Sep 13, 2008 7:38 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: What's up with Fridays?
Replies: 15
Views: 1956

Mine is only open monday tuesday and wednesdays. I guess when you dont have to work a 5 day work week, you dont.
by jaswi
Sat Sep 13, 2008 7:38 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: question about drinks...
Replies: 10
Views: 1075

This was my solution to the drinks problem: Drink everything you drank before braces. Seriously, I have drank pop, juices, beer, and everything else and had zero problems. I really think most the food and drink restrictions are geared toward children, not adults who know enough to care for their tee...
by jaswi
Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Does Tongue Thrusting Affect Treatment?
Replies: 10
Views: 2853

It shouldnt impact treatment while in braces, cause the effects are cumulative over a long period of time. Since your ortho has a plan already to include a habit trainer with your retainer, you should be in good shape
by jaswi
Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:23 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: After 1 year - bottom teeth still crowded on front
Replies: 3
Views: 2401

you look like a pretty clear extraction case to me
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: First adjustment: H*OLY SH*T!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 3534

Haha, must have had some sensitive teeth still when that puppy was put on.
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Teeth sensitivity and braces
Replies: 5
Views: 1925

Yep, air thing at least for me. They want to dry the teeth off as much as possible before bonding. Enjoy! :)
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Having impressions taken: here's a handy trick
Replies: 17
Views: 3172

I have to say, this is one of the things im not lookin forward too about getting these effers off.
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: .........ugly gap..............
Replies: 6
Views: 986

he "made a gap?" Did you do IPR(sanding between the teeth) For me IPR gaps closed within a few days typically.
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: First Time Poster
Replies: 7
Views: 885

Usually its anywhere from 4-6 weeks or so between appointments.

Post again tomorrow and tell us if you're still not feeling it :lol:
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:33 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Bionator
Replies: 1
Views: 925

I don't think a bionator would work with adults, because its designed to stimulate growth. Just my 2 cents.
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:19 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Thinking
Replies: 2
Views: 585

The most common method is to just do payment plans. Yeah you'll be paying for it all out of pocket, but its much less painful paying over about 2 years than all in one hit. There is even something through one of the credit card companies with extremely low or zero interest, that can help you build y...
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Question about back molars... from BrightLights
Replies: 8
Views: 965

Lots of orthodontists ignore the molar at the very back on each quadrant. Initially I was going to keep my wisdom teeth and they were out of the loop per se. Ended up getting them yanked out though so all my chompers are braced now.
by jaswi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Newbie here, got braces today....
Replies: 25
Views: 3126

Yeah, sometimes I wish it woulda stayed harder to eat, I'd love to lose a couple pounders.