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by ema27
Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Maryjays STORY - 11 Wks Post Op - *BRACES ARE OFF!!!* PICS
Replies: 57
Views: 14849

Hi maryjay just thought i would wish you the very best of look for your lower jaw surgery.i will be going through the same thing early next year.Heres hoping for a speedy recovery.all the best-ema :D
by ema27
Thu Feb 22, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: braces won't help overjet and overbite?
Replies: 11
Views: 19186

hi i too have been told that braces alone will not correct my overbite-the teeth will move in to position with braces but once they are off then over time my teeth will slant back in again.ill be having lower jaw surgery early next year-.im a little worried about surgery as iv never had an operation...
by ema27
Wed Feb 21, 2007 11:28 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: One week to go...
Replies: 10
Views: 1344

Hi there nice to hear from another brit. 8) I 'v had my upper metal braces on for 4 weeks now -and i barely notice they are their..I told my husband and parents and then a few people the day before getting braces on( husband and parents knew weeks before!!)I didnt want to tell people before as its l...
by ema27
Wed Feb 21, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: You Brush Your Teeth How Many Times A Day??
Replies: 29
Views: 3914

OK-I brush first thing in the morning (morning breath-which im sure no one wishes to smell-LOL)breakfast is about 40 minutes later which means brush number 2.Dinner at 1 means brush number3.I find it essential to brush after eating-food sticks everywhere!!!! :oops: just before 3 when i get the kids ...
by ema27
Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Who Knew So Many Adults Wanted Braces?
Replies: 9
Views: 1398

no-all positive experiences so far-i think as adults we feel a little silly wearing braces but others dont.its really not that big a deal to other people...And if it is then they arent very grown up are they..? im the only brace wearer in our small village-some wore them as teenagers and some in the...
by ema27
Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:51 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: flossing?
Replies: 11
Views: 1080

hi kiwi-karen im 28 next and my village is pretty small.Life in our village revolves around the school gates you d be surprised what people talk about round here! The subject of dental floss came about when one of the women ( who is a carer for the elderly)mentioned that one of her ladies had about ...
by ema27
Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: flossing?
Replies: 11
Views: 1080

ok i never floss and speaking to practically every one in our village neither do they! :? i have never had any probs with my gums etc.maybe its the way we are here-strange really how some people do it every night with out fail while people like me wouldnt even consider it! :shock:
by ema27
Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:32 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Reactions
Replies: 10
Views: 1920

gunter i too was unsure of comments or responses i would get from wearing braces.Every one has been great.I have had congratulations( why im unsure!!) i have had several people say the admire me for what im putting myself through(im having lower jaw surgery too) I guess people like to tell you that ...
by ema27
Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:07 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Last supper :)
Replies: 23
Views: 2455

I had 15 oz steak smothered in bbq sauce followed by ice cream with BIG toffee pieces and a variety of chocolate chips-mmhh dinner any one!!!
by ema27
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: last minute advice
Replies: 6
Views: 667

hi congrats for getting braced-see its not that bad!Glad your having a positive experience so far.I have had my braces for coming up 3 weeks and no probs just felt a little silly for the first few days .no negative comments -wish id done this at 17 rather than 27 but hey ho!

all the best! :D
by ema27
Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:26 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: last minute advice
Replies: 6
Views: 667

dont be scared-youll soon be on your way to a beautiful smile!!!It might take a week to get use to it but you soon will!..all the best for later on-ema
by ema27
Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: It's finally here...
Replies: 4
Views: 905

congrats and may the journey begin!!!!!! :D
by ema27
Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:00 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How long after braces are put on?
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Hi you can eat straight away-thats what my dentist told me.The main problem iv had is not actually eating but keeping it off my braces there is nothing worse than half way through a conversation realising you have 3/4 of your dinner stuck on your brace!! remember to take a tooth brush where ever you...
by ema27
Tue Feb 06, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: OW-IM A GOLDFISH..!!!!!!!!!!!.
Replies: 2
Views: 660

Thanks kk thanks for the advice-i am using salt water rinses a bit more than usual-hopefully things will heal soon.i have had my mouth slightly open all day so it has not got worse at least thats something!thanks again :D
by ema27
Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 3 days
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Dont be nervous-braces arent that bad-it might take you a couple of days to get use to your new look but youll adapt soon enough.Keep on to the fact that it will lead you to your new smile-all the best-ema