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by ema27
Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:43 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Spacers
Replies: 13
Views: 1077

spacers

hi i had my spacers put in 3 days ago.The actual process took less than 5 minutes and was painless.The first day was a little un comfy at times and i found i could not chew on the spacers.However the next day was fine and on day 3 it still is.Sure you notice them its a bit like having a piece of mea...
by ema27
Thu Jan 18, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Am new to this forum
Replies: 5
Views: 664

SPACERS

I Had spacers put in on tuesday ,first full day was the worse- i found it really hurt to chew-and had a constant urge to eat all the time!it is now day 3 and im fine -i guess they annoy me at times but overall barely notice they are there.i only have them for7 days so not to long now!dont worry the ...
by ema27
Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:17 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: HOW DO I EAT....
Replies: 5
Views: 874

Hi just managed some potatoes and veg-but couldnt chew the sausages so i gave up!i didn,t mean i didnt know if you were to eat in general just wether im allowed to chew on the spacers.(sorry i didnt realise what it sounded like before reading)Told a few people that im getting braces soon so they all...
by ema27
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: HOW DO I EAT....
Replies: 5
Views: 874

HOW DO I EAT....

hi just had spacers in yesterday they dont hurt really -i tiny ache if that so far..Anyway what im wondering is how do i eat?impossible to chew on both sides and when i eat just using the front teeth i find i just shove it down-so to speak!!feel very hungry!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also my bottom teeth hurt qu...
by ema27
Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:38 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IM ON MY WAY..
Replies: 5
Views: 788

spacers are on

I Have just been and got my spacers on-your right i was back in the car going home within 10 minutes!-so they dont take long .had some lovely pictures of me which will be my befores-looking forward to seeing the afters!!Braces go on next week-i was told it would take 20 minutes to put the braces on ...
by ema27
Tue Jan 16, 2007 4:58 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IM ON MY WAY..
Replies: 5
Views: 788

thanks for replying im glad it doesnt take long-im hoping my experience is a good one like yours-they are meant to be in for a week so surely i can cope with pain and discomfort for 7 days!i mean how much damage can these little blighters do!!!
by ema27
Tue Jan 16, 2007 3:24 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: IM ON MY WAY..
Replies: 5
Views: 788

IM ON MY WAY..

I Get my spacers later on this morning and im beginning to get anxious...iv heard it hurts afterwards but does it hurt while its being done and how long does it take..looking forward to starting my journey not looking forward to pain!!!!
by ema27
Mon Jan 15, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Calling all UK-Braced
Replies: 8
Views: 2234

HI -I Think i v answered a post of yours before im getting treatment on the nhs and so far all is excellent-i get my spacers tommorrow then braces next week.In the space of 4 months i have found a dentist,been refered,seen my surgeon and the braces are on in 7 days!The team seem professional and ver...
by ema27
Mon Jan 15, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How are you paying for your braces?
Replies: 91
Views: 10870

HAWA- my bottom teeth are near enough perfect just a few imperfections.my main problem is my 4 teeth at the front they go in quite a bit and rest on the bottom gums which causes discomfort at times.i tried to get the nhs to pay about 3 years ago but the dentist never referred me.he kept saying it wa...
by ema27
Mon Jan 15, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How are you paying for your braces?
Replies: 91
Views: 10870

HAWA- my bottom teeth are near enough perfect just a few imperfections.my main problem is my 4 teeth at the front they go in quite a bit and rest on the bottom gums which causes discomfort at times.i tried to get the nhs to pay about 3 years ago but the dentist never referred me.he kept saying it wa...
by ema27
Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:36 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: jaw surgery questions.
Replies: 8
Views: 1514

Hi i live in the uk and im getting it on the nhs I had heard that its a long waiting list so after my intial visit to the dentist( in november) i thought id be in for a wait Anyway he referred me 2 weeks later my orthodontist sent me an appointment for dec 12 th the next week i met the surgeon and t...
by ema27
Thu Jan 11, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How are you paying for your braces?
Replies: 91
Views: 10870

its free!!

All my treatment is free -good ole nhs.I Went to my dentist in late november who refered me to my local orthodontist.I Then recieved my consulant appointment for dec12th,next week my surgeon.the braces are being put on the 23rd of this month.im 27 and so pleased that its happening quite swiftly and ...
by ema27
Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:38 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 7 Years of Braces... now they're going back on!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

hi there im about to get braced on the 23rd and the thought of braces at my age nearly put me off( im 27)every one feels like this.just remember the quicker its on the quicker it gets off!!!all the best for your treatment!
by ema27
Tue Jan 09, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: MY JOURNEY IS SOON TO BEGIN
Replies: 13
Views: 1886

thanks for all your support guys-i just want the damn braces on now-the waiting game seems to soo slow just want them on now!!i get spacers in just under a week then i get braced-i ll let you all know how i feel with a mouth full of metal!all the best emma
by ema27
Tue Jan 09, 2007 7:53 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: overjet-lowerjaw surgery: everybody happy with the result?
Replies: 20
Views: 4128

hi i will be having lower jaw surgery next year to make my jaw come out more .i am getting braced in just over a week and ill be in them for just over a year.In that time the surgeon has told me that i will look like cilla black once the braces do their job ( at the minute my teeth go in at the fron...