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by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:31 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Hazards
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

One person I know put his aligners in his back pocket and sat on them and broke them! The easiest way to lose them is to throw them out with the trash.
by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:29 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Bumped back from tray 9 to tray 5...is this normal?
Replies: 8
Views: 2391

This can happen from time to time. Invisalign has a hard time doing a few different types of movements, and this particular tooth may just need some extra coaxing. Just be sure to wear your aligners religiously and follow your orthodontist's directions and hopefully everything will move along well. ...
by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:25 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: RPE is lose
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Give them a call for sure, you don't want to allow any food or plaque to get between the tooth and the band, this can lead to decay. They will proabably just recement is quickly for you. Be careful with what you eat, eating hard food is the reason most things come loose. :wink:
by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:22 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Question (I've added some not very good pics)
Replies: 19
Views: 2044

This wounds like a strange situation. Mybe you and your orthodontist had different ideas of what the treatment was going to encompass. It's not clear to me why your treatment was free, but you should ask your orthodontist about the top teeth and ask about what the options are. She/he may have had a ...
by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:17 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: asymmetric upper arch, anyone ?
Replies: 2
Views: 835

Very difficult

Asymmetries are always difficult, and because it sounds like your nose and maybe other parts of your face are asymmetric this makes it even more difficult. The good news is that asymmetry of the midline of your teeth is not noticible unless it is very significant. Like the previous poster said, I wo...
by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:13 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Question about molar bands and molars (lol)
Replies: 2
Views: 581

Whether you have brackets or bands doesn't affect the direction your teeth move; they are just two different ways to hold onto your teeth! I wouldn't worry about it, you can ask the orthodontist about it at your next appointment. :)
by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:10 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: metal or ceramic-- EXPANDER worries too??!!HeLp...
Replies: 10
Views: 1671

Thank you for all of your replies!!! Adrienne & Samantha- I think your right I should get used to it (the expander). It makes me feel better that you both have one and can make me feel okay about getting one knowing it isn't as bad as I may have thought. I think I am going to try to request for the...
by eggraid101
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Progress -- it does happen!
Replies: 3
Views: 713

That's very exciting, it's one of the great things about having braces - you can see the results in the mirror! :D