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by fluffybottom
Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Relationships with Braces
Replies: 107
Views: 13156

I think there is a difference between empty positivity and being constructively supportive. Saying 'No, you look GREAT!' or 'If s/he isn't interested in you because of your braces, you're better off without her/him!' doesn't strike me as particularly supportive because it doesn't truly acknowledge t...
by fluffybottom
Tue Mar 18, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Fluffy's Story: IPR BETWEEN FRONT TEETH! (Pix pg8)
Replies: 187
Views: 82520

Thanks Kara! I've wanted braces since ... well, forever but for one reason or another just never got around to getting them. PROLOGUE CONTINUED: ONE STEP CLOSER Not a big update but today I went in for my 3D x-rays. On April 1st, after my orthodontist has had a chance to review the scans, he'll call...
by fluffybottom
Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Fluffy's Story: IPR BETWEEN FRONT TEETH! (Pix pg8)
Replies: 187
Views: 82520

PROLOGUE CONTINUED: 'BEFORE' PICTURES Thanks for the welcome, all! I'm going in for 3D x-rays on Tuesday so the orthodontist can see exactly where my impacted canine is; he'll figure out what we need to do from there. I figured I'd post some 'before' pictures even though they make me cringe. A lot....
by fluffybottom
Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Our Braces Stories
Topic: Fluffy's Story: IPR BETWEEN FRONT TEETH! (Pix pg8)
Replies: 187
Views: 82520

Fluffy's Story: IPR BETWEEN FRONT TEETH! (Pix pg8)

PROLOGUE: SO IT BEGINS... I haven't been braced yet. I figure the tale begins well before that moment so I might as well start there. I want to be able to look back, when it's all done, and remember everything. I have been ashamed of my teeth for a long time. When smiling, 9 times out of 10, I smil...