Does anyone else like playing with their hooks??

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Does anyone else like playing with their hooks??

#1 Post by ilovemacs » Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:35 pm

Right now I only have top braces (bottoms in approx. 2 months). I'm just wondering if anyone likes playing with their hooks attached to their brackets? I do!! Sometimes I'll sit in class and rub my tongue on them. My hooks are on my canine's I think..? I'm excited for when I get elastics so that my hooks don't just sit there. I just want my bottoms on now!! :D
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#2 Post by TsuKata » Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:19 pm

I find myself idly tonguing my brackets all the time, to the point that I've had to consciously tell myself not to do it because I was rubbing my tongue raw. :) I'm guessing that in a few months, it won't be so intriguing to my tongue.

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#3 Post by PrincessMelody » Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:16 pm

Just wait until you get elastics (assuming you do get them that is) and you'll start plucking tunes on them :lol: . My cat gets completely fascinated when I do this and will stare at my mouth so now it's gotten to the point that I do it just for my cat's reaction. I also rub my tongue on my elastics too since they're right towards the front of my mouth.
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#4 Post by HeyTeach » Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:09 am

um no, but that's ok. really. btw, KK, is that a dancing tube of toothpaste? or do I need my glasses rx changed?? or is it just Monday?? and I'm imagining all this, but it's not really happening.

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#5 Post by ilovemacs » Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:32 am

My ortho said I will prbably get elasatics to bring one of the jaws forward... I forget which one but I do have an overbite... If that helps! :banana:
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#6 Post by jumbie » Tue Oct 30, 2007 1:04 pm

Ok so I USED to play with my hooks but not with my tongue, just my bottom lip. That was up until the day I stabbed the inside of my mouth with the hook. Everytime I tried to talk the hook would keep getting caught in the wound and just irritated it more and more . Needless to say I go out of that habit very quickly.
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#7 Post by ilovemacs » Tue Oct 30, 2007 1:36 pm

Ok.. looks like I'm one of few... I must be strange! :shock: :D :oops:
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#8 Post by Cleobabe » Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:24 am

Lol... I do it too...your not strange ilovemacs. I run my tongue along my braces quite a lot but sometimes I forget I have them already! I have heaps of hooks on my bottom brackets. I can't wait til I get elastics too!!
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#9 Post by ilovemacs » Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:22 am

Yay!! :D
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bottom teeth only

#10 Post by mariahfromchicago » Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:55 pm

I have both, but I only have them on my bottom teeth. Does that mean, I will need elastics?

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#11 Post by Kat » Thu Nov 01, 2007 6:34 pm

Never but my hooks sure like to play with me. :x

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#12 Post by jenni11 » Thu Nov 01, 2007 11:24 pm

its nice to see that other people have rubbed the tongues raw by playing with their braces. I couldnt figure out why my tongue felt like i had burnt my tongue, it was cuz i unconsiously run my tongue over them all the time. its been better though. And good luck with the elastics guys.

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hands off!

#13 Post by regulering17 » Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:32 am

For a period I coudn't stop touching it and was so overly concious about it, and well.. I found a picture taken off me when not knowing, and it didn't look good with me touching my braces lol..to get out food I guess haha..toothbrush next...
anyway, now I'm like KK(I think she wrote it), I forget I have them...:)

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#14 Post by ilovemacs » Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:06 pm

Sometimes mine feels burnt too!
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#15 Post by macfancier » Sun Nov 11, 2007 8:48 pm

Maybe it's a Macintosh-lover's thing, but I, too, find myself constantly messing with my brackets! I have favorites, like the very back left one where the wire hooks in, or a spot between brackets where I like to mess with the wire itself. I'll probably get in trouble for it at my adjustment!


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