Anyone get braces without spacers first?

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Catlady
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#31 Post by Catlady »

No spacers here as well. I have the Damon System with all brackets on my teeth including the ones in the very back. :)

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marybee
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#32 Post by marybee »

Kipepeo wrote:No molar bands, no spacers. I have the Damon system (self ligating braces).
Me too!

drgnchsr36
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#33 Post by drgnchsr36 »

I didn't get spacers...
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gaman
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#34 Post by gaman »

No spacers, my brackets are glued directly onto the molars.
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samoorelaw
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#35 Post by samoorelaw »

I had my braces for approximately 4 months prior to having my one molar band and the brackets on my other molars installed.
Braces removed for 3rd and final time July 14, 2016!!!!

Permanent 8 crowns front 8 teeth (upper) January 30, 2015

Braces removed again December 3, 2014!!

Partial braces re-installation September 25, 2014

Braces removed September 4, 2014!

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UnicornDerp
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#36 Post by UnicornDerp »

I really hate spacers. People who don't get spacers are considered as lucky! The spacers are really hurt so badly. You would feel like there is popcorn struck in your teeth.

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mapleleafman888
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#37 Post by mapleleafman888 »

marybee wrote:
Kipepeo wrote:No molar bands, no spacers. I have the Damon system (self ligating braces).
Me too!
No spacers needed here either, damon system doesn't require them to be put in!
My story:http://www.archwired.com/phpbb2/viewtop ... =9&t=45354
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Upper and Lower Damon Braces for 18 months!
I met 46 braceface adults when I had braces myself!

kids041
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#38 Post by kids041 »

no spacers for me.. just brackets on all my teeth, with the back 4 teeth having larger brackets with tube like things on them.

JeniK
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#39 Post by JeniK »

No spacers either....and have all brackets...no molar bands.
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jtsang
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#40 Post by jtsang »

Just got braces a week ago, all brackets even on my molar which has a crown.. I wonder why they left my last molar a lone??

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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#41 Post by jtsang »

jtsang wrote:Just got braces a week ago, all brackets even on my molar which has a crown.. I wonder why they left my last molar a lone??
I just went for my first month "adjustment". Ortho put in some blue spacers between my last two molars for bands in 3 weeks.. I guess I was not lucky enough to avoid the spacers and banding!!
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WiredOldLady
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#42 Post by WiredOldLady »

No spacers, no bands. My very back teeth up and down have nothing on them. Need to check my treatment plan to see what (if anything) is going to be done with those teeth.

Now if only my mouth didn't feel like I'd chewed ground glass all day... :roll:
Braces off on 8/26/14 after a year!

Pandanini84
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#43 Post by Pandanini84 »

[quote="Ashybear"]I've never had spacers :) they just chucked my braces right on :)[/quote]

Do you have full braces? I was just wondering because i am getting partial braces upper and lower on 6 teeth only and he never said anything about spacers

Pandanini84
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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#44 Post by Pandanini84 »

[quote="kingy"]Nope, I got my braces without them too :D But then my ortho told me we'd skip that stage, so I knew what was going on etc. I don't have brackets on my very back molars either....[/quote]


Do you have full or partial braces?

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Re: Anyone get braces without spacers first?

#45 Post by assertives »

I didn't get spaces either. My bottom 2 molars just have buccal tubes on them, and my last molars on the top do not have brackets on them.

For my case, my ortho actually told me that he personally do not like using molar bands because they are hard to clean, and usually uncomfortable for the patient, so he prefers to not treat his patients with them. He did say though that without molar bands, the anchoring is not as strong, and told me to be careful.

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