Look what can happen in 1 year!

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sheilas
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Re: Look what can happen in 1 year!

#46 Post by sheilas » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:50 pm

I noticed that your bottom teeth were crowded to begin with. Did you get any extractions there?

TheProfessor
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Re: Look what can happen in 1 year!

#47 Post by TheProfessor » Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:33 pm

sheilas wrote:I noticed that your bottom teeth were crowded to begin with. Did you get any extractions there?
Nope, no extractions. At my first consultation there was talk of possibly needing to take out one lower incisor, but after measurements on the models my orthodontist decided that an extraction wouldn't be necessary. I had some IPR done on my lower teeth in February to make them less "fan-shaped" and to make some room for them to straighten out. This seems to have done the job and my lowers are looking even better now. Hopefully I'll be done in 7 months or less!
Braces installed on March 25, 2014: Damon clears on top and metal on bottom.
I had braces for 25 months!

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sheilas
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Re: Look what can happen in 1 year!

#48 Post by sheilas » Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:35 pm

Ok, that is encouraging. The reason I asked is I have crowded upper arch. Initially, the ortho said I will need extractions but revisited the plan and is trying the non-extraction approach first! My upper front incisors are huge (bigger than any of my other teeth, like Bugs Bunny, lol). I am hoping that I may not need extractions down the line (which I am told may be necessary if space isn't gained), but would be nice if alternates such as IPR is considered in that case!

Eve255
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Re: Look what can happen in 1 year!

#49 Post by Eve255 » Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:25 am

Wow! What A difference, that's great.

isishdz
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Re: Look what can happen in 1 year!

#50 Post by isishdz » Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:04 pm

That is awesome!

bracedorange
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Re: Look what can happen in 1 year!

#51 Post by bracedorange » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:56 pm

Fantastic progress!

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