Braces are off for good this time!

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samoorelaw
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Braces are off for good this time!

#1 Post by samoorelaw » Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:05 pm

Here's hoping three times a charm! Just have to wait for my positioner to come in: Hope my posterior open bite doesn't relapse while waiting for it. I'm in Hawley wraparound retainers again. This time it took 6 days to get my retainers and unlike the first time I got retainers (1st time I got them it was 4 days after removal), there was no tightness at all. Maybe this means my bite is more stable this time?
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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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lorralorralaughs86
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#2 Post by lorralorralaughs86 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:29 pm

That's great..im just about to start the braces journey and can't wait to be at the other side of it

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#3 Post by samoorelaw » Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:16 pm

lorralorralaughs86 wrote:That's great..im just about to start the braces journey and can't wait to be at the other side of it
It will be worth it. Good luck!
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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#4 Post by lmk » Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:31 pm

Your teeth look great!! Congrats!!! :jump: :jump: :jump:

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#5 Post by samoorelaw » Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:46 pm

lmk wrote:Your teeth look great!! Congrats!!! :jump: :jump: :jump:
Thank you so much!
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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#6 Post by djspeece » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:39 am

Bravo! You look fabulous.
Dan

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#7 Post by SinkFullOfDinner » Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:21 am

Big yay!

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#8 Post by samoorelaw » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:31 am

Thank you both!
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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#9 Post by metalliKa » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:01 pm

Yay! I hope your bite stays put and you're done with braces for good!
Offenses: Skeletal and Dental Class 2 malocclusion
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#10 Post by samoorelaw » Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:17 pm

metalliKa wrote:Yay! I hope your bite stays put and you're done with braces for good!
Oh you and me both! I get my positioner on Thursday and that should help settle my bite: unfortunately retainers don't retain the bite, as they only prevent crooked teeth.
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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#11 Post by TheProfessor » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:17 pm

Beautiful result!!! I hope the positioner works for you--keep us posted! :-88
Braces installed on March 25, 2014: Damon clears on top and metal on bottom.
I had braces for 25 months!

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#12 Post by cata » Tue Jul 26, 2016 1:43 pm

Looking great! Hope your bite remains stable. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you!
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#13 Post by Mart » Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:45 pm

Well done surviving braces :D , your teeth look incredible!
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#14 Post by samoorelaw » Tue Jul 26, 2016 5:13 pm

Thanks again, all! I have a feeling that I will have a much more successful result with the positioned. I'm so glad I insisted on having one: my ortho didn't seem that interested in giving me one but since I want to say I've done EVERYTHING to achieve a stable result, I pushed for it. Just glad he isn't charging me extra for it and that pretreatment ended early so I was refunded some of my money!
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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#15 Post by samoorelaw » Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:43 am

Just got my positioner and man oh man is this thing uncomfortable to wear. My bite is still holding 2 weeks after removal and ortho said to play it by ear as to when to wear this but he said just to wear it at night. I don't see how useful this thing is if worn while sleeping: it only works when you bite into it and obviously you're not actively doing that while asleep unless you're maybe a grinder (which I'm not).

Anyone have any experience with these?
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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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