PLEASE HELP! Need advice

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JamisonGiles21
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PLEASE HELP! Need advice

#1 Post by JamisonGiles21 »

So I just got a palate/jaw expander, and I can't pronounce most letters. However, at my school, I HAVE A SPEECH CLASS! EVERY DAY! And I have to wear the expander UNTIL THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR!
I need a solution for pronunciation, fast. At best, I will have to speak in 2 days. At worst, tomorrow.

jem
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Re: PLEASE HELP! Need advice

#2 Post by jem »

Teachers are mostly human; I reckon a word with your teacher will probably get you excused for a little while. In the meantime get as much practice speaking elsewhere as you can and you will soon be speaking close to normally again.

Good luck!

Jem
Sectional brace with Damon clear brackets fitted to front 6 upper teeth 3 January 2012
Brackets added to premolars 2 April 2012
Estimated treatment time originally 6-9 months
. Brace removed on 22 July 2013 after 18 months and 19 days
Now enjoying bonded upper retainer plus part time essix/hawley( I have both)

Click here for my story http://www.archwired.com/phpbb2/viewtop ... =9&t=42194

assertives
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Re: PLEASE HELP! Need advice

#3 Post by assertives »

I saw someone on youtube mention that singing helps. Perhaps you could try singing your heart out when you are alone or something? :D

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