Sweet - Done!!

If you have finished with your orthodontic treatment and are wearing retainers (or will be soon), this is a special place to connect with others in your (enviable) situation. Ask a question or make a comment about life post-braces.

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Andromeda
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Sweet - Done!!

#1 Post by Andromeda »

Got em off today after 15 months :)

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In an Essix retainer for 10 hours per day every day basically for the rest of my life haha. Gums are pretty swollen but they said it should go down within one or two weeks.

Andromeda
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#2 Post by Andromeda »

Here's a zoomed in version.

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acd
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#3 Post by acd »

Nice!! Congratulations!

SDFD TSchott
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#4 Post by SDFD TSchott »

Congrats where about in Southern California you life, and who was your orthodontist?

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Adjustment Sept 14th, 2018
Braces back on August 06, 2018
Braces off April 02, 2008

jesspenguin
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#5 Post by jesspenguin »

Congrats! Glad to see that at least one of us is living braces-free today :)
Time spent in braces: 16 months
Retainers: Top/bottom bonded and top/bottom Essix at night

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Andromeda
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#6 Post by Andromeda »

Thanks guys! So glad to finally be rid of those annoying, painful contraptions haha.

SDFD TSchott - I sent you a message answering your questions:)

uncdl
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#7 Post by uncdl »

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your teeth look beautiful! :thumbsup:
Ceramics on top on 4/03/08
Metal on bottom on 4/03/08

Laney'sBraces
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#8 Post by Laney'sBraces »

Very Pretty!!
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bbsadmin
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#9 Post by bbsadmin »

You look great! Enjoy your new smile! :D
I'm the owner/admin of this site. Had ceramic uppers, metal lowers ~3 years in my early 40's. Now in Hawley retainers at night!

Mike88
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After braces

#10 Post by Mike88 »

Your teeth look beautiful!

jamie315
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#11 Post by jamie315 »

The look gorgeous, congrats

Jay Tea
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#12 Post by Jay Tea »

they look great!!!!! your teeth look a bit like mine lol :S

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