Braces are making me miserable :(

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ExiaUnicorn
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Braces are making me miserable :(

#1 Post by ExiaUnicorn » Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:31 pm

I just got ceramic braces about 4 days ago and I absolutely HATE them. They makes my mouth look like I have a puffy monkey mouth when I try to close my mouth. The ortho put in molar buildips so my top teeth won't knock off the bottom brackets and I can't close my lips without looking wonky. It looks like I'm holding in air! Also I can not eat at all because of the molar buildups! I don't think she put them on right because they are pointy not flat! Also I can't talk without sounding funny! To top it all off is losing sleep because I can't close my mouth or swallow right :( I only got 2hrs of sleep because I can't sleep with my mouth open!!! :( I've been crying so much these past few days. My friend even asked if I got stung by bees :( All of this making my anxiety sooo bad. Does anyone have any advice?? I HATE the molar buildups the most! Do you think maybe the ortho can replace my bottom brackets for metal? I'm so desperate for help right now :(

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#2 Post by bbsadmin » Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:54 pm

If you don't mind me asking, how old are you?
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!

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#3 Post by FlyByNight » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:58 pm

Everyone's the same. Wait a couple of weeks and you won't even notice them.

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#4 Post by Tyrantblade » Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:46 pm

I know it sucks at first, but give it a couple weeks and then it wont be so bad, better yet you will pretty much be used to it all in a few months.
Lots of crimes here

1. The upper molars bite too far ahead of the lower molars

2. Missing teeth #s 9, 14, and, 29

3. Open bite

4. Upper midline left of center

5. Lower midline right of center

6. Upper and lower teeth not straight

Sentence - 24 months, turned to 27 month.

Braces removed since 11/06/17

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#5 Post by ExiaUnicorn » Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:30 pm

[quote="bbsadmin"]If you don't mind me asking, how old are you?[/quote]

Im sorry if my complaining made me sound like a child but I'm... 25. I'm actually kind of embarrassed of my complaining :(

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#6 Post by ExiaUnicorn » Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:31 pm

[quote="FlyByNight"]Everyone's the same. Wait a couple of weeks and you won't even notice them.[/quote]

I went back to my ortho yesterday and told him how I felt and he shaved down the molar buildups and it feels a bit better. But you're right, I'm sure I'll get used to them with time!

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#7 Post by ExiaUnicorn » Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:34 pm

[quote="Tyrantblade"]I know it sucks at first, but give it a couple weeks and then it wont be so bad, better yet you will pretty much be used to it all in a few months.[/quote]

When I first got them put on I was freaking out so bad that I actually considered having them removed! Each day that passes I've been slowly getting used to them. Thanks!

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#8 Post by Heartofdarkness » Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:15 pm

They also get a bit worn off in time from all the chewing. :)
ExiaUnicorn wrote:
FlyByNight wrote:Everyone's the same. Wait a couple of weeks and you won't even notice them.
I went back to my ortho yesterday and told him how I felt and he shaved down the molar buildups and it feels a bit better. But you're right, I'm sure I'll get used to them with time!

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Re: Braces are making me miserable :(

#9 Post by FlyByNight » Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:40 pm

I had turbos behind my two upper front teeth. I hated them so much. I had them for at least half the treatment and my tongue wasn't able to sit in a natural position. I ended up getting 2 scars on the end of my tongue from them, but it went away after my ortho grinded those bastards away.

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