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Author Topic: Wearing braces again!  (Read 1245 times)

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Offline blondbeauty

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Wearing braces again!
« on: July 30, 2008, 12:19:45 PM »
Just came from the dentist. I am wearing braces for the third time in my life...The teeth from the lower jaw had moved a few milimiters in the last five years and the dentists wants to reposition them again. I am so uncomfortable... >:(
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Offline YaKaMein

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Re: Wearing braces again!
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2008, 12:33:03 PM »
I remember those days of adjustments and painful chewing of soft tuggy foods like bread. A nice smile gets well earned. Haven't any issues since I wear my retainers nightly. Got an A+ yesterday on my 6-months preventative cleaning.

Good luck flossing ... YaKa
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Offline bear60

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Re: Wearing braces again!
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2008, 01:24:00 PM »
Sometimes dentists just want to make money.
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Offline Winiroo

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Re: Wearing braces again!
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2008, 02:01:09 PM »
moved a few milimiters in the last five years and the dentists wants to reposition them again.

The dentist wants to reposition them but did You?  You can say no...

Mine have also moved but I could care less because they still look marvelous. And when I smile you cant even see my bottom teeth. On most people you cant.


Offline blondbeauty

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Re: Wearing braces again!
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2008, 06:17:31 PM »
You are right Wendy but I am a maniac about teeth.  Bear, the dentist did not charge me... ;)
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